12 richest drug dealers in the history; these guys & their generations will never go broke (Photos)

Richest drug dealers: Looking at just some of the net worths that these criminals have managed to attain throughout their “careers”, it really makes one question themselves what all the college studying is for. At the same time, all of these convicted criminals were eventually caught, having honestly thought that running multiple illegal businesses all around the world wouldn’t catch up to them in the long run. Despite the fact that the majority of these criminals went on to lose their fortune (and their fame), it is quite surprising to see just how much they were able to make before being incarcerated.



Doing something similar to what these criminals have done in their past may get you rich quick, but consider the consequences beforehand, as some of them have faced sentences of up to 30 years. All in all, is it worth it in the end? See below for 12 criminals with net worths that will certainly shock you!

12. Nicky Barnes: $105 million

Nicky Barnes, who is best known as New York’s “drug lord”, definitely had his share in the field of dangerous substances. The 82-year-old, who was eventually busted for numerous of criminal charges, he would eventually team up with the government in becoming their informant, which was said to have reduced his sentence significantly. Many of his former associates had allegedly been exposed through Nicky’s secretive work with the government that had once landed him a net worth of over $100 million.


11. Freeway Ricky Ross: $600 million


This man pretty much puts other drug deals to shame, particular because this gentleman was earning up to $3 million per day just from selling cocaine. You would’ve never thought that Freeway Ricky Ross was dealing drugs to earn his living, simply because his presence didn’t give off that kind of an impression. Would you consider a man in an expensive suit to be somebody affiliated with businesses revolving around drugs? That would’ve been his way of keeping his true identity hidden; dressing smart to give off the idea that he’s an authentic businessman, though, that couldn’t have been further from the truth. Rapper Rick Ross took this drug lord’s name as an homage to the man with a $600 million dollar net worth.

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