Muhammad Ali was one of the greatest boxers in the world. He was known for participating in the Heavyweight Boxing Championship. He used an orthodox stance in his fighting style. He participated in 61 fights in his career and only lost 5 of them. He has even won an Olympic Gold Medal in 1960 in Light Heavyweight. Let’s find out how much is Muhammad Ali’s net worth.
Muhammad Ali was born as Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. in 1942 on 17th January to Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr. and Odessa Grady Clay. He had five siblings, four brothers, and one sister. He was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. He completed his schooling in 1958 from Central High School.
He has married four times in his life. He married his first wife, Sonji Roi in 1964 and divorced her in 1966. In 1967 he married his second wife, Belinda Boyd, which lasted only one year. In 1977, he married his third wife, Veronica Porche Ali, which also sadly ending in 1986.
In 1986, he was finally able to find and marry his soul mate Yolanda Williams. He had 9 children from all of his marriages, including Laila Ali.
Muhammad Ali died in 2016 on 3rd June, and his body was taken to the Cave Hill Cemetery, in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. He initially died because of Septic Shock. He also has a memorial called Muhammad Ali Mural, which is located in Los Angeles, CA.
Muhammad Ali started his professional boxing career in the early 1960s. In the first decade of his career, he won more titles than any other boxer in the history.
Muhammad Ali was also an activist who founded Muhammad Ali Center which helps in promoting boxing while also helping the unprivileged kids in getting the right amount of education.
He has also won prestigious honors like the ‘Presidential Citizens Medal,’ ‘Presidential Medal of Freedom,’ ‘International Boxing Hall of Fame,’ and ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame.’
Awards & Achievements
Muhammad Ali has won several titles like 6 ‘Ring magazine Fighter of the Year’, 3 ‘Ring heavyweight champion’ (1964–71, 1974–78, 1978–79, 3 ‘lineal heavyweight champion’ (1964–68, 1974–78, 1978–79), 2 ‘WBC heavyweight champion’ (1964–69, 1974–78), 3 ‘WBA heavyweight champion’ (1964–68, 1974–78, 1978–79), 3 ‘NABF heavyweight champion’ (1970–71, 1971–73, 1973–74), 2 ‘AAU champion’ (1959, 1960), 2 ‘National Golden Gloves champion’, 6 ‘Kentucky Golden Gloves champion’ (1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960), ‘Olympic light heavyweight champion’ (1960), ‘Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year’ (1974), ‘Associated Press Athlete of the Year’ (1974), ‘International Press Athlete of the Year’ (1974), 6 ‘Ring Magazine Fight of the Year’ (1963, 1965, 1971, 1974, 1975, 1978), 3 ‘BWAA Fighter of the Year’ (1965, 1974, 1975) etc.
Net Worth of Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali had an estimated net worth of over $80 million. He made most of his fortune by beating down his opponents in the boxing ring. He also enjoyed a very successful boxing career which landed him in the advertisements and the cover of several sports magazines.
Muhammad Ali without a doubt was one of the biggest boxers in the world, who will live forever in the history of boxing. He can be credited for commercializing boxing to a great extent. He aggressively taunted his opponents in the ring which often created a lot more intensity and drama in his matches. People still go back and look at his old fights. He has been a part of one of the biggest fights of the century which be replayed again and again forever.