Meet Laila Ali’s Children: One Inherited Muhammad Ali’s Iconic Look

Published 01/19/2023, 6:30 AM EST

When we talk about boxing, we cannot escape one name and that is Muhammad Ali. However, among his 9 children, Laila Ali carried her father’s legacy to a new level, with a record of being undefeated and having a record of 24-0. Besides boxing, Ali also shined in other fields such as television and business. But still, the internet does not have enough information about Ali’s personal life.

Laila Amaria Ali was born in Florida on September 30, 1977. However, even after being Muhammad Ali’s daughter, Ali’s childhood was not very enjoyable. Despite having a problematic childhood, it did not make any obstacle to her success. She has two children- a son and a daughter, and here we are talking about her son, who exactly looks like Muhammad Ali. Before that, let’s dive into the personal life of Ali.

Curtis Muhammad Conway Jr. looks exactly like Muhammad Ali


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Surprisingly, in a photo shared by SusieQ Ramadan on Twitter, Curtis Muhammad Conway Jr. looks exactly like the great Muhammad Ali, when he was a teenager. Recently Laila Ali shared a picture on social media with her son and her son looks exactly the like his grandfather when his grandfather was the same age. The picture was taken in March 2022 and Laila Ali’s son was 13 years of age at that time.

However, Laila Ali got emotional when she posted the photo. Now time will tell whether Muhammad Ali’s lookalike Laila Ali’s son follow in his grandfather’s and mother’s footsteps or not.


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Laila Ali’s lesser-known personal life

Even after being at the top of her game, Laila Ali is very successful at keeping her personal life away from the limelight. However, on media and podcasts, Ali shared that even after being Muhammad Ali’s daughter, her life was miserable in the past. She has expressed various sides of her miserable past in her book ‘Reach’. Many people believe that her parents’ divorce has craved a huge depression in her childhood. After the divorce, her mother Veronica Porsche married another man.

Laila Ali married two times in her life. When she was 23, she married Johnny ‘Yahya’ McClain. McClain was her manager at that time. They started dating and tied the knot on August 27th, 2000. Later, McClain also helped She Bee Stingin’ in gaining success in her career. However, their marriage did not last long and in 2005, after 5 years of their marriage, they divorced.


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Later, she dated another celebrity NFL player, Curtis Conway and got married in 2007. With Conway, she had two children- son Curtis Muhammad Conway Jr., and daughter Sydney J. Conway.

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Soumyajit Karmakar

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Soumyajit is a boxing writer at EssentiallySports, an avid fan of combat sports. He completed his graduation in Biology and developed an interest in writing from the initial days. A tech enthusiast with interest in sports, music, finance, crypto, and stocks.

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