Argemiro Escobar: Everything About Pablo Escobar’s Brother

Argemiro Escobar is the brother of the infamous Colombian drug lord Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria, widely recognized as Pablo Escobar. 

Pablo Escobar was the founder and sole leader of the notorious Medellin Cartel, amassing immense wealth and becoming one of the richest individuals globally. 

Argemiro is also the brother of Roberto Escobar, who served as the former accountant and co-founder of the Medellin Cartel.

Quick Bio

Full NameArgemiro Escobar
Famous As Brother of Pablo Escobar and Roberto Escobar
GenderMale
Date of BirthN/A
Place of BirthColombia
NationalityColombian
ParentsHermida de los Dolores Gaviria Berlo and Abel de Jesús Escobar Echeverr
SiblingsPablo Escobar Roberto Escobar Luis Fernando Escobar Alba Marina Escobar Luz Maria EscobarGloria Inés Escobar
Grand ParentsSara Maria EcheverriPablo Emilio Escobar Inés BerrioRoberto Gaviria

Family Ties and Background

Argemiro Escobar is the brother of Pablo Escobar and Roberto Escobar, born to Hermilda de los Dolores Gaviria Berrio and Abel de Jesús Escobar Echeveri. 

His birth date is unknown. Raised in Colombia, he is one of seven siblings, including Luis Fernando, Alba Marina, Luz Maria, and Gloria Inés Escobar. 

His paternal grandparents are Sara Maria Echeveri and Pablo Emilio Escobar, and his maternal grandparents are Ines Berrio and Roberto Gaviria.

Argemiro’s Private Life

Despite being in the shadow of his infamous brother Pablo, Argemiro maintains a private life, with little information available about his childhood, education, career, and personal life.

The Escobar Legacy

Pablo Escobar, notorious as a drug lord, narcoterrorist, and politician, founded the Medellin Cartel. 

His brother Roberto, an accountant and co-founder, was also involved. The cartel engaged in drug trafficking, terrorism, assassinations, extortion, and other criminal activities. 

Despite their criminal endeavors, Pablo was known for philanthropy, and funding community projects. 

The Escobar Brothers’ Downfall

Both brothers, Pablo and Roberto Escobar, faced arrest in 1991 but managed to escape in 1992. 

In 1993, Pablo was shot and killed during a confrontation with Colombian special forces. 

Roberto surrendered a year later and was released from prison in 2006, holding the belief that Pablo took his own life when faced with inevitable capture.