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What did Nikolas Cruz do? Bio, Age, School, Parents, Height, Job

What did Nikolas Cruz do? Bio, Age, School, Parents, Height, Job

Facts of Nikolas Cruz

Full Name: Nikolas Cruz
Birth Date: September 24, 1998
Age: 23 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Perpetrator
Country: United States
Horoscope: Libra
Height: 5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)
Eye ColorLight Brown
Hair ColorBrown
Birth PlaceMargate, Florida
EducationMarjory Stoneman Douglas High School
FatherRoger Cruz
MotherLynda Cruz
SiblingsZachary Cruz
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An American Perpetrator Nikolas Cruz got the media’s attention by killing 14 students and three adults at a Parkland, Florida, high school in 2018.

What Nationality is Nikolas Cruz?

Nikolas Cruz opened his eyes to this beautiful world on September 24, 1998. He was born in Margate, Florida, United States. As of 2022, he is 23 years old and his zodiac sign is Libra. Usually, Cruz celebrates his birthday every 24th of September.

Nikolas Cruz when he was kid
Caption: Nikolas Cruz’s phot when he was a kid (Photo: Facty News)

He was the son of Roger Cruz (father) and Lynda Cruz (mother). Moreover, he grew up with his brother. Cruz’s brother’s name is Zachary Cruz. Similarly, he holds American nationality while he belongs to white ethnic background. Likewise, he follows Christianity as a religion.

Are Nikolas Cruz’s parents still alive?

Nikolas Cruz’s both mother and father aren’t alive. His father passed away at the age of 67 on August 11, 2004, and his mother died at the age of 68 on November 1, 2017. Cruz was just 6 years old and 19 years old when his father and mother died respectively. After his parent’s demise, he stayed at the house of his relatives and friends.

Which high school did Nikolas Cruz go to?

Nikolas Cruz completed his high school at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. It is located in Parkland, Florida, United States. Douglas high school is a public high school.

What is Nikolas Cruz’s Net Worth?

According to some online resources, an average salary of an employee at Dollar Tree is approximately $10.65 an hour. He used to earn the same amount of salary before the mass shooting.

When did Nikolas Cruz shoot?

On February 14, 2018, Nikolas Cruz shoots at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

What has Nikolas Cruz done?

Nikolas killed 14 students and three adults at a high school in 2018.  According to Police officers, on that day Nikolas Cruz was carrying a bag and a weapon case. Also, he was recognized by a staff member who radioed a colleague to report that he was moving purposefully in the direction of Building 12.

He started killing the three students first in the hallway, then continued by shooting through the windows of four locked classroom doors, killing six further students and injuring thirteen more. He killed two students in Ivy Schamis’ Holocaust History. 

Nikolas Cruz at Court
Caption: Nikolas Cruz at Court (Photo: The New York Times)

When the shooting began, an armed school resource officer from the Broward County Sheriff’s Office was on campus, and he remained outside between Building 12 and the adjacent Building 7. Cruz went to the second floor after shooting two staff members near a stairwell and firing into two more classrooms without hitting anyone.

He shot and killed five students and one staff member was standing in the
hallway on the third level and four other students were injured. He failed to shoot into the teacher’s lounge while targeting students and staff who were fleeing below.

What happened after the shooting incident?

After failing to shoot staff and students, Nikolas Cruz he dropped his rifle on the third floor of the building and stooped shooting. Then after, he got out with the help of fleeing students by mixing in the crowd. He allegedly walked to a fast-food restaurant, stopping at a mall on the way to drink soda.

Who were the victims of the mass shooting?

17 people including 14 students and 3 staff were killed and more than seventeen people were injured but survived. Three people were in critical condition the day after the shooting, and one remained by the second day.

The names of the killed students were Alyssa Alhadeff, Martin Duque, Nicholas Dworet, Jaime Guttenberg, Luke Hoyer, Cara Loughran, Gina Montalto, Joaquin Oliver, Alaina Petty, Meadow Pollack, Helena Ramsay, Alex Schachter, Carmen Schentrup, Peter Wang, and the names of the killed staff were Scott Beigel, Aaron Feis, Chris Hixon.

Did the life insurance policy award Nikolas Cruz?

Yes, Nikolas Cruz was awarded half of a life insurance policy worth almost $865,000.

What kind of punishment is given to Nikolas Cruz?

Nikolas Cruz has been sentenced to the death penalty and still, and he is still facing the death penalty. He changed his plea from not guilty to guilty for the 17 deaths. According to the Broward State Attorney’s Office, the plea was not part of an agreement with their office, so the case will go to the penalty phase. He also said a jury of 12 people will decide whether he should receive life in prison or the death penalty.

How tall is Nikolas Cruz?

Nikolas stands 5 feet 7 inches tall while his body weight is 59 kg. Similarly, he has an alluring pair of light brown eyes and his hair color is brown.

Career Line of Nikolas Cruz

  • Nikolas is a Perpetrator.
  • He was working at a nearby Dollar Tree and engaged in a GED program at the time of the shooting.
  • Cruz was a Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps member.
Nikolas Cruz, American Perpetrator
Caption: Nikolas Cruz, American Perpetrator (Photo: ABC Action News)
  • Also, he has won several honors, such as academic success for keeping an A in JROTC.
  • He has also competed on the varsity air rifle squad at his school.