Anthony Joshua’s Net Worth: Vacations & Investments

Two-time heavyweight champion boxer Anthony Joshua’s net worth is $80 million.

The British boxer is a unified world heavyweight champion, holding the WBA, IBF, and WBO titles between 2016 and 2019.

Further, he held the British and Commonwealth titles from 2014 and 2016.

Joshua got his first breakthrough by winning a silver medal in the 2011 World Amateur Championships.

Anthony Joshua in an advertisement shoot
Anthony Joshua in an advertisement shoot

The fighter followed it up by winning the gold medal in men’s super-heavyweight category at the 2012 London Olympics.

He is only the second Brit ever to have won both a gold at the Olympics and a world title by a major boxing organization.

Joshua was felicitated with the MBE in the New Year Honours of 2013 and with the OBE in 2018 for his service to boxing.

Quick Facts

Before exploring AJ’s net worth, let’s take a look at some quick facts about him.

Full Name Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua
Net Worth $80 Million
Birth Date 15 October 1989
Birth Place Watford, Hertfordshire, England
Nick Name AJ
Religion Unknown
Nationality British
Ethnicity Black
Education Mayflower School, Ikenne, Ogun State, Nigeria
Kings Langley Secondary School
Horoscope Libra
Father’s Name Robert Joshua
Mother’s Name Yeta Odusanya
Siblings Janet Joshua, Jacob Joshua, Loretta Joshua, Nikita Joshua
Age 32 Years Old
Height 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
Weight 249 lb (113 kg)
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Style Short trimmed, black-colored
Reach 82 in (208 cm)
Chest 47 in
Bicep 17 in
Thigh 27 in
Profession Boxer
Interests Bike, Basketball, Gym, Soccer, Tennis
Tattoo 3 tattoos in the back, finger, and shoulder
Relationships Nicole Osborne
Marital Status  Unmarried
Children Joseph Bayley Temiloluwa Prince Joshua
Salary $36 million
Endorsements Under Armour, Jaguar, Audemars Piguet, StubHub, Sky Sports, Beats by Dre, AJ Elite Series, Lynx, DAZN, Electronic Arts, Hugo Boss, Lucozade, EQ, Dafabet
Social Media TwitterInstagram, Facebook, Youtube
Achievements WBA, IBF, and IBO champion, Gold Medal at the 2012 London Olympics, WBO, Gold medal at English National Championship and Great Britain National Championship, Silver in the World Championship
Career Record 24-1
Active Since 2008
Boxing Equipment Gloves, ChestGuard, Headguard
Last Update 2022

Anthony Joshua: Net Worth and Income

Anthony Joshua made his tremendous net worth of $80 million from boxing, where he has been involved in some high-profile bouts.
Joshua is renowned as a marketing behemoth due to having dealt with multiple sponsors.
Per Forbes, ‘AJ’ has several endorsements and sponsors, and they are valued at $11 million. Further, his salary and winnings add up to $36 million.

Anthony Joshua fights against Wladimir Klitschko
Anthony Joshua fights against Wladimir Klitschko

AJ’s winnings include $25 million from his first bout against Andy Ruiz Jr and around $50- $60 million from their second clash.
From his 2015 fight against Dillian Whyte, AJ received a pocket of £3million  and signed a 5-year contract with Matchroom, further earning a share of the PPV revenue Matchroom earned.

Anthony left Showtime in 2018 and got a massive eight-year deal of $1 billion between his promoter, Matchroom Sport, and streaming service DAZN.

In 2021, he is slated to vie against Tyson Fury, a fight that could effectively double his net worth.

Anthony Joshua: Cars and Houses

Houses

AJ currently lives with his mother in an ex-council house bought for £175,000, despite having rented a £20,000 per week for a mansion in the past.

The boxing star also has a humble two-bed flat in Sheffield that he uses for training and features a solitary bedroom, worn-out sofas in the living room, and a communal bathroom.

He owns a £1m home in North London and three houses worth £1.5m in Watford.

Over the course of 2020, Joshua invested a total of £7.5 million on more than a dozen properties.

Cars

AJ owns a supercharged £93,000 Jaguar XJR, which is one of his favorite cars due to its classy design with a sporty touch.

A customized Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic worth £150,000 has been built for AJ by Land Rover.

In 2016, Anthony Joshua bought the Rolls Royce Phantom, his most expensive car, at £600,000. The stretch limo is perfect for a man with such an enormous net worth.

He had famously gifted a £95,000 BMW in an emotional exchange to Sean Murphy, his first trainer at Finchley ABC Gym.

Finally, he has a Mercedes v8 BiTurbo worth £146,000. The Merc can go 0-60 in just 4 seconds and has a top speed of 189 mph.

Bike

AJ is a big fan of motocross and owns the Kawasaki KX250F worth £6400.

He has been biking since his early teens and loves to go for a ride with his mates.

Private Jet

Joshua was gifted with the Gulfstream G550 jet worth £45million by Under Armour, who also sponsors his sportswear and sports equipment.

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Anthony Joshua: Lifestyle and Vacations

Lifestyle

AJ has a modest lifestyle despite all his wealth. He sometimes spends on luxury, rather than spending on gifts to his loved ones.

The marketable athlete doesn’t have to spend a lot on anything due to his numerous sponsorships covering his expenses.

