Gennady Golovkin

by Check7t on February 5, 2015

Gennady Golovkin

Birth Name: Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin

Place of Birth: Karaganda, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union (now Karagandy, Kazakhstan)

Date of Birth: 8 April, 1982

Ethnicity: Russian, one quarter Korean

Gennady Golovkin, nicknamed Triple G, is a Kazakh professional boxer.

He was born in Karaganda, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union (now Karagandy, Kazakhstan), to a Russian father and a mother of half Korean, and likely Russian, descent. Gennady has said, “I have Russian-style, Korean-style, I have a lot of different blood.”

Gennady is married to Alina, with whom he has a son.

Gennady’s maternal grandfather was Sergey Pak. Sergey was a Korean who grew up in Russia.


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madman January 20, 2018 at 3:51 pm

“His maternal grandmother was a Korean man…” :D

shobohunter February 5, 2015 at 1:38 pm

by his father side he is white Russian and Korean mother. so he is technically half EAST Asian..

Check7t February 5, 2015 at 7:21 pm

Yes, he is Eurasian. I initially thought he was an ethnic Slav born in Kazakhstan when it was under USSR dominion, like the Klitschko brothers.

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