Richest Drug Lords In The World - Daily American Buzz

Richest Drug Lords In The World

Pablo Escobar
Net Worth: $30 billion The Medellin Cartel lord, was one of the richest criminals ever, being the “King of cocaine” he supplied 80% of Americas cocaine until he died in 1993 at the age of 44.




Amado Carrillo Fuentes
Net Worth: $25 billion He died at 39 after a botched plastic surgery to change his appearance, he was big in money laundering and owned many jets that were used to traffic his drugs that made his net worth at $25 billion.




The Ochoa Brothers
Net Worth: $6 Billion They were co-founders of the Medellin Cartel along with Pablo Escobar with a net worth of $6 billion. Around the 70’s they switched from cattle breeders to the drug business for more profits.




Khun Sa
Net Worth: $5 Billion Known as the “Opium King” who died at the age of 73. He was a Burmese drug lord in the Golden Circle.




Jose Gonzalo Rodriguez Gacha
Net Worth: $5 Billion When he died in 1989, the streets were filled with mourners because he use to donate money to help fix buildings so he was seen as a benefactor to the public. Regardless, he was known as “El Mexicano” even though he was Columbian and was also a leader for the Medellin Cartel.




The Orejuela Brothers
Net Worth: $3 Billion These three grew a European business that ran about 90% of the drug business back in the 1970’s. They were apart of Cali Cartel and had a net worth of $3 Billion.