Laila Amaria Ali is a famous professional boxer who was in the boxing field from the year 1999 to the year 2007. She is the daughter of a world-famous boxer, Muhammad Ali and in her whole career; she got retired without getting defeated ever. She has got IBA, WBC, WIBA, and super middleweight titles. She has also got IWBF light heavyweight title. To know about life and the net worth of Laila ALi in 2019, then you can read this article further.
Early Life & Biography
She was born on 30th December in the year 1977 in Miami Beach in Florida. She is the daughter of Muhammad Ali and Veronica Porche Ali. When she was 16 years old, she was a manicurist and completed her graduation from Santa Monica College and earned a business degree. She also had a nail salon before she started boxing. When she was 18, she saw women’s boxing fight and decided to become a professional boxer. When she told about this decision to her father, then at that time, he was not happy because of this dangerous profession.
In the year 2002, she co-wrote a book with David Ritz which was for inspiring young people. She has also spent some time in prison, and she has described her arrests in her book. She has also experienced physical abuse in the jail. Hearing the critics, it can be said that she just shares her experiences with young people and doesn’t give any advice to them. On 27th August in the year 2000, she got married to Johnny Yahya McClain. He was her manager who helped during her career and then in the year 2005, both of them got divorced from each other. On 23rd July in the year 2007, she got married to Curtis Conway and had two children with him.
Career, Awards & Nominations
She started boxing in the year 1999 and won her first match. She hasn’t lost a signal match in her career, and she has won many awards till now. She has also been criticized for some of her fights, but she has got a number of fans around the world. She has also appeared in some TV shows with which she gained more recognition.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Laila Ali is around $10 million which she has earned by working as a professional boxer. She is also an actress, athlete, and manicurist and she was interested in boxing from an early age. She has appeared in various TV shows and fought twenty-four fights from the year 1999 to the year 2007.
She is the stepmother of three children. The great wrestling legend named Hulk Hogan credited her for saving his life because she telephoned him when he was suicidal and depressed. She was raised as a Muslim but doesn’t follow the Islamic faith at present. She is an inspiration for every girl who wants to have a nicer life ahead. She has faced many struggles during her boxing career but won every battle.