Charles Cosby (Griselda Blanco’s BF) Wiki, Age & Bio

Charles Cosby (born 1967) is a US-based former drug dealer and author. He is best known for his relationship with another drug lord named Griselda Blanco. Continue reading to know more about his wiki, age, bio, wife, children, net worth, family, ethnicity, nationality, religion, and more.

Charles Cosby Wiki/Biography

Charles Cosby was born in an African-American family in Oakland, California, USA. His birthday is kept a secret. While his nickname is Charlie and his zodiac sign is unavailable.

As he got into the cocaine business in his late teen years, he didn’t pursue any higher education. Hence, he could’ve only pursued a high school education.

He belongs to an African ethnic background and is an American by nationality. However, he didn’t share even a single piece of information about his father, mother, siblings, and children.

Real NameCharles Cosby
ProfessionFormer drug dealer and author
Age56 [as of 2023]
Date of Birth1967
BirthplaceOakland, California, USA
HometownOakland, California, USA
Zodiac SignNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Famous ForRelationship with Griselda Blanco

Charles Cosby and Griselda Blanco’s relationship

Apart from Charles Cosby’s drug endeavors, he is best known to the outside world for his dating history with Griselda Blanco. In his first instance, he fell in love with her and described her as an old yet attractive woman.

He shared that he was just around 20 when he met Griselda. At that time, she was in her late 40s. Regardless of a huge age gap, the couple bonded really well and their relationship lasted for a while.

Intially, they exchanged letters and eventually started meeting each other in prison. As Blanco was quite a wealthy woman, she used to give expensive gifts including a $55,000 Mercedes to Cosby during their relationship.

After a while, when his focus shifted towards another woman, Blanco wasn’t happy with it and attempted to get him killed. Regardless, he got out of the dangerous situation and parted ways with her.

Even though they broke up, they still used to talk and he lasted talked to her three months before her death in 2012. Following their breakup, he could’ve potentially dated other woman but he didn’t disclose much information about his partners.

Coming to Griselda’s partners, she was married three times before dating Cosby. In fact, she shared her tragic early life with him during their relationship. She married her first husband Carlos Trujillo during her teenage years.

While she had three kids with him, their marriage didn’t last long. While many claim that she was behind the death of Trujillo, she told to Cosby that his death cause is cancer.

She married her second husband Alberto Bravo in 1963. With him, she entered the drug business but she killed him via gunshot following a dispute in 1975. While her third husband’s name is Dario Sepulveda, not much is known about him

Charles Cosby Age, Height & More

Charles Cosby’s age is 56 as of 2023. He stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and his weight is 85 kg. He has black hair and black eyes. While his body stats are unavailable, his shoe size is 10.5 (US).


Charles Cosby got into the cocaine business during his teenage years itself. After making successful trades for a few years, he finally met Griselda Blanco.

They weren’t just dating, but in fact went into business together with their business arrangement turning Cosby into a millionaire overnight, and life looked great throughout thei relationship.

After testifying about Blanco’s involvement in the kidnapping of John F. Kennedy Jr., Charles Cosby distanced himself from the drug business. Despite gaining fame through his ties with the Cocaine Godmother, Cosby transitioned to a life away from the public eye.

He is now an author, entrepreneur, and real estate investor, showcasing a stark contrast from his earlier involvement in organized crime. He released a book detailing his relationship with the former drug lord, titled ‘Hustling With The Godmother: My Life and Times with Griselda Blanco‘.

His story, from the streets of Oakland to the heights of the drug trade and his eventual departure from a life of crime, encapsulates a narrative of change, personal growth, and the complex nature of human relationships within the criminal underworld

Leaving this, a film named Cocaine Cowboys 2 was released in 2008 which was the life story of Cosby. It also showcases his relationship with Griselda and his drug activities in California. The film was loved by the audience and has a rating of 6.7/10 on IMDb.

Net Worth

When Charles Cosby was actively in the cocaine business, he made millions in a quick time. His net worth further multiplied following his business with Blanco.

However, he now lives a proper life by making money through ethical ways. As per our estimations, he is believed to worth around $330,000. His current income sources include businesses, real estate investments, and much more.

FAQs about Charles Cosby

Who is Charles Cosby?
Charles Cosby is a former drug dealer and author from California.

How old is Charles Cosby?
56 years old.

How much is Charles Cosby worth?
Around $130,000.

Is Charles Cosby still alive?
Yes, he is alive and well. Though he spent a few years behind bars, he was released around two decades back in 2004.

Image source: @iamcharlescosby on Instagram.

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