Layla Anna-Lee

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Layla Anna-Lee
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Born (1983-03-22) 22 March 1983 (age 31)
London, England
Occupation TVpresenter
actor
Website
Layla Anna-Lee Official Website

Layla Anna-Lee (born 22 March 1983) is an English TV presenter best known as the voice for the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony,[1] directed by Danny Boyle and Olympic presenter[2] for the London 2012 Beach Volleyball.[3][4]

Since 2013, she has co-presented The Munch Box alongside Ben Ebbrell for ITV and CITV.

Career[edit]

Layla currently presents ITV's Saturday morning children's cooking show The Munch Box. She also currently hosts features for the Premier League World channel.

Layla has been acting and modelling since the age of 6 with her first job in a Fairy Liquid commercial.

Layla has hosted OK! Insider, since its launch in 2008, presenting red carpet events and interviewing celebrities for the magazine's website. In 2010, she blogged for OK! Magazine Online, covering Big Brother 11, leading to her appearance on Big Brother's Little Brother.

Layla presents some of the major cycle events on Eurosport and Sky Sports including the BMX European Championships, National Circuit Race Championships[5] and the 2010 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup. Layla can also be seen on BBC Bitesize, helping children learn French.

She also hosted the Queen's Diamond Jubilee party[6] in front of 20,000 people in Trafalgar Square.

Layla was recently named in Time Out Magazine's Hot 100 list [7] of most influential creatives in Britain. She currently presents O2 Inside Line,[8] following the England rugby union team in an official RFU programme throughout the QBE internationals and 6 Nations. Layla also writes a regular blog for the Huffington Sport[9] and writes fashion blogs for Saint Kidd Clothing company.[10]

Having presented the Goal Line show on Goal.com, a football website, Layla was headhunted by MLS's KickTV and now hosts their weekly Football show and covered the 2012 Confederations Cup in Rio.

Layla speaks French and is the host of the French studies section of on the BBC Bite size .[11] She has also modelled for Max Factor,[12] Daewoo, Samsung, Bacardi[13] and Kinder Bueno.[14]

In 2008 Layla was chosen to present the BMX European Championships[15] for Eurosport. In 2010, Layla was headhunted by SKY Sports, and is still a presenter there, presenting their major road cycling events and National Championships.

Layla is the face of OK! online, and has interviewed some of the cast of the Twilight movies, actor Harrison Ford, and fashion designer Vivienne Westwood.

Presenting[edit]

  • Female voice of the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony (Along with Marc Edwards, the Male voice)
  • Olympic presenter for the London 2012 Beach Volleyball
  • Sky Sports presenter + former Eurosport presenter
  • Face of OK! online, presenting OK! Insider
  • Presenter on Goal.com – one of the largest football sites in the world.
  • Host of Queen's Diamond Jubilee party in Trafalgar Square
  • 02 Inside Line RFU.com[16] – Infiltrating the England Rugby camp.
  • Eurosport
    • 2010 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup
    • National Circuit Race Championships
    • European BMX Championships
    • Preston Grand Prix
    • Stafford Grand Prix
    • The Elite Circuit race Series
    • The National Circuit Race Series
    • Rubis Jersey town Criterium
  • OK! Magazine Online
    • OK! Insider
    • The Gossip Gospel
    • Red Carpet Reporter inc.
    • The Classical Brits
    • Empire Film Awards
    • Laurence Olivier Awards
    • Film premieres and many more
  • Sky Sports: Elite circuit Series and National Circuit Championships
  • L'Oreal Colour Trophy
  • BBC Bitesize
  • Balcony TV London
  • Aussie (The face of Aussie hair products on-line viral campaign)
  • Kinder Bueno (The face of Bueno's on-line campaign)
  • X League TV
  • Your Kinda TV
  • Rapido Television (Comedy French to English learning video)
  • Goal.com The Goal Post
  • KICKTV The Rumour Mill

Modeling[edit]

Layla has been the face of a number of international advertising campaigns including:

  • Biorepair Toothpaste commercial [17]
  • Bacardi True Originals:[18] The Hummingbird[19]
  • Bruno Banani's Flirt Camp[20]
  • Max Factor
  • Daewoo cars
  • Dylon Colour Catcher
  • First Choice Holidays
  • Harvey's
  • Dial a flight
  • 'Y back' Lingerie Line
  • Medic Magazine
  • Fairy liquid

Layla appeared in an exclusive interview and photo shoot for a 6-page FHM feature in their April 2013 edition[21]

Other appearances[edit]

  • 2010/11/12 shocking Celebrity Moments
  • Katy and Russell get married (Channel Five)
  • Lady Sovereign 'So Human' music video
  • El Presidente 'Without you' Music video

References[edit]

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