While she may be known to some as a singer and to others as a model, Alexis Knapp is, however, best known in Hollywood as an actress. Her appearances in several notable movies and popular television shows have earned her fame and recognition in the entertainment industry. Moreover, her high profile relationship with the renowned actor – Ryan Phillippe also served as a catalyst to her popularity in 2010.
The actress’ career started in 2009 but she is best known for her role in the critically acclaimed comedy, Pitch Perfect, which was not only a box office hit but it also earned her appreciation and admiration from fans. Other films she has appeared in include; So Undercover (2012), The Anomaly (2014), Cavemen (2013) and Urge (2016).
Biography and Age
Alexis Merizalde Knapp, the multitalented entertainer, was born in Avonmore, Pennsylvania on the 31st of July 1989. She was raised in North Carolina, alongside her three brothers, by her parents Bradford Elwood Knapp and Marjorie Knapp. There is no known information on the educational institutions she attended but a dig into her records revealed that the actress participated in stage acting and musicals during her years in high school.
The emerging star was the host of a popular internet web series Project Lore, which is a show about the video game – World of Warcraft. Before making her foray into acting, she put in some years as a model in Los Angeles. Her acting career took-off in 2009 when she appeared in Couples Retreat. The next year, she was cast in a minor role in Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. The actress then played a leading role in Project X in 2012.
However, her big break came when she starred in the Pitch Perfect film franchise opposite Anna Kendrick, Ester Dean, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp and Skyler Astin.
Alexis Knapp made her debut on television she appeared in Like Father in 2012. She later made an appearance in Super Fun Night which was an ABC series. The actress later portrayed the character of Tori, a party girl who sleeps on duty, in Ground Floor. She has appeared on several other television shows including Family Guy.
Alexis Knapp’s Daughter, Family
Alexis Knapp was in a six-month relationship with veteran actor Ryan Phillippe from May 2010 to October the same year. After her break up with Ryan, Alexis discovered she was pregnant. The actress gave birth to a beautiful baby girl, Kailani Merizalde Phillippe-Knapp, on the 1st of July, 2011. Although the couple were no longer an item, Ryan attended his daughter’s birth after which a paternity test was carried out on Ryan and his daughter.
After her relationship with Ryan hit the rocks, the actress’ name was linked with Seth MacFarlane, who created the hit television series The Family Guy, in 2013. Seth is notably 16 years older than Alexis. However, their relationship was merely a rumour that was never authenticated.
Alexis Knapp’s Height & Weight
Alexis Knapp stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) and weighs a commensurate 57kg. She has an hourglass figure with a 37-26-34 measurement for chest, waist, and hip respectively. She wears a dress size of 6 US; a shoe size of 9 US and her bra size is 34C.
It is not surprising that the actress is in such great shape, considering it is practically a requirement to become a successful star in Hollywood.
Other Facts About Alexis Knapp
Alexis Knapp loves video games and her favourite video games are World of Warcraft and Unreal Tournament. Her favourite artists include Jay Z, Kanye West and Drake. She is also a fan of Radiohead, Massive Attack, DJ Shadow, and Thievery Corporation.
The model has a few hobbies which include Yoga, music, dancing, and ballet.
The beautiful actress loves to collect reptiles, especially snakes. She is known to keep up to 15 snakes at a time. She developed her love for the reptile at age 8 when her grandmother took care of a pet snake for a friend who never came back to retrieve it. The young Alexis pleaded to keep the snake since she was already attached. She presently has a pet snake called Kiki.
Alexis Knapp’s annual income is not known but her net worth has been pegged at a tidy $3.2 million by various sources.