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Vital statistics
Position Leader of Teenage Mutant Ninja Minions
Age 17
Status Alive
Physical attributes
Height 8 bananas
Weight 6 bls
Lance is one of Gru's Minions. He is a protagonist in Teenage Mutant Ninja Minions. He is voiced by Richard Dela Cruz.

His real name is Leonardo and he is a wise leader. In Teenage Mutant Ninja Minions, he appears to be more active and noisy than in Despicable Me 2. He is a master of holding a sword and some kicking butt moves.


Leonardo was the eldest among his brothers. Born December 2, 1996. He is the wisest and most mature. He was the chosen leader by Splinter. He leads the group and gives them the plans in fighting. In Rise of the Minions Part 1, he, along with his brothers, turned into minions that act like humans. They then met April, who was already mutated which became their crush. His weapon is a katana. He is a master of it and can make different abilities in it.



They both interact at plans but occasionally fights. They tease each other.


They don't interact much but Lance cares for him for he knows that he is the youngest. They never fight.


They fight the most and interacts very much. Although they fight and tease each other, they care for each other and usually fights together since they are the strongest Mong the group.

Appearances in Other Media

YTP: Case Of The Purplenurples

Lance is the main antagonist of the YTP and after an encounter with a Purplenurples yeti, Lance starts killing the minions.

The Missing Minion

Lance is one of the Minions that look for Kevin. He is later kidnapped by Vector, but freed by Gru and the girls.