Jhon Jairo Velasquez

15, 1962
Yarumal, Colombia
Birth Sign
15, 1962 (age 57)
Yarumal, Colombia


Nicknamed "Popeye", he was a medium level hitman infamous for his work done on behalf of the Medellin Cartel. He confessed to more than 250 killings and multiple kidnappings during his 23 year prison sentence in Colombia before his 2014 probationary release. 

Before Fame

He was first admitted to the Colombian National Army before leaving to enter the school of apprentices for the Colombian Navy. 


Since his prison release, he has taken to YouTube activism on his eponymous channel, where he has provided outspoken commentary on Colombian political issues. He has earned more than 1 million subscribers there. 

Family Life

He was originally born and raised in Yarumal, Antioquia, Colombia. 

Associated With

He was loyal to the infamous drug kingpin and head of the Medellin cartel Pablo Escobar