Childhood and Early Career. At an early age, Muhammad Ali showed that he wasn't afraid of any bout — inside or outside of the ring. At the age of 12, Ali discovered his talent for boxing through an odd twist of fate. His bike was stolen, and Ali told a police officer, Joe Martin, that he wanted to beat up the thief.
Where is the birthplace of Muhammad?
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
The Prophet Muhammad. Muslims believe that Islam is a faith that has always existed and that it was gradually revealed to humanity by a number of prophets, but the final and complete revelation of the faith was made through the Prophet Muhammad in the 7th century CE. Muhammad was born in Mecca in Saudi Arabia in 570.
Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. on January 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky, the first of Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr. and Odessa Grady Clay's two sons. His father was a sign painter who also loved to act, sing, and dance; his mother worked as a cleaning lady when money was tight.
Stats: His return from retirement in 1980 paved way for two final matches for the world to see before he finally hung up his gloves. In his career of 21 years, Ali has an exceptional record consisting of 56 wins, out of which 37 wins were with Knock out while losing only 5 fights ever.
Yes, Ali was the greatest heavyweight during his period, earned an estimated $60 million, and changed the economics of the sport forever. But without Smokin' Joe being the great man he was, none of that would have ever happened. Prior to his death, Ali's net worth was estimated at $80 million. Frazier died poor.
Here are the 10 richest in the world as of February 2016:
- Floyd Mayweather Jr. (
- George Foreman (Net worth: Sh 25.4 Billion)
- Manny Pacquiao (Net worth: Sh20.3 Billion)
- Oscar De La Hoya (Net worth: Sh 20.3 Billion)
- Lennox Lewis (Net worth: Sh 13.2 Billion)
- Sugar Ray Leonard (Net worth: Sh12.2 Billion)
Mike Tyson Net Worth: Mike Tyson is a retired American boxer who was the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. Mike Tyson currently has a net worth of $3 million. During the peak of his career, Mike Tyson earned and squandered an entire $300 million fortune.
It cost MC Hammer $30 million to build the mansion; it sold for $6.8 million after his bankruptcy. Hammer's net worth was a comparatively measly $1.5 million as of May 2017, according to TheRichest. You can use this net worth calculator to see your net worth.
His extensive knowledge of basketball and the NBA and his larger-than-life “Shaq” persona have helped him make a natural transition to basketball analyst. As of April 2017 Shaquille O'Neal's net worth was $400 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Kobe Bryant's Net Worth: $350 Million In 2016. Kobe Bryant ranked No. 33 on Forbes 2016 look at the 40 Richest Entrepreneurs Under 40 with a net worth of $350 million. He finished just behind Instacart founder Apoorva Mehta and GitHub co-founder Chris Wanstrath, who are both worth an estimated $360 million.
Forbes says James will earn $86 million in 2017, including a $31.2 million salary and a whopping $55 million in product endorsements. He has a net worth of $400 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
As of October 2017 Drake's net worth was pegged at $90 million, according to Forbes. In his song “Western Road Flows,” Drake says he plans to retire by 35 and that his retirement is already funded. You can use Bankrate's net worth calculator to see how your finances compare with Drake's.
2010-2012. At the beginning of the 2010 season, Durant announced on Twittermthat he had signed a five-year contract extension with the Thunder worth approximately $86 million.
In 2017, Curry will earn a whopping $35 million from endorsement deals with companies such as Under Armour, Brita, and JPMorgan Chase, according to Forbes. His net worth as of October 2017 is $60 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Russell Westbrook Is Really Worth $344 Million, And Other Tales Of The NBA's New Salary Cap. The NBA free-agent period is underway, and that means it's time to gawk at the contracts flying around under the league's gigantic new TV-money-infused salary cap.
The Rockets' James Harden now has the richest contract in NBA history, signing a six-year extension worth $228 million. Photo: J Pat Carter/Getty Images. James Harden made it official Saturday: Via a new extension, he now owns the richest contract in NBA history, a six-year deal worth a record $228.7 million.
On Friday, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Westbrook signed a five-year, $205 million extension with the Thunder. The extension gives Westbrook the biggest contract in NBA history, $233 million over six years when combined with his $28.5 million salary this season, according to Wojnarowski.
His annual endorsement deal salary has been listed at $44 million. LeBron has said that he has dreams of hitting the $1 billion net worth level. For the 2016-17 NBA season LeBron James will make $30,963,450. There are 82 games in a NBA season there he will make $377,603 per game.
In 2011, a three-man mega trade sent the 6-foot-8 forward to the New York Knicks. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Anthony's net worth was $90 million as of May 2017. Use this net worth calculator to see how your wealth matches up to Carmelo Anthony's financial holdings.