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Pablo Escobar

Colombian Drug Lord
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Net worth 2018: $2 Billion
Industry: Gangsters
Residence: Rionegro
Country: Colombian
BirthDay: 1 December 1949
Sigh: Capricorn
Died On: December 2, 1993
Education: University of Antioquia
BIOGRAPHY

Pablo Escobar was bornon 1 December 1949 in Rionegro, Colombian, is Colombian Drug Lord. Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria often referred as the ‘King of coke’ was a notorious Colombian drug lord. He was considered as the most flagrant, influential and wealthiest criminal in the history of cocaine trafficking. The ‘Medellin Cartel’ was formed by him in collaboration with other criminals to ship cocaine to the American market. The 1970s and 1980s saw Pablo Escobar and the ‘Medellin Cartel’ enjoying near monopoly in the cocaine smuggling business in the U.S. shipping over 80% of the total drug smuggled in the country. He earned billions of dollars and by the early 90s his known estimated net worth was $30 billion. The earnings sum up to around $100 billion when money buried in various parts of Colombia are included. In 1989 Forbes mentioned him as the seventh wealthiest person in the world. He led an extravagant life with the fortune he made. His empire included four hundred luxury mansions across the world, private aircrafts and a private zoo that housed various exotic animals. He also had his own army of soldiers and seasoned criminals. While his vast empire was built on murders and crimes, he was known for sponsoring soccer clubs and charity projects.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$2 Billion

TIMELINE
1993

On December 2, 1993, after a fifteen month manhunt by ‘Search Bloc’, the Colombian and the U

1990

During 1990s, the government expropriated his luxurious estate ‘Hacienda Napoles’, the unfinished Greek-style citadel and the zoo under the law ‘extinción de dominio’ and handed them over to the low-income families

1976

Pablo Escobar married Maria Victoria in March 1976

1970

He became a bodyguard and a thief in early 1970s and kidnapped a Medellin executive to earn a quick $100,000

1949

Pablo Escobar was born in on December 1, 1949, Rionegro, Colombia, to Abel de Jesús Dari Escobar and Hermilda Gaviria as their third child among seven

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