Know about Celia Karina Quevedo Gastelum, wife of Vicente Carrillo


Celia Karina Quevedo Gastelum has been in the headlines recently due to her connections with the Mexican drug lords. She is the wife of Vicente Carrillo Levya and daughter-in-law of Amado Carrillo Fuentes, head of the Jaurez drug Cartel.

Celia Karina Quevedo Gastelum’s Family

Celia Karina Quevedo Gastelum lived a very private life. There is no information available on the web about her family background, birthplace, parents, etc. She is known to the world as the wife of a drug mafia Vicente Carrillo Leyva.

Vincent was born on 19 July 1976 in Mexico City. He is the son of Candeleria Leyva Cardens and the drug kingpin, Amado Carrillo Fuentes (December 17, 1956 – July 4, 1997), who seized control of the Juárez Cartel after assassinating his boss Rafael Aguilar Guajardo. Amado became known as “The Lord of the Skies”, for his use of aircraft to move drugs. Amado got his start in the drug business under the tutelage of his uncle Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo, who is also known as “Don Neto” (the leader of Guadalajara Cartel). Amado passed away after complications from surgery meant to alter his appearance to make his capture more difficult. He took his final breath on the 4th of July in 1997.

Vicente was arrested in Mexico City on the 2nd of April in 2009. He was charged with illegal firearm possession as well as money laundering charges. He was later acquitted of the money laundering charges, although the unlawful firearm possession charges initially kept him in prison. After being found guilty of illegal arms possession, and paying a US$16,000 fine, he was released on 17 December 2010, to the custody of Mexican federal police with new charges of money laundering.

Celia Karina Quevedo Gastelum’s Net Worth

Celia Karina Quevedo Gastelum had a very private life hidden under wraps. There is no information available about her academics or career path. She belonged to one of the richest drug mafia families, so her net worth can be estimated as $3 million. Celia’s husband, Vicente took over his father’s empire after his death. According to a biography written about his father, Amado, Vicente was warned not to go into the drug business. His father tried to keep him out of the business by sending him to school at some of the absolute best private universities in Spain, Switzerland, and Mexico. Despite his father’s best efforts, Vicente still ended up in the cartel business and prison because of it.

Amado was a Mexican drug lord and a leader in the Juárez Cartel. He worked with many different people in the drug industry, including Pablo Escobar and El Chapo, also known as Joaquin Guzman Loera. Amado made a multi-billion-dollar drug empire during his time in the drug cartel business. He is rumored to have made more than 25 million in profit during his time in the cartel.


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