Boxing is one of the games that people enjoy watching, and the fun is in the exchange of fists. One of the people who participate in boxing and is well celebrated by his fans is GGG. He is a Kazakhstan professional boxer who holds many Middleweight titles in boxing.
Here are the complete details about career, biography and net worth of GGG in 2020.
Early Life & Biography:
GGG was born on 8th April 1982 in the city of Karaganda in the security sector reforms of Kazakh. His real name is Gennady Golovkin but nicknamed as GGG. His father was Genaddy Ivanovitch Golovkin who was from Russia and worked as a coal miner and a Korean mother Elizaveta Golvkin who worked in a chemical laboratory. He had a twin brother named Max and other brothers namely Sergey and Vadim. When he was eight years old his brothers Sergey and Vadim encouraged him to start boxing.
GGG would walk with his brothers on the streets and start quarrels with grown-up men and fights would start for he was not afraid of them. He did this from the time he was in kindergarten. His first boxing coach was Dmitriev.
GGG has a wife called Alina and the duo have a boy named Vadim who is in primary school, and they also have a daughter who was born before his boxing competition with Canelo. He wanted his son to attend school in California because he used to take his training there and he considered it to be a right place.
In the year 2006 GGG shifted from his original home in Kazakhstan to Germany and later in 2014, he moved to California where he stays with his family. GGG is a man who speaks many languages including English, German, Kazakh, and Russian.
Career, Awards, and Nominations:
GGG resigned his amateur career in 2005 and signed a full-time deal with Universum Box-Promotion and made his professional premiere in the year 2005. In 2008 GGG records of performance was good but Universum started having financial challenges which made him terminate the contract in January 2010.
After cutting the links with Universum, World Boxing Association gave GGG an interim to compete with Milton. In fifty-eight seconds GGG had won and became the World Champion leading to an upgrade of his title to World Boxing Association Regular champion. From 2015 to 2018 GGG has retained the WBA, WBC, IBF and IBO middleweight titles and he looks forward to defending the same in September 2018.
Net Worth and earnings
GGG has earned a lot of money from his performances and many titles he has held through his winning in different categories. He is a holder of different titles like IBF, WBC to mention just a few. Through fighting with Kell Brook and overpowering him, GGG made a total of 2 million dollars. Golovkin has already earned more than $18 million from his fights.
When all the sources of finances are summed up, GGG net worth is estimated to be $15 million.
Many people thought that after GGG terminated his contract with Universum, his boxing career would come to an end. But, this was not the case for he continued to shine in the sport to the point of being ranked by Ring magazine and BoxRec as number one middleweight champion in the whole world. GGG is a unique person because he can speak four different languages fluently.