Instagram phenomenon and social media manager for her sister Huda Kattan who helped launch the Huda Beauty brand. She ran a blog called Alya's Fit Club between 2010 and late 2012.
She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Nutrition and minors in Chemistry, Biology and Business.
She became infatuated with health and fitness and decided to pursue personal training. Extremely popular on Instagram she has over 2 million followers.
Born in Oklahoma, lived in Tennessee and later moved to the UAE in 2008. Her other sister besides Huda is Mona Kattan. She also has a brother named Khalid.
She and her sisters were dubbed the Kardashians of Dubai.