Muhammad Ali Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Muhammad Ali (Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.,The Greatest, The Louisville Lip)

Last Updated: 09 Jan, 2024 | Views: 646

Age: 74

Profession: Boxer

Other Profession(s): Philanthropist, Social Activist

Famous For: Former American professional boxer

Higher Education: Central High School

Muhammad Ali Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
17 Jan, 1942 (74 Years 04 Months 17 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
Kentucky

Birth District
Louisville

Birth Sign
Capricorn

Religion
Islam

Nationalities
American

Died on
03 Jun, 2016

Muhammad Ali Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Muhammad Ali, also known as “The Greatest,” was not only a professional boxer from the United States but also an activist. People go back and forth on whether or not he’s the best heavyweight fighter of all time, but one thing everyone can agree on is that he’s definitely in the top 5. In 1999, he won Sportsman of the Century from Sports Illustrated and BBC respectively. He claimed his first heavyweight title on February 25th in 1964 against Sonny Liston when he was only 22 years old. That same year, he changed his name to Muhammad Ali and called his birth name a “slave name.” His religious beliefs and moral convictions made him decline induction into the military in 1966 because they didn’t believe in wars.

Career:

In 1954: Ali's first amateur fight was with Ronnie O'Keefe, a local boxer.

In 1960: In his first fight as a professional, Ali defeated Tunney Hunsaker by decision after six rounds.

In 1963: He had become one of the most serious contenders for the title of Sonny Liston.

In 1965: Ali faced Floyd Patterson, the previous heavyweight champion, to defend his championship.

In 1979: Ali squared off against NFL star Lyle Alzado in an exhibition match.

Achievements and Awards:

In 1990: He got admitted to the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

In 1997: Ali received the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage, ESPN.

In 1997: He was honored with the Essence Living Legend Award.

Unknown Facts:

He won a gold medal for the US in the 1960 Rome Olympics as an 18-year-old boxer.

He recorded I Am the Greatest in 1963, earning the nickname 'Louisville Lip' for his talk in the ring.

Muhammad Ali Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 191 cm
In Meters 1.91 m
In feet Inches 6'3"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 107 Kg
In Pounds 236 lbs

Body Measurements (Approx.)
Chest 44 inches
Waist 36 inches
Biceps 14 inches

Eye Color
Black

Hair Color
Black

Muhammad Ali Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr.

Mother's Name
Odessa Grady Clay

Spouse
Sonji Roi, Belinda Boyd, Veronica Porché Ali, Yolanda Williams

Brother(s)
Rahman Ali

Son(s)
Asaad Amin, Muhammad Ali Jr.

Daughter(s)
Laila Ali, Maryum Ali, Hana Ali, Rasheda Ali, Khaliah Ali, Miya Ali, Jamillah Ali

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