George Jung

Net Worth: $10 Million

About George Jung

George Jacob Jung also known as George Jung or Boston George has a net worth of $10 million. This money has been earned through cocaine trade throughout the United States between the 1970s and the 1980s. He was part of the Medellin Cartel, which was responsible for the maximum cocaine smuggling into the US. The Medellin Cartel was responsible for 89% of cocaine smuggled. Jung’s cocaine skills come from his days in Colombia.

He was born on August 6th 1942. Jung was born in Boston, Massachusetts to Frederick and Ermine Jung and was raised in Weymouth, Massachusetts. He was never too good in academics. But Jungs was always a star footballer, and he was a natural leader.

He graduated from the Weymouth High School in 1961 and then went to the University of Southern Mississippi. There he started studying advertising, but he never got through, as he started using and selling marijuana. In 1967 with his friend Philip Eugene Sadler, Jung started profiting by smuggling cannabis that he purchased in California. He sold it in New England. He even used his stewardess girlfriend to transport drugs in her suitcase. George began to fly in drugs from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico using stolen airplanes from private airports in Cape Cod. He and his associates used to make almost $250,000 a month.

In 1974 he got arrested for smuggling 660 pounds of marijuana to Chicago. Jung was to meet a connection who would pick up the marijuana from him. He was staying at the Playboy Club at the time of the arrest. His sentence was reduced after he argued with the judge. He was sent to federal prison in Danbury, Connecticut. In 2001 a biopic was made on him called “Blow”. It featured Johnny Depp.