Gennady Golovkin is a Kazakh professional boxer. Golovkin is a former unified middleweight world champion, having held the WBA, IBF, WBC, and IBO titles between 2010 and 2018. He won a gold medal in the middleweight division at the World Amateur Boxing Championships in 2003. Born Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin on April 8, 1982 in Karaganda, Kazakhstan, to a Russian father and Korean mother, he has two older brothers, Sergey and Vadim, and a twin brother named Maxim. He received a scholarship with the Olympic Solidarity program in 2002. He turned professional in 2006. Golovkin is married to Alina Golovkina, with whom he has a son named Vadim.
Gennady Golovkin Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 8 April 1982
Birth Place: Karaganda, Kazakhstan
Residence: Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth Name: Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin
Nickname: GGG (Triple G)
Cyrillic: Геннадий Геннадьевич Головкин
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Nationality: Kazakh, Soviet
Race/Ethnicity: Mixed (Russian, Korean)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Gennady Golovkin Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 159 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 72 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 10½”
Height in Meters: 1.79 m
Shoe Size: N/A
Gennady Golovkin Family Details:
Father: Gennady Golovkin
Mother: Elizaveta Golovkina
Spouse/Wife: Alina Golovkina
Children: Vadim Golovkin (Son)
Siblings: Sergey (Older Brother), Vadim (Older Brother), Max (Twin Brother)
Gennady Golovkin Education:
Gennady Golovkin Facts:
*He was born on April 8, 1982 in Karaganda, Kazakhstan.
*His father was a coal miner and his mother used to work as an assistant in a chemical laboratory.
*He speaks Kazakh, Russian, English, and German fluently.
*In 2013, he was named Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine.
*In June 2014, he became the WBA Middleweight Super Champion.
*He won his first 37 professional bouts before facing Canelo Alvarez in September 2017.
*The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes 2018. (Ranked #72)
*He stands 5 feet 10½ inches tall and weighs 159 pounds.
*Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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