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Griselda Blanco Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 19, 2018

Short Biography

Griselda Blanco was born on 15-02-1943 in Cartagena in the state of Bolivar, Colombia. She was a Colombian Criminal.

Other Name: Griselda Blanco Restrepo, La Madrina, The Black Widow, The Cocaine Godmother, The Queen of Narco-Trafficking, La Dama de la Mafia, The Lady of the Mafia, The Godmother, Cocaine Queen Of Miami

Griselda Blanco Complete Bio & Career

Known as the Black Widow, La Madrina, and the Queen of Narco-Trafficking, Griselda Blanco was one of the firsts involved in Miami-based cocaine drug trade and was a drug lord from Colombia of the Medellin Cartel. 
She got involved in crime at the age of 11. She even resorted to pickpocketing by the age of 13. She left home to escape sexual assault and was looting in Medellin till she turned 20. She fled to the US and with her second husband, she set up a cocaine business in the mid-1970s. Upon having federal conspiracy charges, she moved to Colombia, escaping arrest. She was actively involved in the Miami Drug War that spread across Miami in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Her drug distribution network across the United States brought her about US$80,000,000 per month. She was known for her violent business style and she used violence to suppress her competitors or people who disobeyed her. This even led to repeated attempts of an assassination on her. She was jailed by DEA Agents in 1985 and was sentenced to over 10 years of jail. However, while in prison, she continued her cocaine business. She was said to be responsible for over 200 murders and was known for her ruthlessness.Although sufficient evidence was there against her for three murders, the case somehow collapsed. Later, she was deported to Medellin. 
She was a drug addict and consumed a lot of ‘bazooka’. She also appeared in the documentary films like ‘Cocaine Cowboys’ and its sequel. A lot of her reference has been done in popular music and literature. 

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Griselda Blanco died on 03-09-2012 in Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia at the age of 69 by Gun Shoot.

DEATHDAY 3 September,2012 (Sunday)
DEATH PLACE Medellin, Antioquia

Griselda Blanco Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Blanco Fernando and Ana Lucía Restrepo. She was married 4 times and in all she had 4 sons named Osvaldo Trujillo, Michael Corleone Blanco, Dixon Trujillo, Uber Trujillo.

Life's Important Dates Of Griselda Blanco

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Medellin
Nationality Columbian
Religion Christian
Address Medellin, Columbia
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Marital Status Married

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Griselda Blanco

  • In the list of Badass females, she is probably next to none.
  • She was referred as “Godmother of Cocaine”.
  • At the age of 11, she did her first murder.
  • Though she did over 200 murders, she was charged only for 3.
  • Hollywood film Scarface was inspired by the flamboyant lifestyle of her.
  • Recently released film Cocaine Godmother was inspired by her life story.

Griselda Blanco Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Griselda Blanco was 69 years 6 months & 16 days old age.