Known as the Drug Lord of Mexico, Amado Carrillo Fuentes was born in December 17, 1956 in Sinaloa, Mexico. He headed Juárez Cartel, and succeeded the earlier lord Rafael Aguilar Guajardo. Also came to be known as the lord of skies “El Señor de Los Cielos” as he used large fleet of jets to transport the drugs. He was regarded as one of the strongest drug trafficker in Mexico. He died in a hospital of Mexico in July 3, 1997, while undergoing an extensive plastic surgery in order to change his appearance.
Fuentes Family Profile
Here is a sneak peek on the family profile of Amado Carrillo Fuentes.
Amando Fuentes Parents – Vicente Carrillo and Aurora Fuentes
Amado Carrillo Fuentes was born to Vicente Carrillo and Aurora Fuentes. The couple was blessed with six sons and five daughters. Vicente Carrillo Vega died in April 1986 under mysterious circumstances; reports suggested that police shot him down. Aurora Fuentes lived in the community of El Guamuchilito, where she and her family had the Aurora property of corns and beans. His mother Aurora Fuentes Aguirre passed away on July 11, 2014 at an age of 78. She died of kidney complications at the Doctor’s Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg.
Amando Carrillo Fuentes Spouse: Candeleria Leyva Cardenas
Candeleria Leyva Cardenas married Amando and had three kids from the marriage. The couple always had a disturbed relationship, and Candeleria was always worried about the safety of her kids and family. Amado would physically abuse her each time she tried to leave or escape.
Amando Carrillo Fuentes Children: Vicente Carrillo Leyva Vicente Carrillo Leyva was born on 19th July 1976. He is the son of Amado and his other love interest outside his marriage. He was chosen as the leader of the Carrillo Fuentes drug carteland became an heir of the Mexican Drug Lord. Carrillo was sent to one of the best schools in the universities of Switzerland, Mexico and Spain. The 32-year-old Levya was nicknamed as the “Engineer,” after he took control post the death of his father in 1997. The Mexican government posted a $2.1 million reward for Leyva and the other teammates.
Vicente Carrillo Leyva Spouse: Celia Karina Quevedo Gastelum
Married to Vicente Carrillo Leyva, Celia Karina Quevedo Gastelum never hid her identity from the public. She became the reason of Levya’s arrest in the year, 2009. He was arrested in the Park Forest in Lomas.
Amando Carrillo Fuentes Siblings – Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, Rodolfo Carrillo, Cipriano Carrillo Fuentes, Jose Cruz Carrillo Fuentes, Alberto Carrillo Fuentes, María Luisa, Berthila, Flor, Alicia and Aurora
Vicente Carrillo Fuentes
Vicente Carrillo Fuentes was born on October 16, 1962. He was also known as EL viceroy, who succeeded his uncle, the kingpin of the cartel along with his brother. He was born in Navolato, Sinola. He inherited the responsibility of the Juarez Cartel from his brother, also came to be known as the Lord of skies as he used a fleet of Boeing to transport cocaine.
Rodolfo Carrillo Fuentes was the younger brother of Amado Carrillo. He took up as the king of the cartel after the death oh his brother. Known as the Golden boy of the cartel, he was famous for making deals with organizations without any bloodshed. He died on 11 September 2014.
Little is known about the rest of the siblings as below
Cipriano Carrillo Fuentes(Brother)
Jose Cruz Carrillo Fuentes( Brother)
Alberto Carrillo Fuentes ( Brother)
María Luisa( Sister)
Berthila ( Sister)
Flor ( Sister)
Alicia ( Sister)
Aurora ( Sister)
The Mexican kingpin Amando Carrillo Fuentes has a fortune of over US$25 billion. He is rated as the lord of world’s second richest drug cartel.