Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. was born on January 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky. Cassius had four brothers and a sister. In 1964 he changed his name to Muhammad Ali, in part due to the proselytizing of Malcolm X. Ali was married four times to Sonji Roi in 1964, Belinda Boyd in 1967, Veronica Porsche in 1977, and Yolanda Williams in 1986. Ali had seven children altogether: Maryum, Jamillah, Rasheda, and Muhammad Ali Jr., were born to Belinda; Hana, and Laila, born to Veronica; and Asaad Amin, born to Yolanda. Ali also had two children, daughters Miya and Khaliah, that were the result of extramarital relationships.
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2. Income & Salary
Considered not only the greatest boxer of all time, Ali is also thought of as one of the greatest athletes ever. From his 1960 gold medal Olympics performance to winning the heavyweight championship an unprecedented three times, Ali has reached legendary status in the sporting world.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
Some of Ali’s most memorable fights include his win over Sonny Liston, which gave Ali his first title; his championship battle with Joe Frazier, which was one of his few losses; and his victory in the so-called “Rumble in the Jungle” against George Foreman, who seemed unbeatable up the fight with Ali. No other fighter was as successful and controversial as Ali, who stirred up sentiment by his refusal to fight in the Vietnam war and his vilification of whites.As one might guess, all the fame and boxing success paid off well for the fighter. While most of his money was earned in earlier years, between 2013 and 2014 his income was estimated to be over $5 million. Some of his recent income is from endorsements and sponsorships, but the majority of his present income is from investments. Obviously supremely talented in the ring, Ali has also shown financial wisdom, securing himself financially for life. His net worth is estimated to be around $80 million.
How much is Muhammad Ali’s Net Worth? $80 Million!
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