Anthony Joshua
Anthony Joshua
Real Name/Full Name Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Anthony Joshua
Birth Place: Watford, Hertfordshire, England
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 15 October 1989
Age/How Old: 31 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 198 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 108 Kg
In Pounds – 240.8 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Robert Joshua
Mother – Yeta Odusanya
Siblings: Jacob Joshua, Loretta Joshua, Janet Joshua
School: Mayflower School, Ikenne
College: Kings Langley Secondary School, UK
Religion: Christian
Nationality: British
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Nicole Osbourne
Kids/Children Name: Joseph ‘JJ’ Joshua
Profession: Professional Boxer
Net Worth: $100 Million
Last Updated: April 2021

Anthony Joshua is a renowned Professional Boxer from the United Kingdom. He is well known for his titles of being the two-time Unified Heavyweight Champion, British, and Commonwealth Games heavyweight champion at the State level. He has also represented his country at the 2012 Olympics and is a gold medal winner for Great Britain.

Anthony is famous for being the first heavyweight champion from Great Britain to bag a Gold at the Olympics and receive a world title from an official professional sanctioning body. He is named the second-best world’s best active heavyweight champion by renowned sports magazines as of April 2020.

Well, how well do you know about Anthony Joshua? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Anthony Joshua’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Anthony Joshua to date.

Biography and Early Life

Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua was born to a Nigerian Family on 15 October 1989 in Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. His father, Robert Joshua, and his mother, Yeta Odusanya, both were Nigerian, although his father’s ancestors had an Irish link.

After his parents’ divorce, he shifted to the United Kingdom at the half of his schooling life and took admission at the Kings Langley Secondary School. He grew to be a well-built athlete and fetched the right name in the field of football and athletics, breaking his school’s records. Joshua is a well-known Professional athlete who gained publicity due to his inspirational rise from rags to riches and becoming one of the world’s most marketable athletes.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Anthony Joshua in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Anthony Joshua’s age is 31 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2021 having been born on 15 October 1989. Though, he is 6′ 6″ in feet and inches and 198 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 240.8 lbs in Pound and 108kg in Kilograms.

Education

Anthony Joshua has his early roots in Nigeria, where he completed a part of his Schooling life at a boarding school named Mayflower School in Ikenne. At the age of 12, after his parents’ divorce, he moved to the UK and continued his schooling at Kings Langley Secondary School.

He continued his academic life in Meriden Estate situated in Garston, Hertfordshire. During his school days, he was well known for his athleticism and was associated with breaking his school’s Nine-year record of 100 m sprint by completing in 11.6 seconds.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Anthony Joshua With Wife Nicole Osbourne
Anthony Joshua With Wife Nicole Osbourne

Anthony Joshua was born in a Nigerian family, although his father had an Irish ancestral connection. He was raised with the Christian religion and had three siblings of his own. His parents got divorced when he was aged 12, after which he shifted from Nigeria to the UK.

He has a cousin brother named Ben Illeyemi, with whom he made his professional debut in Boxing in the year 2013. He married his girlfriend Nicole Osbourne, who is a dance teacher by profession. Both of them gave birth to a son named Joseph ‘JJ’ Joshua in the year 2015.

Is Anthony Joshua Gay?

Anthony Joshua is not gay. He is straight and is currently married to his while Nicole Osbourne and is father to his son named Joseph ‘JJ’ Joshua.

Professional Career

Anthony Joshua kicked off his professional career in the year 2013. Even though the year 2013 was the start of his professional career, he had already been a part of boxing at the international level. He started his career in boxing as an Amateur when he was 18, taking inspiration from his cousin with whom he together made his debut in the year 2013.

Before starting his professional career, he was recognized for the first time at the international level at the World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan, in the year 2011, where he beat the then World and Olympic Champion Roberto Camarelle from Italy. His thumping performances made his way to the finals, resulting in his inclusion to the super-heavyweight division for the London Olympics in 2012.

He won a series of Technical knockouts, making an essential name in the professional arena. He won many high-profile matches in his career, which included terms like Gary Cornish from Scotland, Dillian Whyte, Charles Martin, who was defending his IBF heavyweight Champion title in 2016, and many more. He holds a professional career record of 24 wins and only one loss from 25 matches, out of which he won 22 games by direct knockout and two matches by decision.

Awards

  • Anthony Joshua is an Olympic Gold Medalist at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
  • Anthony Joshua is the holder of many titles named WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO heavyweight Championships.
  • In his home country, he is also the holder of British and Commonwealth Heavyweight Championship titles.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Anthony Joshua in 2021

Anthony Joshua Net Worth
Anthony Joshua Net Worth

As of 2021, Anthony Joshua currently has a net worth of $100 Million. He is one of the highest-paid athletes in the world. His primary income sources are from his high profile professional matches and his brand endorsements and markets.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Even before making his professional debut in the year 2013, Anthony Joshua had found a significant name at the international level, competing at heavyweight championships. The 2012 Olympics was the most significant one.
  • He became notable for his high profile matches. He earned around $25 Million per game and other income sources, making around $42 Million from Brands and markets, making his name among the highest-paid athletes in the world.
  • He was named as a Member Of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for his well-known feats in the field of Boxing.

Anthony Joshua has a very inspirational journey going through different hardships of life and overcoming all of these to become one of the world’s most well-known athletes. From rags to riches to have his name among the highest-paid athlete in the world, his life story is a great achievement.

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