Anthony Joshua Ranked Second Richest Sportsperson In UK [See List]
World heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua has been ranked as the second richest sportsperson in the United Kingdom.
In the ranking done by The Sunday Times, Real Madrid star, Gareth Bale, was rated the richest young sports star, The PUNCH reports.
However, Formula 1 driver, Lewis Hamilton, was ranked the richest sportsperson in the United Kingdom with a net worth of £224 million.
Apart from Joshua, others on the young sports stars Rich List are footballers, who are aged 30 or below.
Among them are; Bale, Paul Pogba, Kevin de Bruyne, David de Gea, Raheem Sterling, and N’Golo Kante.
Joshua was said to have earned an estimated £78 million from his two fights against Andy Ruiz Jr last year, taking his net worth to £107 million.
The Nigerian-born British boxer reclaimed his titles from Ruiz Jr six months after he lost then to the Mexican.
1. Gareth Bale (football) 114 million
2. Anthony Joshua (boxing) 107 million
3. Paul Pogba (football) 50 million
4. Kevin de Bruyne (football) 34 million
4. David de Gea (football) 34 million
6. Raheem Sterling (football) 28 million
7. N’Golo Kante (football) 25 million
8. Harry Kane (football) 24 million
9. Daniel Sturridge (football) 22 million
10. Jordan Henderson (football) 21 million