Meet our Ambassador.
Mom, Wife, Boxing Champion, Elite Athlete, Fitness & Wellness Expert, TV Host, Cooking Enthusiast, Beauty & Lifestyle Brand CEO, Actress, Advocate for Children, Author, Speaker
Laila Ali is a world-class athlete, fitness & wellness expert, TV host, cooking enthusiast, founder of the Laila Ali Lifestyle Brand and mother of two toddler-aged children. The daughter of global icon, Muhammad Ali, Laila herself is a four-time undefeated boxing world champion, whose stellar record includes 24 wins (21 of which were “knockouts”) and zero losses is heralded as the most successful female in the history of women’s boxing. In 2012 when women’s boxing was included in the Olympics for the first time in history, Laila was the first woman in history to provide expert commentary for NBC Sports.
In addition to her latest work as host of “All-In With Laila Ali” airing in weekend syndication on CBS, Laila is also a regular panelist for the CBS Sports Network’s new all-female sports program entitled, “We Need To Talk,” the first of it’s kind in the history of sports broadcasting.
She has hosted “Everyday Health” airing in national syndication for multiple seasons on ABC, in additional to being the previous co-host of “American Gladiators” alongside wrestling legend, Hulk Hogan.
A cooking enthusiast, Laila previously appeared twice on Food Network’s celebrity edition of “Chopped” and emerged victorious as the champion. Continuing her passion in the cooking space, Laila was recently named host of “Late Nite Chef Fight,” an exciting new cooking competition show slated to air on the FYI Network.
She has appeared in various cooking segments on Rachael Ray, as well as Food Network’s “Emeril” and has cooked her famous “oven baked fried chicken” on Steve Harvey’s hit daytime talk show.
Laila is the out-going President of the Women’s Sports Foundation, a non-profit organization that is supported by some of the biggest athletes in the world. Through WSF Laila promotes equality for women in the world of professional sports, and she pushes programs that encourage young women to be confident, healthy and strong through sports. She’s was also a major voice for the 40th anniversary of Title IX which has protects women’s rights to be included and treated equally in collegiate sports.
Always eager to encourage others to live an active lifestyle, Laila Ali was the 2012 “Mombassador” for the Aquaphor New York City Triathlon, a competition she actually participated in and completed impressively in a little more than 3 hours. She’s appeared as a guest-star on popular fitness show, “Biggest Loser”
Laila tickled America’s funny bone with multiple hilarious roles as Kevin Hart’s boxing nemesis on the hit comedic series, “Real Husbands Of Hollywood.” In 2014 she made her feature film-acting debut as the co-star of the action movie, “Falcon Rising,” opposite martial arts star, Michael Jai White.
Never one to turn down a good challenge, she captured the hearts of millions and made it to the final round of the fourth season of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” in 2007.
A recognizable and trusted figure whose name and likeness packs a powerful punch, Laila has been an endorser for major brands such Subway and Kohl’s. Carefully building a successful branding and licensing empire, (a former owner and operator of a successful nail salon in southern California) Laila recently rolled out a signature line of hair styling tools with Hot Tools, a brand subsidiary of hair care powerhouse, Helen Of Troy. She is also a major supporter of charitable organizations such as Feeding America, Healthy Child Healthy World and Peace 4 Kids. She is also quite proud of the work she has done on behalf of the American Dental Association to create oral health awareness for children.
Laila Ali is a sought after public speaker and author of her life’s story in a dynamic book for young women entitled “Reach!” Laila studied business management at Santa Monica College. She and her husband, former NFL star Curtis Conway, live in Los Angeles, with their two children, Curtis Jr., and daughter Sydney.