|Full Name||Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua|
|Date of Birth||October 15, 1989|
|Parents||Robert (Father), Yeta (Mother)|
|Spouse||Nicole Osborne (Ex-girlfriend)|
|Net Worth||$100 Million|
Who is Anthony Joshua?
Anthony Joshua is a Nigerian-British born boxer and a two-times heavyweight lifter who is known for his successful career as a boxing athlete.
He gained a very high increased recognition after his recent rematch fight with Andy Ruiz Jr. which he won.
In this article, we will be discussing Anthony Joshua’s net worth, biography, career, and lots more.
Anthony Joshua Biography
Anthony Joshua was born on October 15, 1989, in Watford, England. Although, his parents are natives of Nigeria, making him also a Nigerian as per Citizenship through Parents.
He grew up and spent his childhood in Ogun State, Nigeria, where he had started his basic education at the Mayflower School located at Ikenne, Ogun State.
Succeeding the divorce of his parents while he was 12, he went back to the United Kingdom where he had completed his high school education at the Kings Langley Secondary School, Hertfordshire, Watford.
While at Kings Langley, Anthony Joshua usually engaged in sporting and athletic events and he was known to be a good footballer and a very fast 100m relay athlete.
Anthony Joshua Career
Anthony Joshua’s boxing career began in 2008, 6 years after getting back to the UK. His cousin, Ben Ileyemi, who was also a boxer, advised him then to take up a career in boxing.
Joshua heeded, and that was how his career kicked off as a professional boxer.
He joined a local boxing team in Barnet, North London, and the club goes by the name “Finchley ABC”.
Anthony Joshua participated in his first boxing tournament, ABA Championships, in 2010, which he won, and ever since then, he has been participating in a whole lot of tournaments mostly which he has been winning.
He has won many belts in his career and this includes the word-class popularly known, heavyweight championship, and this he won two times consecutively.
Anthony Joshua is also the founder and CEO of the AJBXNG, an online shopping platform where all forms of boxing equipment and lifestyle apparel/accessories are sold.
Anthony Joshua Net Worth
As of 2020, Anthony Joshua’s net worth is estimated to be $100 Million which he made from his career as a professional boxer/athlete and from the ambassadorial deals he signed with different brands and sponsors.
Anthony is also ranked to be among the top richest athletes in the world and his wealth was said to have been doubled after his debut rematch fight with Andy Ruiz Jr.
Anthony Joshua Family Life
Anthony Joshua is yet to get married but has been in several relationships.
His ex-girlfriend happens to be a British-born Yoga instructor and a pole dancer who goes by the name, Nicole Osborne. The two had a child together who was named Bayley Temiloluwa Joseph and was given birth to in October 2015.
Later that year, Anthony Joshua announced that they were no longer together, and ever since then, he has laid his full focus on his career.
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Anthony Joshua Best Quotes
“Wherever you get to is better than where you started. To stay on the road is a massive achievement.”Anthony Joshua
“Boxing is the embodiment of who I am, but beyond that, this is a journey of the self and my obsession to get the most from this short life.”Anthony Joshua
“Don’t worry about the title. Worry about what you’ve got to do today, tomorrow, the next day, and that title will be waiting for you.”Anthony Joshua
“The thing that motivates you to win is probably the fear of losing. That fear of losing is what drives me.”Anthony Joshua
Anthony Joshua happens to be one of the best and most outstanding boxer both in his hometown, UK, and his fatherland, Nigeria.
His success is indeed one which has influenced and encouraged a lot of young athletes to keep striving and doing better in their career.
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