Gennady Golovkin Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 10 Mar, 2019
Facts of Gennady Golovkin
Date of Birth: 1982 , April-8
Age: 36 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Gennady Golovkin
Birth Name Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin
Nick Name Golden Boy
Father Gennady Golovkin
Mother Elizaveta Golovkina
Nationality Kazakhstani
Birth Place/City Karaganda
Ethnicity White
Profession Boxer
Net Worth $ 30 million
Weight in KG 72 kg
Married Yes
Married to Alina Golovkina
Children N/A
Divorce N/A
Education N/A
Siblings Maxim Golovkin ,Vadim Golovkin ,Sergey Golovkin
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The highly decorated boxer Gennady Golovkin who has broken a number of records and has held the WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, and IBO titles between 2010 and 2018. The boxer's first major world championship, the WBA interim middleweight title came in 2010 when defeated Milton Nunez. 

Early Life, Family, And Career Of Gennady Golovkin

Gennady Golovkin birth name is Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin who was born on 8 April 1982. He is by profession Kazakhstani professional boxer and he is also called out with his nickname as Golden Boy and God of War. He is rated under Middleweight and in the present time he is unified within WBA, IBO, and WBC.

He is ranked under the top position as the best boxer across pound for pound and he is listed under 3rd position by The Ring Magazine for his best boxing skills. Even he is named as Fighter of the Year which he got listed during the year 2013.

He was born in the city named Karagandy and he was one out of 4 children of his family. Originally his father was from Russia who was working as a coal miner in his profession. His mother was associated with chemical laboratory holding the position of an assistant during the very time that was belonging from Korea.

During November 2002, he obtained his scholarship within Olympic Solidarity program and also during 2003 he got associated within World Amateur Boxing Championship located within Bangkok. He is gold medal holder during the very time over there.

Gennady ended his career within amateur during the year 2005 and his professional journey started within boxing from Universum Box-Promotion as making its official debut during May 2006.

Gennady Golovkin's Net Worth, Salary, And Major Source Of Income

Gennady Golovkin has earned a decent amount of money from his illustrious boxing career. His estimated net worth in 2019 is $30 million. He also endorsed with a number of well-known brands and from which he made $2 million. 

For the fight against Vanes Martirosyan, Golovkin received a paycheque of $1 million. In Sep 2017, the highly decorated boxer made $5 million after his first fought against Saul Alvarez.

Gennady Golovkin's Wife, Affair, And Relationship  

Golovkin is a married man who got married to his high school love, Alina. He is also the father of a son named Vadim and living a luxurious life with his wife and child within his hometown. His son is currently within a primary school and Gennady is very fluent in speaking four major languages majorly Kazakh, German, Russian and English as belonging.

His next fight is announced within next month and by now he is making a memorable time with his wife and child. Gennady has not faced any rumor and controversy related to his professional life ever in his life. He is food and party lover who enjoys his time circulating around his friends and family in the fee schedule.

Many people make random guesses of him being gay but the fact is not true at all. He is a very energetic person by nature who has good faith in God. He is planning to invest his net worth upon the new business very soon for which his wife will also be helping him by side.

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Gennady Golovkin's Age, Height, And Other Facts 

  • Gennady's height  5 ft 10 12 in (179 cm).
  • Golovkin's age as of 2019 is 36 years old.
  • Nationality: Kazakh
  • Ethnicity: Mixed

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