Who is Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela? Age, Son Wife, Net worth, Family, Dies at aged 83

Who is Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela? Age, Son Wife, Net worth, Family, Dies at aged 83

Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela was a Colombian drug lord and one of the leaders of the Cali Cartel, which was centered in Cali.

Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela: Ex-leader of the powerful Cali Cartel dies

Rodriguez Orejuela, the powerful Cali Cartel’s former commander, died on Wednesday at the age of 83. On May 31, 2022, he died at a prison medical center in Butner, North Carolina.

He had been in prison in the United States since 2006, receiving a 30-year term. He is best known for his feud with Pablo Escobar, the Cartel de Medelln’s leader. On December 3, 2004, Gilberto Rodrguez Orejuela was extradited to the United States. Gilberto and Miguel were sentenced to 30 years in jail on September 26, 2006, after pleading guilty to charges of conspiring to bring cocaine into the United States.

Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela Age, Family, Early Life

Rodriguez Orejuela was born on January 30 1939 in Mariquita, Tolima, Colombia.

He was the son of ANa Rita Orejuela who is his mother and his father was Carlos Rodriguez. He further has a brother named Miguel Rodriguez Orejuela with whom he formed the Cali Cartel in 1975. After the demise of Pablo Escobar, the Colombian authorities turned their attention to the Cali Cartel.

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source: BBC

Because of the nature of his crime and this case, little information has been made public, making it very difficult to find out about his personal information. We will update everything relevant to him and his life as soon as we learn more about him and his life.

Which school and college did he go to?

Our current knowledge of his educational background is lacking as he is currently in jail for the crime he commented on. We will update this section when we have more precise information regarding his educational background.

Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela Net Worth, How much does he earn?

At the time of writing, it is impossible to assess his net worth no information about him or his earnings has been made public.

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We’ll update this area as soon as we have more information regarding his earnings.

Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela Wife, What about his relationship?

He was married to three different women. They are Mariela Rodríguez Aura & Camila . He had two children.

Was he available on any social media platforms?

we do not have precise information about his social media status. We will update this section when we receive more detailed information surrounding his social media handles.

Physical Appearance of Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourSalt and pepper
Eye ColourHazel
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela’s that should be known

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Single/ In a relationship/Married/DivorcedMarried
Current SpouseMariela Rodríguez Aura & Camila
ChildrenNicolas Rodriguez Marta Rodriguez