Gutierrez was a devoted family man, spoiling his grandchildren, sending money to care for his mother and hosting parties. But there was also an uncompromising side to him which hurt feelings when necessary.
He was an accomplished artist and designer who earned multiple Annie awards and an Emmy for his animated TV series El Tigre for Nickelodeon.
Early Life and Education
Early years in a child’s life have the potential to shape their physical, social and emotional growth for life. They lay the foundations for brain development, so positive experiences now can help guard against negative influences later in life.
Gutierrez’s parents worked diligently to guarantee his early childhood education was top notch. Part of that foundation included learning through play and having opportunities to hone physical, cognitive and social skills.
Early childhood education is an increasingly significant public policy concern, representing one of the most effective investments governments can make to promote holistic development, gender equality and social cohesion.
Gutierrez is a professional basketball player with experience in both the NBA and D-League. In 2015-16, he donned the Charlotte Hornets uniform after previously suiting up for the Milwaukee Bucks (2014-15) and Brooklyn Nets (2013-15).
He averages 2.9 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game in 10.3 minutes of playing time. A versatile guard who can play either point or shooting guard, his numbers speak for themselves.
He also plays well on the defensive side of the ball and has made a significant impact for Texas Tech on both ends of the court. On their 2014 College World Series team, he bat cleanup in all 66 games and posted an impressive 302 average with 74 hits, 18 doubles, two triples and 12 homers along with 58 RBI and 46 runs scored.
Achievements and Honors
Gutierrez is an accomplished animator whose character design for El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera earned him two Annie Awards and five Emmy nominations. Additionally, he directed and co-wrote Netflix series Maya and the Three alongside his wife Sandra Equihua.
He is also the director of Cal State LA’s Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) and Minority Biomedical Research Support (MBRS) programs, which offer students career advancement through intensive participation in research projects supervised by faculty mentors.
Gutierrez is an accomplished trainer with over three decades of success in Mexico. Most recently, he trained grade 1 winner Letruska and hopes for more victories with her in the Ogden Phipps Stakes at Belmont Park on June 5.
Gutierrez has created numerous animated TV shows, cartoons and paintings to express his passion for Mexican pop & folk culture. Throughout his career he has received numerous awards and honors.
He has designed and illustrated for various children’s television shows such as Nickelodeon’s ChalkZone, Kids’ WB’s!Mucha Lucha!, Cartoon Network’s Class of 3000 and Disney’s The Buzz on Maggie.
Gutierrez feels a deep affinity for Mexico and is immensely proud of its people, culture and music. This admiration can be seen in his intricate character designs as well as the meticulous care he puts into each one.
George Gutierrez is a Mexican professional basketball player who began playing professionally in 2012. He won gold medals representing Mexico at both 2013 FIBA Americas Championship and 2014 Centrobasket events.
His net worth as of January 9, 2023 is $5 Million. This wealth was accrued through his career as a basketball player, as well as money made through stock trades; NRG stock was traded multiple times for money making purposes.
He was born on December 27, 1988 and stands at 6 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 195 pounds. He hails from Chihuahua City, Mexico and has two brothers named Fernando and Julian. Since 1993 he has been married to Ann Serrano; together they have a daughter named Mayan.