George Floyd Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

George Floyd

Biography / Wiki

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.

Net Worth

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.


George Floyd

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
Hair Color Black
Profession Security Guard
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Yates High School
College South Florida Community College
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA
Fathers Name George Perry Floyd Sr.


George Floyd with his family
George Floyd with his family
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.

Girlfriend Not Known
Marital Status Unmarried
Wife None
Children Daughters – Two

Sons – Three

Favorite Things

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Favorite Actors Not Known
Favorite Actress Not Known
Favorite Musical Instrument Not Known
Favorite Singer(s) Not Known
Favorite Sport Not Known

George Floyd

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.
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