December 09, 2016 | Updated at 05:30 PM EST The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

Chapo Guzman Wife PHOTO: Emma Coronel Beauty Queen Was With Sinaloa's Cartel Chief During Arrest? [VIDEO]

While many focus on the major arrest of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the world's most powerful drug trafficker was taken into custody with an unidentified woman that many speculate is his wife.

By Char Little, EnStars on Feb 22, 2014 04:07 PM EST
facebook tweet this pin it reddit plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
Emma Coronel, the alleged wife of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
Emma Coronel, the alleged wife of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. (Photo : YouTube/Video Still)
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Arrested
(Photo : Video Screenshot/Noticia AlDia)

While many focus on the major arrest of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the world's most powerful drug trafficker and Sinaloa's cartel chief was taken into custody with an unidentified woman that many speculate is his wife.

Chapo Guzman Arrested

Few details about the capture and Guzman's companion were available at the time of publication. However it has been widely reported in the past that Guzman is married to Emma Coronel, a 22-year-old former beauty queen.

Guzman and the mystery woman were taken into custody at a beach resort of Mazatlan early Saturday. Phil Jordan, the head of the Al Paso Intelligence Center stressed how significant the arrest is for the United States and Mexican governments.

"If he does not get extradited, then he will be allowed to escape within a period of time. When you arrest the most powerful man in the Americas and in Mexico, if you talk to any cartel member they'll say that he's more powerful than Mexican President Pena Nieto."

Guzman was also a well known drug dealer in Europe.

A senior administration official in Washington said the arrest "has been a long time coming."

Guzman and Coronel married in 2007 just days after she turned 18-years-old. She is Guzman's third or fourth wife and gave birth to two girl twins in 2011 in Los Angeles, Califiornia. Coronel, who is a citizen of the United States, delivered the twins at Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster.

She is listed as the mother on the children's birth certificates but the father's name is mysteriously blank. While her husband sat at the top of Public Enemy list last year, authorities could not legally arrest Coronel because at the time there were no charges against her.

She reportedly returned to Mexico after giving birth on Aug. 15, 2013, according to the LA Times.

See photos of Coronel in the video below.

 

© 2016 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Latest News

Kim Richards

How is Kim Richards Doing After Her 2015 Arrests & Relapse?

Get an update on 'RHOBH' star Kim Richards.

Stassi Schroeder

Stassi Schroeder Opens Up About Her Split From Patrick Meagher

Stassi Schroeder talks Patrick split -- and the possibility of a future reunion.

Leah Messer & Kids

Are Former 'Teen Mom 2' Couple Leah Messer and Corey Simms at War Again?

Leah Messer and Corey Simms are reportedly facing drama as 'Teen Mom 2' cameras roll.

Ariana Grande

Why Ariana Grande Was 'Crying So Much' After Hairspray Live!

The young pop star is done with 'Hairspray Live!' and she has a lot of bittersweet feelings about it.

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Get A First Look At Spiderman: Homecoming

Here's a sneak peek at the newest 'Spiderman' franchise

Real Time Analytics