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Anthony Joshua Is Tenth On World's Richest Boxers List

Anthony Joshua Is Tenth On World's Richest Boxers List

Anthony Joshua's worth £40 million more than Mike Tyson but the British star trails Floyd Mayweather by a massive £400 million on the list of world's richest boxers.

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Joshua, 30, has the chance to reclaim the heavyweight world titles when he rematches Andy Ruiz Jr on December 7 in Saudi Arabia.

He is set to earn a huge payday and a recent study claims he has a net worth of £43 million. But the ex-heavyweight king is behind former foe Wladimir Klitschko as well as current stars 'Canelo' Alvarez and Manny Pacquiao.

Image: PA
Image: PA

Joshua's also well behind Lennox Lewis and George Foreman not to mention 'Money' Mayweather who has a whopping £435 million net worth.

Here's the top ten ranked by their net worth via talkSPORT.

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10. Anthony Joshua - £43m

Joshua's net worth will rise after his fight with Ruiz Jr and he also has a steady revenue stream through his sponsorship deals with the likes of Lucozade, Dre Beats and Under Armour.

9. Wladimir Klitschko - £47m

Wladimir ruled the heavyweight division for nearly a decade and his sponsorship deals with Hugo Boss and several German companies push him into the No.9 spot.

8. Vitali Klitschko - £62m

Wladimir's older brother, Vitali, also held world titles in the heavyweight division and he's currently the Mayor of Kiev and head of the Kiev City State Administration.

7. 'Canelo' Alvarez - £73m

The Mexican sensation signed a record-breaking £365 million deal with DAZN last year after parting ways with HBO. He bids to become a four-weight world champion on Saturday when he faces light-heavyweight king Sergey Kovalev.

6. 'Sugar' Ray Leonard - £93m

Leonard, who's regarded as one of the greatest boxers of all time, won world titles in five weight divisions, He's now a motivational speaker.

5. Lennox Lewis - £109m

Lewis enjoyed a superb amateur and professional career. He won gold at the 1988 Olympics and became the undisputed heavyweight champion - the last man to hold the undisputed heavyweight title.

4. Manny Pacquiao - £148m

Pacquiao, a multi-weight world champion, fought Floyd Mayweather in the 'Fight of the Century', and pocketed a reported £93 million.

3. Oscar De La Hoya - £155m

De La Hoya now heads Golden Boy Promotions after a successful amateur and professional career, where he won a gold at the 1992 Olympics and world titles in six weight divisions. His fight against Mayweather was the biggest boxing pay-per-view of all time until Mayweather vs. Pacquiao.

2. George Foreman - £233m

Foreman has made a huge chunk of his fortune from selling the naming rights to the George Foreman grill, in a deal worth a believed £138 million in 1999.

1. Floyd Mayweather - £435m

Unsurprisingly, Mayweather (50-0) tops the list with a net worth of £435 million. The American retired from the sport after his mega money Las Vegas showdown against UFC star Conor McGregor, where he made a cool £214 million.

Topics: Boxing News, Anthony Joshua, Boxing, Fight News, mayweather, klitschko

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

 

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