Birth Name: Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua
Place of Birth: Watford, Hertfordshire, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 15 October, 1989
Anthony Joshua is a British professional boxer. He competes in the heavyweight division.
Anthony is the son of Yetunde Adebukunola (Odusanya) and Jonathan Joshua. His father is of Nigerian and English descent, and his mother is of Nigerian ancestry. His Nigerian ancestry is Yoruba.
Anthony’s paternal grandparents met while his Nigerian grandfather was studying abroad.
Anthony’s paternal grandfather was named Isaaco Joshua (the son of Omo-Oba Daniel Adebambo Joshua). Isaaco was Nigerian. Omo-Oba translates to “Prince.”
Anthony’s paternal grandmother was Moya Veronica Harper (the daughter of Albert Harper and Alice Mary Hussey). Moya was born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, and was a white, English woman. Albert was the son of Frederick George Harper and Ellen Braithwaite. Alice was the daughter of Robert Hussey and Alice Mary Helm.
Anthony’s maternal grandparents are named James A. Odusanya and Olufunmilayo Solanke.
Marriage record of Anthony’s parents – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Anthony’s maternal grandparents, James A. Odusanya and Olufunmilayo Solanke – https://familysearch.org