Who Is Oleksandr Usyk’s Wife Yekaterina Usyk?

Published 09/25/2021, 10:01 AM EDT
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – OCTOBER 12: Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine walks to the ring before his Heavyweight bout against Chazz Witherspoon at Wintrust Arena on October 12, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)


Oleksandr Usyk is a familiar name to those who follow combat sports or at least have an eye towards the sports community. The Olympic gold medalist turned professional boxer is one of the most popular pugilists of today’s generation.

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Therefore, the boxer remains under the spotlight almost all the time. However, the southpaw puncher is sleek, and not just inside the ring, but even out of it.

Hence, he has managed to guard his private life against unwanted media intervention. Although Usyk reflects friendly gestures and is highly known for his humble behavior, he knows how to draw the lines.

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However, despite leading a private life, he couldn’t hide it all, since fans constantly demand to know more about the Ukrainian elite.

That also calls for some knowledge regarding his celebrity wife Yekaterina Usyk. There’s very limited information available about the boxer’s wife. But several reports claim her to be very popular in Ukraine. Here’s everything we know about Oleksandr Usyk’s lady love.

The Love Life of Oleksandr Usyk

It’s hard to find Usyk’s partner on social media. But the boxer often posts pictures of his family. According to the reports of heightzone.com, Yekaterina Usyk is in her 30s and has been close to Usyk for several years, even before their marriage.

Once just friends, Usyk and his partner decided to tie knots in 2009. They have been a power couple in the boxing world since then. To talk more about Mrs. Usyk, she stands somewhere near 5’7” in height and is a mother of three children, named Kyrylo Usyk, Mykhailo Usyk, Yelizaveta Usyk. Well, Oleksandr Usyk appears to be a family person and is close to his wife and children.

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Ahead of his scrap against Anthony Joshua for the heavy titles, Usyk made a hilarious statement. He claimed to be worried about his son’s schooling instead of the thoughts of facing ‘AJ’.

In a chat with Sun, Usyk said, “I don’t think about what he will do, what he will use or how he will box. Right now I think more about how my son feels at school because he has just started first grade and he really did not want to go and do it.” (H/T:- Sportstar)

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All the above-mentioned information reflects how Usyk has been a family-favorite person and a role model husband and father for several people all around the world.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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