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Anthony Joshua Net Worth

Anthony Joshua Net Worth. Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua OBE (born 15 October 1989) is a British professional boxer. He is a two-time former unified world heavyweight champion, having held the World Boxing Association (WBA) (Super version), International Boxing Federation (IBF), and World Boxing Organization (WBO) titles twice between 2016 and 2021. He also held the International Boxing Organization (IBO) title twice during that reign. At regional level, he held the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles from 2015 to 2016.

As an amateur, Joshua represented England at the 2011 World Championships in the super-heavyweight division, winning a silver medal. He also represented Great Britain at the 2012 Olympics, winning gold. In 2014, a year after turning professional, he was named Prospect of the Year by The Ring magazine. In 2017, his victorious fight against Wladimir Klitschko was named Fight of the Year by The Ring and the Boxing Writers Association of America. Joshua is the second English boxer, after James DeGale, to win both a gold medal at the Olympics and a world title by a major professional sanctioning body, as well as the first English heavyweight to do so.

As of October 2022, Joshua is ranked as the world’s second-best active heavyweight by BoxRec, third by The Ring, and fourth by Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and ESPN, as well as the sixth-best active boxer, pound for pound, by BoxRec. He has been ranked by BoxRec as among the world’s top 10 heavyweights since 2014, and was ranked at No. 1 at the conclusion of 2016 and 2017. Joshua’s knockout-to-win percentage stands at 88%, with an overall knockout percentage of 58% in world heavyweight title fights.

What is Anthony Joshua’s Net Worth and Career Earnings?

Net Worth: $80 Million

Date of Birth: Oct 15, 1989 (33 years old)

Place of Birth: Watford, Hertfordshire, England

Gender: Male

Nationality: British

Anthony Joshua is a British professional boxer who has a net worth of $80 million. Anthony is one of the highest-paid athletes in the world. At his peak he earned $50-60 million per year, or more. He is a heavyweight who at one time held the unified world heavyweight championship.

Early Life

Joshua was born on October 15, 1989 in Watford, Hertfordshire in England. His mother, Yeta, is Nigerian while his father, Robert, is Nigerian and Irish. During his early years, Joshua lived in Nigeria at a boarding school, the Mayflower School in Ikenne.

When his parents divorced when he was 12 years old, he returned to the United Kingdom and began attending Kings Langley Secondary School. He played soccer and was generally very athletic, breaking the schools 100 meter race record. However, he did not start boxing until age 18, a rather late start in the sport, and before beginning to box full-time, he worked as a bricklayer.

Boxing Career

After starting to box in 2007, Joshua quickly improved. He joined the Finchley ABC club in North London, also home to the professional heavyweight boxer Derek Chisora. By 2009, Joshua was already winning competitions, including the Haringey Box Cup. In 2010, he won the senior ABA Championships and turned down the opportunity to turn professional, preferring to stay amateur until he had secured more wins.

Nyongesa Sande
Nyongesa Sande
Nyongesa Sande is a Kenyan blogger, Pan Africanist,c olumnist Political Activist , blogger, informer & businesman who has interest in politics, governance, corporate fraud, human rights and television personality.

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