20 Absolutely Ridiculous Facts About Pablo Escobar

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Pablo Escobar (left), next to an image of Wagner Moura, who plays Escobar on the show Narcos. Image Source: Inquisitr

If you haven’t yet viewed the latest Netflix original series Narcos, stop what you’re doing and pull out your laptop right now. The ten-episode series starring Wagner Moura, Maurice Compote and Boyd Holbrook details the rise of Pablo Escobar, the devastating Colombian man who ruled the world’s most complex and far-reaching drug trade—and killed thousands in the process.

Escobar eclipses just about every drug kingpin in history. He started from nothing, and in as little as decades became one of the most powerful men in the world. Along the way, he did some truly staggering things:

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Escobar, pictured here with his daughter, Manuela.

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Want to learn more about Pablo Escobar? Check out this documentary about his life called ‘The King Of Coke’:

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Kiri Picone
Bay Area transplant Kiri Picone is a writer and marketer who loves bizarre news and the color purple.
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