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Joaquín Guzmán (El Chapo) Net Worth 2024 and Biography, Richest Drug Lord

Joaquín El Chapo Guzman net worth and biography, age,wiki

What is Joaquín “el chapo” Guzmán Net Worth?

Former Mexican drug lord, Joaquín Guzmán popularly known as “El Chapo” had an estimated net worth of 12.6 billion. The former drug cartel was first captured in 1993 in Guatemala and was extradited for committing murder and sentenced to 20 years imprisoned.

In 2019, El Chapo Guzman was arrested and sentenced to life imprisonment. He was found guilty of multi crimes some of which includes being the leader of the popular Sinaloa Cartel. His wife Emma Coronel, was also arrested on account of being part of his criminal activities.

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El Chapo Biography 

Net Worth: $12.6 Billion
Date of Birth: April 4, 1957 (Age:65 years old)
Gender: Male
Height: 5ft 6in (1.68 m)
Profession: Drug lord, Trafficking 
Nationality: Mexico


Personal Life 

El Chapo was first married to Alejandrina María Salazar Hernández in 1977. He also married Estela Peña but the date isn’t known. Around mid 1980s he married Griselda López Pérez. Lastly he married Emma Coronel Aispuro in 2007.

When was Joaquín “el chapo” Guzmán Arrested?

He was first arrested in 1993 for criminal activities and sentenced to 20 years imprisonment. In 2019, he was arrested again and this time sentenced to life imprisonment.

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Joaquín El Chapo Children 

He has 11 children in total and was married to at least 4 women.

His wives are are follow

  • Alejandrina María Salazar Hernández (1977)
  • Estela Peña (date unknown)
  • Griselda López Pérez (mid-1980s)
  • Emma Coronel Aispuro (2007)

Was El Chapo richer than Pablo Escobar?

Of course not. Pablo was the richest drug cartel of all time. He died on 2nd December 1993 (aged 44). At the time of his death, Escobar had an estimated net worth of $30 billion. Which is equivalent to $70 billion as of 2022. On the other hand, Joaquín Guzman is worth $12.6 billion.


His actual net worth is around $3 billion. While combining his real estates and other properties in and drugs trafficking, his highest net worth was $26 billion.

El Chapo Guzman Wife Emma Coronel

Emma Coronel married Guzman in 2007 at an early age. She is a beauty damsel and also known for being one of the world most powerful women. She was arrested in 2021 and sentenced to 3 years imprisonment for being an accomplice with the Mexican drug kingpin. As of 2022, Emma Coronel has an estimated net worth of $5 billion. 

Where is Chapo Guzman Now?

The former Mexican drug cartel, is currently serving a life sentence in the “airtight SuperMax prison in Colora”.

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