Muhammad Ali net worth: American former professional boxer, considered among greatest heavyweights in the sport’s history, has a net worth of $80 million.
Muhammad Ali is taken to be one of the greatest boxers of all time. This former American professional boxer Muhammad is also one of the most recognized sports figures of the past century and has been recognized as “Sportsman of the Century” by Sports Illustrated and BBC.
Muhammad is mostly known for his extraordinary boxing skills as well as his advocacy related to racial justice and religion. Muhammad’s prolific boxing career includes 56 wins in a total of 61 games he played during his career.
Born as Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, he changed his religion at the age of thirty-three years and then changed his name to Muhammad Ali. Cassius started boxing at an early age of twelve and won different titles as an amateur boxer including a gold medal in Olympics in 1960 as well as the title of Amateur Athletic Union title.
Moreover, when Clay was twenty-two years old, he went on to win the World Heavyweight Championship in boxing reckoning his grand entry in the arena of boxing. In his career, he was one of the highest paid boxers and with all the prize money he won, Muhammad has accumulated millions of dollars from boxing.
Muhammad Ali became an internationally recognized sportsperson following his undefeated profile in boxing ring and his enthusiasm to excel as a boxer in every game. On top of that, his choice of religion and change in name to “Muhammad Ali” gave an additional recognition to him. Already an international star, Muhammad started getting noted for his views and opinions that always gave a message about equality and respect. He has still not seized to spread this message as he currently serves as a social activist working for racial equality and respect for religions.
A great boxer, Muhammad was also active in entertainment and music industry when he was not inside the boxing ring. He has released an album named “I Am the Greatest” and has appeared in many sitcoms including “Diff’rent Strokes”. Walk of Fame starrer Muhammad Ali has managed to earn massive wealth at his prime time and his net worth currently stands at $80 million. Been married four times in his life and a father to nine children, Mohammad is fighting Parkinson’s disease at present.
Quick Facts about Muhammad Ali
Full Name: Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., Muhammad Ali
Profession: Former professional boxer
Height: 6ft 3 in
Weight: 107 kg
Ethnicity: Irish, African American
Date of Birth: January 17, 1942
Place of Birth: Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Marital status: Married to Yolanda Williams
Astrological sign: Capricorn