He can be regularly seen wearing an Audemars Piguet-sponsored £350,000 Royal Oak Offshore watch.

AJ has a total of 8 watches from Audemars Piguet Royal Oaks, including the Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph “QE II Cup 2016”.

His apparel brands include HUGO BOSS and Under Armour.

AJ fulfills his nutrition requirements with products from Bulk Powder and that of his hygiene through brands like Axe and Lynx.

Vacations

Anthony enjoys exotic holidays with his family and friends; his Instagram shows him enjoying in Dubai, Jamaica, and Miami.

He also visited the Nobu Miami Beach Villa, which costs £5k for a night, and the Grand Hyatt Erawan in Bangkok, which rents luxury villas for £4k per week.

Anthony-Joshua-in-Miami-Florida
Anthony Joshua in Miami, Florida

In 2019, he was on vacation in Barbados, riding jet skis and chilling on the beach.

Whilst on vacation in sunny Marbella in 2020, he came across Brit boxing rival Tyson Fury, and they had a brief chat about their respective fights.

Also, he frequently heads to Nigeria to let off some steam with his family.

Anthony Joshua: Charity

In 2020, AJ made a huge donation to keep amateur boxing alive after it was shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic.

He helped to raise £10,000 for the charity Key4Life, an organization supporting young re-offenders for rehabilitation.
In 2016, Joshua offered his boxing gloves to be auctioned off to fight cancer, which went to the Jayne Sargent Foundation.
Joshua also collaborated with The Forever Hope Foundation on several occasions in their quest to support children.

Movies, Endorsements, Investments, and Book Publications

Movies and Media

Joshua’s first TV show appearance was in 2012 on the talk show, Unzipped.

More recently, in 2021, he was in The Jonathan Ross Show, where he expressed his desire to have six more children!

Besides, he has made a cameo in the 2020 movie Turnt and the 2017 series What’s Up TV.

He also appears in Anthony Joshua: The Road to Klitschko, a documentary showing how the boxer prepares for his fight and relaxes away from the ring.

AJ is featured in EA Sports UFC 4 video game as a playable character after downloading his character from the Microsoft or Playstation digital store.

Endorsements

As said earlier, AJ has many endorsement deals, accepting millions of dollars worth of sponsored products.

He has sponsored multimillion companies such as StubHub, Sky Sports, Beats by Dre, AJ Elite Series, and Lynx.

He also spomsore DAZN, Audemars Piguet, Electronic Arts, Hugo Boss, Lucozade, EQ, Dafabet, etc.

Investment

Anthony Joshua has set up a management company, 258 Management, which helps in career development, branding, social media, and contract negotiations.

AJ is involved personally in the company as an Athlete Advisor.

He also has his own line of apparel which offers hoodies, t-shirts, hats inspired by him.

He reviews the proposed designs and approves them before being released.

Besides, Joshua offers fitness accessories and boxing equipment with his branding on his site AJBXNG.

In 2019, AJ helped to open the BXR gym in London. He established the state-of-the-art gym with his promoter, Eddie Hearn.

Book Publications

Anthony Joshua- King of the Ring is one such book, authored by Frank Worrall, detailing his rise from the streets into the boxing scene.

Joshua: The Unauthorised Biography is another book about the boxing superstar, and it delves into boxing along with politics, the Olympics, and factors leading up to his clash against Wladimir Klitschko.

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Anthony Joshua: Career

Joshua started boxing as an 18-year-old at Finchley Boxing Club in London.

AJ’s amateur career was very successful as he won the Haringey Boxing Cup in 2009 and 2010.

Anthony Joshua with the Olympic Gold medal
Anthony Joshua with the Olympic Gold medal

AJ also won the senior ABA Championships in 2010 and was awarded 2011’s Amateur Boxer’s title by Great Britain’s Boxing Writers Club.

Joshua secured his place in the Olympics and won gold after winning a silver medal in the 2011 World Amateur Championships.

He turned professional under Matchroom Sport’s professional banner and debuted in October 2013.

In the following years, he won the IBE, WBA, WBO, IBO titles and defended them really well.

His sole pro defeat came in June 2019 at the hands of Andy Ruiz Jr, whom he beat in the rematch to become a two-time unified heavyweight champion.

3 Facts About Anthony Joshua

Joshua’s birthplace Watford has a gold postbox placed in honor of him. It was installed by the Royal Mail to mark his 2012 Olympic victory.

He used to work in construction sites laying bricks to earn his wages before his cousin motivated him to take up boxing.

AJ is a holder of the exclusive Nando’s secret High Five black card, which entitles him and his mates to have free Nando’s for a year.

Social Media Presence

AJ is very active on social media, and he frequently posts pictures of his personal life, career, motivation, etc.

Facebook: 7 m followers

Twitter: 3.3 m followers

Instagram:12.1 m followers

 Youtube:725k subscribers

Anthony Joshua: Quotes

“As long as you have discipline, you can be a success….”

“Cardio is a nice way to start the morning, man….”

“Just set yourself a goal and try and stick to it….”

“The mental is more important than the physical.”

FAQs

What is the purse money for AJ from his 2021 fights against Tyson Fury?

AJ’s promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed that he could make £100 million from the fight.

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