Al Capone Biography
(Gangster, Co-Founder & Boss of the 'Chicago Outfit' Crime Family)
Birthday: January 17, 1899 (Capricorn)
Born In: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Al Capone was one of the most notorious gangsters of all time. His tales of terror sends shivers down the spines of people across the world even till date. Capone’s notoriety has been a source of great inspiration for few movies where the central character was modelled based on his tale. Though Capone dropped out of school at a really early age, and belonged to poor parents, he managed to become really wealthy and influential within a few years. After working as a petty thief with few small time gangs, he was adopted by the noted gangster Torrio, who helped him become a really big name in the crime world. Capone had also helped politician William Thompson win the elections through his power. In his initial years, Capone had earned the reputation amongst the public for being a ‘Robin Hood’ of sorts. He even donated large amounts money earned through his crime business to charity, however he totally damaged his reputation with the cold-blooded St. Valentine’s Massacre. In spite of being a mafia leader, it’s claimed that Capone was very polite and generous, but he also turned out to be the worst enemy if someone went against him.