Manuela Escobar with Her Parents and Brother.

What You Need to Know about Manuela Escobar, Daughter of Pablo Escobar!

Manuela is the daughter of the late King of Cocaine, Pablo Escobar. Source: Business Insider

Manuela Escobar is known as the daughter of the Colombian drug lord and narco-terrorist, Pablo Escobar.

Manuela Escobar’s Early Life

  • Manuela Escobar was born to Pablo Escobar and Maria Victoria Henao as the youngest child on May 25, 1984, in Colombia.
  • As of now, she is known with the name Juana Manuela Marroquin Santos.
Manuela Escobar With Her Family.
Manuela was born to Pablo and Maria Henao.
Source: Instagram
  • She has a elder brother named Juan Pablo who changed his name to Sebastian Marroquin. He is an architect.
Interview with Pablo’s son, Sebastian Marroquin.

Life Before Death of Pablo Escobar

  • When her father, Pablo Escobar was alive, Manuela Escobar, lived like a princess as her father did whatever it took to fulfill her wishes.
  • She once wished for a unicorn on her birthday. Though there are no such things, her dad created one for her from a horse.
Manuela with her dad, Pablo.
Manuela with her dad, Pablo.
Source: Instagram
  • There are also rumors that her father burned stacks of $2 million cash to protect Manuela from hypothermia while they were hiding in the Medellin mountainside.

Life After Death of Pablo Escobar

  • After the death of her father, her life became more difficult and dramatic as her father’s enemies wanted hid family dead.
  • The Cali Cartel demanded millions from the Escobars to atone for Pablo’s crimes.
  • No country wanted to give asylum to the Escobars.
  • Her mother even petitioned the Vatican for help.
  • Though her father died in 1993, her family found asylum only in 1995.
  • Manuela alongside her mother, Maria and brother Juan Pablo, migrated to Mozambique, Brazil, Ecuador, South Africa, Peru, and finally settled in Argentina under a fake name.
  • In Argentina, her mother started working as a real estate agent.
  • Later on, in 1999, their identities were revealed and they were charged with a money laundering lawsuit. They were later freed due to a lack of evidence.

Suffered from Depression

  • After the death of her father, Manuela Escobar has been suffering from severe depression.
  • She has even attempted to commit suicide several times.
  • Reportedly, her brother and sister-in-law took care of her when she suffered from depression.

Is Manuela Deaf?

  • Manuela Escobar is reportedly deaf in her left ear.
  • She became deaf in 1988 when rivals tried to murder her dad with a car bomb explosion at their Monaco apartment.

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