Leila has hosted a wide variety of shows that have taken her all over the world and enabled her to work with countless celebrities. She also has extensive experience as an actress in film, theatre, commercials, voice-overs, and industrials.
Leila's television hosting career took off in New York City when she was hired to host Studio Y for the Metro Channel from 1998-2000. Following Studio Y's success, Leila became one of the first correspondents for the very popular, Full Frontal Fashion, when it debuted on Metro. Leila and Full Frontal Fashion's Robert Verdi then traveled to Scotland to host the millennium celebration for E!. She also covered the very first live televised event from Bryant Park's fashion week for E! and Style. Soon thereafter she covered the MTV Video Music awards and the Emmy's for Entertainment Tonight. Leila was back on the red carpet to Host The TV Land Awards All Access Show in 2012.
Leila's most famous ad campaign was for Detroit's Belle Tire company from 1997-2004. After shooting more than 80 commercials, she earned the nickname "The Belle Tire Girl". Leila gained so much popularity that she was asked to do many local radio and television programs, and personal appearances to sign autographs. The Belle Tire Girl fans were surprised during the 2012 World Series to see that The Belle Tire Girl has returned with a brand new ad campaign.
After hosting and starring in the popular Hi-Jinks for Nick at Nite, Leila started a family. Even with the demands of raising two small children she managed to stay very busy. Traveling to Australia, France, Chicago and Florida to shoot for the McDonald's Worldwide Convention. Working on NY Residential for the CW11. Starring in the short film "The Senator's Daughter"and the web series "Dead Man's Trigger". Working on numerous print jobs with both of her children for Pampers, Parents Magazine, and American Baby Magazine. As well as hosting Best Night In on TV Land from 2009-2015.
You may have caught Leila's guest appearances on both CBS's Instinct and NetflixThe Good Cop in 2018. Leila most recently worked as a correspondent for Regal Cinemas from 2015-2019 and a freelance anchor for Asset TV in 2019. Some of her favorite recent interviews include Emma Stone, Hugh Jackman, Mark Wahlberg, Melissa McCarthy and Jamie Foxx.
Leila lives in New York City and also works as a media coach. For coaching or classes click the link below.