George Jung Rank
About George Jung
George Jung was an American drug trafficker and smuggler. He had a major role in the cocaine trade in the US for more than a decade since the 70's. He was a part of the infamous Medellín Cartel. During his cartel years, Junghe made millions of dollars. He had the idea to steal single-engine airplanes for his transportation and he charged 10,000 dollars per kilogram. He had five planes traveling from Colombia to California with 300 kilograms per plane, so he actually made 15 million dollars per run!
His Personal Life
He was released from prison in 2014, after serving 20 years.
Johnny Depp portrayed him in the film "Blow" in 2001.
George Jung Rank
George Jung's Popularity
George Jung is a famous American drug trafficker and smuggler, who was born on August 6, 1942. As a person born on this date, George Jung is listed in our database as the 15th most popular celebrity for the day (August 6) and the 16th most popular for the year (1942).
People born on August 6 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. George Jung is the 392nd most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to George Jung's birthday, George Jung is the 2354th most famous American.
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