|Gennady Golovkin Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10½ in|
|Date of Birth||April 8, 1982|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Gennady Golovkin is a Kazakhstani professional boxer who has held multiple middleweight world championship titles. On the other hand, he is also a two-time unified champion. He is also the holder of the IBF title since 2019 and the WBA (Super) title since April 2022.
Gennadiy Gennadyevich Golovkin
GGG (“Triple G”)
Karaganda, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
Gennady divides his time between Karaganda and California.
Gennady attended the Athletics and Sports Department at Karagandy State University, from where he graduated with a Physical Education teacher qualification.
- Siblings – Maxim (Fraternal Twin Brother) (Amateur Boxer), Sergey (Older Brother), Vadim (Older Brother)
Gennady is represented by Oleg Hermann.
5 ft 10½ in or 179 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Gennady has dated –
- Alina – Gennady is married to a woman named Alina with whom he has a son and a daughter.
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (White and Asian)
Gennady is of Korean descent on his mother’s side and Russian descent on his father’s side.
- Thin eyebrows
Gennady Golovkin Favorite Things
- Food – Beef
Source – YouTube
Gennady Golovkin Facts
- He relocated from Kazakhstan to Stuttgart, Germany, in 2006. Later, Gennady moved to Big Bear, California to train with Abel Sanchez. He decided to move once again in 2014, to Santa Monica, California where he resides with his family. However, Gennady continues to train at Big Bear, California.
- It was his older brothers who convinced him to take up boxing when he was just 8 years old.
- He started competing professionally at the age of 11, in 1993 and won the Karaganda Regional tournament in the cadet division.
- His older brothers joined the Soviet Army when he was just 9 years old. Sadly, his brother Vadim died in 1990, and Sergey passed away in 1994.
- From September 2017 to September 2018, The Ring magazine ranked him as the world’s best boxer, pound for pound.
- He is multilingual and can speak 4 languages – Kazakh, Russian, German, and English.
- Several magazines such as BoxRec, The Ring, TBRB, and ESPN have ranked him as the “world’s best active middleweight”.
- In November 2002, Gennady received a scholarship from the Olympic Solidarity program.
- He won the WBA interim middleweight title by defeating Milton Núñez in 2010.
- The first boxing gym that he joined was located in Maikuduk, Karaganda, Kazakhstan.
- Gennady joined the YouTube community with his channel titled GGG TIME on December 7, 2018.
Featured Image By Gennady Golovkin / Instagram