Valentina Shevchenko Biography and Net Worth, Age, Wikipedia, Family, Siblings, Parents, Career

Valentina Shevchenko Biography and Net Worth, Age, Wikipedia, Family, Siblings, Parents, Career
(Last Updated On: March 6, 2023)

Meet Valentina Anatolievna Shevchenko, who is popularly known as (Valentina Shevchenko). She is a professional fighter who has competed in mixed martial arts and Muay Thai. Let’s check out her full Wikipedia biodata, biography and net worth below.

Valentina Shevchenko is a fighter who competes in the women’s Flyweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She used to be the UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion. As of August 1, 2021, she is ranked #2 in the UFC women’s pound-for-pound rankings.

Valentina Shevchenko Biography

Valentina Shevchenko was born on March 7, 1988, in Frunze, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union (now Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan) and she is currently 34 years old. She goes by the nickname “Bullet” and is a Kyrgyzstani, Peruvian, and Russian (expatriate).

Valentina Shevchenko Biography and Net Worth, Age, Wikipedia, Family, Siblings, Parents, Career

She is 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) tall and weighs 125 pounds (57 kg; 8.9 st). She resides in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Valentina Shevchenko started practicing combat sports at the age of 5, encouraged by her older sister Antonina and her mother, who also did Taekwondo.

She later explored Muay Thai kickboxing and freestyle Vale Tudo at the age of 12. In 2000, at the age of 12, Valentina knocked out a 22-year-old opponent, earning her the nickname “Bullet” because of her speed in the ring.

She and her sister Antonina, along with their trainer Pavel Fedotov, traveled to Peru in 2007 to become martial arts teachers, and eventually settled there. Valentina gained Peruvian citizenship in 2008 and is fluent in Russian, English, and Spanish.

Age | Date of Birth

Valentina Shevchenko was born on March 7, 1988, which means she is currently 34 years old in 2023. In 2024, she will turn 35 years old.

In 2025, she will be 36 years old and in 2026, she will turn 37 years old. She was born in Frunze, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union, which is now known as Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

State of Origin | Birthplace

She was born in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and is of Kyrgyz and Peruvian descent.

Children | Husband

It’s not clear whether Valentina Shevchenko is married or not. Some sources say that she is single and not married, [1] while others suggest that she may be married to her fighting trainer Pavel Fedotov. However, there is no reliable information to confirm this claim. [2]

Parents | Family

Valentina Shevchenko comes from a Russian-Ukrainian family and identifies herself as “Russian” in interviews. Her native language is also Russian. Her family had Soviet and later Kyrgyzstan citizenship.

Her mother, Elena Shevchenko, is the president of Kyrgyzstan’s national Muay Thai association and a former Muay Thai champion.

Valentina’s father, Anatoly Shevchenko, served in the Pacific Fleet of the Soviet Navy during the Cold War and played for the Kyrgyzstan national football team.

Net Worth

Valentina Shevchenko has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2023. [2] Her main source of income is her career as a professional MMA fighter. She has also earned money through sponsorships, endorsements, and appearances in movies and TV shows.

Muay Thai | kickboxing Career

Shevchenko has won over 90 amateur and professional matches in K-1, Muay Thai, and kickboxing, with 8 won by technical knockout and 2 by knockout. Her first kickboxing loss was against Debby Urkens in 2008 and her second one against Cong Wang in 2015.

Shevchenko is a multiple-time IFMA world champion, having won 8 gold medals between 2003 and 2014, and the IMFA Royal World Cup in 2015.

She has defeated future UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk three times and future UFC fighter Lina Länsberg once during these competitions. Shevchenko is considered to be one of the best female Muay Thai fighters in the world.

Valentina Shevchenko Biography and Net Worth

Education Background

Shevchenko graduated with a degree in Film Directing from the National Academy of Arts of the Kyrgyz Republic. In December 2021, the university awarded her the title of Honored Professor.

She was also awarded the Dank Order by Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov in April 2019 for her achievements in combat sports, and during her visit to Kyrgyzstan, Jeenbekov praised her for representing Kyrgyzstan with honor.

At UFC 255, Valentina and her sister Antonina made history by being the first pair of sisters to feature on the same fight card.

FAQ’s

How Old Is Valentina Shevchenko?

She was born on March 7, 1988. As of today’s date, (March 6, 2023), she is 34 years old.

Valentina Shevchenko Is from Which State, Nationality, Ethnicity?

Valentina Shevchenko was born in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan to a family of mixed Russian and Ukrainian heritage. In a Russian interview, she described herself as “Russian.” Although officially a citizen of the Kyrgyz Republic, Valentina identifies as Russian.

Who Is Valentina Shevchenko Husband?

She doesn’t have a husband yet.

Who Is Valentina Shevchenko Boyfriend?

Pavel Fedotov is Her boyfriend.

Is Valentina Shevchenko Married?

She is not yet married. Thank you for reading her full biography and net worth, you can as well look into the full Wikipedia biodata, biography and net worth of Shavkat Rakhmonov.
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