Barry Seal Biography, Wife, Tapes,Narcos, Movie, Death, Family, Net worth


Barry Seal Biography-Wiki

Barry Seal who was born as Adler Berriman Seal was a Trans World Airlines(TWA) pilot. Seal became a key drug smuggler for the Medellin Cartel.

Barry became an informant for the Drug Enforcement Administration after being convicted of smuggling charges whereby he testified in several major drug trials. Pablo Escobar who was the head of Medellin Cartel hired contract killers who murdered Barry in 1986.

Barry Seal Age

Adler Berriman Seal who was a Trans World Airlines pilot was born on 16 July 1939 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States. Seal died on 19 February 1986 at the age of 46.

Barry Seal Family

Barry Seal Parents

Barry’s father was Benjamin Curtis Seal. Benjamin was born in 1904 and died in 1979 at the age of 75. The mother of Barry was Mary Lou Seal. Mary was born on 3 November 1912 in Jefferson Island, Louisiana, United States. She died on 28 March 2005 at the age of 93.

Barry Seal Siblings

Seal was the only child of Mr&Mrs Benjamin Curtis Seal. The only mentioned relative is William Bottoms who was his ex-brother-in-law

Barry Seal Wife

Seal married three times. Barbara Dodson was the first wife from 1963 to 1971 who had two children with him. Lynn Ross became the second wife from 1971 to 1972 whom they ended in divorce. Seal married Deborah Dubois in 1973 which ended with his death in 1986. Debbie had three children with her husband Seal. It is said that Seal had a private relationship between his marriages and had a child.

Barry Seal Children | Barry Seal Kids

Barry had five children; Lissa Seal Frigon, Adler Seal, Dean Berriman Seal, Aaron Seal, and Christine Seal.

Barry Seal Salary

Seal began working for the Medellin Cartel as a pilot and drug smuggler. He transported numerous shipments of cocaine from Colombia and Panama to the United States and earned an estimated salary of $1,300,000 per flight.

Barry Seal Net Worth

Seal’s net worth must have been substantial. This because, in 1981, he was making daily deposits of $50,000 into an account at a bank in the Bahamas. However, when a drug shipment was seized by the DEA, the Medellin Cartel blamed Seal for the loss.

Barry Seal Facts and Body Measurements

Here are some interesting facts you don’t want to miss about Barry Seal

  • Full Name: Adler Berriman Seal
  • Date of Birth: 16 July 1939
  • Age/ How old?: 46
  • Place of Birth: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
  • Birthday: 16 July
  • Nationality: American
  • Father’s Name: Benjamin Curtis Seal.
  • Mother’s Name: Mary Lou Seal
  • Siblings: None
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Children/ Kids: 5
  • Height/ How tall?: Not Available
  • Weight: Not Available

Barry Seal Movie

Seal’s character is portrayed in American Made by Doug Liman. Seal who was a commercial airline pilot gets involved in drugs and arms smuggling while working for the CIA. Later, he turns into a government informant in order to escape his jail time.

Barry Seal Death

Seal was shot to death on 19 February 1986. The shooting happened in front of Salvation Army facility on Airline Highway in Baton Rouge where he had been sentenced to work as a modification by the judge to Seal’s original plea deal.

Colombian assassins sent by the Medellin Cartel were apprehended while trying to leave Louisiana, soon after Seal’s murder. Therefore, authorities concluded Seal’s murderers were hired by Ochoa. The killers were indicated by a state grand jury on March 27, 1986.

In May 1987, Luis Carlos Quintero-Cruz, Miguel Velez (died in custody 2015) and Bernardo Antonio Vasquez were convicted of first-degree murder in Seal’s death and sentenced to life imprisonment without parole Louisiana Attorney General William Guest wrote to United States Attorney General Edwin Meese criticizing the government’s failure to prospect Seal as a witness.

At Guest’s request, Meese launched an investigation to determine whether or not attorneys in Louisiana, Miami and Washington had mishandled the case, and to determine whether or not Seal should have been forced into protective custody.

Government attorneys stated that Seal placed himself in danger by refusing to move his family and entre a witness protection program. On March 16, 1986, one month after Seal’s assassination, President Reagan sought to bolster Congressional support for the Contras, by showing on television one of the photographs Seal had taken.

