Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua
Quick Facts About Anthony Joshua
Celebrated Name Anthony Joshua
Age 34 years old
Nick Name AJ
Birth Name Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua
Birth Date 1989-10-15
Gender Male
Profession Boxer
Nationality British
Place of Birth Watford, Hertfordshire in England
Ethnicity Yoruba ethnic group
Residence North London
Religion Muslim
Horoscope Libra
Father Robert Joshua
Mother Yeta Joshua
Brother Jacob Joshua
sisters Janet and Loretta Joshua
School Kings Langley Secondary School
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Partner Nicole Osbourne (2014-2016)
Son Joseph 'JJ' Joshua
Net Worth $80 million
Salary $5 million-$20 million per year
Body Build/Type Athletic
Biceps Size 18 inches
Body Measurement 48-39-37 inches
Height 6 ft 6 inches
Weight 111 Kg
Eye Color dark Brown
Hair Color Black

Anthony Joshua Biography

  • Anthony Joshua is a British professional boxer. He is a two-time unified world heavyweight champion, having held the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO titles since December 2019, and previously between 2016 and June 2019. At the regional level, he held the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles from 2015 to 2016.
  • As of April 2021, Joshua is ranked as the world's second-best active heavyweight by The Ring and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board; and third by BoxRec, as well as the fourth-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 percentage stands at 93% (80% in world heavyweight title fights).

Anthony Joshua fight

Where is Anthony Joshua originally from?

  • Anthony Joshua was born on 15 October 1989 in Watford, Hertfordshire in England, the UK. His birth name is Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua. He holds British nationality and belongs to the Yoruba ethnic group amongst whom he is of aristocratic rank. His star sign is Libra. Joshua was raised as a Christian but follows no particular religion at present. However many on Twitter became angry at him for associating himself with Islam.
  • His father Robert Joshua is of Nigerian and Irish descent while his mother Yeta Joshua is Nigerian. Though he was born in England, Anthony spent some of his early years in Nigeria where he was raised along with his three siblings. He has a brother named Jacob Joshua ad two sisters Loretta Joshua and Janet Joshua.
  • During his childhood in Nigeria, he studied as a boarding school student at Mayflower School in Ikenne. Following his parents' divorce when he was 12, he returned to the UK halfway through Year Seven to join Kings Langley Secondary School. After his secondary education, he planned to involve in a boxing career. 

Is Anthony Joshua in a relationship?

  • Anthony Joshua does not seem to be among those who like to live with a partner. He had once told me that he doesn’t find much time for girlfriends. He had a son with Nicole Osborne but they are not together currently. 
  • It was only a year earlier that he was in a relationship with Nicole Osborne who is the mother of his son. By profession, Nicole Osbourne is a yoga instructor. She can also be seen in pole-dancing videos on YouTube.
  • Her relationship with Joshua started after they met at Watford and parted ways a few years after they had their child together. They welcomed their child, Joseph Bayley Temiloluwa Prince Joshua, in October 2016. But it was not until the next year that the news reached everyone.
  • After his title-winning victory over Charles Martin in 2016, it was revealed that Joshua was a dad. It was in the same year that Joshua revealed that he was no longer in a relationship with Osborne.

How much is Anthony Joshua worth?

Anthony Joshua with management team

  • As of 2021, Anthony Joshua has a net worth of $80 million. He is enlisted at No. 19 on Forbes' list of the world's highest-paid athletes, just behind Giannis Antetokounmpo and ahead of Deontay Wilder. He was ranked 19th on the world’s highest-paid athletes list of 2020.
  • Anthony Joshua earns ($3 million to $25 million) guaranteed purse money per fight. While his winnings include $25m from his first fight with Andy Ruiz Jr and purse money payout of around $50 – $60 million from his 2nd rematch fight with Andy Ruiz Jr.
  • Joshua makes a ton of money through endorsements, according to Forbes, he makes around $11 million through sponsorship deals and marketings. He is partnered and sponsored by numerous big companies including, Under Armour, Jaguar Land Rover, Beats Electronics, Sky Sports, Audemars Piguet, DAZN, Electronic Arts, and Hugo Boss.
  • Anthony Joshua is a multimillionaire but opts to live a comparatively modest lifestyle. Although he's rented a lavish £20,000-a-week mansion in the past, at present he lives with his mum and his son in a mansion in North London which he brought as a gift to his mom for £175,000 after his Olympic heroics in 2013.

How heavy Anthony Joshua?

  • Anthony Joshua is 6 ft 6 inches tall and weighs 111 kg. He has an Athletic build body.
  • He is considered the most powerful and strongest boxer in the UK. His body measures 48-39-37 inches. He has a bicep of size 18 inches. 
  • He wears an XXL size dress and his shoe size is 45 (UK). He has a pair of Dark Brown eyes. He looks handsome in his skin fade hair cut that is Black in color. 

Facts About Anthony Joshua

  • #1He was excellent at Football and Athletics during his school time.
  • #2He broke the school's Year Nine 100 m record with a time of 11.6 seconds.
  • #3 His cousin, Ben Ileyemi, is also a professional boxer.
  • #4He gifted his mom a Range Rover.
  • #5He brought a £500 thousand penthouse for his ex-girlfriend.
  • #6He doesn't spend his wealth on him but prefers to treat those around him.
  • #7He puts local kids through their schooling and pays for medical care for others.
  • #8His first boxing coach and close friend is Sean Murphy.
  • #9 His mum is a social worker.
  • #10His hair is cut by his friend, who is the owner of Ikky's Hair Studio in Market Street.