Gennady Golovkin Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

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 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.

Height / Weight / Age

Date Of Birth April 8, 1982
Age 41 Years
Height In Centimeters – 179 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5’11”

Weight In Kilograms – 72 kg

In Pounds – 158.7 lbs

Body Measurements 43-34-17
Eye Color Hazel Brown
Hair Color Brown
Shoe Size 10 (US)

Net Worth

Gennady’s net worth is estimated to be $6 million approximately. His salary is $93,750 per bout.

Education / 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 to boxing when he was eight years old.

His brothers arranged opponents for his fights to which Gennady said ‘Every day, different guys’. No information is available with regard to his education.


Gennady Golovkin

Real Name Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin
Nickname GGG (Triple G), God of War, Kazakh Thunder
Birth Place Karagandy in Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
Profession Kazakhstani Professional Boxer
Zodiac sign Aries
School Not known
College Not known
Religion Not known
Nationality Kazakhstani
Home Town Karaganda, Kazakhstan
Debut 2000
Fathers Name Gennady Ivanovich Golovkin
Mothers Name Elizaveta Golovkina


Gennady with his Mother
Gennady with his Mother

Brothers Vadim Golovkina, Maxim Golovkin, Sergey Golovkin

Gennady with his brother Maxim
Gennady with his brother Maxim

Sister N/A

Career / Fashion And Style

In 2003, he won a gold medal in World Amateur Boxing Championship by defeating Oleg Mahskin. He also participated in the ‘Asian Amateur Boxing Championship’ where he defeated Christopher Camat and qualified for the 2004 Summer Olympics.

In 2005, his amateur career ended and his professional career started in 2006 with Universum Box-Promotion. He defeated Brazil’s John Anderson Carvalho and won the WBO Inter-Continental middleweight title.

In 2010, he signed a deal with K2 and won his first major world championship. In 2013, he faced his career’s first knock out from Japan’s pro boxer Nobuhiro Ishida. By defeating David Lemieux, he earned the IBF middleweight title in 2015.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

He is married to Alina Golovkina and has a son named Vadim.

Girlfriends N/A
Marital Status Married
Wife Alina Golovkina


Gennady with his wife
Gennady with his wife

Children Son – Vadim

Favourite Things

the list of Gennady’s favourite things.

Favourite Boxer Sugar Ray Robinson


Sugar Ray
Sugar Ray

Marvin Hagler


Gennady Golovkin

Some Interesting Facts About Gennady Golovkin

  • Gennady’s father was a Russian worked as a coal miner whereas his mother was Korean who worked as an assistant in a chemical laboratory.
  • At the age of 8, he was pushed into the ring by his elder brothers Sergey and Vadim.
  • In 2006, he moved to Germany than in 2014 he moved to California where he trains in big bear.
  • He can fluently speak Kazakh, German, Russian, and English.
  • He has fought 350 amateur fights and holds a record of 345-5 and has fought 33 professional fights in which he has never been knocked down.
  • In boxing history, he has the highest KO ratio at 90.9%.
  • The Ring magazine and BoxRec ranked him as the world’s number one middleweight in 2016.
  • His hobbies are hanging out with friends and going fashion.
  • He claims that in the Olympic games 2004, he was cheated out.
  • His first boxing coach was Victor Dmitriev.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @gggboxing
  2. Twitter@GGGBoxing
  3. Facebook @GennadiyGolovkin
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