American Drug Lords

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

Rank the Most Wicked American Drug Lords

 1 Al Capone

Al Capone
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Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: January 17, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 25, 1947

Al Capone, also known by the nickname Scarface, was one of the most notorious American gangsters who controlled the organised crime in Chicago between 1925 and 1931. He was known for violence and cruelty in eliminating rival gang members, the most infamous incident being the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. His life inspired numerous books and films.

 2 Alpo Martinez

Alpo Martinez
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Famous As: Former drug kingpin known for his notorious ways throughout the 1980's and 1990's in New York and Washington, D.C.
Birthdate: June 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: East Harlem, New York, United States
Died: October 31, 2021

 3 Frank Lucas

Frank Lucas
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Famous As: Drug Trafficker
Birthdate: September 9, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Grange, North Carolina, United States
Died: May 30, 2019
Frank Lucas was a notorious drug trafficker from the 1960s and the 1970s. Legends state that he bought drugs from the "Golden Triangle" and smuggled them into the U.S. using the coffins of servicemen. His 70-year prison sentence was commuted to a 5-year sentence, after he became an informant.
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 4 Ross Ulbricht

Ross Ulbricht
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Famous As: Drug Trafficker
Birthdate: March 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Austin, Texas
Ross Ulbricht, or "Dread Pirate Roberts,” created the dark market site Silk Road, which let people make anonymous drug deals, using bitcoins. He was eventually convicted of a number of crimes, including hacking and money laundering, and was sentenced to a double life imprisonment plus 40 years without parole.

 5 Richard Wershe Jr.

Richard Wershe Jr.
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Famous As: FBI Informant, Drug Dealer
Birthdate: July 18, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Michigan
Richard Wershe Jr. became the youngest FBI informant when he was around 14 to 16 years of age. He had started selling cocaine as a teenager and was arrested at 17. He was sentenced to life but was granted parole later. He inspired the 2018 movie White Boy Rick.

 6 George Jung

George Jung
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Famous As: Drug Trafficker
Birthdate: August 6, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
George Jung, nicknamed Boston George and El Americano, smuggled cocaine into the U.S., as part of the Medellín Cartel, in the 1970s and the 1980s. He served a 20-year prison term for his crimes. He inspired the biopic Blow and contributed to the fictional account of his life story, Heavy

 7 Carmine Galante

Carmine Galante
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Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: February 21, 1910
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 12, 1979
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 8 Angela Raiola

Angela Raiola
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Famous As: Reality TV personality
Birthdate: June 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: February 18, 2016

 9 Gene Gotti

Gene Gotti
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Famous As: Drug trafficker
Birthdate: 1946 AD
Birthplace: New York City, United States

 10 Kaboni Savage

Kaboni Savage
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Famous As: Drug dealer
Birthdate: January 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

 11 Travis Henry

Travis Henry
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: October 29, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Frostproof, Florida, United States

 12 Dominick Cirillo

Dominick Cirillo
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: July 4, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: United States

 13 Johnny Eng

Johnny Eng
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Famous As: Former Manhattan Triad leader and Drug dealer
Birthdate: 1958 AD
Birthplace: Hong Kong

 14 Felix Mitchell

Felix Mitchell
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Famous As: Drug Dealer
Birthdate: August 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: August 21, 1986

 15 Hakeem Abdul-Shaheed

Hakeem Abdul-Shaheed
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Famous As: Drug Dealer
Birthdate: March 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

 16 Robert Chambers

Robert Chambers
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Famous As: Criminal, Drug trafficker
Birthdate: September 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: United States

 17 James Burke

James Burke
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Famous As: Mobster
Birthdate: July 5, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: April 13, 1996

 18 South Park Mexican

South Park Mexican
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Famous As: Rapper, Drug trafficker
Birthdate: October 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

 19 Sam Hurd

Sam Hurd
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: April 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States

 20 Pee Wee Kirkland

Pee Wee Kirkland
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 6, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States

 21 James Rosemond

James Rosemond
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Famous As: Drug trafficker
Birthdate: February 5, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

 22 Eddie Nash

Eddie Nash
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Famous As: Former Drug dealer, Restaurateur
Birthdate: April 3, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ramallah, British Palestine
Died: August 9, 2014

 23 Brien Taylor

Brien Taylor
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Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: December 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Beaufort, North Carolina, United States