Anthony Joshua is a British professional boxer. He is a two-time former unified world heavyweight champion, having held the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO titles twice between 2016 and 2021.
Did you know that Joshua has lost only 3 out of his 27 career fights? Here’s his biography, parents, net worth, girlfriend, education, titles, awards, age, full name, etc.
Who is Anthony Joshua?
Joshua is a British professional boxer. Born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England as the son of Yeta and Robert Joshua. Joshua’s Nigerian background can be specifically traced back to the Yoruba people, amongst whom he is of aristocratic rank. His cousin, Ben Ileyemi, is also a professional boxer. The pair made their professional debuts together in 2013.
Full name: Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua
Date of birth: 15 October 1989
Place of birth: Watford, United Kingdom
Parents: Yeta and Robert Joshua
Siblings: Update soon
Marital status: Single
Net worth: $100 million
Child: Joseph “JJ” Joshua (born 2015)
Education: Kings Langley Secondary School, MAYFLOWER SCHOOL
Height: 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
Weight: Update soon
Awards: The Future Awards Africa Nigeria Prize in Sports
On 11 July 2013, it was confirmed that Joshua had turned professional under the Matchroom Sport promotional banner. Joshua 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, beating Italian Emanuele Leo by a technical knockout (TKO) in the first round.
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