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George Floyd was an African-American civilian whose wrongful death started the waves of the Black Lives Matter movement. His wrongful death due to police brutality created a wave of protests around the world, the protest started in Minneapolis, eventually across the United States and internationally and The Black Lives Matter movement became global.
Several players, actors, actresses, politicians, activists supported/spoke or participated in the movement. All four police officers involved in the death of Floyd were charged and fired on 26th May.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 14 October 1973, George Floyd age was 47 years old at the time of his death. He is towering tall with the height of 193 in centimeters and 6’4” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 82 kilograms and 180 lbs in pounds. He seems younger with his dark brown eyes and black hair.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of George Floyd was not known or under revision.
Education / Family
Floyd was born and raised up in Fayetteville, North Carolina, US and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. He was born to his father George Perry Floyd Sr., and his mother Larcenia “Cissy” Jones Floyd. He grew up along with his 6 siblings.
He completed his schooling at Yates High School and further enrolled at South Florida Community College to complete his graduation but he did not complete his college. Floyd received a football scholarship from South Florida Community College.
|Birth Name||George Perry Floyd Jr.|
|Nickname||Perry, Big Foot, Big Floyd|
|Birth Place||Fayetteville, North Carolina, US|
|Date Of Birth||14 October 1973|
|Age||47 years old (At the time of his death)|
|Height||In centimeters –193 cm
In feet inches – 6’4”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 82 kg
In Pounds – 180 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|School||Yates High School|
|College||South Florida Community College|
|Home Town||Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA|
|Fathers Name||George Perry Floyd Sr.
|Mothers Name||Larcenia”Cissy” Jones Floyd|
|Siblings||6 (Names not known)|
Career / Fashion And Style
As per his career, he did a couple of jobs such as truck driver and bouncer. In 2017, he started working as a security guard for The Salvation Army’s Harbor Light Center and later worked as a security guard at a restaurant. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic rules, he lost his job in 2020.
However, he was arrested on a charge of passing a counterfeit $20 billon 25th May 2020 while buying cigarettes at a grocery store in the Powderhorn Park neighborhood of Minneapolis.
The store clerk called the police immediately and one of the policemen Derek Chauvin used excessive force, pressing Floyd’s neck with his knee for nearly 9 minutes during the arrest until the emergency medical care put him on a stretcher. He was already unresponsive before the medical team arrived and had died on the scene.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
He was not married but he has 2 daughters and 3 sons.
|Children||Daughters – Two
Sons – Three
Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
|Favorite Sport||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About George Floyd
- His murals were created by street artists in several countries across the world.
- His death led to The Black Lives Matter movement.
- After his death, several colleges and universities created scholarships in Floyd’s name.
- His friends and family characterized him as a “gentle giant”.
- He hails from African-American ethnicity.
- In his tenth grade, he was the co-captain of the basketball team.
- His zodiac sign is Libra.
- His nicknames were Perry, Big Foot, and Big Floyd as he was 6 feet tall in middle school.