Al Capone Net Worth
Al Capone net worth: Al Capone was an American gangster who had an inflation-adjusted net worth of $100 million at the time of his death. Al Capone was born in Brooklyn, New York in January 1899 and passed away in January 1947. Capone was born to Italian immigrants. He was a Five Points Gang member and worked as a bouncer for organized crime premises. Capone moved to Chicago, Illinois and became a bodyguard for the head of crime syndicate Johnny Torrio. Capone succeeded him as boss of The Chicago Outfit after Torrio retired and proceeded to have a seven year reign as the crime boss during the Prohibition era. Capone was responsible for expanding bootlegging through violent means while maintaining relationships with city officials such as mayor William Hale Thompson. His downfall was the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre which caused influential citizens to demand governmental action. In 1931 Capone was prosecuted for tax evasion and was sentenced to 11 years in federal prison. Capone has often been featured in popular culture including in the films Al Capone, The St. Valentine's Day Massacre, Capone, The Untouchables, and more. Al Capone passed away on January 25, 1947 at the age of 47 from cardiac arrest after suffering a stroke.