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Muhammad Ali Biography

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Muhammad Ali

Facts of Muhammad Ali

Date of Birth: 1942 , January-17
Date of Death: 2005 , June-3
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of Muhammad Ali

1942 Born in Louisville, Kentucky
1964 Married and divorce with Soni Roi
1967 Married and divorce with Belinda Boyd
1977 Married and divorce with Veronica Porche
1986 Married with Yolanda Williams

Detail Timeline of Muhammad Ali

January 17 , 1942

Born in Louisville, Kentucky

Muhammad Ali was an American professional boxer and activist, best known for winning the heavyweight Championship three times. He was born on January 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky, to Cassius Marcellus Clay, Sr and Odessa O'Grady. He was the eldest of the two sons of this couple. His father earned a living by painting billboards and signs and mother worked as a cleaning lady when money was tight.

August 14 , 1964

Married and divorce with Soni Roi

Muhammad married to Cocktail waitress Soni Roi. They first meet in party and Ali asked him to married after their first date. The couple got married in the year 1964, August 14, but the marriage was childless and they divorced on January 10, 1966. 

1967

Married and divorce with Belinda Boyd

Muhammad married Belinda Boyd in the year 1967, August 17. The couple had four children together named Maryum Ali, Muhammad Ali Jr and twins Jamillah and Rasheda, But unfortunately, the couple divorced after a ten-year-long relationship in the year 1977.

1977

Married and divorce with Veronica Porche

Muhammad started dating actress and model Veronica Porche. They spend lots of time together and finally decide to got married in the year 1977. The couple had a two daughter named Hana Ali and Laila Ali. By 1986 Muhammad and Veronica were divorced.

1986

Married with Yolanda Williams

On November 19, 1986, Ali married Yolanda ("Lonnie") Williams. They had been friends since 1964 in Louisville. Together they adopted a son, Asaad Amin when Amin was five months old. in the year 2016 Yolanda William died. 

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Muhammad Ali who started boxing at the age of twelve became an Olympic gold medalist in 1960 and the world heavyweight boxing champion in 1964. Following his suspension for refusing military service, Ali reclaimed the heavyweight title two more times during the 1970s, winning famed bouts against Joe Frazier and George along the way.

The boxing legend Ali was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1984. Ali devoted much of his time to philanthropy, earning the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005. He died on June 3, 2016, in Phoenix, Arizona cause of Septic Shock. 

Talking about his personal life Ali got married for four times in his life and had seven daughters and two sons. He first married to Sonji Roi in the year 1964 the marriage was childless and they divorced on January 10, 1966.

After that, he married Belinda Boyd on August 17, 1967. The couple had four children together named Maryum Ali, Muhammad Ali Jr and twins Jamillah and Rasheda, But unfortunately, they divorce on 1977.

Ali third married to actress Veronica Porche on 1977. The couple had a two daughter named Hana Ali and Laila Ali. By 1986 Muhammad and Veronica were divorced. Again he married to Yolanda Willams on 1986 and has three children named Assad Amin, Miya Ali and Khaliah Ali. Yolanda Willams died the same year Ali died. Ali held the estimated net worth of around $ 50 million while he was alive in 2016.