Kazakh-born Alina Golovkina is a former model and the wife of the great boxing legend Gennady Golovkin popularly known as GGG. He is currently the middleweight boxing champion, most active boxer, pound for pound as well as the most feared boxer in the world.
Alina Golovkina’s Bio
The charming model Alina Golovkina was born and raised in Kazakhstan. She spent her childhood in her native home; being a very tall and gorgeous lady, she previously worked as a model. However, there is no information regarding her early life, family, parents, siblings, and educational background. She has not disclosed any information about her personal life in an interview or to the media. Therefore, nothing much can be said about her childhood.
Some sources have disclosed that Alina worked as a model before she came into the limelight. However, this information has not yet been verified. She has kept details about her life away from the media. She came into the spotlight following her marriage to the famous kick-boxing champion named Gennady Golovkin.
Learn more about Alina Golovkina in these facts below
Quick Facts about Gennady Golovkin’s Wife
1. Alina and Golovkin Hail from the Same Place
The gorgeous lady and her husband are both Kazakhstan natives. Alina’s exact place of origin could not be ascertained whereas Gennady came from the City of Karaganda, Kazakhstan. The great champ was raised along with his brothers by their parents who are of Russian and Korean ethnic descent. He started his boxing career in Maikuduk, Karaganda, Kazakhstan in 2000 and has fought with many big names including Canelo Alvarez, Daniel Jacobs, Dominic Wade, and Martin Murray just to mention a few.
2. She Married Gennady Golovkin in 2007
The amazing couple has been married for over a decade now. There is no information on how they met but we believe they have known each other for a long time. They tied the knot in a small wedding attended by close friends and family in Kazakhstan on July 7, 2007. Alina shares a strong bond with her husband and has been supportive of the boxing champ. They have always kept their affairs behind the curtains and I guess that has been the secret to their long-lasting marriage. There are no issues or signs of divorce from about the couple.
3. They have Two Children
The couple has been married for more than a decade and are blessed with two children – a son named Vadim who was named in memory of Gennady’s brother Vadim who lost his life while in military service for the Russian Government; and a daughter who was born during GGG’s preparation for the big fight against Mexican champion Canelo Alvarez in 2017.
4. Golovkin was absent during the Birth of his Daughter
It’s not so easy sharing time between your career and your family. The great boxing star Gennady has always been focused on his career and has recorded great success since the inception of his career with thirty-seven wins and a draw in thirty-eight fights. GGG also likes spending his free time with his family and loves playing with his son Vadim.
However, during his preparation for the big fight against Alvarez, his wife Alina gave birth to their beautiful daughter in September 2017. The star was not there when the child was born but he was able to visit them the next day and later took them home. It was a happy moment for the couple even though GGG wasn’t so much around at the time. When boxing is involved, Gennady doesn’t like distractions from family or anyone else because according to him boxing is his business and family is different.
5. Alina Golovkina Currently Resides in Santa Monica, California with Her Family
Being the wife of a great boxing champion, you would always be moving from one place to another as determined by the competitions. Gennady and his family have moved from Kazakhstan to Germany and in 2011, they moved to the United States. GGG settled with his family in Santa Monica, California where his promotions and training camps are located.
However, in 2016, Alina asked her husband to retire from boxing so he can have time with his family but the champion who has reached the climax of his career has not disclosed when he would likely retire from the world of boxing.