In the 1970s and early 1980s, the cocaine trade was one of the severe issues in the United States. A famous Columbian drug cartel known as Medellin Cartel was responsible for up to 85% of the cocaine smuggled into the U.S, and a guy named George Jung was a significant part of it. This article is about his ex-wife, Mirtha Jung.

In the 67 years old, Mirtha Jung, former wife of drug Lord, George was also a drug dealer.

Mirtha’s Early Life

Mirtha Jung was born as Mirtha Calderon on December 3rd, 1952, in Havana, Cuba. She did spend her childhood in the same place. Unfortunately, Mirtha hasn’t mentioned her academic qualifications to anyone in public. She is of Cuban descent. 

Mirtha Jung
Mirtha Jung
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Due to this, she had to start working anywhere she got the chance. It must have been the exact reason for her to join the Medellin. 

Mirtha Jung Is The Wife Of George Jung 

Mirtha met her Ex-husband for the first time while working for the Medellin Cartel in Columbia. It was during the late ’70s when they met. Mirtha was in her middle 20’s. Although she was ten years junior to George, they started dating.

Mirtha and George
Mirtha and George

Both of them were drug addicts. One can imagine how deep the relationship between drug users must have been. Both of them had a hunger for the drug so, they couldn’t live without each other. After dating for about a year, Mirtha and George tied the knot on March 22nd, 1977

Mirtha Jung’s Shares A Daughter With Her Husband, George Jung

In 1978, August 1st, Mirtha and their husband George welcomed their first baby daughter, Kristina Sunshine Jung. Both of them did everything possible to grow their business. Together they must have made over $100 million business for Medellin. 

George Jung with his daughter Kristine 
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The Drug-life had many ups and downs in the life of the couple. As Mirtha was a drug addict, she could not quit using the drug. This led her to be accused of drug possession and was sentenced to imprisonment for three years from 1981 to 1984. 

The life of the couple never remained the same after the incident. Eventually, Mirtha and George separated and got divorced in the year 1984. 

After splitting with George, she alone took care of their daughter, Kristina. Further, she was rehabilitated, and since then, her life has changed drastically. 

George Jung with his wife
George Jung with his wife
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As per her interview, George was the only man she loved and could not find that with others. On the other hand, George married Ronda Clay Spinello Jung. Together they had one daughter, Clara Pearson.

Know About George Jung

George Jung, nicknamed Boston George and El Americano, is an American former drug smuggler and trafficker. He played an important role in trading cocaine in the United States in the 1970s and 1980s. 

George Jung
George Jung

The couple’s life came into the limelight when “Blow” was released in 2001. The main story of the film was to describe the life of Jung and his drug empire.

Mirtha Jung’s Net Worth

The detailed information about Mirtha’s net worth is a controversial topic.

Many sources report that Mirtha, along with her husband, worked for Medellin Cartel. As a middle man, George made million by smuggling cocaine into the U.S. Also, in the 1970s, Jung earned around $3-$5 million per day. Therefore, Mirtha at the time must have led a lavish lifestyle.

Since divorcing George, Mirtha has been living on her own. There is not much more information about her present status as she is not an active user of social media. 

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