Many people call her a singer, some know her as a model, but the multitalented American entertainer found her forte in acting. Her appearances in several famous movies and popular television series have earned her fame and recognition in the entertainment industry, moreover, her high profile relationship with renowned actor Ryan Phillippe served as a catalyst to her popularity in 2010.
The actress’ career started in 2009 and she has been making her mark in the entertainment industry on the set of movies like Pitch Perfect, a popular musical comedy movie which has earned her much appreciation and admiration from her fans. Other films she has appeared in include; So Undercover (2012), The Anomaly (2014), Cavemen (2013) and Urge (2016),
The multitalented entertainer was born as Alexis Merizalde Knapp in Avonmore, Pennsylvania on the 31st day of July 1989. She was raised in North Carolina alongside her three brothers by her parents Bradford Elwood Knapp (Father) and Marjorie Knapp (Mother) Alexis who considers herself a spiritual Christian is of American nationality but with mixed ethnicity of Scottish, Cuban, Irish, Dutch, German, Ecuadorian and English. There is no known information on the educational institutions she attended but a dig into the 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 video series Project Lore, which is a show about the video game known as 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 and the next year, she was cast in the role of the Aphrodite girl in the movie titled Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. The actress played a leading role in Project X as Alexis in 2012 and starred in Pitch perfect 1,2,3 as the highly sex-crazed Barden Bella Stacy Conrad in 2012, 2015 and 2017 respectively.
Her debut in Television series was made on the set of Like Father in 2012, she made an appearance in Super Fun Night which was an ABC series. So Undercover directed by Tom Vaughan gave her a starring role as Taylor Jaffe, the actress portrayed the character of Tori a party girl who sleeps on duty in Ground Floor. Other series she appeared in include; Cinnamon Girl: California Dreamin, Wracked, Family Guy and The Dorm
The actress with the wide smile stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) and weighs a commensurate 57kg. She has the hourglass figure type with a statistic of 37-26-34 for chest, hip and waist respectively. She wears a dress size of 6 US; a shoe size of 9 US and her bra size is 34c. Alexis comes with beautiful green eyes, although her natural hair color is not known, she is currently a blond and her hair color is believed to have come from the bottle. A typical peroxide blond.
Alexis was born as the only daughter of Bradford and Marjorie Knapp, she grew up with her brothers Josh Cuervo Knapp, Zack Knapp and a third brother whose name is not disclosed. The singer has Richard Elwood Knapp and Jewel McNeil Burke as her paternal grand parents and Pam Knapp as her Ex step mother.
Talking about her love life, the entertainer was in a six-month relationship with veteran actor Ryan Phillippe from May 2010 to October the same year. After their break-up, Alexis discovered she was pregnant and gave birth to their daughter Kailani Merizalde Phillippe-Knapp on the first day 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 television series titled The Family Guy. Seth who is 16 years older than Alexis was rumored to have dated her in 2013 but this rumor was never authenticated.
The singer loves video games a lot and her favorite video games are World of Warcraft and Unreal Tournament. Her favorite artists include; Jay Z, Kanye West and Drake and her best songs are Radiohead, Massive Attack, DJ Shadow and Thievery Corporation.
The model has a few hobbies which include Yoga, Music, dancing and Ballet.
The actress cum model’s annual income is not known but her net worth has been pegged at a tidy $3.2 million by some sources that are not so reliable.
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 grandma 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 hooked on it. She has a pet snake called Kiki.
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