Mirtha Jung known by her birth name Mirtha Calderon Del Val was born in Havana, Cuba on 3rd December, 1952. She is now very famous because of her marriage to the famous drug lord, George Jung who is professionally known as Boston George and El Americano.
He is said to have spent about 20 years in prison. She was criminally involved in her husband’s drug deals and served her time too. She became a sensational figure somewhere in the early 2000s with her film Blow, a biopic that talked about the infamous couple.
Mirtha Jung Height
Mirtha Jung stands at a height of about 5 feet and 5 inches tall approximately to 165cm or 1.65m. She is also recorded to have a weight of about 121lbs equivalent to 55kg. Her actual body measurements are 34-28-40. She also has blonde hair and dark-brown eyes.
Mirtha Jung Marriage
It is reported that, Mirtha Jung was in her 20s when she met her husband, George Jung. At that time, she was already a drug addict. Her husband was also involved in the smuggling of drugs in and outside Columbia to the United States of America. He was also part of the famous cartel group, Medellin Cartel.
Among its founders include the most notorious and famous drug lord Pablo Escobar, Ochoa Vazquez Brothers, Jorge Luis, Fabio, Juan David, Carlos Lehder and Jose Gonzalo Rodriguez Gacha. She met George through one of his collaborators and the two became so in love with each other
George Jung and his wife, Mirtha Jung got married in the year 1977 and played a vital role in his crime business in and outside Columbia. Sometime later during their marriage, Mirtha became pregnant for their first child. Even with this, she was still using drugs during the pregnancy.
Their first child called Kristina Sunshine was born on 1st August, 1978. After some time, the couple’s relationship started to fall off day by day. Then somewhere in the mid-80s, the couple divorced. At that time, their daughter was only six years of age. Some years later, the Medellin Cartel group started to wear off.
The members began to be assassinated. George Jung served 20 years in prison and got his freedom in 2014. That was when he re-established his relationship with his daughter, Kristina Sunshine.
Mirtha Jung Career
Mirtha Jung was popularly known as the drug smuggling business associate of her husband, George Jung. This job was introduced to her by her husband. At that time, she was already a drug addict so she developed an interest in it.
She collaborated with her husband on countless occasions smuggling drugs in and outside of Columbia to the United States of America and other parts of the earth.
Most people give her the credit for her husband’s successful drug businesses in the late 70s and 80s. I’m course of time, as part of their money-making and sacrifices, they have both been to prison several times. With that business, they were able to establish themselves so well.
Mirtha Jung Net Worth
She is said to have an estimated net worth of about $5million. She has been able to help her husband build a very successful drug smuggling business in Columbia together with the Medellin Cartel group which has the legendary Pablo Escobar among them. As a whole, both she and her husband were able to accumulate more than $100million from their business.
Kristina Sunshine Jung
Kristina Sunshine Jung is the lovely daughter of Mirtha Calderon Del Val famously known as Mirtha Jung and her notorious husband, George Jung.
How Old Is Mirtha Jung?
The Columbian is 70 years of age as of 2022. She was born on 3rd December, 1952 in Havana, Cuba.
Name: Mirtha Calderon Del Val
Also Known As: Mirtha Jung
Date of birth: 3rd December, 1952
Age: 70 years of age as of 2022
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Place of Birth: Havana, Cuba
Nationality: Cuban, American
Marital Status: Divorced
Spouse: George Jung
Children: Kristina Sunshine Jung
Famous as: Ex-wife of George Jung