|Net worth||Approx. $60 million|
|Age ||31 years (15th October 1989)|
|Sources of wealth||Professional Boxer, endorsements|
|Belts||IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO|
|Height||6′ 6″ (1.98 m)|
|Wins by TKO||22|
|Endorsements||Under Armour, Jaguar Land Rover, Beats Electronics, Sky Sports, Audemars Piguet, DAZN, Electronic Arts, and Hugo Boss|
|Last updated||March, 2021|
Making his professional debut in 2013, Anthony Joshua has reached incredible heights in the world of boxing. In 2014 he was crowned as Ring magazine’s ‘Prospect of the Year’. He was also the first - ever Englishman to be included in the prestigious list. He is the current IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO title holder and a two-time unified heavyweight champion.
Bagging a silver in the World Championship in 2011, Joshua came to the public eye after winning the gold at the 2012 London Olympics. His first professional boxing fight was at the O2 Arena against Emmauele Leo, who he beat in the first round. In 2020, Leo sat down with sky sports and had this to say about his Joshua -
"It was like two guys just coming out with their heart on their sleeve, trading, and I really enjoyed it.
"You could see he was game, he could take a shot, he's got a winner's mentality.”
On 15th March 2021 Joshua signed a two-fight deal with fellow brit, Tyson Fury to unify the heavyweight titles. According to Eddie Hearn (Joshua’s promoter), the fight is said to be one of the biggest in boxing’s history -
"This is the biggest fight in boxing and one of the biggest sporting events in the world”
It is fair to say that, along with Canelo Álvarez, Anthony Joshua has become the face of this sport.
What is Anthony Joshua’s Net Worth in 2021?
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Multiple sources have estimated Anthony Joshua’s net worth to be over $50 million. Wealthy Gorilla has weighed up at $60 million, while celebritynetworth.com has estimated a whopping $80 million net worth.
Initially with Showtime, Joshua left his 8 - year contract to pocket a gigantic $1 billion deal with DAZN and his promoters Matchroom sports. His 2 main event fights with Andy Ruiz Jr. and recent endorsements with Jaguar, Hugo Boss and many other reputed brands have played a big part in his impressive net worth.
Ever since he put the pen to the paper for the Tyson Fury fight, many are estimating his net worth to take another jump.
Anthony Joshua’s Career Earnings
From 25 pro fights, Joshua has earned around $120 million including the purse payouts, PPV revenue and endorsements earnings. In his recent ninth-round knockout of Kubrat Pulev, Joshua is believed to have earned £10 million.
Below are his 10 fight earnings -
|10||Dominic Breazeale||£4.5 million||W||2016|
|9||Charles Martin||£5 million||W||2016|
|8||Eric Molina||£5 million||W||2016|
|7||Carlos Takam||£10 million||W||2017|
|6||Kubrat Pulev||£10 million||W||2020|
|5||Wladimir Klitschko||£15 million||W||2017|
|4||Joseph Parker||£20 million||W||2018|
|3||Alexander Povetkin ||£20 million||W||2018|
|2||Andy Ruiz Jr.||£25 million||L||2019|
|1||Andy Ruiz Jr.||£60 million||W||2019|
Speaking to Fight Night Extra on talkSport2, Eddie Hearn mentioned the figure of £100 million for both Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua for their first bout,
“They’ll put up an enormous site fee. Eddie [Hearn] revealed to me in December that he expects both men around £100m each for this fight.”
You look at two fights, if there’s controversy, we’re talking about half a billion dollars, American dollars, for a two-part series.
Anthony Joshua’s Investments, Endorsements and Charity
It is publicly known that ‘AJ’ isn’t a shy spender. However, it is fair to say he is smart with his lavish spendings, as he spends most on real-estate. The Sun reported that he bought his mum an ex-council estate home and a property for his ex, Nicola Ostourne too. Nicola is also the mother of his son Joshua.
In 2021, The Mirror reported that he spent £7.5million on homes in 2020 which included a £1 million London pad. In 2015, he started his management firm named “258 investments”.
Joshua makes around $11 million through sponsorship deals. He has tied up with enormous brands like Under Armour, Jaguar Land Rover, Beats Electronics, Sky Sports, Audemars Piguet, DAZN, Electronic Arts, and Hugo Boss. Forbes described the boxer as a “marketing juggernaut”
In 2020, Joshua made a huge charitable donation to keep the amateur boxing scene in British alive amid the pandemic. He made the following statement, about his donation -
"The sport has given me a lot and I want to help highlight the issues affecting grassroots clubs and do what I can to keep the lights on for those most in need.
Joshua also regularly supports the Forever Hope Foundation, which has collaborated with like-minded organizations, to raise money for the better life of people in Like-minded developing countries.
Q. How much did Anthony Joshua earn from the Ruiz fight?
In his first fight against Ruiz, Joshua’s purse was £25 million while in the second fight it was £60 million.
Q. How much did Anthony Joshua make against Pulev?
Against Kubrat Pulev, Anthony Joshua’s fight purse was £10 million.