Ali LeRoi is the Emmy Award-winning executive producer/writer of the critically acclaimed comedy Everybody Hates Chris, a series inspired by the childhood experiences of comedian Chris Rock. He is a Golden Globe nominee, a 2007 NAACP Image Award winner for best writer in a comedy series, as well as a winner of the 2007 AFI TV Program of the Year Award.
LeRoi served as a producer and writer on The Chris Rock Show, for which he won an Emmy, a Cable Ace Award, and received five Emmy Award nominations. He is an NAACP Awards Best Director nominee for his work on Everybody Hates Chris, and has directed segments for the 77th Annual Academy Awards, as well as for the Orlando Jones Show.
Major motion picture credits include producing and co-writing Head of State and Down to Earth, as well as producing cult-favorite, Pootie Tang.
Recent projects include producing, writing and directing, the television adaptation of Ice Cube’s hit film Are We There Yet? for TBS, as well as developing a project at HBO with music industry legend Irv Gotti, and producing a slate of animation and sitcom projects for television and cable with film star and business partner Orlando Jones, under their newly created F. Masse Media banner.
Originally from Chicago, LeRoi currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two sons.