“The king of cocaine” and one of the wealthiest criminals in history, Pablo Escobar was a drug lord and also a “Robin Hood”. There are hundreds of people who visit his grave each year. He was the head of the Medellín Cartel, a network of drug suppliers and smugglers who operated from Medellin, Columbia. During the 1990’s, his estimated net worth was US$30 billion.
Pablo Escobar was born in Rionegro, Vaqar Colombia. His father, Abel de Jesús Dari Escobar was a farmer and mother Hermilda Gaviria, was an elementary school teacher. Escobar began his criminal activities as a teenager on the streets of Medellin. He attended University Autónoma Latinoamericana (Autonomous Latinoamericana) of Medellín for a while. Escobar's childhood ambition was to become a millionaire by the time he was 22.