Laila Ali

Laila Ali

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1977-12-30 (43 years old) · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: Miami Beach, Florida

2 Movies · 17 TV shows

Biography

Laila Amaria Ali (born December 30, 1977) is an American television personality and retired professional boxer who competed from 1999 to 2007. She is the daughter of Muhammad Ali and is the eighth of her father's nine children. During her career, from which she retired undefeated, she held the WBC, WIBA, IWBF and IBA female super middleweight titles, and the IWBF light heavyweight title.

Personal Life

In 2002, Ali wrote (with co-author David Ritz) the book Reach! Finding Strength, Spirit, and Personal Power, meant to motivate and inspire young people. In this book, she confides that she felt isolated at times because of her parents' fame. Ali has also spent some time in jail, and describes her arrests and the physical abuse she experienced in jail. Critics say that Ali's book has a good foundation but she does not give the readers advice; rather, she just talks about her own experiences.Ali married Johnny "Yahya" McClain on August 27, 2000. She met McClain through her sister Hana at her father's 57th birthday party. McClain became Ali's manager and helped guide her career. In late 2005, Ali and McClain divorced and McClain quit managing Ali.On July 23, 2007, Ali married former NFL player Curtis Conway in Los Angeles. They have two children together: a son born in August 2008, and a daughter born in April 2011. Ali is the stepmother of Conway's three children: twin sons Cameron and Kelton (born 1995) and daughter Leilani (born 1999).Professional wrestling legend Hulk Hogan credits Ali with saving his life by telephoning him when he was depressed and suicidal.Ali is the sister-in-law of professional mixed martial artist Kevin Casey, who is married to her sister Hana.In 2007, Ali retired from professional boxing.

Early Life

Laila Amaria Ali was born December 30, 1977, in Miami Beach, Florida, the daughter of boxer Muhammad Ali and his third wife, Veronica Porché Ali. Ali was a manicurist at age 16. She graduated from California's Santa Monica College with a business degree. She owned her own nail salon before she began boxing.

Movies & TV shows

2019.

3 TV shows
TV
Tamron Hall

Tamron Hall

2019
Tamron Hall is a former news host and journalist and she interviews people in thorough meaningful and entertaining conversations.
TV
Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?

Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?

2019
The mystery company is called The Mystery Inc. The gang solved the big mysteries.
TV
The Masked Singer

The Masked Singer

6
2019
Each singer is shrouded from head to toe in an elaborate costume, complete with full face mask, in order to hide his or her identity during a singing competition. One singer will be eliminated each we...

2017.

2 TV shows
TV
S.W.A.T.

S.W.A.T.

6.12
2017
The local born and bred S.W.A.T is following. The lieutenant who is torn between loyalty to the streets and duty to his fellow officers when he's tasked to run a highly-trained unit that is the last s...
TV
Drop the Mic

Drop the Mic

2017
Celebrity rap battles mix comedy and music.

2016.

1 TV show
TV
Chelsea

Chelsea

2016
It is not her first talk show, but it is the first of its kind. She is interested in ideas, people and places.

2014.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
black-ish

black-ish

6.04
2014
A family man struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood.
Falcon Rising

Falcon Rising

4
2014
Chapman is an ex-marine in Brazil's slums, battling the yakuza outfit who attacked his sister and left her for dead.

2013.

1 TV show
TV
Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Whose Line Is It Anyway?

2013
Each episode of the show has a special guest and a group of comedians who have to put their skills to the test by playing a series of games.

2009.

1 TV show
TV
Celebrity Ghost Stories

Celebrity Ghost Stories

2009
Celebrity Ghost Stories is a show on the Biography Channel. On October 3, 2009, the first episode of the series was aired. Celebrity go back to the places of their haunted experiences to find out the ...

2008.

1 TV show
TV
American Gladiators

American Gladiators

7.33
2008
American Gladiators was a TV show that aired in Canada. The show matches amateur athletes against each other and the show's own "gladiators" in contests of strength, agility, and endurance. The origin...

2006.

1 Movie
All You've Got

All You've Got

7
2006
Three friends' love for volleyball is tested to the limit when their school burns to the ground and they are forced to join a rival school in order to win the national championship.

2002.

1 TV show
TV
George Lopez

George Lopez

4.5
2002
George Lopez is a comedian. The show was on ABC from March 27 to May 8.

2001.

1 TV show
TV
One on One

One on One

2001
A sportscaster becomes a full-time dad when his ex-wife decides to accept a job out of the country and his teenage daughter moves in with him.

2000.

2 TV shows
TV
Girlfriends

Girlfriends

2000
Girlfriends is an American comedy-drama sitcom that premiered on September 11, 2000, on UPN and aired on UPN's successor network, The CW, before being cancelled in 2008. The final episode aired on Feb...
TV
Sheena

Sheena

2000
Sheena is an American action-adventure/fantasy television series Sheena's parents were archaeologists who died in the jungle when she was about six years old, leaving their daughter Shirley Hamilton....

1999.

1 TV show
TV
The Parkers

The Parkers

1999
TheParkers was an American sitcom that aired on UPN from August 30, 1999, to May 10, 2004. TheParkers is a spin-off of UPN's Moesha, and features the mother-daughter team ofNikki and Kim. The signatur...

1997.

1 TV show
TV
The View

The View

6
1997
On ABC daytime's morning chat fest, the most exciting events of the day are being discussed. Hot topics in the news, the best experts in their field, celebrity interviews and general entertainment are...

1996.

1 TV show
TV
Arliss

Arliss

1996
A behind-the-scenes look at the glitzy, big-money world of professional sports following the eternally optimistic and endlessly resourceful L.A. sports agent Arliss Michaels whose Achilles' heel is hi...
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