Gennady Golovkin 2022: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements
Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin, or as he is more commonly known as 'Triple G,' aka 'GGG,' is a Kazakhstani professional boxer who competes in the middleweight division. Gifted with fantastic technical ability, Golovkin slowly became one of the best in the sport. He became a two-time middleweight champion of the world.
He is currently the WBA (Super), IBO, and IBF middleweight champion and ranks #10 on ESPN’s list. As of 2022, Gennady Golovkin sits at #1 position on the TBRB and The Ring Magazine and #2 on the ESPN middleweight rankings.
‘GGG’ had a fairly impressive amateur career. He represented Kazakhstan in the 2003 World Championships and won the gold. Golovkin also represented his country in Athens in 2004 and won the silver medal. It is reported he has fought in 350 amateur fights.
Gennady Golovkin: Net Worth 2022
As you can expect, his primary source of income is from his boxing fights. His most lucrative fights were the two fights against Saul Canelo Alvarez. The first one brought him a reported $5 million, rising to $22 million when you consider PPV revenue.
The second Canelo Alvarez fight brought him a guaranteed $15 million, which went up to about $25-30 million. Furthermore, his three-year deal with DAZN boosted his earnings. As per Forbes, the six-fight deal is worth $100 million.
Gennady Golovkin: Record
As per Gennady Golovkin’s BoxRec profile, his record stands at a very impressive 42-1-1. What is even more astonishing is the fact that 37 of these have come through knockout. This gives the Kazakh an 84.09% knockout percentage.
‘Triple G’ turned pro in 2006, taking on Gabor Balogh in Germany. And in the typical Gennady Golovkin fighting style, knocked him out in the first round. He has since become a world champion, lost his belts, and become a world champion again.
His run went from November 2008 to September 2016; a period in which he knocked out 23 consecutive opponents. The record still stands.
Furthermore, Golovkin has never been dropped in his career. Yes, in his 44 professional fights, the Kazakh fighter has never hit the canvas. Over the years, he has had many famous fights, including his two blockbuster events against Canelo Alvarez. Other than the Mexican, 'GGG' has also fought Daniel Jacobs, Kell Brook, David Lemieux, among others.
In December 2020, Golovkin successfully defended his belts against Kamil Szeremeta.
Then he successfully retained his IBF and IBO middleweight titles against Ryota Murata. In doing so, he also won the WBA (Super) middleweight title.
Now, he will look to avenge his only professional loss and a draw against Canelo Alvarez in their trilogy fight. Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin 3 will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada, US, on September 17, 2022.
Moreover, Canelo's undisputed super middleweight crown will be on the line.
Gennady Golovkin: Foundation and Charity
‘GGG’ is no stranger to giving back to the community. His wealth has not stopped him from doing good for the kids in his home country.
Gennady Golovkin: Endorsements 2022
According to Forbes, the champion has deals with Hublot, Tecate, and Chivas regal. He earns a reported $2.5 million from these endorsements.
Moreover, 'GGG' landed a multi-year deal with Nike's Jordan and introduced his own clothing line. Fans can buy Gennady Golovkin t-shirts and apparel on various online shopping websites, such as fighterxfashion.com, sportfits.com, and more.
Besides the above, 'GGG' is also sponsored by technology mogul Apple and has appeared in its national ads for the Apple Watch.
Gennady Golovkin is married to his wife Alina Golovkina, who also hails from Golovkin’s home country of Kazakhstan. 'GGG' and his wife Alina currently live in California, close to his gym, Little Bear. The couple tied the knot on July 7, 2007.
'GGG' and his wife Alina have two kids, one son named Vadim Golovkin and one daughter whose name is unknown as of 2022. It is reported that Golovkin missed his daughter's birth, as she was born days before his first fight with Canelo Alvarez.
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Golovkin enjoys playing games with his son Vadim, who is currently in primary school, and spending time with his family.
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|Address/Residence||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Endorsement||Nike Jordan, Apple, Hublot, Tecate, Chivas Regal|
|Net Worth||$30-$35 million|
|Achievements||Current IBF world middleweight champion, Current IBO world middleweight champion, Current WBA (Super) middleweight champion|
Former Inter-Continental middleweight champion, Former interim WBC world middleweight champion.
|Nickname||‘GGG’; ‘Triple G’|