Veronica Gutierrez is a cosmetologist but she is known for being the mother of American professional basketball player, Devin Booker.
Never Married But Was in a Longtime Relationship with Melvin Booker
Veronica Gutierrez is never married but she was in a relationship with Melvin Booker for several years. They first met in 1995 when Melvin was playing for Grand Rapids Mackers in the 1995–1996 CBA season. Soon after their first meeting, they started dating.
The pair decided not to get married just because of their busy schedule and commitment to work. Her former boyfriend is also a former professional basketball player who had to often move to several places. Due to this reason, they led an unconventional relationship.
Her children had to split time between their parents. Melvin credits Veronica as the best partner and mom. In a 2016 interview with The Undefeated, he revealed that he appreciates her sacrifice for their kids.
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.
Unfortunately, things didn’t go well and the pair split later on.
Mother of Three
The Mexican-American Veronica Gutierrez has three kids, Devin Booker, Davon Wade, & Mya Powell with her different partners.
She welcomed her first child, Davon on February 17, 1993. However, the father of her first child is not known.
He completed his graduation from Western Michigan University. Currently, he is a Licensed Real Estate agent.
Her second child was born on October 30, 1996, in Grand Rapids, MI, from her relationship with Melvin Booker.
Devin is a famous NBA player. The Phoenix Suns chose him as the 13th overall pick in the first round of the 2015 NBA draft. Within two years, he became the youngest player to score over 60 points in a game.
In March 2019, he became the youngest player to score consecutive 50-point games. Following year, he received his first NBA All-Star selection.
Apart from his career as an NBA player, he is also the CEO of Book Projects.
Veronica gave birth to her youngest child, Mya in 2000. She completed high school in May 2021. She supposedly had microdeletion syndrome.
Career and Net Worth
Veronica Gutierrez is a professional cosmetologist. Well, this is all we know about her career.
Meanwhile, her son, Devin Booker was listed as one of the highest-earning athletes in the world in 2021. As per Forbes, his net worth is around $26.6 million.
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