Rahman Ali is an American former heavyweight boxer. He is the younger brother of boxing legend Muhammad Ali. Turning professional on February 25, 1964, Rahman won 14 bouts, lost 3, and had one draw. In his career he knocked out seven opponents and was himself knocked out once. In 1972 after back to back losses ending with Rahman being knocked out by Jack O’Halloran he retired from professional boxing. On January 17, 2015, Rahman released his autobiography with a book titled, That’s Muhammad Ali’s Brother! My Life on the Undercard, which is coauthored by H.Ron Brashear and the foreword written by Gene Kilroy – the longtime business manager of Muhammad Ali.
Born Rudolph Valentino Clay on July 18, 1943 in Louisville, Kentucky, to parents Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr. and Odessa Clay, his father’s paternal grandparents were John Clay and Sallie Anne Clay.
Rahman Ali Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 18 July 1943
Birth Place: Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Birth Name: Rudolph Valentino Clay
Nickname: Rudy Clay
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Occupation: Former heavyweight boxer
Race/Ethnicity: Multiracial (He is of African-American ancestry with some English and Irish roots.)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Rahman Ali Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 225 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 102 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 3½”
Height in Meters: 1.92 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Shoe Size: 12 (US)
Rahman Ali Family Details:
Father: Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr. (Painter, Musician)
Mother: Odessa O’Grady Clay (Domestic Helper)
Spouse/Wife: Caroline Ali
Siblings: Muhammad Ali (Older Brother) (Boxer), 3 Brothers (Unknown), Sister (Unknown)
Others: Herman Heaton (Paternal Grandfather), Edith Edean Greathouse (Paternal Grandmother), John Lewis/Louis Grady (Maternal Grandfather), Birdie Bell Morehead (Maternal Grandmother), Abe Grady (Great-Grandfather)
Rahman Ali Education:
Rahman Ali Facts:
*He was born on July 18, 1943 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
*He is the younger brother of boxing legend Muhammad Ali.
*He was a descendant of slaves of the antebellum South, and was predominantly of African descent, with some Irish and English family heritage.
*He started boxing in a Louisville, Kentucky amateur boxing league.
*He became a Black Muslim first and is said to have introduced his brother to the ministry.
*In 1964, he joined the Nation of Islam and changed his name.