Muhammad Ali

The Greatest

Date and Place of Birth

He was born on Jan. 17 1942 in Louisville Kentucky.


His parents were Cassius Clay Sr and Odessa Clay. He had one sibling, Rudolph Clay.


He went to Central High School in Louisville Kentucky. He didn't go to college though.

Jobs held

He started boxing when he was 12 and he has trained and fought other people for money. So he hasn't really worked other than getting money off of beating people up.

1st Intresting fact

He has gone to the Olympics for boxing.

2nd Intresting fact

recorded an album for Epic Records in 1963 titled "I Am The Greatest." was produced by Sam Cooke

3rd Intresting fact

In 1984 he was diagnosed with Parkinson disease.

What is Parkinson disease? It's when your body has a progressive movement disorder, meaning that symptoms continue and worsen over time. Usually in older or middle aged people.

Awards and Recongnition

He won the Heavy weight Championship 3 times setting a record that still hasn't been beat. Also he has received the Medal of Freedom and was the last carrier of the Olympic torch in the 1996 Olympic games.

Where does He live

In Scottsdale Arizona.


He is 72 years old.

Favirote quotations

I am The Greatest.

Float like a butterfly sting like a bee.

It's just a job grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the beach, I beat people up.