living legend and Philanthropist
Born on January 17, 1942 in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. He is alive and still well. today, He is 72 years old today. He was a heavy weight champion and a famous Philanthropist. . He started boxing at the age 12 Someone stole his bike. He wanted to fine the person who did it so he can beat up the person who stole it. Born on January 17, 1942 in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. He is alive and well.today at the age of 72.Born on January 17, 1942 He is one of the worlds most famous heavy weight champions.Muhammad Ali is considered one of the greatest athletes in boxing history, winning both the coveted Golden Gloves title and an Olympic gold medal, among several other honors He started boxing at age 12 because someone stole his bike. He wanted to fine the person who did it so he can beat up the person who stole it.Boxer, philanthropist and social activist Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. Ali became a Golden Gloves champion in 1959, and became an Olympic gold medalist the following year. Ali won all of his bouts in the 1960 s, the majority of them by knockout. Since his retirement, Ali has devoted much of his time to philanthropy.He was married 4 times. his 1st wife was Sonja Roi, his 2nd wife was Belinda Boyd, his 3rd wife was Veronica Porsche Ali, and his 4th wife who he is still married to is Yolanda Williams, He saved the best for last
He has 9 kids. Most are from different moms. His first kid is Leila Ali, who followed in her fathers foot steps and entered the boxing ring, His 2nd kid is Rasheda Ali, his 3rd and 4th kids are miyia Ali and Hana Ali, his 5th and 6th kids are Maryum Ali and Jamillah Ali, his 7th kid is Khaliah Ali. Those are the girls these are his sons. His 8th and 9th kids are Asaad Amin and Muhammad Ali Jr.
He was a heavy weight champion. He started boxing at age 12 because someone stole his bike. He wanted to find the person who did it so he can beat up the person who stole it. He was married 4 times. his 1st wife was Sonja Roi, his 2nd wife was Belinda Boyd, his 3rd wife was Veronica Porsche Ali, and his 4th wife who he is still married too is Yolanda William.In 1967, three years after winning the heavyweight title, Ali refused to be drafted in into the war saying his religious beliefs would not allow him to fight in the war. And had a opposition to the American involvement in it. The U.S. government declined to recognize him as a objector, however, because Ali declared that he would fight in a war if directed to do so by his god Allah. He was eventually arrested and found guilty on draft evasion and he was charged and stripped of his boxing title. He did not fight again for nearly four years.
Ali is also famous also for some of his famous quotes some examples of his quotes are :
"Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they been giving then to explore the power they have to change it. impossible is not a fact.its an opinion.opinion. impossible is not a declaration. It is a dare. Impossible is potential .Impossible is temporary."
IMPOSSIBLE IS NOTHING.
"Age is whatever you think it is.You are as OLD as you think you are."
"I hated every minute of training But.....DO NOT QUIT.SUFFER NOW AND LIVE THE REST OF YOUR LIFE AS A CHAMPION."
"Hating people because of their color is wrong.And it does not matter which color does the hatting. IT JUST PLAIN WRONG"
Mohammed Ali mainly works as a Philanthropist,
Sheikh Mohammed Ali Al-Amoudi has given a grant of 20 million dollars to the Clinton Foundation on Friday, May 11, 2007, in order to support the latter’s effort in fighting HIV/Aids in Ethiopia. The Foundation, established by former US President Bill Clinton in 2002, is known for its knack in dealing with multinational drug companies producing expensive medications, and makes these drugs available at cheaper prices in developing countries. It had received 100 million dollars from UNITAID, which raises its money from airlines levies in participating countries, including France and England.
business tycoon, philanthropist Sheik Mohammed Hussien Al-amoudi on Sunday pledged to cover over a half of the estimated 50 million required to build the new cultural museum in Harar, an official with the region's millennium council told The Daily Monitor on Tuesday.
According to Public Relations Officer Bushira Mohammed, Sheik Al-Amoudi made the pledge after laying a cornerstone at the future site of the construction project while he was there to attend the closing session of the Harar millennium celebration which lasted for a month.
The new museum building will consist of multi- purpose activities such as public library, conference rooms, and international gymnasiums and achieves, Zeidan Bekri, Bureau head of the Harar Culture and Tourism said.
Zeidan said the preliminary design of the project has already been completed, and the actual construction project expected to be completed in two-three years will commence next year."We have secured over half of the money needed, which is ample to start the huge investment and the remaining money will be raised from funds from donors, people and the government," the Bureau head said. During his brief stay in the city of Harar, sheik Al-amoudi paid a to a private museum run by a private citizen .There he saw collections of hand written chronicles, some of them as old as 800 years, and ancient coins used by the Amirs( religious leaders), who ruled the fortified city.
After the visit, Philanthropist Mohammed Ali who was impressed by the efforts of the people and donated one million dollars to help the expansion of the museum, according to Bushido.The museum has thus been named Sheik Mohamed Al-amoudi Museum in recognition of his valuable contribution. he has donated to greatly to the following.
- Ali Care Program
- Andrea Bocelli Foundation I got this information from www.looktothestars.org/charity/ali-care-progra here down
- Athletes For Hope
- Beat Bullying
- Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis
- Celebrity Fight Night Foundation
- HELP USA
- Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation
- Keep Memory Alive
- Michael J. Fox Foundation
- Muhammad Ali Center
- Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center
- Parkinson Society Maritime Region
- Project A.L.S.
- Special Olympics
- The HollyRod Foundation
- The Miami Project
- Watering Seeds Organization