Gennady Golovkin bio: wiki, age, height, career, net worth, salary, family, wife.
Gennady Golovkin is a well-known and highly successful professional boxer from Karagandy, Kazakhstan. The Ring named him the World’s Best Active Boxer in terms of pound for pound. He specialized in the middleweight and is the undisputed champion of multiple championships, including the WBC, IBO, IBF, and WBA(Super). He has competed against world-class boxers such as Daniel Jacobs, Grzegorz Proksa, John Anderson Carvalho, and others.
Gennady Golovkin: Profile summary
|Real Name||Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin|
|Nickname||GGG (Triple G), God of War, Kazakh Thunder|
|Birth Place||Karagandy in Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union|
|Date Of Birth||April 8, 1982|
|Height||In centimetres – 179 cmIn feet inches – 5’11”|
|Weight||In kilograms – 72 kgIn pounds – 158.7 lbs|
|Eye Color||Hazel brown|
|Profession||Kazakhstani Professional Boxer|
|Home Town||Karaganda, Kazakhstan|
|Fathers Name||Gennady Ivanovich Golovkin|
|Mothers Name||Elizaveta Golovkina|
Gennady Golovkin: Biography / Wiki
The God of War ‘Gennady Golovkin’ is a Kazakhstani professional boxer. He started his boxing career as an amateur and by 2006 he turned into a professional. He was born as Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin on April 8th, 1982. He represented Kazakhstan at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won a silver medal.
In 2010, he participated in his first major world championship and defeated Milton Nunez to win WBA interim middleweight title. In the history of the middleweight championship, his knockout percentage is 89.8%. His tactful moves, powerful punches, and high ring IQ has helped him earn numerous titles and records.
Gennady Golovkin: Height / Weight / Age
Gennady Golovkin has a height of 179 cm and in feet inches, his height is 5’11”. As a boxer, he weighs 72 kg in Kilograms or 158.7 lbs in Pounds. He will turn 40 years old. He has beautiful hazel brown eye colour and his hair colour is brown. He has a great physique with a body measurement of 43 inches chest, 34 inches waist, and 17 inches biceps.
Gennady Golovkin: Net Worth
Gennady’s net worth is estimated to be $6 million approximately. His salary is $93,750 per bout.
Gennady Golovkin: Family
Gennady was born in Karagandy in the Kazakh SSR Union to Gennady Ivanovich Golovkin and Elizaveta Golovkina. He has two elder brothers Vadim and Sergey and a twin brother Maxim. His elder brothers inspired him for boxing when he was eight years old. His brothers arranged opponents for his fights to which Gennady said ‘Every day, different guys’.
Gennady Golovkin: Wife, Kids
Gennady Golovkin is married to Alina Golovkina; however, further details about his wife are unknown. The couple has been blessed with a son named Vadim Golovkin, who is still very young.
Gennady Golovkin: Career
Gennady Golovkin used to take part in local boxing matches from the age of 8 against adult men. Finally, in the year 2002, Golovkin was awarded a scholarship from the Olympic Solidarity program due to his extraordinary talent, and he began boxing professionally. He competed in the World Amateur Boxing Championships, where he went against boxers like Oleg Mahskin and was able to win a gold medal.
He also competed in the Summer Olympics, winning the silver medal. Golovkin had a great start; following his amateur career, he began professional boxing with the Box Promotion in 2006. He went on to win the WBO Inter-Continental middleweight title in 2009, followed by winning the WBA interim middleweight title in the year 2010.
Over the years, Golovkin fought against skilled boxers like Milton Núñez, John Anderson Carvalho, Grzegorz Proksa, etc. In 2014, Golovkin won the WBA and IBO middleweight championships, thereby winning the WBA(Super) Champion title. He went on to win against Daniel Jacobs in 2017 at the Madison Square Garden.