Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua (born October 15, 1989) is a British Professional Boxer from Watford, United Kingdom. Joshua is a heavyweight world champion. Furthermore, the 28-year-old boxer holds three out of four major world championships.
He is the champion of IBF (International Boxing Federation) title since 2016. In fact, Anthony also holds the WBA (Super) title since 2017. The boxer also holds the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles from 2014 to 2016 at the regional level.
The professional boxer also famous for appearing in the TV shows “Anthony Joshua: The Fight of My Life” and “Anthony Joshua v Rob and Romesh 2“. Moreover, he represented Great Britain at the 2012 Olympics and also won the gold medal.
In addition, Anthony is the second British boxer who won both a gold medal at the Olympics and a world title by a major professional sanctioning body. As of September 2018, Joshua is ranked as the world’s best active heavyweight by The Ring (magazine).
Wiki, Age, Parents & Early Life
The professional boxer was born on October 15, 1989, in Watford, United Kingdom. Therefore, Anthony Joshua’s age is Twenty-Eight (28) years old, as of 2018. His father “Robert Joshua” belongs to English of Nigerian and Irish descent. Joshua’s mother “Yeta Odusanya” belongs to Nigeria.
Furthermore, the boxer has Yoruba ethnicity. We have no information about his siblings but we will update you soon. Till the age of 12-year-old, Anthony studied in the boarding school in Nigeria.
Unfortunately, his parents divorced each other and the star boxer returned to the UK. He graduated from the Kings Langley Secondary School. In 2007, he began the sports boxing. In fact, Joshua won the 2009 and 2010 Haringey Box Cup. His domestic success earned him a place on the GB Boxing team in 2010.
Moreover, at the 2011 European Amateur Boxing Championships, he won after defeating Eric Berechlin and Cathal McMonagle.
Personal Affairs, Girlfriend & Children
As of his relationship, the boxer never disclosed any information about his girlfriend on the internet. But currently, he is single and unmarried.
Anthony Joshua Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Net worth, Parents, Spouse & Details
|Personal Life Information|
|Full Birth Name||Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua.|
|Working As||Professional Boxer.
|Age||Twenty-Eight (28) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||October 15, 1989.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Watford, United Kingdom.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Libra.|
|Current Residence||London, England.|
|Famous For||His shows like Anthony Joshua: The Fight of My Life and Anthony Joshua v Rob and Romesh 2|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 5".
Centimeters: 198 cm.
Meters: 1.98 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 113 Kg.
Pounds: 249 lbs.
|Biceps Size||16.5 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||44-34-37.|
|Shoe Size (US)||12.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Robert Joshua.
Mother: Yeta Odusanya.
|Anthony Joshua Wife & Relationship|
|School||Kings Langley Secondary School.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Will Smith.
Actress: Thandie Newton.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Reading and Playing Chess.|
|Favorite Dishes||Italian Food.|
|Anthony Joshua Net worth|
|Net Asset||£30 million British Pound (As of 2018).|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
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Lesser Known Facts about World Champion Boxer
- In 2010, he turned down the £50,000 to be a professional boxer.
- Joshua wanted to win the medal for the country, not the money.
- As of 2018, the estimated Anthony Joshua’s Net worth is £30 million British Pound.
- Furthermore, he was pulled over by the police for speeding in Colindale, North London in March 2011.
- In fact, he was found with eight ounces of herbal cannabis hidden in a sports bag in his Mercedes-Benz.
- The 28-year-old boxer also represented in 2011 World Championships as an amateur and won a silver medal.