George Zimmerman Net WorthAugust 13, 2018
How Much Is George Zimmerman Worth in 2013?
George Zimmerman was recently found guilty on all counts of 2nd degree murder and manslaughter. Over the past 15 months donations have poured out not to the family of the deceased child Trayvon Martin but to the alledged shooter Zimmerman. While on bond according to his site donations have reached over $33,000 per month. He used $10,000 to pay for his defense lawyers Mark O’Mara and Don West who were able to get a jury of 6 women to find him not guilty. On top of the donations which have exceeded over $150,000 thus far Zimmerman has also signed a book deal with a major publishing company. The deal is not yet set as he and his wife are seeking for an even bigger deal that could reach over $2 million for his depiction of what happened the night of the shooting and his personal life after the conviction.
Prior to the shooting George moved to Sanford, Florida with his wife in 2009. He worked as an insurance underwriter. Zimmerman was also a full-time student and completing his final semester at Seminole State College. Studying Criminal Justice he told Police officers following the shooting his goal was to become a Judge. He was unable to complete his Associate’s degree after failing one of his courses.
Zimmerman comes form a multicultural family. His father is German and his mother was born in Peru. He is listed as Hispanic but his mother also is mixed with black ancestry. Prior to the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in 2011, Zimmerman had also had run ins with the law that was revealed through several media outlets. He was charged with assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest. The incident occurred while Zimmerman was intoxicated at a bar. His ex-fiance also filed a restraining order against him the same year accusing him of threatening her with physical violence.
He was unemployeed and became an unofficial neighborhood watchmen in the Retreat at Twin Lakes.
His trial began Tuesday June 25th with an all female jury. It was a rocky start for the defendant as jurors was presented with graphic photos of dead Travyon lying face down following the altercation. The trial has garnered enormous media attention and has raised the debate about racial profiling across America.