Hovik Keuchkerian is a man of multiple talents. He is not only an actor and director, but also a poet, an author, a former boxer, and a former basketball player. He was a two-time Spanish Heavyweight Champion and also owned his own gym in Madrid.
Even though he started his acting career in 2010, the actor only gained international fame through his role as Bogotá in Money Heist.
Who is Hovik Keuchkerian?
Hovik was born on November 14, 1972, in Beirut, Lebanon. However, he grew up in Madrid, Spain as his family moved there when he was three years old. He spent most of his childhood and adolescence years in Alpedrete, a municipality in the Community of Madrid.
His father had a restaurant where he worked as a waiter from a young age. He loved playing basketball as a kid. He even participated in many competitions in school. However, he had to leave basketball after injuring his ankle.
After quitting basketball, he joined the combat sport, boxing. He especially showed his talents in boxing. He went on to win Spanish Heavyweight Championship twice. Similarly, he also opened his own gym named HK at the age of 20.
The actor was also quite a comedian from an early age. He used to tell jokes and entertain his friends. However, he hadn’t considered making it a career before his friends telling him.
He started being involved in stand-up comedy after his friend asked him to perform on stage with him. Then, he attempted to become professional in it, however, he didn’t get much success in that.
He Has Been Active in the Acting Industry for Over a Decade
Keuchkerian began his acting career in 2010. He first made his appearance in TV series as Sandro in the Spanish series, Hispania, la Leyenda. Then, in just another year, he played Charly in Days not lived as his film debut.
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The actor started appearing internationally in Assassin’s Creed, then also played in Snatch. However, he only gained international fame with his role as Bogotá in Money Heist.
Is Hovik married?
Keuchkerian is a very secretive person and doesn’t seem to enjoy disclosing any information regarding his personal life. He hasn’t disclosed anything regarding his dating life. However, it’s more likely that he is currently single.
Hovik Keuchkerian Net Worth
Keuchkerian’s net worth is estimated to be around $300k. He has played in various films and TV shows, both in Spain and in international movies. He also has published four books.
The former boxer has an outstanding body figure. Even at the age of 48, he still has a body of a fighter. He stands 6feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 77kg.
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