Undefeated Boxing Champion; Wellness and Fitness Expert; Beauty and Lifestyle Brand CEO; TV Host; Cooking Enthusiast; Actress; Advocate for Children; Author
Laila Ali is an icon in the boxing world, and she's also a force to be reckoned with outside of it. In addition to being a world-class athlete, she is a fitness and wellness advocate, TV host, home chef, founder of the Laila Ali Lifestyle Brand, and mother of two.
Laila Ali is a world-class athlete, fitness and wellness advocate, TV host, home chef, founder of the Laila Ali Lifestyle Brand, and mother.
As a four-time undefeated boxing world champion, her stellar record includes 24 wins (21 of which were “knockouts”) and zero losses. Taking after her father, the late beloved global icon and humanitarian, Muhammad Ali, Laila is heralded as the most successful female in the history of women’s boxing.
In addition to her success in the ring, Laila Ali has been a trailblazer for women’s rights in sports and continues to encourage young women to be confident, healthy, and strong through the power of sport. She is past President of the Women’s Sports Foundation and was a major voice for the 40th anniversary of Title IX which protects women’s rights to be included and treated equally in collegiate sports. She was the first woman in history to provide expert commentary for NBC Sports when women’s boxing was included in the Olympics and was a regular panelist and contributor for CBS Sports Network’s all-female sports commentary program, “We Need to Talk,” the first of its kind in the history of sports broadcasting.
She has hosted or appeared on the Oprah Network’s “Home Made Simple,” CBS’ “All-In with Laila Ali,” “Celebrity Apprentice,” and The Food Network’s celebrity edition of “Chopped,” which she won, among countless others. Laila is a savvy businesswoman, partnering with many brands, and has launched over five of her own product lines. She is a major supporter of charitable organizations such as Feeding America and Peace 4 Kids.
Among her many achievements, she is the author of her life’s story in a dynamic book for young women, Reach: Finding Strength, Spirit, and Personal Power!, as well as a cookbook, Food for Life.
Laila applies a champion mindset to everything she does. With audiences, she shares practical insights on how to replenish health, purpose, and mindset to become the best version of themselves.