Leilani grew up in Bournemouth, England with her mother Zena, father Chris and sister Melanie but mainly stays in Los Angeles, California.
She is most recently known for starring in the VH1 reality show Tough Love Miami.
She appeared in US Maxim in Dec 2012, and other international editions and has graced the covers and inside of many other magazines.
Going back to the start, she went to St Peter's School in Bournemouth where she gained eleven GCSE's and stayed on in the 6th form where she obtained 2 A's and 1 B in her A levels. At 18 Leilani left home to study for a degree in Economics at the Royal Holloway University in Surrey.
In 1998 Leilani was 'spotted' in Leicester Square and asked if she wanted to enter the Miss Great Britain Competition. She entered and won. She then went to Hawaii to take part in Miss Universe and took a year out from University. Her modelling career took off and Leilani never returned.
After a year as Miss Great Britain, Leilani joined Samantha Bond Management and began doing TV commercials and advertising. In the beginning, Leilani had no intention of undertaking Page 3 but, after meeting page 3 models Jamelah and Jakki, she decided to give it a go realizing they weren't the stereotypical bimbos. Leilani soon became a hit with the readers and, due to her articulate nature, she was usually first choice as the Page 3 girl asked to appear on TV and radio shows. She has been voted as one of FHM's top 100 sexiest women in the world.
Leilani has been on various TV shows, modelling on the 'Big Breakfast' and 'This Morning', acting on 'Dream Team' and 'Mile High' and appearing on the 'Weakest Link', 'Drop the Celebrity', 'Losing It' and 'Faking It' 'celebrity weekest link' Sky 1 'Celebrity Fear factor' and and ITV prime time show'Celebrity Wrestling'. She has also enjoyed a season in Pantomime as Tiger Lilly in Peter Pan. She has even had a documentary made about her for Granada.
Leilani also enjoys visiting the troops and has been to Bosnia, Kosovo and Cyprus on morale boosting trips.
Leilani has also done a lot of work for Ladbrokes, filming a poker dvd and participating in online tournaments. As well as playing in television tournaments for the celebrity heats for both 888.com and partypoker.com shown on Challenge TV and Channel 5.
- Favourite Music - RnB, Hip Hop
- Favourite Food - Everything
- Favourite Drink - Raspberry Vodka with lemonade
- Favourite TV Shows - The Office, Family Guy, The Inbetweeners
- Favourite Bands - Kings of Leon, Staind
- Favourite Singers - B.O.B, Usher, Mariah Carey, J.Lo
- Favourite Films - Legends of the Fall, Last of the Mohicans
- Favourite Books - 'Chariots of the Gods' by Eric von Daniken, 'The Da Vinci Code' by Dan Brown
- Favourite Sports (to watch) - Football
- Favourite Desert - Chocolate Molten Cake
- Favourite Restaurants - Katana, Katsuya, Boa
- Hobbies - Horse riding, roller blading, boxing, going to the gym
- Loves - Going out for meals, Movies, dogs , Horses
- Hates - Rude people, Bad manners