Anthony Joshua: A Look at the Brit’s Enormous Wealth

Published 02/27/2021, 5:00 PM EST
SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND – MAY 01: Anthony Joshua in action during a training session during the Anthony Joshua Media Day at the English Institute of Sport on May 01, 2019 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)


The 2x heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua is one of the richest boxers ever to have laced up the gloves. Hailing from the United Kingdom, Joshua has expanded his name to every corner of the globe, turning himself into a household figure.

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That said, he is not just a heavyweight elite but also a boxing superstar and with stardom and fame, the Brit pugilist has also been blessed with a lucrative net worth. Joshua has made some smart moves inside and outside the boxing ring, amassing serious money for himself.

It is no secret that he is a wealthy celebrity and has also found a place on the Forbes list. But very few are aware of his exact richness and the variant sources from where ‘AJ’ bags his money.

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Anthony Joshua and all his richness

Being a boxer, his primary source of income comes from the sport. Moreover, Anthony Joshua is a PPV star. So, he generates massive numbers ad also enjoys a huge part of it.

In 2020, he earned a total of $47 million, in which $35 million came from his re-match against Andy Ruiz Jr. Meanwhile, he has earned more than $13 million from his last appearance against Kubrat Pulev.

So, is evident that Joshua only needs to lace up the gloves and enter the ring to bring enormous money.

But there’s much more to that. He also has major endorsements under his name, likely Beats Electronics, Audemars Piguet, Jaguar Land Rover, Under Armour, and many more. According to reports, Joshua bagged a whopping $11 million from his endorsements in 2020.

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Meanwhile, his reported net worth has touched $80 million, making him one of the richest athletes and not just a boxer. Adding to that, ‘AJ’ has his own brand now.

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AJ BXNG, Joshua’s brand promotes and sells boxing equipment, fitness equipment, clothing, and some fashion accessories. So, it’s safe to state that the unified heavyweight champion is also a smart businessman.

All these ventures have brought him more finances and will seemingly continue to do so. While AJ cites a few more fights in his pro boxing career, he has also desired to make a debut at the WWE.

Thus we can only expect his richness to grow along with his fame and glory.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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