Anthony Joshua Reveals First Thing He Bought With His £15 Million Prize Money
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Anthony Joshua has revealed the first thing he's splashed his cash on since picking up £15 million from his clash with Wladimir Klitschko and it's as down-to-earth as you'd expect.
Despite picking up millions for the fight, Joshua spent £120 on paying off a dry cleaning bill at his local laundrette, the Mirror reports. He told the paper: 'First off, I've got to pay my bill there. It's big."
The 27-year-old heavyweight champ gets his clothes dry cleaned at a laundrette around the corner from the flat he shares with his mum in Golders Green.
The humble fighter keeps his feet firmly on the ground by choosing to live in the ex-council flat he bought for his mum and spending time with his family.
Speaking to the Mirror, Joshua said he is happy to sign every autograph and pose for selfies with fans, because he knows he's a role model.
He said: "I'm a people person. On the estate where I'm from, there were loads of us. Everyone at Wembley, I probably know 20,000 of them because I'm a local boy.
"The only time the attention gets difficult is when I'm late for training because Rob doesn't get it. He's just interested in me getting to the gym!
"The main thing I like about what I'm doing is there is some kid who's going to come up and be inspired about what we're achieving and go on to do bigger and better things than we're achieving.
I respect anyone that steps into the ring #AJBoxing pic.twitter.com/9HFKGpDs4i
- Anthony Joshua (@anthonyfjoshua) April 30, 2017
"That's why I don't mind the attention because it's got a positive rebound."
After winning his fight against Klitschko, Joshua is set to be inundated with new sponsorship deals, which he's more than ready for.
"When I first started my career my aim was to become a millionaire," he said.
"I need to be a billionaire." Don't we all, mate?
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