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George Jung Net Worth - He is Broke Now But The Former Drug Lord Was Worth $100 Million

Published Tue Nov 10 2020 By Aashika
George Jung Net Worth - He is Broke Now But The Former Drug Lord Was Worth $100 Million

George Jung is a former drug dealer whose estimated net worth is $10 thousand. When he was running his career in trading drugs, his net worth was $100 million. 

During the 1970s and 80s, he was a well-known person in the cocaine trade in the United States. Jung was one of the richest criminals who was convicted of drug trafficking and smuggling. 

Swipe up to know some details about Jung's source of income and his lifestyle. 

Income from Drugs Selling 

Jung started smuggling drugs from California to New England along with his partner Philip Eugene Sadler. In fact, he used his girlfriends to transport heavy drugs like 'Sedates' in their bags. 

Not only George, but his family was also involved in this business, where they used to make almost $250,000 a month as income. In the 1970s, he began to sell 'Marijuana' and 'Cocaine' around the countries such as Puerto, Vallarta, and Mexico. From these trafficking, his earning in 'Smuggling Empire' was around $15 million. 

A picture of George Jung and Pablo Escobar who were 'Druglord' on the same fame. 
Image Source: New York Post

Arrested for Illegal Crimes 

Jung is also known as Boston George and EI Americano, is the man who invented cocaine in America. In the 1970s, he was earning $250,000 per month, eventually got arrested for the first time in 1974 with 660 pounds of marijuana.  Then in 1994 with 1,754 pounds (796 kg) of cocaine in Topeka, Kansas along with his Mexican Marijuana smuggling partner.  

In the case, aka EI Americano pleaded guilty to three counts of conspiracy, received a 60-years sentence. On 27, 2014, he got released from custody but again in 2016, he was arrested for a parole violation while giving a speech. Through the social media of Ronda Clay Spinello Jung, George has released from a halfway house in 2017. 

Movies on Jung's Biopic

In 2001, a biopic film, “Blow” which story was based on George Jung's life. It was featured Johnny Depp, directed by Ted Demme. The film shows How a Small Town Boy Made $100 Million with the selling Medellín Cocaine Cartel. 

The movie was played by actors Johnny Deep, Penelope Cruz, Franka Potente, Rachels Griffiths, and many others. At the box office, it made a massive profit of $83.3 million whereas the movie was completed on $53 million. 

"Blow", a biopic film was made on George Jung's life journey.
 Image Source: Itcher

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