Mexican drug kingpin named Joaquín Guzmán Loera but best known as El Chapo. He is one of the most powerful drug lords in the world. In 2019, he was sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for a number of criminal charges.
He grew up in poverty on a small farm in Sinaloa, Mexico.
He made the Forbes list of most powerful people in 2009 and for several years after as well.
He married Emma Coronel Aispuro in 2007. He has fourteen children.
Latest information about El Chapo updated on June 07 2021.