7 Mindblowing Facts About The King Of Cocaine, Pablo Escobar

1. Born in Antioquia, Colombia in 1949 to a teacher and a peasant farmer, Pablo Escobar showed a penchant for crime from an early age. He was stealing and selling tombstones to smugglers while still in school. After a brief stint as a car thief and performing a kidnapping, he entered the cocaine trade in the early 1970s.