Landry was born on July 21, 1973 in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana.
She stands a striking five foot eight inches tall, with stunning
brown hair and mesmerizing brown eyes. She attended the University
of Southwestern Louisiana with a major in Mass Communications.
Ali's sweet and outgoing personality made it easy for her to
win the hearts of her sisters in the Kappa Delta Sorority at
USL. Ali Landry's "big break" was winning the prestigious title
of Miss USA 1996; from there her career sky-rocketed. Her most
acclaimed role as the "Doritos Girl" began with her first commercial
in the Super Bowl of 1998, with such a high response that Ali
was asked to appear again during Super Bowl 1999. Ali's love
of animals made her a natural as the host of UPN's "America's
Greatest Pets," and she herself has a Shih-Tzu named Cosmo.
Ali had recurring roles on such shows as Pensacola: Wings of
Gold, The Bold and the Beautiful, Sunset Beach, Clueless and
Significant Others. When she is not acting Ali Landry enjoys
the great outdoors and listening to Classic '70s rock. She was
also named one of People Magazine's "Most Beautiful People"
done much modeling for photographers and magazines, and she
specializes in swimsuit and lingerie modeling. As a spokeswoman
for the Doritos chips company, she appeared in celebrated TV
commercials airing during the 1998 and 1999 Super Bowl football
games. A trained gymnast, she still required hours of takes
to get the seconds of footage of her doing acrobatic stunts
right for the commercials. From 2003 to 2006, she was a regular
cast member of the UPN sitcom Eve.
participated in the show Fear Factor, and was runner up. She
is an avid athlete and also participated in the Boston Marathon.
longtime boyfriend Mario Lopez on April 24, 2004, but two weeks
later she had the marriage annulled. She became
engaged to film director Alejandro Gomez Monteverde on Memorial
Day, 2005. They were married on April 8, 2006 in San Miguel
de Allende, Mexico. They made a film together