Gennady Golovkin

by John Max 10 Dec,2020
Gennady Golovkin
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin
  • Birth Place Karaganda, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
  • Famous Name Gennady Golovkin
  • Father Gennady Golovkin Sr.
  • Mother Elizaveta Golovkina
  • Net Worth $30 Million
  • Nationality Kazakhstani
  • Profession Boxer
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Alina Golovkina
  • Children Two

Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin well recognized by his ring name, "GGG" or "Triple G", is a Kazakhstani professional boxer who is a two-time middleweight world champion, having held the IBF and IBO (2019-present). Earlier, he held the unified WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, and IBO titles as well as was ranked as the world's best boxer, pound for pound (September 2017 - September 2018) by The Ring magazine.

Karaganda, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union native, Gennady Golovkin was born on 8th April 1982, under the star sign Aries. The thirty-eight years old stands 5 ft 10 1⁄2 in (179 cm) and has a reach of 178 cm (70 in).

How Much Is Gennady Golovkin's Net Worth In 2020?

As of 2020, Gennady Golovkin's net worth is $30 million. The significant source of income is his boxing career. In 2019, he signed with streaming service DAZN in a deal worth more than $100 million for six fights. According to Forbes, he makes $23 Million from salary and winning and was ranked #95th in The World's Highest-Paid Athletes 2019 which eventually dropped off in 2020. The median salary for a professional boxer is $51370.

Besides fight purse, the boxer makers tremendous sum through endorsement deals. The Kazakhstani fighter is currently endorsed by Nike's Jordan Brand, Hublot, Tecate, and Chivas Regal. 

To date, his fights has generated $248,000,000 from PPV in the United States and £15,000,000 in the united kingdom. The boxer gets a certain percent from  PPV.

Ranking & Up-coming Fight

As of November 2020, Gennady is ranked #4th in the world's best active boxer, pound for pound, by BoxRec. Further, he is listed sixth by the TBRB, seventh by Boxing Writers Association of America, and tenth by The Ring and ESPN.

Also, he is 2nd in the world's best active middleweight by BoxRec, The Ring, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board (TBRB), and ESPN. Further, BoxRec ranked him the second greatest Asian fighter of all time, pound for pound.

A professional since 2006, he has compiled an impressive record of 40-1-1 (win-loss-draw). A professional since 2006, he has compiled an impressive record of 40-1-1 (win-loss-draw). On 18th December 2020, he is scheduled to face Kamil Szeremeta for IBF and IBO middleweight titles. 

Gennady Golovkin Wife and Married Life

Gennady Golovkin is married to Alina. The couple tied the knot on 7th July 2007, in an intimate ceremony. The boxer prefers to keep his family and professional life separate, so very little is known about Alina. She rarely ever appears ringside at his fights.

Golovkin’s & His Wife Alina SOURCE: Heavy.com

The couple shares a son who is in primary school, and a daughter who was born days before his fight with Canelo Alvarez, on 15th September 2017.

Golovkin speaks four languages: Kazakh, Russian, German, and English. Golovkin said he wanted his son to attend school in California because his training camp, team, and promotions are based in California, he has many friends there and he considers it a beautiful place. Golovkin enjoys playing games with his son and spending time with his family.

Family

Golovkin was born to Gennady Golovkin Sr., a Russian coal miner father, and Elizaveta Golovkina, a Russian-Korean, who worked as an assistant in a chemical laboratory. He was raised alongside three brothers, two elder named Sergey and Vadim and a twin, Max.

When he was eight years old, Sergey and Vadim encouraged Golovkin to start boxing. In 2012, his fraternal twin brother Maxim who is an amateur boxer joined Gennady's camp and team.

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