Sebastian Marroquin is an architect as well as an author. He was born on the 24th of February 1977.He is the son of infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar, despite the infamy of his father, he managed to make a name of his own as an engineer and architect.
Changing his name surely helped him to make it possible, his birth name was Juan Pablo from which he changed to Sebastian Marroquin. He found this name, Sebastian Marroquin in a telephone book. He has dissociated himself from his father and refused to take his last name. He even detached himself from the Medellin Cartel and all the illegal drug trade happening in Colombia. He graduated from college with a degree in Architecture and currently lives in Palermo Soho, Buenos Aires.
Sebastian Marroquin Net Worth, Career Details
He graduated from college with a degree in Architecture and currently lives in Palermo Soho, Buenos Aires and currently practicing his career in Argentina.
Sebastian Marroquin has a net worth which exceeds $33 million. His wealth has been mainly from his career in architecture and as an author. He is having an annual salary of over $4 million. Sebastian Marroquin was able to shoot a documentary on his father’s life. He is also the author of the book “Pablo Escobar: My Father” which he wrote under his birth name, Juan Pablo Escobar.
At the time of his father’s death, Pablo Escobar was estimated to have a net worth of $30 billion, making him the richest person in the whole world. But after his death, Pablo’s assets were seized, leaving the family to start from scratch. He was also able to author a book named ‘Sins Of My Father’.
Sebastian had his own organic cloth line called ‘Escobar Henao’. He said that he tries to donate the profits earned to Colombian Charities as well as to help his father’s victims.
Sebastian Marroquin Wife Maria Angeles Sarmiento
Sebastian got married to his girlfriend, Maria Angeles Sarmiento sometime back in the 2000s.
Sebastian and Maria Angeles have a son together. Not much of the information is available about their son.
Sebastian Marroquin Siblings
Sebastian Morroquin has a younger sister named Manuela Escobar who was born on the 25th of May 1984. Like her brother, she also kept herself away from her father’s legacy and adopted a new identity. It has been said that she was the apple of her father’s eye and he burned $2 million to keep her warm.
Currently, she is working as an Electrical Engineer and lives in Carolina, in the United States.
Sebastian Marroquin And His Father’s Death
His father, the drug lord Pablo Escobar died on the 2nd of December in 1993, a day after his 44th birthday. He was located by the police after he made a call to his son, by tracking his telephone where he was seen through a window, talking on the phone. While he attempted to run, he was shot by the police during a shootout. Many people believe that he killed himself as he used to always say that if he was ever cornered by the police, he would himself take his life.