With a peak net worth of $2 billion, Griselda Blanco is the first and only woman on our list of the richest drug lords of all time. Griselda Blanco was the queen of Miami drug dealing for Pablo Escobar's Medellin Cartel in the 1970s and 80s. Griselda was known for being a ruthless leader who ordered the deaths of more than 200 people during her reign.
Griselda Blanco: She was known as La Madrina, the Black Widow, the Cocaine Godmother and the Queen of Narco-Trafficking, was a drug lord of the Medellín Cartel and a pioneer in the Miami-based cocaine drug trade and underworld during the 1970s and early 1980s. Blanco at her death her net worth was 2 Billion Dollars!
Griselda Blanco, 70, was known as La Madrina, the godmother—and for all the bad reasons. Blanco, who was gunned down in her hometown of Medellin, Colombia, will go down as one of the architects of the illegal drug industry.