Pablo Escobar is the most famous bandit and cocaine smuggler in the history of the planet. Escobar, who was born on December 1st, 1949, in Antioquia, Colombia, was Colombia’s wealthiest and most notorious drug lord. This made him the 7th richest person in 1989, with an estimated personal worth of $25 billion, according to Forbes magazine.
Ex-cocaine kingpin and politician Pablo Escobar offered to pay Colombia’s national debt of US$10 billion if elected. A gunshot killed him in Medellin, Colombia, on December 2, 1993. According to some stories, he was killed by the Colombian police, while others claim he took his own life.
Pablo Escobar Parents -Abel de Jesus Escobar Echeverri and Hermilda Gaviria
A farmer named Abel de Jesus Escobar Echeverri gave birth to the world’s most notorious criminal and cocaine trafficker. Hermilda Gaviria was Able’s wife. Pablo was the third of seven children born to the marriage. Hermilda Gaviria, Pablo’s mother, was a primary school teacher.
Pablo Escobar Siblings – Robert Escobar
Escobar was the cartel’s chief accountant, 63 years old and partially blind and deaf. Contrary to popular belief, Robert Escobar has a more nuanced personality than has been given credit for.
During his ten years in prison for drug-related offences, he went from prisoner to prize-winning cyclist, accountant, horse trainer, and writer.
“The Accountant’s Story,” the book he wrote about his time working with his brother while he was incarcerated, was his debut book. Former Medellin cartel leader and first drug trafficker to be listed on Forbes’ rich list, Pablo Escobar.
Little is known about his other siblings and their identities:
Luis Fernando Escobar Gaviria (Brother)
Alba Escobar Gaviria (Sister)
Gloria Inés Escobar Gaviria (Sister)
Argemiro Escobar Gaviria(Brother)
Luz María Escobar(Sister)
Pablo Escobar Spouse – Maria Victoria Henao Vellejo
It was in 1976 when Pablo Escobar married Maria Victoria Henao Vellejo. Maria Victoria Henao Vellejo was 15 years old at the time of Pablo’s death. Juan Pablo and Manuela were the names of the couple’s two children. Maria Victoria Henao Vellejo stood with Pablo Escobar, despite the many mistresses he had and the frequent affairs he had. He and Maria were married all the way up until he died.
Children of Pablo Escobar and Maria Victoria Henao Vellejo
On October 6, 1971, I was born.
Originally from Brownsville, Cameron County, Manuela grew up there. Pablo Escobar is said to have used more than two million dollars worth of money to keep his daughter warm while they were hiding out in the foothills near Medellin, Colombia.
Juan Pablo Escobar
1978 was the year I was born.
Juan was born in Medellin, Colombia in 1978 as Sebastian Marroqun. The cocaine king’s lone child, he is. After a well-known mobster located and called Juan Pablo Escobar, the police shot and killed Pablo Escobar. The entire family escaped to Mozambique following the shooting. Afterwards, they continued on to Argentina, where they obtained a passport. Sebastián Marroqun was Juan’s new name after his exile, and he went on to earn a degree in architecture from the University of Texas at Austin. Argentina’s Palermo Soho neighbourhood is home to Marroqun, an architect who lives with his wife and kid in Buenos Aires.
According to Forbes, Pablo Escobar is the world’s seventh-richest individual, with a fortune estimated at $25 billion. This man is one of the world’s wealthiest criminals. Escobar is a household name in Colombia thanks to his Robin Hood legacy and his long-lost ancestors.