Even after all these years, a fascination with Pablo Escobar’s life persists. From the Netflix Original Narcos to the recent film American Made, pop culture is addicted to the drug lord’s many exploits. It’s not entirely surprising. People love hearing stories about criminals just as much as they do heroes, and Escobar was one of the most successful criminals in history, doing anything and everything to secure success and power. Curious to hear about what made him rise to the top of the criminal underworld? Here are 25 Shocking Facts About Pablo Escobar.