Originally posted on April 26, 2020 @ 11:33 am
People around the world own fame and fortune in different ways, either doing 9 to 5 jobs, doing their own business, or illegal works. Many criminals are in the most-wanted list globally. Among them, drug traffickers live brutally violent and ruthless lives, which are very dangerous and could take them too.
Frank Lucas is one of the top drug dealers who is in the most wanted list. In the 1960s, drug kingpin Frank Lucas had constructed an international drug King that spanned from New York to South East Asia.
Here, we’re going to talk about the drug smuggler, Frank Lucas wife, Julianna Farrait, who was arrested with two kilos of cocaine in Puerto Rico. Let’s take a closer look below.
Julianna Farrait Married Life with Late Husband, Frank Lucas
Julianna and Frank Lucas while her husband was on a trip to Puerto Rico. At the time, Lucas worked for a gangster Bumpy Johnson. He was the right-hand-man of Johnson and took control of the Harlem crime and became the boss of that area.
However, it is unknown where and when the couple got married. But it seems they tied the knot between 1960 and 1970 in a private ceremony. After that, together, they got involved in illegal business and went to jail several times. However, Farrait never leaves the hand of Frank until his last breath.
Mother of Seven Children
Julianna and Frank have seven children; Frank Lucas Jr., Francine Lucas-Sinclair, Candace Lucas, Ruby Lucas, Betty Lucas, Ray, Tony Lucas, and the name of their one child is still under the radar.
When Francine was three years older, the police raid in the home. As a result, Julianna was sentenced to jail for six months. Also, she accused of throwing suitcases filled with the money out of the bathroom window.
Julianna and her late husband kept their children away from their work as well as from the media. Now, Frank’s daughter founded a non-profit organization, Yellow Brick Roads, a safe haven for children of incarcerated parents. The detail of other children is not given on any site.
Julianna As The Homecoming Queen
Frank Lucas’ wife, Julianna Farrait, was a former Puerto Rican homecoming queen. In a biopic movie of the late drug lord Frank, American Gangster portrayed Julianna (Eva in the film) as a former Miss Puerto Rico.
When the research carried out, it revealed that Julianna had never appeared on the Miss Puerto Rico pageant.
Julianna Farrait Spent Years in Jail
Frank’s s wife, Julianna has been arrested several times. She released from jail in 1975 after spending five years in prison. Again, Farrait detained while she was on a trip to Las Vegas. By the time she was trying to help her husband in drug-dealing. The Federal Bureau of Investigation caught and served four years and five months in prison.
Back in 2010, Drug Enforcement Administration agents arrested Julianna Farrait-Rodriguez while allegedly trying to move two kilos of cocaine in Isla Verde Carolina. The goal of exporting them to be sold in New York City.
Known for Lavish Lifestyle
Julianna and her late husband are also famous for living a luxurious lifestyle. They love buying expensive clothes, cars as well as in exotic places. Frank Lucas made a million dollars a day. There often wasn’t enough place to hide the money, so he personally put all the money to a bank in the Bronx where the bankers would count it for legitimate bills.
The drug lord invests his money in real estate, entertainment, clubs, and other fields. He owned in properties different places such as Miami, Los Angeles, Puerto Rico, Detroit, North Carolina, Chicago, and more. Also, he bought several thousand-acre ranches called Paradise Valley In North Carolina, where he had 300 head of Black Angus carrel and prize breeding bulls.
When Julianna’s husband Lucas was arrested in the mid-1970s, all of his properties seized by the government. Also, Frank contributed nearly $100,000 into the movie and lent the production of several of his exotic automobiles.
In addition, she and her husband bought a couple of $140,000 Van Cleef bracelets. Also, she purchased Lucas, a $125,000 chinchilla coat and a matching hat worth $40,000. However, Lucas loved the casual dress.
How Much is Julianna Farrait’s Net Worth?
She is popularly known as the widow of drug lord Frank Lucas. Farrait makes most of her money from drug smuggling. She helped her late husband to deal with other dealers. Julianna and Frank have a combined net worth of $52 million.
Whatever her husband had earned in his entire life, he left all his assets for his seven children and wife. Now, they are living a better and peaceful life.
How Old Is Julianna Farrait?
Julianna Farrait was born in 1941 in Puerto Rico, but the detail of her exact birth of date and month are not disclosed. She is in her late seventies and living with her kids in New Jersey. Julianna became the homecoming queen at the school proms but never participated in Miss Puerto Rico. Similarly, the info regarding her school or college is also under the wrap.