Who is George Zimmerman?
George Zimmerman is a popular 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.
George Zimmerman was born on October 5, 1983, in Manassas, Virginia, US. Born with the birth name, George Michael Zimmerman has the birth sign of Leo. 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 a descent of African.
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.
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 acknowledgment of selling the paintings. Americans considered his painting as beautiful and classic. He sold his one of the painting 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 has gained popularity after shooting a student Trayvon Martin, though as there was no evidence, George did not get arrested. However, a huge activist began protesting asking him to arrest. His investigation began on June 10, 2013, in Sanford. Eventually, his all 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 career
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 filed 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.
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 rumors 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 is no rumors about his love relationships with any girls.
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.