|Celebrated Name:||Anthony Joshua|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Anthony Oluwafemi Olesani Joshua|
|Age:||32 years old|
|Birth Date:||October 15, 1989|
|Birth Place:||Watford, Hertfordshire, England|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes 1 (Joseph Bayley Temiloluwa Prince Joshua)|
|Is Anthony Joshua Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$90 Million|
|Last Updated:||December 2021|
Antony Joshua is a British professional boxer of Nigerian origin. He is widely known for having set multiple championship records and currently World heavyweight champion. Since 2016, he is able to hold his titles IBF, WBA, and IBO, which are well earned. From 2014 to 2016, Joshua held both Commonwealth and British heavyweight titles.
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Early Life & Biography
Anthony Joshua was born on October 15, 1989, in Watford, United Kingdom. His father Robert Joshua was of Irish ancestry and Nigerian, while his mother Yeta Odusanya was a Nigerian. The boxer has Yoruba ethnicity though there is no information about his siblings.
At an early age, Joshua lived in Nigeria as a student in boarding school. Unfortunately, at the age of 12 at the midway through his 7th grade, his parents divorced, and he returned to the United Kingdom. He grew in Garston, Hertfordshire, and he was a sports-loving kid who was an excellent footballer. Joshua developed an interest in football, and in the 9th grade, he won 100m high spot in 11.6 seconds.
Later on, in 2007, Joshua decided to set about boxing. Joshua gained popularity when he won in Wembley stadium after defeating Wladimir Klitschko. He is the second boxer to win under two categories in different games; Gold medal at Olympics, and a world title of a substantial professional sanctioning body, after James DE Gale and also after Joe Fazier to win the World Heavy Weight title as the top Olympic Champion.
In the year 2009, he was remanded in custody at Reading prison for fighting. He was also arrested for possession of eight ounces of Marijuana and over speeding. Joshua is currently a Unified Heavyweight Champion.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on October 15, 1989, Anthony Joshua is 32 years old as of today’s date 8th December 2021. His height is 6ft 6inch tall, and his weight is 113 kg.
Apart from boxing, Joshua has shown interest in Chess and also in reading to boost his boxing and tactical abilities. Before becoming a professional boxer, he worked as a bricklayer. Joshua has no current relationship affair, and therefore, he is single. However, he has a son called Joseph Bayley Temiloluwa Prince Joshua, who he got with his ex-girlfriend Nicole Osborne who was his lover since school.
Later on, Antony was said to have bought Nicole an expensive flat in London. Though rumored of having an affair with Bella Hadid, which he later confirmed, all he wanted was to focus on his career, and a relationship would feel like a distraction to him. At some point, Joshua was put in prison for fighting someone though he was released and made to wear a tag.
Joshua began his boxing career at 18 years in 2007, to which his cousin Ben Ileyemi, a professional boxer who is also unbeaten, had actually proposed. He joined a boxing club known as Finchley ABC in Barnet. After three years of his career, he won the Heavyweight champion, which he won the Haringey cup and also the senior ABA Championship in 2010. Due to the winning, he earned a place on the GB team.
Anthony became the British Amateur Champion after edging out Amin Isa in an under the Gb Amateur Boxing Championship. In 2012 in the Amateur Boxing Champion, he beat Cathal McMonangle and Eric Berechlin. His performances earned him a chance to participate in the 2012 London Olympics that he had to face Cuban Erislandy Savon. He later emerged the winner beating Roberto Cammerelle.
In 2013, Joshua became a professional under the Match room sport Professional Banner. However, Joshua has lost some fights in his professional career. In 2011, he lost Mihai to Nistor, a Romanian Southpaw, and also lost a battle to Magomedrasul Majidov and Andy Luiz in the same year, though under the Amateur Boxing Championship.
Awards & Achievements
Due to his professionalism, he is recognized as a two time unified heavyweight champion. He has held several championship titles in the WBA, IBF, WBO, and IBO for a period of time. From 2014 to 2016, he held the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles.
Net worth & Salary of Anthony Joshua in 2021
As of December 2021, Joshua’s net worth is estimated at $90 million, which enables him to be recognized in the list of the richest boxers in the world. His net is boosted by his numerous investments, bonuses, Endorsements, which are estimated at $10 million, and sponsorship deals with several foundations like Hugo Boss, Jaguar, Beats Electronics, and British Airways. His salary and a number of successful winning are figured at $45 million
Anthony, as a boxer, has risen to fame and popularity globally when he is barely in his early 30s. Nonetheless, his continued participation and winnings have earned his medals and championship titles,, which has contributed a significant net worth. At his age, Joshua has a very bright future in his career as a boxer.