Wladimir Klitschko Biography

Updated On Jan 31, 2019 Published On Oct 20, 2015
Facts of Wladimir Klitschko
Date of Birth: 1976 , March-25
Birth Nation: Kazakhstan
Height: 6 Feet 6 Inch
Name Wladimir Klitschko
Birth Name Wladimir Wladimirovich Klitschko
Father Vladimir Rodionovich Klitschko
Mother Nadezhda Ulyanovna
Nationality Ukrainian
Birth Place/City Semipalatinsk, Kazakh SSR, USSR
Ethnicity White
Working For Professional Boxer
Net Worth $60 million
Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color Black
Face Color White
Affair with Hayden Panettiere
Girlfriend N/A
Married Yes But Divorced
Married to Aleksandra Klitschko (m. 1996–1998
Movies Ocean’s Eleven and Modern Talking - The Video
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Wladimir Klitschko, a renowned professional boxer from Ukrainian is the heavyweight champion of several titles. He is also known to be the great actor and he has appeared in the movies like Ocean’s Eleven and Modern Talking - The Video.

Early Life And Education

Wladimir Klitschko, born as Wladimir Wladimirovich Klitschko, was born on March 25, 1976, in the upper-class family in Semipalatinsk, Kazakh SSR, USSR [now Semey, Kazakhstan] to Vladimir Rodionovich Klitschko and Nadezhda Ulyanovna. He is Ukrainian.

Wladimir Klitschko's Marriage & Divorce With Aleksandra Klitschko

In 1996, Wladimir Klitschko was married to Aleksandra Klitschko. They got a divorce in 1998. After that, he had romantic love affairs with Yvonne Catterfeld and Karolína Kurková.

His Love Affairs & Girlfriends

However, this love affair was only for a short period of time. 

In 2009, he found the love of his life and it was Hayden Panettiere. She is an actress and model. They began their love affairs since then but they also split up several times.

But in October 2013, it was made public that they are engaged, and they are soon going to be each other’s loving spouse. They also have a child together. 

Later, she split up with Wladimir Klitschko as she started dating her Brian Hickerson.

Wladimir Klitschko Career & Net Worth

As a boxer his salary was high and his net worth till 2015 is $30 Million USD. Likewise, his net worth in 2019 is $60 million.

Wladimir Klitschko is not only the professional boxer but also a brilliant scholar. He also holds the Ph.D. in Sports Science. He began his professional boxing career since the start of the 1900s but as a young boxer.

He won this first championship in 1993. He received the gold medal of Military Championship in 1995. 

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Born in Semipalatinsk, Kazakh SSR

March 25 , 1976

Wladimir Klitschko was from the upper class family born as Wladimir Wladimirovich Klitschko in Semipalatinsk, Kazakh SSR, USSR [now Semey, Kazakhstan] to Vladimir Rodionovich Klitschko and Nadezhda Ulyanovna. He is Ukrainian. He is a tall guy with six feet and six inch height. 

Married to Aleksandra Klitschko


He was once married with Aleksandra Klitschko. Aleksandra Klitschko is a famous model. They got married in 1996. They were happily married till the end of 1998. From this married life they didn't have any children together. 

Began dating Yvonne Catterfeld


He was once romantically linked with Yvonne Catterfeld. She is the singer and an actress from Germany. She is also known to be the TV host. There was no official claim from both sides but some media reported that they are dating each other. 

Began dating Hayden Panettiere


In 2009, he found real love of his life and it was Hayden Panettiere. She is the multi talented person from United States. She is an actress and model. She is also known to be the singer and activist. They began their love affairs since then but they also split up several times. 

Engaged with Hayden Panettiere


He had on and off relationship with Hayden Panettiere several times, he finally decided to get engaged with her. They got engaged in October, 2013. Being an engaged couple, they have also appeared in several charitable programs. 

First child, Kaya Evdokia Klitschko

December 9 , 2014

He became father for the first time in his life in 2014 after being engaged with Hayden Panettiere. She gave birth to their first child together on 9th of December and it was a sweet little baby girl and they named her Kaya Evdokia Klitschko.

Won German Television Awards


From this acting career, he has also won several prestigious awards in his life. In 2011, he was honored with the German Television Awards. He won this award for Best Sports Program. This is also his only win in this award. 

Won Golden Camera, Germany


He has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and has also won some of them. He has once been honored with the Golden Camera, Germany and that was for Sports. He also shared this award with this co star. 

His father died


Wladimir Klitschko was born to Vladimir Rodionovich Klitschko and Nadezhda Ulyanovna. His father was in the Soviet Air Force and he was the major general. In 1986, he was diagnosed with the cancer and he died with the same cancer in 2011. 

Received his doctoral degree

January 18 , 2001

Wladimir Klitschko is not only the professional boxer but also the brilliant scholar.  He received his formal education from Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky Pedagogical Institute. He studied his doctoral degree from Kiev University and passed with flying  colors. 

Played his first Boxing match


Like him, his brother was also the great boxer. Both of them started boxing from the same time. He also took several boxing classes and that was in Gwardia Warszawa boxing club. He played his first boxing match in the 1991. 

Won heavyweight championship


One of his professional coaches once said that he and his brother used to kick out all other boys in the boxing club; he also said both of them were unstoppable. Wladimir Klitschko won his first major championship in 1993 and that was Junior European Championships.

Began his professional senior boxing career


Since the start of his boxing career, he was able to make an impression in his coach and as well as to fans. After being champion several times as a young boxer, he began his senior career since 1996. His senior career was kind of amazing as he was undefeated in his first 24 matches. 

Began his acting career


His name is not only limited in his boxing career but he has also his shining career as an actor too. After being invincible in his boxing career, he also began his acting career. He played his first acting role in 2001 and that was in the movie, Ocean's Eleven.