Javier Pena

General Facts and Figures

  • Full name: Javier Peña
  • Net Worth: $1 Million to $5 Million
  • Education: Texas A&I University (now known as Texas A&M University–Kingsville)
  • Occupation: Former Drug Enforcement Administration agent
  • Birthday: Unknown
  • Birthplace: Kingsville, South Texas
  • Birth Sign: Unknown
  • Spouse: Unknown
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He retired in January 2014. Peña co-authored the 2019 book Manhunters: How We Took Down Pablo Escobar with Steve Murphy.

How realistic is Narcos?

Even though Narcos is a dramatization, Newman told THR that the series is a 50/50 mix of fiction and reality and that it follows the real order of events. Pena says, “We told them how it really went down.” “The author took some creative liberties, but the timeline is right.”


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