One of the most wanted Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar’s lesser-known wife, Maria Victoria Henao,
never left the side of her husband despite knowing the fact that he was the most wanted criminal of Columbia.
Maria Victoria Henao’s life became severe after the death of her husband in 1993 but before that, she was living the most luxurious life that one could ever imagine.
Though the way Pablo earned money lacked legitimacy we cannot deny the fact that he was one of the richest cocaine smugglers of all times and played with billions. So how much of net worth did he acc u mulate during his smuggling period? And what’s the net worth of the Escobar’s family after Pablo’s death? Let’s find out.
Maria Victoria Henao’s Husband Pablo Escobar’s Net Worth
The King of Cocaine, Pablo Escobar, was considered as the wealthiest criminal in history with an estimated net worth of $30 billion stated by Forbes. He became a billionaire by supplying 80% of the world’s cocaine in early 1990’s and his net worth is equivalent to $55 billion as of 2016.
He made The Forbes list of International Billionaires for seven years straight from 1987 to 1993. It’s believed that he made almost $420 million in a week.
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Pablo Escobar’s Mansions and houses
Starting with the most famous Miami Beach mansion, it priced around $100 million when it was owned by Pablo. Later the mansion was seized by US Marshall in 1987.
The mansion in 1990 was earned by Miami attorney Roger Schindler from U.S government for $915,000. And after years it was owned by Christian Berdouare paying $9.65 million and stated,
If anything it's a negative, I don't particularly like drug dealers and I don't want to have their energy close to me.
Similarly, Pablo earned 1000 sq. foot penthouse consisting 12 bedrooms.
It was a two-level penthouse transformed to a luxury hotel with 8 bathrooms covered in Italian marble with private heated 100-foot pool, sauna, steam room, BBQ, tennis & basketball courts and its costs $876 per head for a night.
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Similarly, one of his other mansions Casa Malca was owned by renowned New York art collector and gallery owner Lio Malca in 2012 which is also converted into a luxury hotel: It cost $515 for a night.
Pablo also builds a palatial estate in Colombia which he called Hacienda Napoles and many of you might not know that he even made a private zoo inside it which included reconstructed dinosaurs.
Like every other mansion that Pablo owned has been transformed into something this house, in particular, is converted into a theme park which attracts about 50,000 visitors a year with an entrance price of $15.
Pablo Escobar’s Car Collections
Pablo, the most wanted name in the history of drug dealers was a car hoarder. Well yes, as recorded he had 10 cars.
1) 1972 Mercedes S600 Pullman
The 1972 Mercedes S600 Pullman was a high-end large luxury sedan that was produced from 1963 to 1981.
The car at that time had a price ranging from $4.9 and 7.9 million.
2) 1964 Porsche 356
On the second number of the list, we have 1964 Porsche 356 which is considered to be Pablo Escobar’s favorite car. This car is also considered to be one of the luxurious sports cars.
The price of 1964 Porsche 356 was priced to be $167,600 at that moment.
3) Toyota Land Cruiser
Toyota Land Cruiser was first established in 1951 (90 units) as Toyota's version of a Jeep-like vehicle which weighted 2,084 kg (4,594 lb) (1990–92).The price was estimated to be $20,898.
4) Mercedes 190SL Roadster
It’s a two door super luxury roadster which was produced between May 1955 and February 1963.The price of the car is stated to be $149,000.
5) 1928 Cadillac V8 Town Sedan
As believed Escobar picked up this cla s sic car of Americana in homage to Al Capone.
The price of this model is estimated to be around $300,000 to $400,000.
6) 1946 DeSoto
On number five we have 1946 DeSoto which was established by the automobile company DeSoto.
This car was brought to the American market as a sub-division of Chrysler, named for and marketed via an image of Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto.
7) 1978 Renault 4
This no-frills French-designed hatchback was manufactured, in part, in Envigado, Colombia and was (and still is) rather omnipresent in Colombia.
8) 1978 Simca 1000
It’s a small, rear-engined which was introduced in 1961 by French automaker Simca.
9) Porsche 935V
Porsche 935V was a racing car made by German carmaker Porsche. Escobar picked the model with a 3.0-liter turbocharged flat-six which churned out 560 horsepower. The price of this started from $ 81,900.00
10) 1974 Porsche 911 RSR
One the last we have 1974 Porsche 911 RSR. This was the finest auto that Escobar owned because it comes with pedigree papers.
This car was sold at auction in 2012 for $875,000.
Pablo Escobar’s Personal Jetplane
Pablo Escobar earned The Cartel Jet in which he used to travel for business as well as recreational purposes.
The price of the jet at that time was estimated to be around $62,850,000.
Pablo Escobar’s expenses
Pablo Escobar was the most amusing human being. In an interview with Don Juan magazine in 2009, Escobar's son, Juan Pablo, who changed his name to Sebastián Marroquín stated what life was like on the run with the King of Cocaine. Wish to know five never heard facts about Pablo's wife, Maria Victoria Henao, watch the below video.
He stated that he burned $2 million just to make sure that his daughter Manuela feels worm after she became hypothermic when they were living in a hideout in Medellín mountainside.
He used to spend $2,500 only on rubber bands per month to hold stacks of his bills together.
Though Pablo was considered to be the one most infamous for his deeds, poor people considered him to be their "Robin Hood" as he used to distribute cash to the poor, build houses for the homeless.
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Not that the exact information about his charity work is mentioned anywhere, but it’s believed that he constructed much building and poor people used to call him the savior.
Roberto Escobar, the cartel's chief accountant, and the kingpin's brother wrote:
Pablo was earning so much that each year we would write off 10% of the money because the rats would eat it in storage or it would be damaged by water or lost.
His power and strength can be witnessed in the Netflix original series Narcos. The show is mainly about the life of Pablo Escobar.
- Pablo Escobar was born as Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria on 1 December 1949.
- He was born in Rionegro, Colombia.
- He grew up in a nearby place called Medellin.
- He only studied University for some time in Autónoma Latinoamericana of Medellin.
- He was the third of seven children and was born to Abel de Jesús Dari Escobar, a farmer, and Hermilda Gaviria.
- He first got involved in criminal activity with Oscar Benel Aguirre.
- He died at the age of 44 on 2 December in 1993.