He made $100m and Jonny Depp played him in a film.
George Jung (📸by Nish) was a famous cocaine smuggler who died this year aged 78. He started selling a portion of the marijuana he used himself to break even. Within a few years, he was making $1.7m a month flying cocaine from Mexico in stolen planes🛩
He was arrested in a Playboy Club🍑🍒 and sent to prison.
Released 2 years later, he set up again, this time trafficking cocaine from Columbia. He made more millions before finally being arrested in 1994 and sentenced to 70 years.
The film ‘Blow’ starring Jonny Depp was based on his life.
After serving 20 years, George was set free in 2020. He died this year of liver and kidney failure.