Who is Lexi DiBenedetto?
If you are a fan of the series “Knight Squad”, you are certainly familiar with the character of Prudence, a kind, sweet, and helpful girl who is a quarter giant with super-strength, and if you ever wondered who the girl is who portrayed her, let us introduce you to Lexi Capriana DiBenedetto. She was born under the zodiac sign of Aries on 21 March 1999, in Carolina Beach, the Cape Fear coast of North Carolina USA; her nationality is American, while she comes from a family of Italian, French-Canadian, English, Irish and Scottish descent.
Lexi is a model, photographer, and an actress with over 20 credits to her name, and besides the mentioned role, is perhaps known best for her roles in series such as “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Instant Mom”, and “Solve: The Podcast”.
Early life and education
Being raised in Carolina Beach as the only child of her parents Michelle and Joe, Lexi had big support to fulfill her dream and became an actress. From an early age, she had an interest in performing, and had her first role at the age of seven, thus her parents decided to move to Los Angeles, California, to make it easier for Lexi to audition.
Speaking of her educational background, although Lexi hasn’t spoken about this, it is assumed that she attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2017, she didn’t enroll at college but pursued her acting career.
Roles in movies
Lexi made her acting debut portraying Zoe Wallace in the horror thriller “Fall Down Dead” in 2007, also starring Udo Kier, Dominique Swain and Mehmet Gunsur, followed by her role as Young Shayna in the short movie “Whispers” in 2008.
Two years later, Lexi starred in the short movies “Eye Wide Open”, “Regular Kids” and “The Brightest Sunday”, before she made an appearance as Chloe in the family drama “Harley’s Hill” in 2011.
In the following year, Lexi was seen as Ashley in the short romantic drama “Love Is All You Need?”, which follows the story of a bullied teenager who lives in a world where heterosexuality is immoral; the movie, written and directed by Kim Rocco Shields, had seven award nominations and won six, including Sonoma Valley Film Festival Special Award Short Film, which Lexi shares with the rest of the cast.
In 2015, Lexi was cast to play a Daughter in the horror drama “Martyrs”, which brought her a nomination for the Young Entertainer Award for Best Performance – DVD Film, and in the same year she portrayed Kelly in “Memoria”, a biographic drama about Ivan Cohen, starring James Franco, Sam Dillon and Thomas Mann.
Lexi reprised her role as Ashley in the movie “Love Is All You Need?” in 2016, which had 11 award nominations, and won seven, and then in the same year she starred in “The Red Cape”, before 2021, when she was cast to play Lori Loud in the TV movie “A Loud House Christmas”, a family comedy drama, also starring Jahzir Bruno and Wolfgang Schaeffer, Lexi’s most recent movie role.
Roles in series
Lexi made his first television appearance portraying Sarah in an episode of the series “Criminal Minds” in 2011, followed by her role as Charlene in the science-fiction drama “RCVR”, and then three years later Lexi had a guest role in the popular romantic drama “Grey’s Anatomy”, which had 239 award nominations and 83 wins, including four Primetime Emmys, while Lexi won the Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actress 11-13.
In 2015, Lexi was cast to play Kylie in an episode of the also very popular comedy drama “Modern Family”, starring Ed O’Neill, Julie Bowen and Sofia Vergara, which altogether had 384 award nominations, and won 119, including 22 Primetime Emmys.
In the same year, Lexi portrayed Bianca Vonwright in two episodes of the series “Instant Mom”, which brought her a nomination for the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actress 14-21, and in 2016 won the Young Artist Award Best Guest Starring Young Actress 14-16 – Television Series.
In 2017, she made appearances as Jessica in “Guidance” and as Angie in “Lux in Effect”, before she was cast to play one of her most notable television roles for now as Prudence in “Knight Squad”, also starring Owen Patrick Joyner and Amarr M. Wooten; this Nickelodeon series broadcast for two seasons from 2018 until 2019.
In 2019, Lexi was heard as a voice actor in an episode of the series “Solve: The Podcast”, and then in the following year, she portrayed Abby Godwin in this murder mystery podcast, in which actors investigate the crime, and by the end of the episode figure out who the killer is.
Love life and relationships
There were various rumors concerning Lexi’s love life, however, she prefers to keep her private life away from the media’s attention thus she hasn’t spoken about her relationships.
Some rumors were saying that she was seen with one of her fellow actors from the series “Knight Squad”, Owen Patrick Joyner, however, Lexi hasn’t spoken about this gossip, and neither Owen commented about these assumptions saying that they are a couple, and when he revealed his relationship with Isabela Moner, the rumors about him and Lexi stopped.
As of March 2022, Lexi seems to be single, she hasn’t been married or engaged, and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
One of Lexi’s favorite hobbies is photography, and besides this, she likes horseback riding, martial arts, trapeze, and enjoys playing the ukulele.
Lexi is a member of the National Society of the Children of the American Revolution, and is passionate about environmental issues, is an animal lover with dogs being her favorites and has two, and one of them she adopted from Life Animal Rescue organization; she’s volunteered for the Best Friends Animal Society.
Lexi is fluent in American Sign Language (ASL).
She is active on social media platforms and often posts on her Instagram account, which has been followed by over 40,000 people. Her posts are mostly updates about her work, but you can also see photos from her everyday life, and she enjoys taking photos at her favorite place – the beach.
Age, height, and net worth
Lexi’s age is 22, she has long, blonde hair and brown eyes; she weighs around 140lbs (65kgs) and is 5ft 7ins (1.72m) tall with vital statistics of 32-25-34.
As of early 2022, her net worth has been estimated at $250,000, and most of her income Lexi has earned from her acting career.