He suggested that a top-ranking Sandinista official was involved in drug smuggling. In 1991, cartel member Max Mermelstein testified that he had been instructed in December 1984 either to kidnap Seal and return him to Colombia or to murder him. The reward to kidnap Seal was $1 million, and the reward to kill him was $500,00.

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Barry Seal Death Cause

Seal was murdered in 1986 by contract killers hired by Pablo Escobar, head of the Medellin Cartel. The shooting happened in front of Salvation Army facility on Airline Highway in Baton Rouge where he had been sentenced to work as a modification by the judge to Seal’s original plea deal.

Barry Seal American Made | Barry Seal Film | Barry Seal American Traffic

American Made is a 2017 American action comedy film directed by Doug Liman, written by Gary Spinelli, and starring Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Alejandro Edda, Mauricio Mejia, Caleb Landry Jones, and Jesse Plemons. It is inspired by the life of Barry, a former TWA pilot.

Barry Seal CIA

Seal worked as an informant for the CIA. The Central Intelligence Agency(CIA) installed cameras in Seal’s airplane.

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American Made(Who Killed Barry) and Smuggler’s End(The Life and Death of Barry),

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Barry Seal Jb

JB who was Seal’s freeloading brother-in-law moved in needing a job. Eventually, he started stealing money from the Seals and gets arrested after the local sheriff catches him with a briefcase full of laundered cash. With JB out on bail, Seal gives him money and a plane ticket to Bora Bora and tells him to get lost for his own safety.JB demands weekly cash and insults Lucy(Seal’s wife). Barry chases after him but JB is killed by a car bomb.

Barry Seal Trailer

American Made is a 2017 American action comedy film directed by Gary Spinelli. It is inspired by the life of Seal, a former TWA pilot who flew missions for the CIA and became a drug smuggler for the Medellin Cartel in the 1980s. Tom Cruise portrayed Seal in the film.

Barry Seal Interview

Barry was in an interview with Frontline after the leaking of their business of selling cocaine. North said he was told by his superiors on the National Security Council to brief Senator Paula Hawkins about the operation, but he denied leaking the report.

Hawkins told Frontline that neither she nor her staff leaked the information after the briefing. Jacoby later denied that North was the source of his history and attributed it to a deceased staff member of representative Dan Daniel. Despite these pressures, Seal went ahead and testified with the pictures taken during the trip showing Sandinista officials in Nicaragua brokering a cocaine deal with the members of Colombia’s Medellin Cartel.

Barry Seal Obituary|House Baton Rouge

Seal was buried in Greenoaks Memorial Park in Baton Rouge, USA

Frequently Asked Questions About Barry Seal

Who is Barry Seal?

Adler Berriman Seal was a Trans World Airlines(TWA) pilot. Seal became a key drug smuggler for the Medellin Cartel.

How old is Barry Seal?

Seal who was a Trans World Airlines pilot was born on 16 July 1939 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States. Seal died on 19 February 1986 at the age of 46.

Is Barry Seal married?

Seal married Deborah Dubois in 1973 which ended with his death in 1986. Debbie had three children with her husband Seal.

How much is Barry worth?

Seal’s net worth must have been substantial. This because, in 1981, he was making daily deposits of $50,000 into an account at a bank in the Bahamas. However, when a drug shipment was seized by the DEA, the Medellin Cartel blamed Seal for the loss.

How much does Seal make?

He transported numerous shipments of cocaine from Colombia and Panama to the United States and earned an estimated salary of $1,300,000 per flight.

Where does Seal live?

Seal lived in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Is Seal dead or alive?

Barry died in 1986 after his murder.

Where is Barry now?

Barry was assassinated by hired contract killers.

How Much Money Did | Does Barry Make?

While it’s unclear how much he made, in 1986 Seal boasted about having brought 20,000 pounds of cocaine into the United States. Considering that he received $2,700 per pound smuggled, he would have earned $54 million(worth at least $126 million in 2017 valuations)

How Much Seal Worth?

Seal sure made lots of money from peddling drugs and sales and operation of airplanes. He was paid per drop/trip the sum of $1.3 million, little wonder he always went back to the business after every arrest. As of the time of his death, his net worth was estimated to be about $60 million.