Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali has been married four times and has nine children. He has been married to his wife, Yolanda Williams, since 1986.Continue Reading
Born Cassius Clay on Jan. 17, 1942, Ali changed his name in 1964 after joining the Nation of Islam. He converted to Sunni Islam in 1975.
Widely regarded as one of the greatest heavyweight boxers in the history of the sport, Ali became world heavyweight champion at the age of 22. As of 2014, Ali is the only lineal three-time heavyweight champion in history. He retired with an impressive record of 56 wins and 5 losses, with 37 of his victories by KO.Learn more about Athletes
As of 2014, Muhammad Ali has seven daughters, Maryum, Jamillah, Rasheda, Hana, Laila, Miya and Khaliah. He also has two sons, Muhammad Ali, Jr. and Asaad Amin.Full Answer >
Muhammad Ali died on June 3, 2016. Since retiring from boxing, Ali worked as a philanthropist to raise money and awareness for numerous charities and causes, including Parkinson's disease, the Make-a-Wish Foundation and the Special Olympics. Ali was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1984.Full Answer >
Muhammad Ali has one older brother, Rahaman "Rudy" Ali. Rahaman Ali is two years older than his famous sibling and was also a professional boxer.Full Answer >
In 1964, the famous boxer changed his name to Muhammad Ali as a result of converting to the Islamic religion. Muhammad stands for being praiseworthy, and Ali stands for the most high. Prior to the name change, he was Cassius Clay.Full Answer >