(CNN)Here's a look at the life of Joaquín Guzmán, otherwise known as "El Chapo," a Mexican drug lord who has repeatedly broken out of prison, and is set to be extradited to the United States to stand trial on federal charges.
Birth date: December 25, 1954 or April 4, 1957 (Officials have released conflicting birth dates)
The nickname, "El Chapo," means "Shorty." Guzmán stands 5 '6" tall.
1960s - Begins planting marijuana with his cousins.