Mostly Credited As: Layla Kayleigh
Birth Name: Layla Kayleigh
Date Of Birth: January 26, 1984 (Age 29)
Country Of Birth: United Kingdom
Birth Place: London, England
Height: 5' 3" (1.6 m)
The most attractive woman in the world of poker – this is how AskMen magazine describe Layla Kayleigh and that is the truth. The world of poker had never been so appealing before, and it will never be the same without her. This show is different without this charming Brit and her blinding smile.
Layla was born in January of 1984 in Southern London. She was given the name of Zara, but it did not stick to her for a long time. Her parents gave in to her pleading, as she was charmed by the sounds of “Layla” of Eric Clapton and Derek and the Dominos. And since then she is known as Layla.
Her father left the family when she was still a child. When Layla turned 12, they moved to the United States of America. In September of 2008 she received her American citizenship.
She was noticed by the producers of various TV-shows, but it was triggered by her work ethics and her own perseverance. She made a name for herself. In September of 2005 she tried modeling for the King Magazine, and then she posed for Maxim for its December issue.
Her poker involvement began in 2006 when she participated in a charity poker tour, organized by the Stuff Magazine. Kayleigh was a novice, but she definitely learned the science of poker fast. In 2007 she was invited to become the hostess of the World Poker Tour. As for her acting career it also began in 2007, when she starred as one of the leading characters in “A Simple Promise.”