Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua or ‘AJ’ as fans fondly call him has seen a meteoric to stardom in the heavyweight division. The two-time unified heavyweight champion has seen a lot of success ever since his professional debut in July 2013.
Other than the traditional juggernauts of the heavyweight division like Mohammed Ali and Mike Tyson, only a handful have had more success and have dominated the international boxing scene like the Englishman.
He has successfully amassed a series of accolades over the course of his career. ‘AJ’ won the IBF title in 2016, the WBA (Super) title in 2017, the WBO in March 2018, the IBO title in 2017, and the British and Commonwealth title at the regional level from 2014 to 2016.
Anthony Joshua: Records
Joshua bagged a silver in the World Championship back in 2011, which got the ball rolling for the Londoner. However, he became a star when he won the Gold Medal at the 2012 London Olympics against former World Champion, Roberto Cammarelle.
Joshua conceded the only defeat of his career at the hands of Andy Ruiz Jr. The loss actively stripped him of all his titles. However, AJ overcame Ruiz in a rematch in 2019 and reclaimed his lost treasures, simultaneously becoming the two-time heavyweight champion of the world.
He extended his record to 24-1-0 heading into 2021, after beating Kubrat Pulev.
Anthony Joshua: Net Worth 2021
Joshua is renowned as a marketing juggernaut, having struck deals with multiple sponsors. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Anthony Joshua’s estimated worth is $80 million. His earnings are boosted significantly once all his other modes of income are accounted for.
Per Forbes, ‘AJ’ has a series of endorsements and sponsors that come in at around $11 million. In addition, his salary and winnings come in at a whopping $36 million.
He is set to make a lot more money in 2021 with a reported two-fight deal with fellow heavyweight champion Tyson Fury.
Anthony Joshua: Endorsements 2021
Joshua has some tremendous endorsement deals with Under Armour, Jaguar, StubHub, Sky Sports, Beats by Dre, AJ Elite Series, Lynx, BXR Gym, DAZN, Audemars Piguet, Electronic Arts, Hugo Boss.
AJ left Showtime in 2018 and got a massive deal of $1 billion between his promoter, Matchroom Sport, and streaming service DAZN.