- Name: Anthony Joshua
- Age: 27 years old
- Height: 6ft 6in (198 cm)
- Occupation: Boxer
- Net Worth: US $10 Million
- Status: Alive
Anthony Joshua is a British professional boxer and current IBF heavyweight champion. He boasts an impressive record of 18 wins by KO and no losses. He was born to Nigerian parents on October 15, 1989 in Watford, England. He has three siblings, Janet, Loretta and Jacob. Joshua spent his early childhood in Nigeria. He joined Kings Langley Secondary School upon his return to England. He was very competitive in sports like football and track. He worked briefly in construction prior to boxing.
Joshua began his amateur boxing career at the age of 18. He joined the club, Finchley ABC in Barnet, North London and won his first Haringey Box Cup in 2009. He followed up with the senior ABA Championship in 2010. He was offered $70 thousand in 2010 to go professional but he turned it down. Joshua won the GB Amateur Boxing Championships in 2010 and was named Amateur Boxer of the Year by the Boxing Writers Club in 2011. He won silver in the 2011 World Championships and gold at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.
Joshua emerged as a professional boxer in summer 2013. His first matchup was against Italy’s Emanuele Leo on October 5, 2013. He won by way of Technical Knock Out in the first round. In 2014, Joshua improved his record to 9-0 with a victory over Russia’s Denis Bakhtov for the WBC International Heavyweight Title. He won the Commonwealth heavyweight title in September 2015 followed by the British heavyweight title three months later. Joshua’s latest win was a third round knockout victory over Eric Molina in December 2016 to defend his IBF heavyweight title. He’s scheduled to take on Ukraine’s Wladimir Klitschko on April 29, 2017.
Anthony Joshua is 6ft 6in tall and has a net worth of $10 million.
Anthony Joshua Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua
- Birthday: October 15, 1989
- How Old : Age: 27 years old
- Place of Birth: Watford, Hertfordshire, England
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 6in (198 cm)
- Occupation: Professional Boxer
- Years Active: 2013-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $10 Million (pro)
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: ajboxing.com