Laila Ali

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Miami Beach, FL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/30/1977, Capricorn
  • Profession: Professional boxer
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Laila Ali Fast Facts:
  • Was arrested for shoplifting at age 16. After violating probation, she was sent to a juvenile detention center for three months.
  • Was inspired to box after watching a women's bout on a Mike Tyson undercard.
  • Owned a beauty salon in California and also worked as a personal trainer.
  • Her ring nickname is She Bee Stingin', a takeoff on her father Muhammad Ali's famous phrase, "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee."
  • Wrote the autobiography Reach! Finding Strength, Spirit, and Personal Power.
  • Nominated multiple times for BET's Female Athlete of the Year award and won in 2002.
  • Paired with Maksim Chmerkovskiy for the fourth edition of Dancing with the Stars.
  • Laila Ali Relationships:
  • Khaliah Ali - Half Sister
  • Muhammad Ali - Father
  • Jamillah Ali - Half Sister
  • Veronica Porsche Anderson - Mother
  • Curtis Conway - Husband
  • Muhammad Ali Jr. - Half Brother
  • Johnny McClain - Ex-husband
  • Kelton Conway - Stepson
  • Hana Ali - Sister
  • Rasheda Ali - Half Sister
  • Leilani Conway - Stepdaughter
  • Miya Ali - Half Sister
  • Curtis Muhammad Conway - Son
  • Asaad Ali - Half Brother
  • Maryum Ali - Half Sister
  • Cameron Conway - Stepson
  • Sydney Conway - Daughter
  • College:
  • Santa Monica Community College, Santa Monica, CA (Business Management)

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