- World boxing champion Anthony Joshua has been ranked fifth in young stars rich list
- The fortune of the 28-year-old is said to have increased by £20 million
- Golfer Rory McIlroy, 29, tops the list after he raked in £110m over the past year
British professional boxing world champion Anthony Joshua has been ranked as the fifth richest young sports star in Britain.
According to the report by Daily Star, the fortune of the 28-year-old WBA, IBO and WBO champion has soared by £20 million.
Anthony Joshua has won 20 of his 21 professional fights by a knockout and his wealth has risen by £20 million since the year 2016.
Golfer Rory McIlroy, 29, tops the list after he raked in £110m over the past year an increase of £28m after a string of sponsorship deals with major brands including Nike.
He beats Andy Murray, 30, who is second in the sport rankings with £83 million. His earnings increased by £6 million despite a long-term hip injury.
In another related news according to the Sun, Anthony Joshua is ready to sign a new three-year deal with Match-room which will earn him an astonishing £100m.
Previously, Legit.ng had reported how British boxer Anthony Joshua on Saturday night, March 31, defeated Joseph Parker in the heavyweight boxing fight decided at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.
But the 28-year-old had to win by unanimous decision of the three refs after round 12 of the tough boxing fight.
Joshua and his opponent from New Zealand went into this fight unbeaten, but the British overcame Parker who has never been down according to the commentator of the fight.
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