|Real Name/Full Name:||Gennadiy Gennadyevich Golovkin|
|Age:||39 years old|
|Birth Date:||8 April 1982|
|Birth Place:||Karagandy, Kazakhstan|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Alina Golovkin (m. 2007)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Vadim, N/A)|
|Is GGG Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$35 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
GGG, whose real name is Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin, is also known as God of War and Golden Boy, is a Kazakhstani professional boxer. He started his career as an amateur, and acquired a gold medal at the 2003 ‘World Amateur Boxing Championships’ in the middleweight division and later won a silver medal in the category representing his country at the 2004 Summer Olympics. He became a legend in 2006 after his first major world championship win came in 2010 when he defeated Milton Núñez to lift the WBA interim middleweight title.
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Early Life & Biography
Gennady Golovkin was born on April 8, 1982, in Karagandy in the Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union region to father, who was a Russian citizen, who was a coal miner and mother, a Korean, worked as a lab assistant in a school.
He had great chemistry with his older brothers, named Vadim and Sergey, and his twin brother, Maxim. His real-life idols were his older brothers, who urged him into boxing when he was eight years of age. When he was in kindergarten, his brothers would arrange fights for him and his opponents, who were of much greater age than him. According to Gennady, it would be “Every day, different guys.”
Gennady married his long time lover Alina and is blessed with a son Vadim, who is currently attending kindergarten. He later got transferred to Stuttgart, Germany, from his hometown in 2006 and later to Santa Monica, California, the US in 2014. He currently lives in Santa Monica with his family. Apart from Kazakh, GGG is fluent in three more languages, which are Russian, English, and German.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 8 April 1982, GGG is 39 years old as of today’s date 5th May 2021. His height is 1.79 m tall, and his weight is 72 kg.
He started his professional career way back in November 2002, when he held a scholarship with the Olympic Solidarity program. He secured a gold medal in 2003 at the ‘World Amateur Boxing Championships, ’ which occurred at Bangkok, beating Oleg Mahskin. GGG later went on to bag a gold medal beating Christopher Camat at the ‘Asian Amateur Boxing Championships in 2004, which took place in Puerto Princesa, Philippines, from which he qualified for the 2004 Summer Olympics which took place in Athens, Greece that particular year. He represented Kazakhstan and won a silver medal in that following tournament.
Showcasing excellent performance in his professional career that unfortunately ended in 2005 with a world record of 345-5, he later went on to gather a life with Universum Box-Promotion making his debut at the end of 2006. He was one of the most successful boxers of his time. His career took a leap in 2010 when he beat the Columbian Milton Núñez, to win the interim middleweight championship, which was held in Panama City, Panama.
Awards & Achievements
GGG is one of the most successful boxers of his era, and he has beaten the majority of the boxers in the tournaments he played in. He has also achieved a lot of milestones and awards throughout his career, some of them are as follows
- Won World Championship, WBA Interim Middleweight title (2010)
- Defeated Lajuan Simon and won IBO middleweight title. (2011)
- Won IBF middleweight title defeating David Lemieux (2015)
- Middleweight silver medal in 2004 Summer Olympics.
Net Worth & Salary of GGG in 2021
As of May 2021, The famous Kazakhstani boxer GGG has a total net worth of $35 million. The majority of his earnings come from the matches he played for the country in important tournaments and competitions. He won a silver medal in the 2004 Summer Olympics. When he fought against Saul Alvarez in 2007, he earned a purse of $5 million. He has also played rematches, which topped $25-30 million.
GGG, who is also referred to as the ‘God Of War’ and ‘Golden Boy,’ is one of the most famous Kazakhstani boxers who has played in major competitions representing his country. He has also bagged a silver medal in the 2004 Summer Olympics, which was held in Athens, Greece. He once topped the boxing raking in the ESPN world and was also sitting on the third place in TBRB. He was one of the most successful boxers of his era.