Ali Banat


Birthday February 16, 1982

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace Australia

DEATH DATE May 29, 2018 (36)

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Australian humanitarian and activist who is known for his viral video "Gifted With Cancer" which led to the rededication of his life to humanitarian causes and charity. He went on to found the organization MATW Project which focuses on providing food, education, and other necessities to African countries. 

Before Fame

He owned a security and electrical company before getting diagnosed with testicular cancer in October of 2015. He then made a YouTube video which subsequently went viral titled "Gifted With Cancer" where he outlined his plan to rededicate his life to charity and other humanitarian causes. 


Australian Islamic Scholar Sheikh Abu Bakr Zoud gave his eulogy at his funeral in Sydney, Australia. 

Family Life

He was born and raised in Greenacre, New South Wales, Australia. 

Associated With

He was featured and interviewed in an Adam Saleh YouTube video where he discussed his switch to humanitarian work and philanthropy.