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Nikolai Valuev

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Birthday
21, 1973
Birthplace
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
21, 1973 (age 46)
Birthplace
Saint Petersburg, Russia

About

Two-time WBA heavyweight champion and entrepreneur who was forced to retire because of serious bone and joint problems.

Before Fame

He played water polo and basketball as a child.

Trivia

He nurtured an acting career on the side, appearing in the 2006 German film, "7 Zwerge – Der Wald ist nicht genug" and in 2008's "Stonehead."

Family Life

He married Galina Valueva and he has two sons, Grisha and Sergei, and a daughter, Irina.

Associated With

He defeated Evander Holyfield on December 20, 2008, in defense of his second WBA Heavyweight title.