Gennady Golovkin is 37 years old. He is from Kazakhstan and made his boxing debut in May of 2006. He resides in Los Angeles, California. He was born to a father, who is a Russian coal miner, and his mother, who is Korean and was an assistant at a chemical lab.
He had three brothers, two older brothers, whose names were Vadim and Sergey. He also has a twin brother, named Max. His two older brothers joined the Soviet Army when he was young. His two older brothers were killed fighting for their country of Russia when Golovkin was young. He still has his twin brother.
Gennady Golovkin net worth
Golovkin has a net worth of $30 million. He won a silver medal in the 2004 summer Olympics as a middleweight. Between June 2017 and June of 2018, he earned $25 million between fight purses and endorsements. This made him one of the highest paid athletes in the world.
He earned $5 million in the fight against Alvarez in 2017. He earned a total of $22 million from the match with the Pay-per-view totals. In 2018, when the Alvarez rematch occurred, he earned $15 million.
Gennady Golovkin Wife
Gennady Golovkin’s wife’s name is Alina. Alina Golovkin keeps a very low profile. They have two children together. Before the Alvarez fight in 2018, she had just given birth to baby number two. She is from Kazakhstan and lives in California with her husband. She is a former model as well.
Golovkin has always said that if he were to retire, that would be his wife’s decision. They were married in 2007, they knew each other a long time before getting married. She is very supportive of her husband’s boxing career. The two always keep their lives private and that’s the best for them. She did ask him to retire in 2016 to spend more time with the family. Clearly, he and she talked the retirement issue out and decided he would keep fighting.
Gennady Golovkin next fight
Golovkin’s next fight is with Steve Rolls on June 8th, at Madison Square Garden in New York. The former middleweight titleholder will step back into the ring in New York and couldn’t be more excited to meet up with Steve Rolls. Rolls has a record of 19-0 and he has 10 knockouts under his belt.
Golovkin, who turned 37 in April, has not fought in any bout since he lost to Canelo Alvarez in September 2018. DAZN lured Golovkin in with a nice contract with a lot of money behind it for him to get back to boxing. So, Golovkin has a new home at DAZN and at least 5 more fights are in store after 8th June.
Gennady Golovkin box rec
Golovkin’s boxing record as of now is 38 total wins, 1 loss, and one draw. He has 34 total knockouts. He has yet to be knocked out in all of his fights.
Gennady Golovkin trainer
As of Wednesday, April 24, Golovkin’s trainer, Abel Sanchez, was let go as his trainer. He decided he needed to have a new trainer and Johnathan Banks is that man. He feels his new trainer can teach him new skills and help him be better at the sport.