Anthony Joshua: Biography, Age, Parents, Wife, Kid, Career, House, Net worth And Source Of Wealth.
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Anthony Oluwafemi Oseni Joshua popularly called Anthony Joshua aka AJ is a British professional boxer who was born on 15 October 1989 in Watford, Hertfordshire by the parents whose name are Yeta and Robert Joshua. His mother is a Nigerian while his father is of both Nigerian and Irish lineage. Joshua’s Nigerian background transparent make it clear that his a Yoruba and his cousin who is also a professional boxer like Anthony Joshua who’s name Ben Ileyemi, they both came to spotlight in 2013 when they make their first performance in a public.
Anthony Joshua early life was spent in Nigerian when he attended Mayflower school in Ikenne a boarding school. He moved to UK after due to his parents divorce and to proceed in his education he enrolled in King’s Langley Secondary School. He was known as femi by is friends and former teacher’s due to his mindlle name(Oluwafemi) where he grew up on the Meriden Everything in Garston, Hertfordshire. Anthony Joshua is a star in football and athletics, best in his school’s Year Nine 100 m record with a time of 11.6 seconds back then in school day’s.
Anthony Joshua Parent’s
Mother: Yeta Odusanya
Father: Robert Joshua
Anthony Joshua started his sport career lately, he started boxing in 2007 when he was 18 years old, when his cousin suggested he take it up. His club Finchley ABC located at Barnet in North London, though is also home to professional heavyweight Dereck Chisora. Joshua has won the 2009 and 2010 Haringey Box Cup. Joshua also won the senior ABA Championships in 2010, in only his 18th boxing match and later turned down £50,000 to turn professional. Joshua said “Turning down that £50,000 was easy. I didn’t take up the sport for money, I want to win medals.” He also proceed to outshine in that same tournament the following year.
As of 2010 his domestic success earned him a place on the GB Boxing team and later the same year he became British amateur champion at the GB Championships after defeating Amin Isa. In the following year which was June 2011 at the 2011 European Championships Joshua beat Eric Berechlin and Cathal McMonagle but was stopped by aggressive Romanian southpaw Mihai Nistor after receiving several standing counts. He gained the name Amateur Boxer of the year by the Boxing writers Club of Great Britain with amateur record was 40-3 in 2011.
Anthony Joshua started is professional career on 1st of July 2013 which was confirmed that Joshua had turned professional under the Matchroom Sport promotional banner. He made his professional debut on 5 October 2013 at the O2 Arena in London in the Main-Event of a card featuring Scott Quigg’s successful WBA super-bantamweight title defence against Yoandris Salinas by beating Italian Emanuele Leo by a technical knockout (TKO) in the first round.
Anthony Joshua second fight was against English heavyweight called Paul Butlin at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield on 26 October 2013. Bout was stopped in the second round when the referee decided Butlin was taking too much punishment and declared Joshua the winner by TKO.
Anthony Joshua third fight was on the Prizefighter Series card against Croatian Hrvoje Kišiček on 14 November 2013. He got a TKO victory in the second round by achieving his third knockout victory in a row.
Anthony Joshua scored a second-round TKO victory over Dorian Darch to take his record to 4–0 b in February 2014. He defeated Hector Alfredo Avila with a first-round KO, in Glasgow, Scotland. Oshua knocked out Matt Legg in one round on the undercard of Carl Froch vs. George Groves II at Wembley Stadium in may the same year.
His seventh fight was on 12 July 2014 at the Echo Arena, Liverpool, he defeated Englishman Matt Skelton via second-round stoppage. In Joshua’s eighth fight was on 13 September 2014 against German heavyweight Konstantin Airich and Joshua took his undefeated record to 8–0 with a third-round stoppage victory at the Manchester Arena.
Professional boxing record
• 24 fights
• 23 wins
• 1 loss
Anthony Joshua is recognised as one of the most marketable athletes in the world, and has lucrative endorsement deals with several brands, some of the brands are Under Armour, Beats By Dre and Lucozade.
The great boxer AJ was ranked as the world’s most marketable athlete in 2017 ahead of Stephen Curry a basketball player who was ranked most marketable in the previous year(2016).
Anthony Joshua has also been recognised with inclusion in the annual Powerlist as one of the 100 most influential Black Britons.
Hope you know that Anthony Joshua has a tattoo of the continent of Africa on his right shoulder with the territory of Nigeria outlined and says he feels a strong connection to his Nigerian roots.
Anthony Joshua Facts
Birth Name: Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua
Date Of Birth: 15 October 1989
Place Of Birth: Watford, Hertfordshire, England
Stage Name: AJ
Height: 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
Reach: 82 in (208 cm)
Net Worth: $60 Million
Occupation: Professional Boxer
Anthony Joshua has spoken of his ambition to surpass Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s career earnings of $700 million, saying in an interview with GQ, “When I first started, the aim was to become a multi-millionaire. But now there are ordinary people, grandmas and grandads, who are worth millions just because of property prices. So the new school of thought is that I need to be a billionaire. Being a millionaire is good but you have to set your sights higher.”
• What is Anthony joshuas real name?
Anthony Joshua real name is Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua.
• Where does Anthony Joshua live?
Anthony Joshua still lives with her mother in a two-bed house in Golders Green, north London. The mighty property he bought for his mum for £175,000 after his Olympic heroics in 2013.
• Does Anthony Joshua still live at home?
He bought a new house after he stopped the former world champion in the 11th round as an investment but still live at home with his mum in her two-bed house in Golders Green, north London.
• How much does Anthony Joshua earn?
According to our source Anthony Joshua will make around $60 million for the fight. He made something short of $25 million for his first fight against Ruiz in June and ranked 25th position on Forbes list of athletes by earnings in 2018, having made more than $39 million in the previous calendar year.
• Which state is Anthony Joshua?
Anthony Joshua birth name is Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua, born on 15 October 1989 in Watford, Hertfordshire, South East England. His mother(Yeta) is a Nigerian and his father(Robert) has both Nigerian and Irish ancestry.
• Which state is Anthony Joshua from in Nigeria?
Anthony Joshua the recent heavyweight champion roots was traced to south-western Nigeria in Ogun State precisely. His family house is located along Akarigbo road beside First Bank Injokun, Sagamu in Ogun State.
• Does Anthony Joshua have a kid?
Anthony Joshua welcome his son Joseph Bayley Temiloluwa prince Joshua on October 6, 2015. His father bought a flat Finchley worth of £500,000 in North London for his kid and ex-girlfriend. News of the baby was not reviewe untill the following year when his father make a victory over Charles Martin in 2016.
• Does AJ drink alcohol?
Anthony Joshua is abstemious, he don’t take alcoholic drinks.
• Who is Anthony Joshua dating?
According to our source we heard about the Nigerian rapper called Idowest who exposed the coded affair going on between world boxing champion Anthony Joshua and Nigerian female Disc Jockey DJ Cuppy. DJ Cuppy and Anthony Joshua have been rumored to be secretly dating each other for some time but no evidence to confirm the allegations.
• How rich is Anthony Joshua?
According to Forbes, Anthony Joshua current net worth is around $60million. Bout against Ruiz set to see is career earnings more than double to over £100m which ranked him to be among the top earners ever in the sport.
• How much does Anthony Joshua make per fight?
We got a report from The Daily Star that he make around $60 million for the fight. He made something short of $25 million for his first fight against Ruiz in June In 2018.
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