Oleksandr Usyk Biography: Age, Net Worth, Family, Children, Family, Height, Relationship, Sibling, Wife

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Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Usyk, famously known as Oleksandr Usyk and hailing from Ukraine, is widely recognized as a remarkable professional boxer. 

Since 2021, he has proudly held the prestigious title of unified heavyweight champion in WBA (Super), IBF, and WBO. Moreover, Usyk’s talent and determination in the cruiserweight division allowed him to achieve an unprecedented milestone by becoming the undisputed champion from 2018 to 2019.

 He astounded the boxing world by being the first boxer in that division to successfully hold all four major world titles simultaneously.


  • Full Name: Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Usyk
  • Stage Name: Oleksandr Usyk
  • Born: January 17, 1987
  • Age: 36 years old
  • Birthplace: Simferopol
  • Nationality: Ukraine
  • Occupation: boxer
  • Height: 1.91
  • Parent: Mr. and Mrs. Usyk
  • Siblings: Viktoriia Usyk
  • Spouse: Yekaterina
  • Children: Kyrylo, Mykhailo, and Yelizaveta
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $50 million

Early Life And Education

Oleksandr Usyk, a Ukrainian Citizen, was born on January 17, 1987, in Simferopol, located in the Crimean Oblast of the Ukrainian SSR in the Soviet Union. 

Throughout his upbringing, his loving parents supported and nurtured him; however, their names remain undisclosed to the media. For reference purposes, they are commonly referred to as Mr. and Mrs. Usyk. 

Additionally, Oleksandr Usyk has a sibling named Viktoriia Usyk. He graduated from Lviv State University of Physical Culture after completing his education.


Oleksandr Usyk, a Ukrainian professional boxer, embarked on his boxing journey at 15. Throughout his amateur career, he displayed extraordinary skill and talent, achieving an impressive record of 335 wins and only 15 losses.

 Usyk’s exceptional abilities were recognized globally as he secured gold medals at the 2011 World Championships and the highly esteemed 2012 London Olympics. These remarkable achievements solidified his reputation as a true prodigy in boxing.

After beginning his professional career in 2013, Usyk swiftly climbed the cruiserweight ladder. In only his tenth fight, he secured his maiden professional title and proceeded to unify the division in 2018, solidifying his position as the undisputed cruiserweight champion.

 His exceptional skills, footwork, and southpaw stance rendered him a formidable adversary, resulting in an unbeaten record throughout his fifteen cruiserweight matches.

Usyk took a daring step in 2019 by transitioning to the heavyweight division. He effortlessly adjusted his technique despite going up against bigger and stronger adversaries.

 Creating a historic upset in 2021, he emerged victorious over Anthony Joshua, securing the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight championships. In a subsequent rematch with Joshua in 2023, he successfully defended his titles, further cementing his status as the supreme heavyweight boxer globally.

Usyk’s impact on aspiring boxers around the world is truly inspiring. With his exceptional boxing IQ, unwavering determination, and humble personality, he has gained the admiration of fans and fellow boxers. As time passes, Usyk’s legacy is bound to flourish even further.

Awards and Nominations

  •  Amateur:
  • World Championships:
  • Gold medal – Heavyweight 
  • Olympic Games:
  • Gold medal – Heavyweight 
  • Val Barker Trophy:
  • Outstanding amateur boxer of the year 
  • World Boxing Organization:
  • Best boxer of the year 
  • Professional:
  • Undisputed Cruiserweight Champion
  • Four major world titles: WBO, WBC, IBF, WBA
  • Ring Magazine & Lineal Cruiserweight titles
  • Muhammad Ali Trophy (World Boxing Super Series)
  • Unified Heavyweight Champion
  • Three major world titles: WBA, IBF, WBO
  • IBO Heavyweight title
  • Ring Magazine Heavyweight title
  • Awards and Nominations:
  • WBA Boxer of the Year 
  • WBC Boxer of the Year 
  • IBF Fighter of the Year 
  • Boxing Writers’ Association of America Fighter of the Year 
  • ESPY Award for Best Boxer 
  • Ring Magazine Fighter of the Decade 
  • Nominated for BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Social Media

  • Twitter: @UsykOfficial
  • Instagram handle: Usyk. The Cat. Oleksandr (@usykaa)

Personal Life

Oleksandr Usyk, 36, finds immense joy and purpose in his personal life, as it revolves around his loving wife, Yekaterina, and their three beautiful children: KyryloMykhailo, and Yelizaveta. The strong bond within this family unit is remarkable and serves as a solid foundation for the boxer’s success in and out of the ring.

 Yekaterina is not only Oleksandr‘s wife but also his unwavering pillar of support who stands by him through thick and thin. Their children bring immeasurable happiness to Oleksandr’s life, filling it with love and motivation to strive for greatness.

Net Worth

Oleksandr Usyk, a highly talented and unbeaten professional boxer hailing from Ukraine, has accumulated an extraordinary net worth of approximately $50 million.

 In recent years, his financial standing has experienced tremendous growth, largely attributed to his highly anticipated rematch with Anthony Joshua in August 2022. This significant event proved to be a pivotal moment for Usyk’s career and contributed greatly to the substantial increase in his wealth.

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