Who is George Zimmerman?

George Zimmerman is a famous American who gained popularity for crucially shooting the 17 years old Trayvon Martin. He shot him on February 26, 2012, at the age of  29, in Sanford, Florida. Though after a jury trial in 2013, his acquisition got clear found not guilty, he still is famous and well-known for his allegations of violence that he got against him after the murder.

Full NameGeorge Michael Zimmerman
Birth DateOctober 5, 1983
Birth PlaceManassas, Virginia, U.S.
FatherRobert Zimmerman Sr.
MotherGladys Cristina Zimmerman
SistersGrace Zimmerman
Dawn Zimmerman
BrotherRobert Zimmerman Jr.
Height5 feet 7 inches
Weight75 kilograms
Ex-WifeNicole Dean (2007-2013)
Net Worth$10 million

George Zimmerman


George Zimmerman was born on October 5, 1983,  in Manassas, Virginia, US. His full name is George Michael Zimmerman. He was born to his father Robert Zimmerman Sr., and his mother, Gladys Cristina Zimmerman. Likewise, he grew up along with his three siblings; two sisters, Grace and Dawn, and a brother Robert Zimmerman Jr. His father George worked as a military officer, and is an American of German descent, whereas his mother Gladys has an origin of African. The 37 years old Zimmerman has the zodiac sign, Leo.

Early Life of George Zimmerman

George’s family is known for being actively religious; therefore, he was bred as a Catholic. From an early age, he worked as an altar boy. He worked there until he reached 17. George had a wish to join marine at an early age, so he enrolled at the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps at the age of fourteen. Also, just at the age of fifteen, he joined three part-time jobs as he wanted to buy a car.

Besides, for his education, Geroge firstly joined Osbourn High School. He certified by the school in 2001. Later, in 2009, he joined Seminole State College.

Awards and Achievements

George Zimmerman has not received any awards until now, as he became famous as a criminal. However, he gained acknowledgement of selling the paintings. Americans considered his art as beautiful and classic. He sold his one of the picture worth $100 thousand. However, later, as most of the painting was found copied, the court stopped him for selling paintings.

Furthermore, he became an applicant for a Republican Party president in the Poll testing campaign in Alaska. He gained the contender for knowing about the thought of American society about a murderer.

George Zimmerman

Trayvon Martin Shooting Case

George has gained popularity after shooting a student, Trayvon Martin, though, as there was no evidence, George did not get arrested. However, a considerable activist began protesting, asking him to arrest. His investigation started on June 10, 2013, in Sanford. Eventually, all his blames were removed after three days only. He was out from the case, not finding guilty on July 13, 2013.

Though the court let go of him as there was no enough evidence to charge against him, his investigation went on for three years. After three years, the US Department of Justice summed up that the George case did not meet the high standard for a federal hate crime prosecution.

Besides his shooting case, George had to go through the courts for other cases also. In 2005, he had two circumstances. His ex-fiance accused him of domestic violence. Similarly, in 2013, his wife also filed a restraining order against him for the same reason. Moreover, this time, he had a charge for threatening his wife and her father with a gun. Likewise, on November 18, 2013, he had the same case with his girlfriend.

More about his Fame

George Zimmerman started selling paintings on eBay. He sold a painting of an American flag, as well as others. However, his painting had a controversial issue as they were considered copied, in addition to accusing him of being racist and having discriminative subjects. Subsequently, on January 9, 2015, the Lake Mary police arrested him as his ex-girlfriend filed a case. She registered as George assaulted her with a weapon, in addition to throwing her a bottle of wine.

Furthermore, after four years of Travyon’s death, George sold his gun at the price of $250 thousand on May 20, 2016. Besides, he has twitted a photo of two topless women addressing them with his girlfriends. Eventually, in 2018 and 2019, George became banned from using the dating apps “Bumble” and “Tinder,” respectively.

Besides, on December 4, 2019, he filed a $100 million lawsuit in Florida State Court against Martin’s parents, prosecutors and state authorities. He claimed they had lied repeatedly and are witness fraud.

On February 6, 2020, Pete Buttigieg and Elizabeth Warren,  twitted on the Trayvon Martin’s 25th birthday. They had twitted supporting the BlackLivesMatter, and Zimmerman’s name was not mentioned. However, Zimmerman filed a lawsuit of $265 million, claiming they defamed him in tweets.

George Zimmerman

Personal Life of George Zimmerman

About his personal life, George has married once. In 2007, he married Shellie Nicole Dean. Shellie is a licensed cosmetologist. The couple remained together for six years; however, they divorced in 2013. Shellie filed a divorce accusing him of domestic violence. George has been violent to Shellie and her father.

Besides, previously George’s name also had been linked up with other girls. He has an ex-fiance and an ex-girlfriend. Also, the rumours arose that he had a violent relationship with them too. Moreover, he pointed out a gun and also punched her father. Besides, presently, he is probably single, as there are no rumours about his love relationships with any girls.

Nationality and Physical Stats (Height & Weight)

Furthermore, George holds an American nationality,  and as per ethnicity, he belongs to Afro-Peruvian-German. Besides, with a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m) and weigh about 275 lbs (75 kg), he has maintained his body fit and healthy. However, while in the trial, Zimmergain gained about 100 to 125 pounds, in around 16 months, which put him to weigh around 300 months (136 kg) during the trial.

Net Worth

George Zimmerman has earned popularity for fatal shooting Trayvon Martin. Likewise, along with being famous, he has also accumulated a handsome amount of money. His net worth is about $10 million as of 2020.