El Chapo Guzman is a popular Mexican Drug Lord, who build a net worth of billion dollars heading a criminal organization named Sinaloa Cartel. He is known as The Last Godfather of the drug mafia. United States Department of Treasury considers El Chapo to be the most powerful drug trafficker on the planet. Here is a quick summary of El Chapo Guzman’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
El Chapo Guzman Early Life
Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera was born on either 25th December 1954 or on 4th April 1957 to Emilio Guzman Bustillos and Maria Consuela Loera Perez. He has six siblings, four brothers, and two sisters. He was born and brought up in Sinaloa, Mexico.
El Chapo has married fours time. He married his first wife Alejandrina Maria Salazar Hernandez in 1977. His second wife was Estela Pena. He married his third wife in mid-1980s, who was known as Griselda Lopez Perez. Currently, he is with his fourth wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro whom he married in 2007.
El Chapo Guzman has a total of 13 kids from his marriages and his other affairs. Most of his sons are involved in his business and have been trying to take over their father’s throne ever since he was arrested.
El Chapo Guzman Career
He entered the world of crime at an early age in 1970. The Mexican government had put a reward amount of $3.8 million, for finding him, while the USA has set the bar at $5 million.
He has been wanted by the government ever since 2001, by the government was finally able to capture his third time in 2016 during a shootout, and he hasn’t been able to escape yet which is a good sign.
Previously he was captured twice in 1993 and 2014 but somehow managed to escape. The first time he escaped the jail in 2001 by bribing a cop and the second time he made a tunnel from his prison to a construction site, which allowed him to escape the jail in mid-2015.
He is one of the most wanted criminal by the Attorney General of Mexico and World Drug Enforcement Administrator.
He has been charged with crimes like drug trafficking, racketeering, organized crime, money laundering, and murder.
He took the throne of Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo, after he was imprisoned, who was also a form Godfather. He was managed to achieve his goal and become the biggest drug lord in the world in 2003 when his rival Gulf Cartel’s leader Osiel Cardenas Guillen was arrested.
Ever since his imprisonment, Chapo Guzman’s gang, Sinaloa Cartel is led by his successor named Ismael Zambada Gracia.
El Chapo Guzman is regarded as a lord in the criminal world when he should be humiliated and punished for killing dozens of innocent people, and racketeering women when he himself has six daughters. Chapo Guzman was more than a drug lord, he was an inhuman devil, who doesn’t have any emotions.
Net Worth of El Chapo Guzman
El Chapo Guzman has an estimated net worth of over $14 Billion according to Forbes.com. He has made all his empire with his criminal activities, like selling drugs, racketeering women and killing and stealing from people. His gang Sinaloa Cartel still helps Chapo in adding some dollars in his bank accounts.
El Chapo Guzman is one of the biggest drug mafias in the world. He has been managing his business within the bars and is spreading the disease of addiction in the world. He is the tenth richest Mexican, who has made his billionaire Dollar Empire by smuggling drugs. Thankfully the drug lord is safely locked behind the bar which disables him from making any significant changes in the drug market, allowing the government to find and trap his other members and suppliers.