Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua is a British professional boxer, born on October 15, 1989, in Watford, England.
Joshua is a former Heavyweight champion of the world.
Ever since he started his professional career, Joshua became an instant box office draw due to his dominance in the ring. Despite losing the world heavyweight champion belts against Oleksandr Usyk, AJ, as fondly called is still considered one of the most successful boxers today.
As part of this article, we will cruise through all the money he’s made from boxing over the years, the figure sums up over $250 million in his entire professional career. Aside from Tyson Fury, Joshua is the boxer who has earned the most money amongst today’s heavyweight division.
How much money does Anthony Joshua make per fight?
From the two fights against Oleksandr Usyk, Anthony Joshua raked in a total of $80 million between both events. After losing the belts, AJ has kept on making $10 million per fight at least.
Fighting Wladimir Klitschko in 2017 and winning the WBA heavyweight title only gave him $17 million. When he fought Andy Ruiz and lost the belts, he earned about $25 million, which included the fight night incentives. When he won the rematch against Ruiz, Joshua earned around $60 million.
That is only the money he earns from the ring, Anthony Joshua has other sources of wealth.
From his social media followers alone, Anthony Joshua earns tens of thousands of dollars per month.
On Instagram, for instance, Joshua has 15.6 million followers. His Facebook profile has 7.3 million followers. And he currently has 3.4 million followers on Twitter.
On top of that income, Anthony Joshua has sponsorship deals with major brands such as Under Armour, Hugo Boss, Land Rover, and Jaguar that also make him earn millions of pounds per year.
For the fight against Otto Wallin in 2023, Anthony Joshua made at least $10 million.