Words Most Feared Boxer Gennady Golovkin Married To Wife Alina Golovkina, His Career, Net Worth

February 9, 2018
First Published On: March 22, 2017
by HitBerry

Do you watch boxing? I guess some of you don’t but I am sure you are familiar with the name Gennady Golovkin. He is a professional boxer who is leaving a mark in the world’s boxing. His full name is Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin.


Gennady was born on 18 April 1982. That makes him 34 years old. His career is damn good, I must say. Gennady has done so much for his career and that’s why he is worth grabbing attention. So, let’s discuss all his professional life, personal life, and Net worth.

Gennady Golovkin’s Career and Awards

Gennady was born in the city of Karaganda, Kazakhstan and his father were a coal miner. His mother was an assistant in the chemical laboratory. Things must have been difficult for him.

He got lucky because he got a scholarship in the Olympic Solidarity program in November 2002. Gennady says his boxing trainer was very good so learned a lot of things from his first trainer.

Gennady Golovkin during a match Source:thehuffingtonpost

In 2004, Gennady won the silver medal after beating Ramadan Yasser and Andre Direll. In the same year, he won Asian Amateur Boxing Championships which was held in the Philippines and qualified for the Athens Games.

His starting was quite impressive. Even if he lost some matches he would never give up and start preparing himself for the next match.

After he won some matches the door was open wide for him. He then started boxing in the United States. 2013, March 30 was a special day for Gennady. He was the first boxer to knock out the former WBA interim super welterweight champion Nobuhiro Ishida.

On 2nd November 2013, he beat Stevens and got $400,000 while Stevens received $290,000. In 2015, Gennady defended American Willie Monroe Jr. Gennady’s 45% of the punches were successful while Monroe managed to make 29% punches successfully.

Gennady Golovkin with his parent's Source:chicksinfo

Gennady Golovkin after winning WBC Source:chicksinfo

Gennady’s one of the interesting match was with Jacobs. Both the Boxers were warned for rabbit punching. Gennady again managed to make more successful punches than Jacobs. The players also had a small issue with the game but Gennady ended up saying he is a boxer, not a killer.

The Awards and titles won by Gennady are many. Many that it would take the big time to go through them all. He is honored with numerous year-end awards. Not only that, Gennady Golovkin is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as having KO percentage in middleweight championship.

Gennady was awarded as the boxer of the year in 2013. One of his excellent achievements is being awarded WBC middleweight title. He deserves all, after all, he has done so much to reach this position. His parents must be very proud of him.

Gennady Golovkin’s personal life

Gennady has always been highlighted for his professional life that’s why more of his personal life is secret. He is married to Alina Golovkin. It is known that the couple has a son, Vadim, who is in primary school.

He wanted to make his son study in California as he has spent much of his time in California. Gennady likes to spend time with his family and plays games with his son.

Alina Golovkin and Gennady Golovkin Source:chicksinfo

Gennady Golovkin’s Net Worth

The boxer started from the bottom and the position he holds now is amazing. He is a valuable player in the history of boxing. He has high Net Worth today and is expected to rise by the end of this year. His Estimated Net Worth is $25 million.

He is the wealthiest boxer of Kazaksthan. He is also listed as number 1 in the highest paid boxer in the world. Very few boxers have such a high net worth.