Alexander ‘Sasha’ Povetkin is a Russian heavyweight professional boxer who has held the WBC interim heavyweight championship title since 2020. 

The pro boxer has won for Russia at the 2004 Olympic Games, 2003 World Championships, and 2002 and 2004 European Championships.

Net Worth: $9 Million
Date of Birth: 2 September 1979
Endorsements: N/A
Spouse: Evgenia Povetkina
Profession: boxer
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Nationality: Russian

The Ring Magazine and BoxRec rank him as the world’s fourth-best active heavyweight boxer, while, the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board rate him as the world’s fifth-best heavyweight active boxer. 

Anthony vs Alexander pre-fight press conference

Sasha challenged Klitschko in 2013 for the WBA (Super), WBO, IBO, IBF, The Ring, and lineal titles. However, he received his first professional career defeat.

A similar fate followed him against Anthony Joshua, who he challenged for the WBA (Super), WBO, IBO, and IBF titles in 2018.

What is Alexander Povetkin’s net worth? 

Alexander Povetkin’s net worth is around $9 million according to various sources. The primary source of accumulation and rise in his personal wealth is professional boxing. 

It is reported that the pro boxer made £6 million from his fight against Anthony Joshua, and another $6 million through the earlier fight against Klitschko. 

In 2017 he was handed a lifetime ban due to failure of a drug test and was handed a £250,000 million fine. That ban was lifted, as the ringster resumed his encounters in pro boxing.  

Sasha on Social Media

Alexander married Yevgenia in July 2013. They have one child together, who appears often in the social media posts of Sasha and his wife. 

Sasha has a social media following of 261k on his Instagram page.

Most of his posts are related to his career as a professional boxer. He uses Russian as the main medium of communication to attract his fellow countrymen. 

Alexander also has a younger brother named Vladimir who fights in the light heavyweight category as a professional boxer. 

He considers himself to be a follower of the Slavic Native Faith. 

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