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Grave Embarrassment! Muhammad Ali's Headstone Cost Less Than $500 — Despite $80M Net Worth

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Aug. 9 2016, Published 10:00 a.m. ET

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Muhammad Ali may have turned over in his grave if he knew how much his gravestone cost. RadarOnline.com has discovered that the late athlete's wife Lonnie and his nine children spent a whopping $500 on a headstone, which simply read: "Muhammad Ali."

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Insiders told Radar that other family members were flabbergasted when they found out, but son Muhammad Ali Jr. assured them it didn't matter what the size of the headstone is, as "his presence is with all of us now.

EXCLUSIVE: First photos of Muhammed Ali’s low key headstone in Louisville, Kentucky

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"That was daddy — he never had a big head, he always kept things simple," he added of his father.

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EXCLUSIVE: First photos of Muhammed Ali’s low key headstone in Louisville, Kentucky

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Ali Jr.'s boxing champ father might have disagreed, however, being worth over $80 million.

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As Radar previously reported, Ali passed away at the age of 74 at his home in Phoenix, Arizona.

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His dying wish was to be buried next to his mother and father at Cave Hill National Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky, where he was born and raised.

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EXCLUSIVE: First photos of Muhammed Ali’s low key headstone in Louisville, Kentucky

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Ironically, the headstone for his parents, Odessa and Cassius, is over double the size of their legendary son's gravestone.

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To make matters worse, the family is reportedly back at war yet again, with eldest sister,Maryam, on a mission to find out who videotaped her father's funeral — and tried to sell the footage to the highest bidder! As revealed in the Daily Mail, she suspected it was Ali Jr.'s estranged wife, Shakiira, who strongly denied any wrongdoing .

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Meanwhile, Ali Jr., who dumped his wife three weeks ago, defended Shakiira, claiming that the person to blame is actually his mother, Ali's first wife, Khalilah Camacho-Ali (formerly known as Belinda Boyd).

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