George Andrew Romero, also known as the “Godfather of the Dead” is an American- Canadian film director/producer; editor as well as screenwriter who was born on the 4th of February, 1940 and in 2015, his current age is 75 years old. He was born in The Bronx, New York City, United States of America into a poor family. His father was a commercial artist of Cuban decent whiles his mother Lithuanian American. Growing up as a child, he attended the Carnegie Mellon University is Pittsburgh, from where he graduated in 1960. Inspired by his father’s line of work, he started to work with a camera from an early age and would shoot anything around him. Towards the end of 60s, he and his 9 other friends formed a production house Image Ten Productions, which would make horror movies. Its first work Night of the Living Dead (1968), was one of the most important movies in the horror genre. Born and raised in the US, he is an American by nationality although he also has a Canadian citizenship, which he acquired in 2009. He is a follower of Christianity and belongs to white ethnicity.
Romero is a tall man, and has a very good height. He measures about 196 cm tall, which is around 6 feet and 5 inches in measurement. Not the most attractive of men, his last recorded weight was around 87 kg, which is under weight for someone of his built. As a young man, he was quiet a chubby fellow and was largely built, although he never worked out in the gym. He used to have long blonde hair; blue colored eyes and a bright smiling face with some beard that he always kept. There are a lot his pictures from the young days, which are available in the media, although not one of them is shirtless. Regarding his dating life, there are not a lot of names that come up when searched about his girlfriends. He has been married a couple of times, and his first wife was Nancy Romero, an actress whom he married in 1971 but divorced just a few years later in 1978. In 1981, was married for the second time in 1981, with actress and producer Christine Forrest. With two children between them, the couple is still together after 34 years of successful marriage. Despite rumors exist that Judge is sexually gay, that is not true at all. He was also in a relationship with a young woman named Suzanne Desrocher, around 2011 although no confirmations on this subject have come forth.
Regarded as the godfather of horror movies, he has also made many psychedelic films, Zombie and apocalyptic movies and suspense thriller. “It’s nothing particular with these movies; I am just not good at directing a simple love story. No, that’s just not Me.” he said in an interview. Some of his best movies are: The American Nightmare, Drive-In Madness, Zombiemania, Dead Eyes Open, Creepshow, The Crazies and many others. Despite having some minor health conditions and heart problems, he is still alive and in good health, although there were some false news regarding his death.
In order to know more about him, you can read his biography that is available in sites like IMDB and Wikipedia. You can also stay close to his regular updates and activities, by following him in his social site accounts like Twitter and also check his pictures out in his official Instagram page. By 2015, his estimated net worth is about $35 million US dollars. You can also find his interviews on YouTube, and read his quotes in many websites too.