1024x768 GordoPaper

David Zephyr "Gordo" Gordon is one of the main characters of Lizzie McGuire. He is the best friend of both Lizzie and Miranda. He usually offers sarcasm and good advice. He is portrayed as being very intelligent, practical, and he is a "straight A" student. He was revealed to be Jewish, as shown in one episode where he had a bar mitzvah. He has a crush on Lizzie but is good friends with Miranda.  

Biographical BackgroundEdit

Gordo's parents are both psychiatrists.[1]

In kindergarten, he threw up on the Magic Circle story rug.[2]


Gordo is the archetype of the nonconformist, as he prefers to be different from everybody else and follow his own path. He likes to film videos and wants to be a movie director, like Steven Spielberg. He once became obsessed with the game "Dwarflord" but Lizzie and Miranda bring him to his senses with Matt's help. It is revealed that he is Jewish and had a bar mitzvah. Gordo is always loyal to his friends, and his quick thinking often gets them out of trouble. Gordo's birthday is July 28th.

He does not understand all the "girly" stuff that Miranda and Lizzie do.

Gordo is sarcastic, caring, intelligent, kind he can also be a very funny guy and a goofy guy.

Gordo's aptitude test suggested a career as a blackjack dealer.[2]

Relationships with other charactersEdit

Lizzie McGuireEdit

Gordo is one of Lizzie's best friends and has been since they were one day old. In the episode "The Untitled Stan Jenson Project" it was revealed that Lizzie had a crush on him in the fourth grade. In The Lizzie McGuire Movie she kisses him, after she realizes what a big mistake she has made. In the episode "Dear Lizzie" it is revealed that Gordo has a crush on Lizzie

Miranda SanchezEdit

Miranda is also one of Gordo's best friends. They've known each other for a long time. Gordo likes to tease Miranda, like when Matt has a crush on her. Although many people ship Lizzie/Gordo, a few ship Miranda/Gordo.


Brooke BakerEdit

Brooke was Gordo's first and only girlfriend and was introduced in the episode "Gordo and the Girl". Lizzie is shocked when she sees the two kissing at the Digital Bean, a place where Miranda, Lizzie, and Gordo, always hang out. It is possible that Brooke was his first kiss.

Gordo spends more time with his new girlfriend than his friends. Gordo breaks up with Brooke at the end of the episode because he didn't like all the responsibility included in being a boyfriend.



  1. Pool Party
  2. 2.0 2.1 Jack of All Trades