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Meet Veronica Gutierrez, Mother Of NBA Player Devin Booker: Untold Facts

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Veronica Gutierrez is the mother of American professional basketball player Devin Booker, who plays for the Phoenix Suns of the NBA. Besides being famous as Devin’s mother, she also has an identity of her own as a cosmetologist.

Well, is she married? Who is her husband? In this article, we are going to deal with some interesting facts about her career, relationship with her children & other interesting details.

Let’s begin.

Who Is Devin Booker’s Mother Veronica Gutierrez?

Like we said earlier, Veronica is the mother of basketballer Devin Booker. She came to the limelight after Devin was picked overall 13th by the Phoenix Suns in the 2015 NBA draft.

Veronica Gutierrez With Her Son Devin Booker
Veronica Gutierrez With Her Son Devin Booker

In a very short span of time, Devin has established himself as one of the most successful players. In fact, he is the youngest player to score 60 points in a game. Not only this but back in March 2019, he again made a mark as the youngest player to score a consecutive 50-points game. In fact, he also received his first NBA All-Star selection in 2020.

Well, like any mother Veronica shares a great relationship with her son. Their love for each other is pretty much visible on his Instagram posts.

Veronica Gutierrez Is Not Married But Dated Melvin Booker

Well, Veronica’s only known relationship was with former basketball player Melvin Booker. In case you don’t know, Melvin is also the father of Gutierrez’s son Devin. And the most interesting thing is that though they were in a relationship for a while, they never got married.

As per the reports, Melvin’s busy schedule and constant travel was the reason they never tied the knot. Unfortunately, their relationship happened to end before they walked down the aisle.

Veronica Was In a Relationship With Melvin Booker In The Past
Veronica Was In a Relationship With Melvin Booker In The Past

Despite their split, the former couple pretty much were good parents to their son Devin. In fact, they co-parented their kid and are still good friends. back in a 2016 interview with The Undefeated, Melvin was all praises about his ex-girlfriend Veronica. He said,

She made it happen. I owe her all the credit for allowing that to happen. Ever since [Devin] was 8 months old, he was coming with me in the summertime. It was special. I was trying to make up for the times I missed when I was gone.

Talking about their first meeting, they came across back in 1995 when Melvin was playing for Grand Rapids Mackers in the 1995–1996 CBA season. The first encounter soon flourished into a romantic affair, resulting in their only son together Devin. They reportedly separated shortly after.

Gutierrez Is The Mother Of Three Children

Veronica is a mother of three children Devin, Davon, and Mya. Among all three Davon is the oldest child, who was born on February 17, 1993. Surprisingly, she has not revealed the father of Davon.

Likewise, the second kid, Devin was born on October 30, 1996, in Grand Rapids, MI, with her boyfriend Melvin. Her youngest child, a daughter named Mya was born in 2000 and is currently 21 years of age. She was born after her split from Melvin but unfortunately, she has not revealed the father of Mya as well.

Veronica Gutierrez Is A Mother Of Three Children
Veronica Gutierrez Is A Mother Of Three Children

Despite all, she has good bonding with all her children and she is pretty supportive of them all.

Veronica Gutierrez Relationship Status In 2021

Eversince her split from Melvin, Veronica has maintained complete privacy when it comes to her relationship status. Well, she apparently dated a boyfriend after separation from Booker, but she didn’t reveal the identity of the new man.

One thing is for sure, she is never married and does not have a husband. However, she could be dating someone secretly but there are no confirmations on the matter. For now, we can assume she is single but we hope she comes public if she is in a relationship.

She Has A Mexican Heritage

Well, Veronica is Mexican-American. Though she was born in Puerto Rico, she has Mexican descendants. Her father was reportedly born in Los Nogales, Mexico, and lived there for a while before moving to the United States.

Moreover, her son Devin, who came to know about his Mexican heritage after he began playing with the University of Kentucky, is proud of his Latino heritage.

What Is Veronica’s Net Worth?

Needless to Veronica leads an affluent lifestyle at present. But when it comes to her earnings and net worth, she has always been very silent. But sources assume, she has somewhere around $2 million in net worth.

Likewise, her son is far wealthier with his net worth sitting at 26.6 million as per Forbes. In fact, he was the highest-paid player in 2020.

Veronica Gutierrez’s Son Devin Is Dating Kendall Jenner

Well, this may come out as a shock but her son Booker is in a relationship with the famous Kendall Jenner. The rumors about their relationship began back in April 2020.

Though the duo denied the rumors initially, they came out officially as a couple via an Instagram story on valentine’s Day 2021. Moreover, in June, they even celebrated their first anniversary, where Booker posted a beautiful photo of a sunset mentioning Kendall’s name with a heart emoji.

Veronica's Son Devin Is Dating Kendall Jenner
Veronica’s Son Devin Is Dating Kendall Jenner

They seem pretty much into one another.

Is Veronica Gutierrez On Social Media?

Unlike what many expect, Gutierrez is not on social media despite being so famous. Apparently, she is a private person and does not enjoy the attention as much. That said, we hope to see her on social media platforms in days to come.