George Floyd Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography, Death & More

George Floyd

George Floyd (born in 1974 – died May 25, 2020) was an American Security Officer from Houston, Texas, USA. However, he died in a deadly attack from the Minneapolis Police Team. A police officer named Derek Chauvin used his knee and pressed the neck of George.

George Floyd died by the police torture
George Floyd’s death by the police officer Derek Chauvin’s torture

The incident happened on May 25, 2020 (Monday). However, the black man could not survive from the attack and died during the medical procedure in the hospital.

The names of the other 3 accused police officers are Tou ThaoJ. Alexander Kueng, and Thomas Lane.

Still, the Minneapolis Police Department defines neck restraint as a non-deadly force option applied to the culprit. They talked about the two types of neck restrains conscious and unconscious – less force involved in both of the neck restraints.

Medaria Arradondo (Minneapolis Police Chief) talked about the reporters on the incident on Tuesday. The authorities have removed the guilty police officer from the job.


Early Life

George Floyd Wiki & Bio

George Floyd was born in 1974 in Houston (Texas, United States). Moreover, his age is 46 years old. He lived in his native place with his mommy and daddy. Floyd secured average scores in the Yates High School and passed out in 1993. 

In his family, he has a brother named Philonise Floyd.

After that, he completed his Bachelor’s degree from college. He believed and followed the Christianity religion. Apart from that, he belonged to the African-American ethnicity group. His cousin Tera Brown and two brothers interviews by the CNN journalists team. 


Personal Life

Still, he had not stated his marital status. Floyd was possessive about his private life. His girlfriend Courtney Ross asked the community people to help her. Ms. Ross wants to seek justice on the demise of her boyfriend George Floyd.

He also has a daughter Gianna Floyd From his ex-wife, Roxie Washington.

George Floyd's Girlfriend Courtney Ross
George’s Girlfriend Courtney Ross. 

The couple shared two beautiful daughters whose names not found. Floyd shifted to Minnesota in 2014. However, he lost his job in the security department due to the coronavirus lockdown imposed in the United States. 


Real Full Birth NameGeorge Floyd.
ProfessionSecurity Officer.
In The News For Died the police torture on May 25, 2020.
Age (As of 2020)46 years old.
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday1974.
Birthplace/HometownHouston (Texas, USA).
Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)Straight.
Date of Death May 25, 2020.
Last Modified11 June 2020 (©️ Copyright -
Cause Kneeling on the neck.
Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)NA.
House InSt. Louis Park, Minnesota. 
Physical Statistics
HeightFeet & Inches: 5' 9".
Centimeters: 176 cm.
Meters: 1.76 m.
WeightKilograms: 73 Kg.
Pounds: 160 lbs.
Biceps Size12.5
Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)33-30-35.
Shoe Size (UK)5.
Tattoo details?NA.
Eye ColorBlack.
Hair ColorBlack.
ParentsFather: Name not available.
Mother: Not Known.
SiblingsBrothers: Philonise Floyd & 1 (Name not known).
Sister: None.
Personal Life
Marital StatusMarried once but divorced later.
Dating History?Affair with his partner Courtney Ross.
GirlfriendCourtney Ross.
Wife/Spouse NameRoxie Washington
DaughterGianna Floyd (Two Daughters of age group 6 and 22).
Highest QualificationCollege Graduate.
SchoolYates High School.
Alma Mater.Private College.


Some Lesser Known Facts about George Floyd

Family of George Floyd
Family of George Floyd
  • Government officers and local people showed their outrage on the viral video case.
  • In the video, a person George Floyd shown unresponsive.
  • Derek Chauvin (Police Officer) kneeling on the neck of the black man.
  • Many people present over there asked him not to do so. George was unable to respond or breathe properly. It is a similar thing that happened the second time. In the past, Eric Garner troubled due to police torture and lost his life.
  • The police officers had involved in the crime fired by the authorities on May 26, 2020 (i.e., Tuesday).
  • Ben Crump (George’s Family Attorney) demanded an intense punishment for the culprits.
  • Still, the names of the other officials have not revealed in public.
  • Tom Kelly (Attorney) gave his interview to The Associated Press on the case.
  • On Monday (May 25, 2020), The Minneapolis Police Department released a statement. They got the news of forgery. Police found a suspected person named George Floyd. Then, the investigating officers asked him to come out of the car. They realized that the person suffered from a medical issue.
  • The MDP statement confirmed that no weapons used at that time. Only the knee pressure used to control the person.
  • The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension also released a statement and told that they would share the names of the officials in the initial interviews.
Culprit Police Officers Derek Chauvin Fired from Job
police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling George Floyd’s neck (victim Black Afro-American man).
  • George’s family wants justice for their son, who lost his life in the police torture. Furthermore, they want the immediate arrest of the police officers.
  • The Minnesota people are also supporting them in the fight.
  • Floyd was the former employee of the company named Conga Latin Bistro.
  • The Former Vice President Joe Biden demanded the FBI involvement in the case investigation.
  • He forced the government authorities to work at a fast pace so that the dead black man can get justice from the system.
  •  Many cases have registered in the police records about the racial abuse among the people in the USA
  • A few days back, a woman named Amy Cooper made a false police complaint against a black man Christian Cooper. The incident happened in Central Park. Christian asked her to chain her pet dog in the Ramble area for the birds in the park.
  • His close friend Stephen Jackson (Professional Basketball Player) expressed his sadness over the death of his friend George.
  • Along with his fellow rappers, he joined a music group named  Screwed Up Click. He released a mixtape titled “Big Floyd” released by the DJ Screw.
  • Before his death, he stayed in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.


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