Muhammad Ali Jr. Bio - Muhammad Ali's Son

BY EWON Updated on 19 March, 2021

Muhammad Ali's son, Muhammad Ali Jr. did not follow in his father's footsteps. Image Source: Social Media.

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Birth Name Muhammad Ali Jr.
Birth place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Parents Muhammad Ali, Khalilah Ali
Husband/Wife Shaakira Ali
Sibling Asaad Amin, Maryum Ali, Hana Ali, Rasheda Ali, Khaliah Ali, Laila Ali, Jamillah Ali, Miya Ali
Children Ameera Ali, Shakera Ali

Muhammad Ali Jr. is Muhammad Ali's son with his ex-wife, Khalilah Ali. His dad, Muhammad Ali, was an American professional boxer, activist, and philanthropist. Ali Jr. was born in 1972 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

He is the oldest son in the family as his dad had adopted a son named, Asaad Amin Ali, in 1986. Muhammad Ali Jr. has eight siblings altogether. He is not so popular as his dad was in the limelight.

So, many of you probably don't know that much about Muhammad Ali's son. Well, don't worry, stick with this article until the end, and you might know a lot about him that you never even imagined.

Muhammad Ali Jr.'s Net Worth And Earnings

Muhammad Ali Jr. could not make a grand fortune as his dad did from his boxing career. According to Celebrity Net Worth, after Ali died in 2016, he left his widow, Lonnie Ali, $12 million and $6 million each for his nine children.

Muhammad Ali Jr.'s net worth

Muhammad Ali's son also received the inheritance of $6 million. Before that, he reportedly lived in Chicago, relying on food stamps and hands out. Ali Jr. never held a steady job, but he only did odd jobs such as cutting grass for neighbors and all. He had been living on the poverty line for like a decade in one of the toughest neighborhoods.

Going through Muhammad Ali Jr.'s Facebook, in 2017, he started a new job at Ali Legacy Consultant and Ali landscaping and home improvement. Perhaps, he is making good money from there only, which includes in his net worth.

Muhammad Ali Jr.'s Dad Had Warned Him About Boxing

When Ali Jr. was a little kid, he thought he'd be a boxer. But Muhammad Ali did not want him to follow his footsteps. He also said not to get in the ring because it was dangerous.

It proved to be real years later when doctors found out that Muhammad Ali had developed Parkinson's because of his long boxing career.

Family And Children

Talking about Muhammad Ali Jr.'s personal life, he was married to Shaakira Ali. They also became parents to two daughters named Ameera Ali and Shakira Ali.

Muhammad Ali Jr.'s family

As mentioned above, Ali Jr. had received $6 million inheritance. Shortly after receiving the inheritance, he reportedly walked out on his wife and two young daughters.

Shaakira was "totally heartbroken" when he left the family suddenly. She stated that she was the breadwinner in the family before Ali's death. The couple had been living in a cramped apartment that was owned by Shaakira's parents in South Side Chicago before.

Has Eight Siblings

Muhammad Ali Jr. is not the only child of the late legendary boxer. Well, he has three sisters Maryum Ali, Jamillah Ali, and Rasheda Ali. They are Muhammad Ali's children with his ex-wife, Khalilah Ali. Jamillah and Rasheda are twin-sisters, and Maryum is an author and rapper known as "May May."

He also has four half-sisters, and they are Laila Ali, Hana Ali, Miya Ali, and Khaliah Ali. Laila is a former professional boxer who is married to her husband, Curtis Conway. Ali Jr.'s half-sister, Hana, is also married to Bellator middleweight fighter, Kevin Casey.

He is also an elder brother to his step-brother, Asaad Amin Ali. Muhammad Ali had adopted Asaad in 1986. FYI, he is a multimedia content producer at the University of Louisville Athletic Department currently. We assume he has a good relationship with all of his siblings.


  • Muhammad Ali Jr. had noticed his dad's health problems when he was just 14.
  • He admires his dad greatly and talks about all the good deeds his father did.
  • Muhammad Ali Jr.'s parents married each other on Aug 17, 1967, but got divorced in 1976.

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Published on 12 August, 2020

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