- Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán has 13 kids, including his son Ovidio Guzmán Lopez.
- El Chapo has 3 ex-wives and he’s currently married to Emma Coronel Aispuro.
El Chapo’s son, Ovidio Guzmán Lopez, was briefly detained by authorities on Thursday, October 17, 2019. Lopez is the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel which was previously led by his father. Authorities ultimately freed Ovidio Guzmán Lopez after finding themselves outgunned in a brutal shootout with cartel members that left eight people dead and nearly 30 wounded.
Ovidio is one of El Chapo’s 13 children. Keep on reading for information about all El Chapo’s children, ex-wives and his current wife.
El Chapo married his first wife, Alejandrina María Salazar Hernández in 1977
El Chapo married his first wife, Alejandrina María Salazar Hernández in 1977. The couple had a small ceremony in Jesús María, Sinaloa. Alejandrina is related to Hector Luis Palma Salazar a.k.a. “El Güero Palma” the former co-leader of the Sinaloa Cartel. Hector and El Chapo started working together in the late 1970s.
1. CÉSAR GUZMÁN SALAZAR, son of Alejandrina María Salazar Hernández (deceased)
El Chapo and Alejandrina María Salazar Hernández’s son César was kidnapped and murdered in 2012. Sadly, César is not El Chapo’s only child that was murdered.
2. IVÁN ARCHIVALDO GUZMÁN SALAZAR, son of Alejandrina María Salazar Hernández
El Chapo and María’s son Iván is extravagant. Many believe that Iván is El Chapo’s favorite son. He uses social media to show off his riches on a regular basis.
3. JESÚS ALFREDO GUZMÁN SALAZAR, son of Alejandrina María Salazar Hernández
El Chapo’s son Jesús is currently on the DEA’s website which explains that the fugitive is wanted for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance. Jesús and Ivan are referred to as “Los Chapitos” and they currently control their father’s drug empire.
4. ALEJANDRINA GUZMÁN SALAZAR, daughter of Alejandrina María Salazar Hernández
Alejandrina is El Chapo’s daughter who made headlines when she decided to launch a clothing brand that she dubbed “El Chapo 701” after her father.
El Chapo married his second wife, Griselda López Pérez in 1980
El Chapo divorced his first wife in the late 1970s and he married Griselda López Pérez in 1980. The former couple had four children.
5. ÉDGAR GUZMÁN LÓPEZ, son of Griselda López Pérez (deceased)
El Chapo and Griselda López Pérez’s son Édgar was killed in a gunfight in the parking lot of a supermarket. The incident occurred in 2008 and Édgar was only 22-years-old.
6. JOAQUÍN GUZMÁN LÓPEZ, son of Griselda López Pérez
El Chapo and Griselda’s son Joaquín has managed to stay away from the media. He’s one of El Chapo’s few children who does not have images online.
7. OVIDIO GUZMÁN LÓPEZ, son of Griselda López Pérez
Ovidio Guzmán Lopez is El Chapo’s son that made headlines after being captured. Gunmen for the Sinaloa Cartel caused chaos leading to Ovidio’s release.
8. GRISELLA GUADALUPE GUZMÁN LÓPEZ, daughter of Griselda López Pérez
Grisella Guadalupe is El Chapo’s daughter. Grisella’s mother, Griselda, is currently wanted by the United States Government for drug crimes. Similar to Joaquin, there are no images of Grisella online.
El Chapo married his third wife, Estela Pena in 1987
El Chapo met his third wife, Estela Peña when he was in his 30s. He kidnapped her and forced her to marry him. The former couple don’t have any kids together.
El Chapo married his fourth wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro in 2007
El Chapo married his current wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro in 2007. She was 18-years-old when they got married and El Chapo was 57.
9. MARIA JOAQUINA GUZMÁN AISPURO, daughter of Emma Coronel Aispuro
In 2012, El Chapo and Emma welcomed twin girls. The image above shows one of the couple’s twins, Maria Joaquina.
10. EMALI GUADALUPE GUZMÁN AISPURO, daughter of Emma Coronel Aispuro
The image above shows Emma holding Emali Guadalupe’s hand. Emali’s sister Maria is behind her.
11. ROSA ISELA GUZMÁN ORTIZ, daughter of UNKNOWN
The Daily Beast reports that Rosa Isela Guzmán Ortiz claims to be El Chapo’s oldest daughter. The image above shows Rosa in 2017 standing in line outside the Brooklyn federal courthouse to witness her father’s sentencing.
12. KIM GUZMÁN DOLCI
Kim Guzmán Dolci is another one of El Chapo’s kids who has managed to dodge the media. There is not much information known about her.
13. LAISHA GUZMÁN
Like Kim, Laisha is yet another one of El Chapo’s children who no one knows anything about.
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