Who is Vitali Klitschko?

Vitali Klitschko is a former professional boxer. Currently, he is a professional Ukrainian politician and the current Mayor of Kiev as well as the Kiev City State Administration head since 2014.

Quick Info
Full nameVitaly Vladimirovich Klitschko
Birth DateJuly 19, 1971
Birth PlaceBelovodskoye, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union
FatherVladimir Rodionovich Klitschko
MotherNadezhda Ulyanovna
WifeNatalia Egorova

Vitali Klitschko


Personal Information

Vitali was born on the 19th of June, 1971 in Belovodskoye, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union. He is the son of Rodionovich Klitschko and Nadezhda Ulyanovya. Furthermore, he has a younger brother named Wladimir who used to be a professional boxer just like him. His father served the country as a Soviet Air Force Major general.

Vitali married Natalia Egorova, who used to be an athlete and a model on the 26th of April, 1996. The couple has three children together.


Boxing Career of Vitali Klitschko

Vitali fought a total of 47 fights in which he won a total of 45 matches and lost only two. 41 of those matches were won by knockout whereas 4 of his matches were won by decision. Here is the description of his matches:

Vitali’s first match was against Tony Bradham where he won by TKO. Then he fought Frantisek Sumina and won by TKO. He fought Brian Sargent next and won by TKO. Vitali fought Mike Acklie and won by KO. His fifth match was against Troy Roberts, where he won by TKO. He then fought Calvin Jones and won by TKO. Vitali fought Derrick Roddy and won by TKO. His eighth match was against Cleveland Woods, where he again won by KO. He then won by KO against Jimmy Haynes, Will Hinton, and Gilberto Williamson respectively.

Vitali Klitschko

Vitali then played against Herman Delgado and won the match by TKO. His thirteenth match was against Anthony Willis where he won the match by KO. He played against Marcus Rhode and won by TKO in the match. He then won matches by KO against Alben Belinski, Louis Monaco, and Levi Billups respectively. Vitali then won several matches by TKO against Julius Francis, Dicky Ryan, Jose Ribalta, Ricardo Kennedy, Mario Schiesser, Francesco Spinelli, and Ismael Youla respectively.

Vitali then played against Herbie Hide where he won by KO. His twenty-sixth match was against Ed Mahone where he won by TKO. He then won a match by Corner Retirement against Obed Sullivan. He lost his first match against Chris Byrd by Corner Retirement. Vitali again won a match by UD against Timo Hoffman. Later, Vitali won another match against Orlin Norris by KO.

Vitali Klitschko

However, he lost a match against Lennox Lewis by Corner Retirement.

Vitali then won matches by TKO against Ross Purity, Vaughn Bean, Larry Donald, Kirk Johnson, Corrie Sanders, and Danny Williams respectively. He then won another match against Samuel Peter by Corner Retirement. Vitali then went on to win another match against Juan Carlos Gomez by TKO.

His fortieth match was against Chris Arreola, where he won by Corner Retirement. Furthermore, he won his next match by Unanimous Decision against Kevin Johnson. Later, he won by KO against Albert Sosnowski and Odlanier Solis.  By Unanimous Decision, he won matches against Shannon Briggs and Dereck Chisora. He won matches by TKO against Tomasz Adamek and Manuel Charr. Vitali retired from the boxing industry on the 15th of December, 2013.

Political Career

Vitali supported Viktor Yushchenko for the 2004 Ukrainian presidential election. Later, he became the advisor to the president in 2005 and was promoted as a full-time advisor in October of 2006. He became the Kiev City State Administration head on the 25th of June, 2014.