Alexa Collins is an American social media personality, swimsuit model and TV personality who has millions of followers on TikTok and Instagram. She’s worked with numerous established brands including TBS Swimwear, Baja Bae, and LaBoom by Crystal.
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Alexa Nicole Collins hails from Boca Raton, Florida, and was born under the Scorpio zodiac sign on 12 October 1995, which makes her 28 years old as of 2024. She hasn’t revealed the names and professions of her parents. Alexa was brought up in Palm Beach, South Florida. She’s very close to her elder sister, whom she considers her inspiration and role model. Interested in becoming a model, Alexa began going for photoshoots when she was 18 years old.
Alexa attended a local high school in Florida. She thereafter matriculated to an unnamed college, where she studied communications for three years before dropping out to pursue her modeling and social media careers when she was 21 years old – she’s admitted that her parents, who were ‘not too happy when she began showing interest in social media career,’ were enraged when she dropped out of school. Alexa says in interviews that she doesn’t regret what she did.
Hobbies and Interests
Alexa is an avid animal lover who often flaunts her pet dog on her Instagram.
She is keen on traveling, and her career has seen her tour numerous states as well as international destinations including several European countries. In a previous interview, she stated ‘travel is the best part of the job, it’s been really cool to see lots of parts of the world I wouldn’t have been able to travel to otherwise. My favorite place I went to was Croatia, I’ve been all over Europe.’
Alexa is also a shopaholic, who always goes for unique designer outfits whenever she tours a new city – her favorite fashion brands are Dior, Prada, and Saint Laurent.
She is a self-proclaimed hot sauce connoisseur.
Modeling and Brand Endorsement Career
Alexa began her modeling career by posting alluring bikini and lingerie photos on her social media platforms, especially Instagram. She grew her fanbase by posting at least twice a day, chatting with her fans online, and documenting most of the things she did in a day. She slowly began gaining fans, most of whom seemed very interested to know about her daily routine, life, and how she created content. The Florida native has participated in several beauty pageants, and once took 29th position in the Miss Jetset Magazine Cover Model Contest.
Alexa has signed with Unruly Agency. She’s worked with various big brands including Fashion Nova, PrettyLittleThing, Tart Cosmetics, and Urban Decay. She’s either promoted or endorsed several other brands such as Diamonds by Raymond Lee, Color Wheel Teeth Whitener, REVE Boutique, and Honey Birdette.
YouTube and TikTok
Alexa launched her self-titled YouTube channel with the description, ‘Welcome to craziness’ on 14 August 2013, but began posting in 2020. She posts a wide array of videos including challenges, makeup tutorials, travel vlogs, and lifestyle videos on her channel. Three of her most viewed videos are “Clip In Hair Extensions Tutorial | BellaMi” (uploaded on 11 October 2020), “WHY I GOT A BOOB JOB! My Experience, Cost, Pain, Life with Breasts” (uploaded on 9 May 2021), and “Clip-in Hair Extensions Tutorial 20” | Bellami Hair” (uploaded on 28 March 2021), which have over 150,000, 83,000, and 43,000 views respectively. Currently, the swimsuit model has garnered almost 9,000 subscribers, and has uploaded 108 videos, which have garnered nearly 600,000 views.
Alexa is known widely for her TikTok lip-sync content. She goes by @alexanicolecollins, and has over 1.1 million followers and at least 25.5 million likes.
Other Social Media Platforms
Collins is active on Instagram (@alexacollins) with around 3 million followers as of early 2024. She opened her account in 2014 and in an interview with “Fabulous” magazine, she said ‘I hit 1 million followers in July 2020, which felt really cool, but I want to keep growing…I’m a millionaire now, I made my first $1m right before I hit a million followers, that felt pretty awesome.’ Collins is active on X (formerly Twitter) with over 83,000 followers. She joined the platform in September 2016 and goes by the username @alexacollins_of. Her bio reads, ‘Creating a life I love. Hot sauce connoisseur, @FashionNova ambassador.” She’s also active on Facebook with over 445,000 followers.
Alexa has an OnlyFans account, which has over 1,200 photos, 130+ videos, and over 285,000 likes.
Alexa has tried her hand at acting, appearing in a 2022 episode of the Canadian TV reality show “In Real Life,” where eighteen teenage contestants tour North America, competing in a variety of real-life jobs, in a bid to discover the strength, stamina, and skills required for one to be successful in real life.
Alexa is in a serious relationship with the real estate agent and social media personality, Tom Shields, who is active on Instagram (@tshields7) with over 35,000 followers. Shields is an adventure enthusiast who travels a lot, mostly accompanied by Alexa. Alexa has featured him in her social media platforms and some of her YouTube videos such as “Girlfriend Tries Teaching Boyfriend A Skincare Routine | Alexa Collins,” which was uploaded on 16 November 2020. Moreover, the couple attends celebrity events together and were spotted at the swim fashion after-party for Kittenish By Jessie James Decker, which was presented by Klarna at the Miami Beach-based MYNT LOUNGE on 15 July 2022.
In 2022 Alexa broke the news of her engagement to her fans on her social media platforms. It is rumored that Alexa and Shields secretly tied the knot at the Cancun-based Garza Blanca resort in late 2022. Alexa is a Christian, and is currently living with Shields in Miami. The model does not have any children as of 2024.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Collins is of Caucasian ethnicity and has a set of hazel eyes and long blonde hair. She’s curvy, weighs approximately 125lbs (57kgs), is 5ft 7ins (1.70m) tall, with vital statistics pf 34-24-36. One of Alexa’s distinctive features is thick eyebrows. She’s undergone breast augmentation surgery and a lip filler procedure.
Alexa’s main source of income is her modeling career and paid promotions, which has made her relatively rich and famous at an early age. She’s worth approximately $5 million as of 2024, and seemingly leads a lavish lifestyle. In an interview with “Fabulous,” Alexa stated that she’d bought a four-bedroom house with a pool in the backyard with her boyfriend Tom, adding that it was their first home. She has a collection of luxury cars, as seen on her social media platforms.