Anthony Joshua is the most successful professional boxer nowadays. He is a British professional boxer. He has won many championships in his professional career and he also successfully represented his country at the Olympic Games and the Commonwealth Games. He never lost a match since he turned professional. If you want to know more about Anthony Joshua and his net worth you need to continue to read this article.
Early life and Biography
The real name of Anthony Joshua is Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua. He was born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, on 15 October 1989. His parents are Yeta and Robert Joshua. His father is British but with Irish and Nigerian ancestry, and his specific Nigerian background can be traced back to the Yoruba people. He lived in Nigeria when he was younger, and he went there to a boarding school, Mayflower School, Ikenne. He went back to the UK when his parents divorced when he was 12 years old. When he got back to the United Kingdom, he went to the Kings Langley Secondary School, where he played football and he excelled at athletics, where he broke the school record of the Year Nine 100 m with the time of 11.6 seconds.
His cousin, Ben Lleyemi, is also a professional boxer and they made a professional debut together in 2013. Before he became a professional, when he was an amateur, he defeated a lot of boxers like Ivan Dychko, Zhang Zhilei and Roberto Cammarelle.
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— Anthony Joshua (@anthonyjoshua) March 22, 2019
Anthony Joshua is currently single, but before he was in a relationship with Faryal Makhdoom, in 2017. That same year tabloid connected him with Bella Hadid, but that wasn’t ever officially confirmed.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
Anthony Joshua had his debut match in October 2013, when he turned professional. The match was against Emanuele Leo in Italy, and he managed to seal the match at 2:47. He then fought a boxer from his own country Paul Butlin and he won. In 2015 he managed to win British and Commonwealth Championship.
— Anthony Joshua (@anthonyjoshua) April 24, 2019
Before that, he won Gold at the Super-heavyweight category of the GB Championship in Liverpool. He also got a silver medal at the World Championship in Baku.
Before turning professional he represented his country at the Summer Olympics that were held in London and he won gold, in 2012. He won over many top boxers like Carlos Takam, Joseph Parker, Wladimir Klitschko, Eric Molina, Jason Gavern, Charles Martin, Denis Bakhtov, and many more. And in 2017, he fought Wladimir Klitschko in the Fight of the Year. He was named as the Prospect of the Year in 2014 by The Ring magazine.
He was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his contributions to the sports. He was ranked as the Best Active Heavyweight in the World by Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, BoxRec, and The Ring. He fought in a total of 21 and the didn’t lose in any. Currently, he is the unified heavyweight world champion.
Anthony Joshua’s Net Worth
This successful and professional boxer has an astonishing net worth of over $90 million. His yearly salary is $12 million. He earns a lot of money for winning matches, like the time he won 3 million pounds when he won the match against Dillian Whyte. He also has many deals that are worth millions, like the one with Matchroom that is worth millions of pounds. He also opened a gym in London.
Anthony Joshua is a very aspiring young boxer. He will definitely stay at this position in his professional career for a long time. And he will certainly be successful and wealthy for a long period of time.