In December 2009, Ali got married to Adam Hills. Adam Hills is a well known comedian and a TV and radio presenter. As a married couple, they have been parents for two times. They are still together.
Ali is gifted with a sweet loving voice. As she was interested in music and singing since a young age, she joined Australian National University where she studied music. She also got enrolled at Royal Northern College of Music from there she completed her Bachelor of Music. She began her professional career from Wilton's Music Hall. There she played Polly Peachum in Jonathan Miller's production of The Beggar's Opera. In 2000, she presented the show La Traviata – Live from Paris. She moved back to Australia and then she joined Opera Australia. She also became their principal soprano till 2005. She is the founder of the show, The Opera Burlesque.