Laila Ali Welcomes a Daughter

Laila Ali, Curtis Conway and C.J.

Ben Dome/Pacific Coast News

updated 04/04/2011 AT 1:00 PM ET

originally published 04/04/2011 AT 2:10 PM ET

It’s a girl for Laila Ali!

The former boxer and Dancing with the Stars alum gave birth to daughter Sydney on Monday, April 4, Ali Tweeted.

“I had my baby girl this morning! Sydney arrived on her due date at 3am!” wrote Ali. “Everyone is happy and healthy.”

Ali, 33, and husband Curtis Conway are also parents to son Curtis ‘C.J.’ Muhammad Jr., 2½.

She says her father, boxing legend Muhammad Ali, is excited about becoming a grandfather again.

“My dad is an excellent grandfather,” notes Ali. “He loves kids. He loves to kiss them to death.”


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