Where is María Elvira Murillo today? Interesting facts about Felix Gallardo’s wife

Where is María Elvira Murillo today? Interesting facts about Felix Gallardo’s wife

Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo is a Mexican well-known for drug trafficking and other criminal activities. Felix co-founded the Guadalajara cartel and is currently a convicted drug lord. Did Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo have a wife? Miguel is a family man. His first wife died of leukaemia, while his second wife is María Elvira Murillo.

María Elvira Murillo being arrested
Mexican drug kingpin Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo. Photo: @Jonidipppp, @footkorner (Modified by author)
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María Elvira Murillo is the second wife of Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo. She played a significant role in the establishment of Gallardo’s drug empire. Actress Fernanda Urrejola plays María Elvira Murillo in Narcos.

María Elvira Murillo’s profile summary

Full nameMaría Elvira Murillo
Place of birthMexico
Current residenceMexico
Hair colourBlack
Marital statusMarried
HusbandMiguel Ángel Félix Gallardo
Famous forBeing the wife of a drug lord

Who is Maria from Narcos?

María Elvira Murillo is the wife of Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo, a notorius Mexican drug lord. She is a businesswoman woman who gained fame for marrying Felix Gallardo and after the release of the series Narcos.

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What is María Elvira Murillo's husband known for?

Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo is a renowned Mexican powerful drug trafficker. The trafficker established the modern Mexican drug trade with the branding Guadalajara Cartel in the 1980s. For a long time, Gallardo was in charge of any drug trafficking in Mexico and also corridors along the US border.

In 1989, Miguel was convicted of the murder of DEA Agent Enrique Camarena. Following the conviction, María Elvira Murillo’s husband was sentenced to 40 at the Altiplano maximum-security prison. He was later transferred to a medium-security facility in 2014 due to his declining health. Gallardo remains one of Mexico’s most powerful drug traffickers. As of 2024, Gallardo is 78 years old.

Top 5 facts about María Elvira Murillo
Top 5 facts about María Elvira Murillo. Photo: @Jonidipppp (modified by author)
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María Elvira Murillo's character in Narcos: Mexico

Narcos: Mexico is a web series based on her life and Gallardo’s illegal business. The Netflix series brings on board Mexico’s confinement of drug cartels in the 1980s. Actress María Elvira Murillo role in the series is played by actress Fernanda Urrejola.

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What happened to Felix's wife María?

In the series, María supports her husband, who deals with drug. She starts feeling disgruntled since Gallardo devoted his entire life to running his cartel and having extramarital relationships with several women.

Elvira tries to convince Miguel to run his cartel from Sinaloa to win him back, but he refuses and coldly puts her off. Subsequently, a divorce follows, and Maria relocates to Sinaloa with her children.

Afterwards, Félix flies to Sinaloa, probably in search of Maria, but she refuses to reunite with him initially. This was after Miguel survived an attempt on his life by the Gulf cartel. Elvira later reunited with Félix Gallardo after successfully rigging the 1988 elections in favour of the PRI.

The duo attended the success party of Carlos Salinas. The joy of the reunion was short-lived as Maria violently confronted Miguel after learning of his role in the tragic murder of Guadalupe Leija Serrano and her two children.

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Elvira condemned him for his brutality and stabbed him with a knife as he tried to calm her down. Félix decided to leave her forever and moved back to Guadalajara.

How much money did Felix Gallardo make?

By the time of his arrest, Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo’s net worth was $ 55 billion. He eraned most of his money through smuggling illegal subtances. His wife Maria Elvira Murillo is currently in charge of their wealth.

María was one of the owners of Delia Real Estate. Other co-owners of the company included Maria’s husband, Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo. The Attorney General’s Office (PGR) seized Delia Real Estate assets after Gallardo’s arrest in 1989.

Did Miguel Angel Felix have a wife?

Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo initially married a young woman who died of leukaemia. After the death of his first wife, Miguel married Maria. Gallardo’s work-related name is El Padrino meaning The Godfather.

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María Elvira Murillo's children

According to The Sun, David F Marley states in his book on Mexican Cartels that Maria had 17 children with Gallardo. After imprisonment, the children were left under the care of their mother.

One of Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo's daughters is named Abril Félix Murillo and a sone named Miguel Félix Murillo.

In 2011, María Elvira Murillo and her children wrote an open letter indicating that he was not getting his proper treatment and was being mistreated in jail.

Consequently, in December 2014, María Elvira Murillo’s husband’s declining health led him to be transferred to a medium-security prison in Guadalajara. In February 2019, Miguel requested house arrest, but the attempts were futile.

Where is María Elvira Murillo now?

Maria Elvira Murillo's current location remains undisclosed to the public. Even during her marriage to the drug lord, Maria was adept at maintaining a private life, sharing minimal personal information with the media. She continues to uphold her lifestyle of staying out of the spotlight.

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What is María Elvira Murillo's Instagram?

Felix Gallardo's wife is not active on any social media platforms. However, there is an active Instagram account under the same name, which belongs to a digital content creator. It's unclear whether they are related or not. The account boasts over 85k followers.

Fast facts about María Elvira Murillo

  • She helped her husband make his way into Jalisco's high society.
  • The governor of Sinaloa attended their wedding.

María Elvira Murillo is a Mexican businesswoman whose husband is a convicted drug lord. The businesswoman is famous for being the second wife of the illegal drug dealer Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo.

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