Who are Dalilah Muhammad's parents? Family of Olympic athlete on Instagram

Eve Edwards July 31, 2021
Who are Dalilah Muhammad's parents? Family of Olympic athlete on Instagram
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Team USA athlete Dalilah Muhammad is going for gold at this year’s Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo, competing in the Women’s 400m hurdles.

The 31-year-old is already a decorated track and field athlete. Muhammad has a coveted Olympic gold, two World Championships gold medals and two World Championship silver medals. 

Muhammad beat Yuliya Pechonkina’s world record for the 400m hurdles in 2019. Pechonkina had held the record since 2003. Muhammad was beaten out by competing Team USA Olympian Sydney McLaughlin this summer, on 27 June 2021.

This summer sees Dalilah Muhammad’s family cheering her on in Tokyo. Now, fans of the athlete are curious about her family and background. Let’s take a look.

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Who are Dalilah Muhammad’s parents?

Dalilah Muhammad’s parents are Nadirah and Askia Muhammad from Queens, New York.

Dalilah’s parents are her greatest supporters and have literally helped support her so the athlete could achieve her dreams. As Dalilah Muhammad said in a recent interview: “My parents, they were like, ‘You know what? We’re gonna give you this year, we’ll pay all your bills.’ So, I’m thankful for that because without it, it could have been a different story.”

Her father, Askia, is an imam who leads prayers at a local mosque. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

Dalilah’s mother Nadirah works as a child protective specialist.

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Does Dalilah Muhammad have a husband?

  • No

It does not appear that Olympic athlete Dalilah Muhammad is married. She has not mentioned being married or having a husband

From the looks of Dalilah’s Instagram profile, she is currently single.

This will come as good news to her legion of fans who often confess their love for her.

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Meet the rest of the Muhammad family

Nadirah and Askia Muhammad have three children, with Dalilah the youngest of the trio.

They also have a son, Hassan, who is a sergeant in the Army. Dalilah has an older sister named Jamillah who is a teacher.

Jamillah and her husband, Christopher Garcia, have two daughters. Dalilah Muhammad is often posting about her nieces on social media.

Check out some of their adorable family snaps below.

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