Dmytro was born on April 19, 1979, in the village of Komsomolske (Donetskiy region). A Ukrainian sportsman, a champion of Ukraine in power-lifting. The author of more than 20 power records, registered in the Ukrainian Book of Records, the Russian Book of Records, Guinness Book of World Records.
At the age of 4 he got burns because of an overturned tea-pot, having damaged 35% of the body. Dmytro withstood 7 surgeries and 12 blood transfusions. Since 10 he went in for wrestling, then judo, sambo, hand-to-hand fighting, arm-wrestling and kettlebell lifting.
At 15 he became a champion of Ukraine in hand-to-hand fighting. Later he got the title of a champion of Ukraine in folk-fighting, the title «The Strongest in Donbas», and at last he became a record-holder of Guinness Book of Records of Ukraine and Russia.
In 2011–2012 Dmytro Khaladzhi worked in the USA («Ringling Brothers» circus). He visited 41 states during his tours.
In summer 2012 he received a proposal to perform a leading role in the movie «Ivan Syla». For the sake of the film process he stopped his contract with the American circus.
He has his own circus program and makes tours in Ukraine and around the countries of the world. Actually he has no free time at all. «In the evening I’m only able to read a book and make some literary sketches — because I write about circus performers, strong men and bogatyrs of the past», — Dmytro says.
He took part in the cooking show «Senior Chef», having prepared borsch, which is one of his favourite dishes. However, as a rule Dmytro’s wife Inna is a matron in the kitchen. Together they bring up their daughter Nastya.