Vitali Klitschko Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family
Vitali Klitschko is a well-known former boxer as well as a politician in Ukraine. Apart from Muhammad Ali, Evander Holyfield, and Lennox Lewis, he is the fourth boxer to win the heavyweight title three times. He also holds the distinction of being the first professional boxer to hold a Ph.D.
Vitali Klitschko, a Ukrainian boxer and politician, is a well-known and talented individual. Vitali Vladimirovich Klitschko was born on July 19, 1971, in Belovodsk, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union, which is now part of Kyrgyzstan. He is the ninth longest reigning heavyweight champion of all time. In his professional boxing career, he has never been knocked out or knocked down. With an 88.37 percent knockout percentage, he holds the record for the most knockouts among heavyweight boxing champions.
Personal and Family Life
Vitali Klitschko is the son of Soviet Air Force Colonel Vladimir Klitschko and his mother, Nadezhda Ulyanovna, an attendant. He has a younger brother named Wladimir, with whom he shares a close bond. Klitschko spent virtually his entire youth in army garrisons and visited much of the Soviet Union with his family. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky Pedagogical University and a master’s degree from the President of Ukraine’s National Academy of State Administration.
Vitali Klitschko is a husband and father. His fiancée Natalia Egorova, who is also a sportsperson, is his wife. She was a model and athlete in the past. In 1996, they married after meeting in Kiev. Daniel, born in 2000, Elizabeth-Victoria, born in 2002, and Max, born in 2005, is the couple’s three children. The family is currently residing in Kiev, Ukraine.
The Klitschko brothers are Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko. They are happy to be Ukrainians and have friendships with world-famous figures such as Bill Clinton, Mohammad Ali, Jon Bon Jovi, and others. Both brothers hold doctorates and are fluent in Russian, Ukrainian, German, and English.
Career in Boxing
Vitali Klitschko began boxing when he was 14 years old. In 1993, he competed in the WAKO world amateur championship. Similarly, in 1995, at the first World Military Games, he earned his first championship. In 1995, he also took silver in the World Amateur Boxing Championships in Germany. In 1996, he began his professional boxing career. His professional boxing career has been a huge success as well. He has fought forty-seven professional boxing contests, winning forty-five of them, including forty-one via KO.
Vitali Klitschko, often known as Dr. Ironfist, is the fourth boxer in history to win three world heavyweight championships. Since December 15, 2013, he has been out of the ring. If he wishes to return to boxing, he was named champion emeritus, which means he can compete straight for the WBC Heavyweight Championship.
For his record-breaking professional boxing career, Vitali Klitschko has garnered numerous trophies and accolades. Vitali has a net worth of 20 million Euros and was paid a good salary.
Career in Politics
Vitali Klitschko began running for Mayor of Kyiv in 2005, shortly after retiring from professional boxing. In 2006, he was selected as President Yushchenko’s full-time adviser. In the 2006 mayoral election, he ran for mayor and came in second with 26% of the vote. Then he started an anti-corruption platform with the PORA party, and he was elected to the Lev City Council as a deputy.
Vitali Klitschko was chosen to the Ukrainian delegation of the Council of Europe’s Congress in 2008, where he helped to improve Ukraine-Germany relations. He later became the leader of the Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform in 2010, and as of May 25, 2014, he is the Mayor of Kiev and the head of the city administration.
Participation in Other Activities
Vitali Klitschko and his brother Wladimir Klitschko make millions of dollars from their joint ventures in various enterprises. They own a company named KMG, which organizes and engages in battles between the brothers, earning them 3-5 million dollars in a matter of hours. They’re linked to brands like “Mercedes,” “Hugo Boss,” “Telekom,” “Eunova,” and the fitness network “McFit.” Both brothers are also real estate investors.
The Klitschko brothers, who are wealthy millions, are also involved in charity work. In 1997, they established the international fund “Sports-XXI Century” to assist talented players, coaches, and sports veterans who are in need of assistance. The “Klitschko Brothers Foundation” is chaired by Vitali Klitschko. The brothers have also funded schools, churches, and underprivileged children, as well as UNESCO since 2002.
|Date of Birth:||1971, July-19|
|Age:||50 years old|
|Height:||6 Feet 7 Inch|
|Birth Name||Vitali Volodymyrovych Klitschko|
|Father||Vladimir Rodionovich Klitschko|
|Mother||Nadezhda Ulyanovna Klitschko|
|Profession||Mayor of Kiev|
|Net Worth||$65 Million|
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
|Hair Color||Dark brown|
|Affair with||Natalia Klitschko|
|Married to||Natalia Klitschko (m. 1996)|
|Education||Taras Shevchenko National University|