Anthony Joshua: Biography, Age, Parents, Wife, Kid, Career, House, Net worth And Source Of Wealth.

Anthony Joshua

You Are Welcome! Hope you know you are in the right page of the great professional boxer who has twice triumph the heavyweight champion, who as also held the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO titles ever since 2019 and formerly for three years from 2016 till June 2019 and commonwealth heavyweight titles for two years from 2014 till 2016. I know you will be wondering the person am talking about, am talk about that great boxer known as Anthony Joshua aka AJ.

Biography

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

Career

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 make a big break when he beat the best Italian world and Olympic Champion called Roberto Cammarelle during 3011 world championships in Baku, Azerbaijan, this lead him to stop Erik Pfeiffer of Germany in the semis before he failed with s single point to a local boxer called Magomedrasul Majidov winning a silver medal.

During the 2011 World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan, Joshua marked his sudden arrival on the world scene when he beat Italian reigning world and Olympic champion Roberto Cammarelle, and went on to stop Erik Pfeifer of Germany in the semis before losing by a single point to local boxer, Magomedrasul Majidov winning a silver medal. In 2012 London Olympic, Joshua received a tough draw in the last 16 in the super-heavyweight in Cuban Erislandy Saving and ranked 4th position in the world by AIBA.

Anthony Joshua was a bricklayer before taking up boxing full-time.

Know This About AJ

• Anthony Joshua put in his best to secured his place at the 2012 Olympic Games in the super-heavyweight division as a relative newcomer to the elite level of the sport.

• Anthong Joshua proved is talent competing in the 2012 London Olympics as a novice on the international scene and even though his a world silver medalist and he received a tough draw in the last 16 of the super-heavyweight event in Cuban Erislandy Savon.

• Anthony Joshua won by 15:11 guaranteeing at least a bronze medal in the bout he fought 2018 Beijiing Olympics silver medalist Zhang Zhilei, dropping his taller opponent in the middle round.

• Anthony Joshua was announced as the new Olympic Champion when he met and won the 32 years old reigning Olympic champion and former world champion twice(Roberto Cammarelle).

• Anthony Joshua was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to boxing.

English National Championships results
2010

• He defeated Dominic Akinlade (England) PTS
• He defeated Luke Herdman (England) RSC-2
• He defeated N/A WO.
• He defeated Chris Duff (England) WO.
• He defeated Simon Hadden (England) WO.
• He defeated Dominic Winrow (England) RSC-1

2011

• He defeated N/A WO.
• He defeated N/A WO.
• He defeated Fayz Aboadi Abbas (England) 24-15.

Great Britain Championships results
2010

• He defeated Amin Isa (England) 6-3

International Amateur Boxing Tournament results 2010

• He defeated Otto Wallin (Sweden) PTS

England vs Ireland results 2010

• He defeated Chris Turner (Ireland) 6-3

AIBA World Boxing Championships results 2011

• He defeated Tariq Abdul-Haqq (Trinidad and Tobago) RSCI-3
• He defeated Juan Isidro Hiracheta (Mexico) AB-1
• He defeated Mohamed Arjaoui Morocco) 16-7
• He defeated Roberto Cammarelle (Italy) 15-13

• He defeated Erik Pfeiffer (Germany) RSCI-1
• Lost to Magomedrasul Medzhidov (Azerbaijan) 22-21

Algirdas Socikas Tournament results
2012

• He defeated Sean Turner (Ireland) 9-5
• He defeated Johan Linde (Australia) KO-1
• He defeated Aidas Petruskevicius (Lithuania) W0.

European Amateur Boxing Championships results
2011

• He defeated Eric Brechlin (Germany) 23-16
• He defeated Cathal McMonagle (Ireland) 22-10
• Lost to Mihai Nistor (Romania) RSCH-3

Bocskai Memorial results
2012

• He defeated Sergey Kuzmin (Russia) 9-7
• He defeated Sardor Abdullayev (Uzbekistan) RSC-3

Olympic Games results 2012

• He defeated Erislandy Savón (Cuba) 17-16
• He defeated Zhang Zhilei (China) 15:11
• He defeated Ivan Dychko (Kazakhstan) 13-11
• He defeated Roberto Cammarelle (Italy) +18-18

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Professional career

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

Weight: Heavyweight

Height: 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)

Reach: 82 in (208 cm)

Nationality: British

Net Worth: $60 Million

Occupation: Professional Boxer

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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.”

Other Question

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.

Instagram

Anthony Joshua aka AJ is one of the champion boxer that have huge number of followers on Instagram. To join the million followers that follow Anthony Joshua on Instagram. Follow his official Instagram account @anthonyjoshua.

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