Anthony Joshua is a British professional boxer. He is a two-time former unified world heavyweight champion. Here, you can learn about his net worth, earnings, age, height, wife, and recent news.
Born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, Joshua began boxing in 2007 when he was 18 years old as a late starter. He won the 2009 and 2010 Haringey Box Cup. The same year he won the senior ABA Championship.
As an amateur, Joshua won a silver medal in the super-heavyweight division while representing England in the 2011 World Champions. The following year, He won gold, representing Great Britain at the 2012 Olympics.
In 2013, Joshua made his pro debut, defeating Emanuele Leo via TKO. He beat Denis Bakjotv for the WBC international heavyweight title the following year. Next year, he won the Commonwealth and British heavyweight titles against Corning and Dillian Whyte.
In 2016, Joshua beat Charles Martin for the IBF heavyweight title, Wladimir Klitschko for the WBA and IBO heavyweight titles, and Joseph Parker for the WBO heavyweight title.
As of October 2021, Joshua is ranked as the world’s third-best active heavyweight by BoxRec, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and The Ring, fourth by ESPN, and seventh-best active boxer, pound for pound, by BoxRec. For his efforts representing the United Kingdom, he was honored in December 2018 by receiving an OBE to become an Officer of the Order of the British Empire from Charles, Prince of Wales.
Anthony Joshua Personal Details:
|Full Name||Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua|
|Born||15 October 1989|
|Debut||05 October 2013|
|Height||6 ft 6 in (198 cm)|
|Birthplace||Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom|
|Residence||Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom|
|Net Worth||$80 million|
|Father name||Robert Joshua|
|Mother name||Yeta Odusanya|
Anthony Joshua was born on 15 October 1989. Currently, he is 32 years old.
Joshua has a height of 6 ft 6 in (198 cm). He is a heavyweight division fighter.
Anthony goes by the nickname AJ, which is the initials of his name. But recently, AJ expressed his disappointment over not choosing the nickname “The Notorious” before UFC fighter Conor McGregor while revealing he is a huge fan of the famous UFC fighter.
Anthony Joshua’s Net Worth, Ernings, and Salary:
Joshua’s net worth in 2022 is $80 million. From 25 pro fights, this British fighter has earned around $120 million, including purse payouts, PPV revenue, and endorsement earnings. In 2020, he ranked 19th on Forbes’s The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes list.
His most earned fight was his revenge match against Andy Ruiz Jr., where he bagged both the win and over $60 million as purse payout. Joshua is also considered a marketing juggernaut with more than a dozen sponsors, including Under Armour, Jaguar Land Rover, Beats, Sky Sports, and Hugo Boss.
AJ recently revealed that he is currently single. In a recent interview, he talked about his difficulties with work-life balance to maintain a relationship and how having a girlfriend would change his current routine, which won’t be easy for him.
Recent News About Anthony Joshua:
On 25 September 2021, Anthony Joshua faced Ukrainian professional boxer Oleksandr Usyk which was bailed as The Perfect Storm. Unfortunately, Joshua lost the title of WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight against his opponent by unanimous decision.
Immediately after the fight, Anthony Joshua’s team activated in principle the rematch clause to face Oleksandr Usyk in early 2022. The rematch is anticipated to happen in July 2022.