CIB Inventor/Founder

Meet Johnny Soyak

During Johnny’s run on the original Cigar in the Bottle release partnered with Carlos Fuente, Jr. Carlito always called him “Forbidden Johnny,” The name stuck and everyone knows Mr. Soyak as, “Forbidden Johnny,”

Born and raised in New York City, Forbidden Johnny moved to the west coast a number of years ago with his family. They settled in the San Fernando Valley on the outskirts of Los Angeles.

The Inventor

Forbidden Johnny is a prolific idea and marketing guru. A new idea every minute. It’s wild how he sees opportunity everywhere. His dynamic personality effervesces. Forbidden Johnny is all about appreciating life and finds ways to overcome the struggles that, occasionally, cross one’s path on this journey.

A People Person

Forbidden Johnny loves people. Nothing is more important than building and nurturing real relationships with his friends in the cigar industry. In fact, Johnny would love to hear from you. Have a question? Use the CONTACT FORM.

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