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Who is Pablo Escobar’a Wife: Maria Victoria Henao Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband (Pablo Escobar), Net Worth, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Maria Victoria Henao Bio

Victoria Eugenia Henao who met the notorious criminal Pablo Escobar when she was 12 and he was 23, said despite being raped by the drug lord and forced to get a back-alley abortion, she allowed herself to be molded by the criminal ‘all for love’.

Maria Victoria Henao Age

She is 58 years old.

Maria Victoria Henao Married to Pablo Escobar

when she was 12 and Pablo Escobar was 23 they were married. She said he raped her several time. The child bride of Pablo Escobar has revealed that she remained in her 17-year marriage with ‘the most dangerous man in Colombia’ because she ‘loved him

Maria Victoria Henao Married Life

Just a teenager at the time, Ms. Henao described being taken to a woman who inserted several plastic tubes into her uterus until she began to bleed.

Describing the moment in her latest book, the widow wrote: ‘I can’t really describe the moment clearly but I had no idea what was going on. I simply obeyed in silence.’

Following the procedure, Escobar dropped her home and advised a young Ms Henao that she follow the instructions and keep him updated about her condition.

Despite the traumatic experience, the mother-of-two went on to marry the notorious criminal when she was just 15 in the Santisima Trinidad church in Palmira, Colombia in 1976.

Maria Victoria Henao Children

On February 24, 1977,  Ms Henao gave birth to her first child, son Juan Pablo, 42,  now known as Sebastián Marroquín, at El Rosario Hospital in Medellin.

Furthermore, Ms. Henao went on to have two children Sebastian and Manuela with her husband

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Victoria Eugenia Henao, 58, met the notorious criminal when she was just 12 
  • In her new biography Ms Henao revealed that she was raped by the drug lord 
  • 25 years on she described feeling immense sadness for those who had suffered

Who was Pablo Escobar, leader of the Medellin Cartel?

Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria was a Colombian drug trafficker.

During his time at the helm of the Medellin Cartel he controlled over 80 per cent of the cocaine shipped to the US.

This earned him the rank of one of Forbes Magazine’s ten wealthiest people in the world.

Escobar entered the cocaine trade in the early 1970s, collaborating with other criminals to form the Medellin Cartel.

Despite his role as a drug lord Escobar earned popularity by sponsoring charity projects and soccer clubs.

However terror campaigns run by Escobar resulted in the murder of thousands turned the public against him.

By the mid-1980s, Pablo Escobar had an estimated net worth of $30 billion and cash was so prevalent that Escobar purchased a Learjet for the sole purpose of flying his money.

More than 15 tons of cocaine were reportedly smuggled each day, netting the Cartel as much as $420 million a week.

Colombian law enforcement finally caught up to Pablo Escobar on December 2, 1993 in a middle-class neighborhood in Medellin.

A firefight ensued and, as Escobar tried to escape across a series of rooftops, he and his bodyguard were shot and killed.

Source: Biography.com