Gennady Golovkin Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Gennady Golovkin Net Worth – Gennady Golovkin is a Kazakhstani professional boxer. Currently, he holds the titles including unified WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, and IBO middleweight titles.
Additionally, he is also ranked as the world’s best active boxer, pound for pound at present.
Early Life, Family, and Education
Golovkin was born in Karaganda, Kazakhstan on April 8, 1982, to parents Gennady and Elizaveta. His father was a Russian coal miner.
He became interested in the world of boxing since his childhood years. He is of Kazakh nationality.
Furthermore, he belongs to the Russian and Korean ethnic background. He has three brothers, two elder named Sergey and Vadim and a twin, Max.
Talking about his education, Golovkin earned a scholarship with the Olympic Solidarity program in November 2002.
Gennady Golovkin is a married man. He is married to Alina Golovkina. The pair tied their knot on July 7, 2007. They have a son, Vadim Golovkina from this marriage.
More recently, they also welcomed a daughter. The marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs at present.
Golovkin earned a gold medal at 2003 ‘World Amateur Boxing Championships’. Later, he also won the gold medal beating Christopher Camat at the 2004 ‘Asian Amateur Boxing Championships’. He won his first major world championship on August 14, 2010.
In the United States, Golovkin has fought with Proksa, Rosado, Ishida, Macklin, Stevens, Adama, Geale, Rubio, Murray, Monroe Jr., Lemieux, Wade, Álvarez negotiations, Brook, Jacobs, Álvarez, TBA.
Additionally, he was named Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine in 2013. He has a knockout percentage (89.8) which is the highest in the history of the middleweight championship.
Gennady Golovkin is already a multimillionaire, but he is about to enter into a whole other sphere of wealth.
Estimates as to the king of the middleweight’s net worth vary somewhat significantly.
The 35-year-old from Kazakhstan is worth $6 million, while British site RegulatedBroker.co.uk estimates that Golovkin has already earned more than $15 million from his fights, which suggests a net worth well above $6 million.
Depending on how his fight vs. Canelo Alvarez sells on Pay Per View, Golovkin will earn anywhere from $15 million-$25 million for his work on Saturday night, per Total Sportek.
Golovkin’s previous largest payday for a fight was earlier this year when he made an estimated $2 million for fighting Kell Brook, so Golovkin is about to at least double his net worth.