Pablo Escobar Facts – 38 Interesting Facts About Pablo Escobar

Pablo Escobar facts

He was gunned down when he was only 44 and many believe that when cornered he had shot himself.

It was the culmination of a 14 month manhunt which was assisted by two American Drug Enforcement Agents, Steve Murphy and Javier Peña. It was to become the plot for the 2015 Netflix series Narcos.

His funeral was attended by more than 25,000 Colombians, many who had been helped by him financially.

Pablo had a son, Juan Pablo and daughter, Manuela. Before his death the family tried unsuccessfully to find asylum in Germany.

Escobar’s son studied Architecture and also changed his name to Sebastian Marroquin.

He wrote a book – “Pablo Escobar-My Father”.

After his death, the family was placed under police protection.

In July 2016 brother of Escobar sued Netflix for $1 Billion for portraying him as a CIA agent and mis-portrayal of their family in its series.