Is Muhammad Ali still alive?
Credit:Win McNameeGetty Images NewsGetty Images
Q:

Is Muhammad Ali still alive?

A:

Quick Answer

Muhammad Ali is still alive and works as a philanthropist. Since retiring from boxing, Ali has worked to raise money and awareness for numerous charities and causes, including Parkinson's disease, the Make-a-Wish Foundation and the Special Olympics. Ali was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1984.

 Know More

Full Answer

Muhammad Ali was born on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Ky. His name at birth was Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. He joined the Nation of Islam, a Muslim group for African-Americans, in 1964. This prompted him to change his name to Muhammad Ali. He refused to fight in the Vietnam War due to his religious beliefs.

Learn more about Athletes

Related Questions

Explore