Hana Ali is among the seven daughters of renowned boxer Muhammad Ali born by Veronica Porsche; Muhammad’s third wife. Hana’s father was still married to his second wife Belinda Boyd aka Khalilah Ali when she started an affair with Hana’s mother Veronica Porsche in 1975. Hana Yasmeen Ali was born on June 15, 1976, and is sister to Laila Ali born on December 30, 1977. Hana is married to MMA fighter Kevin Casey since 2013. When their parents divorced in 1992, due to extra marital affairs, Hana grew quite close to her father. Hana Ali, Muhammad Ali's Daughter, and Laila Ali's Sister went to Boston College and she is a poet and author.
Hana Ali Quick Facts
Names at birth: Hana Yasmeen Ali Date of birth: June 15, 1976 Age: 42 years Married: yes Husband: Kevin Casey (since 2013) Siblings: Maryum Ali, Laila Ali, Rasheda Ali, Khaliah Ali, Asaad Amin, Miya Ali, Jamillah Ali, Muhammad Ali Jr. Parents: Muhammad Ali and Veronica Porché Ali Grandparents: Odessa Grady Clay, Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr., Ethel Porche, Horace Porche Nephews: Curtis Muhammad Conway Jr., Jacob Wertheimer, Jake Joyce, Biaggio Ali Walsh Education: Boston College Profession: Poet, author Here are some interesting facts about Hana Ali: Muhammad Ali's Daughter and Laila Ali's Sister
Hana Ali was very close to her dad
Hana Yasmeen Ali was quite close and attached to her dad Muhammad Ali. Hana Ali, Muhammad Ali's Daughter, and Laila Ali's Sister describe her father as the best man ever lived and that he will remain to be the love of her life. Hana spent a lot of time with her father especially when signs of Pugilistic Parkinson's disease began to show. She says she has inherited her father’s confidence nature to a point that she had superior attitudes that her parents discouraged her.
Hana was born at a time when her father was among the richest athletes
At the time of Hana’s birth, Mohammad Ali was ranked among the world's richest major celebrities and boxing legend. Mohammad had just achieved superstar status as an African American in the twentieth century. Hana’s father was 34 years old when Hana Ali, Muhammad Ali's Daughter, and Laila Ali's Sister was born and had attained fame as a gold-medal finisher at the 1960 Rome Olympics.
Hana co-authored a book with her dad
Hana Ali, Muhammad Ali's Daughter and Laila Ali's Sister is a freelance writer for CNN and an author who co-authored a book with her dad titled “The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections on a Life’s Journey.” The book was published in 2004 and it’s basically about the three-time world heavyweight champion's Mohammad Ali dramatic career through a collection of inspirational quotes, spiritual reflections, and also poems that describe why her father is termed as the greatest man ever lived.
Hana is married to mixed martial artist Kevin Casey
Hana Ali is a married woman to mixed martial artist Kevin Casey and together they have two children. The two wedded in 2013 and shared their wedding photos on Facebook. Kevin Casey, Hana’s husband is a former member of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen who showcased his mixed martial arts for the first time in 2007 for the K-1 Hero’s promotion in Japan.
Hana posted quite a number of tributes after her dad passed on
After Muhammad Ali passed away, Hana Ali, Muhammad Ali's Daughter, and Laila Ali's Sister were on social media posting tributes to his father talking about what a heart of gold he had. Hana described her father as loving, sensitive and playful. She said she was proud that Mohammad was her dad and that she was very grateful for the moments they shared together.