• Alexis Merizalde Knapp was born on July 31, 1989 in Avonmore, Pennsylvania and holds American nationality
• She is best known for her portrayal of Alexis in the 2012 comedy movie "Project X"
• She attended a local high school and moved to Los Angeles after graduating to pursue a career in acting and modelling
• She has close to 30 credits to her name and has appeared in "Couples Retreat", "Pitch Perfect" and "Cavemen"
• She is currently 32 years old and has a net worth of over $1 million
Who is Alexis Knapp?
Alexis Merizalde Knapp was born in Avonmore, Pennsylvania USA, on 31 July 1989 – her zodiac sign is Leo, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress with close to 30 credits to her name, while she’s perhaps known best for her portrayal of Alexis in the 2012 comedy movie “Project X”, directed by Nima Nourizadeh, and which starred Thomas Mann, Oliver Cooper and Jonathan Daniel Brown. It follows three teenagers as they’re throwing a birthday party, and the movie was nominated for five awards.
Early life and education
Alexis was raised in Avonmore alongside her three brothers, by their father Bradford Elwood Knapp and mother Marjorie; not a lot is known about her family, as she respects their privacy.
Alexis became interested in acting while attending a local high school, where she was a member of its drama club, and appeared in nearly all of the plays performed at the school. She was also physically quite active during her teenage years, as she played tennis and volleyball.
Alexis matriculated in 2007, and then moved to Los Angeles, California wanting to pursue a career in acting and modelling; she hasn’t attended college.
Roles in movies
Alexis made her debut film appearance in the popular 2009 comedy “Couples Retreat”, directed by Peter Billingsley, and which starred Vince Vaughn, Malin Akerman and Jon Favreau. It follows four couples who are vacationing on a tropical island resort, and the movie won one of the five awards for which it was nominated.
A couple of Alexis’ following roles were in 2010 in the adventure family fantasy “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief”, and the music video “Dommin: My Heart, Your Hands” and the 2011 action horror comedy “Vamp U”.
Posted by Cavemen on Monday, February 10, 2014
She played one of the lead characters Stacie in the critically acclaimed 2012 romantic musical comedy “Pitch Perfect”, directed by Jason Moore, and which starred Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow and Rebel Wilson. It tells the story of Beca who’s just enrolled at Barden University, and has joined its singing group The Bellas; the movie won seven of the 27 awards for which it was nominated.
Alexis played Kat in the 2013 comedy “Cavemen”, and she played Dana in the 2014 action science fiction mystery “The Anomaly”.
The year 2014 also saw her star as Vivian in the mystery horror “The Dorm”, directed by Rachel Talalay, and which also starred Cassie Steele and Max Lloyd-Jones. It follows college freshman Vivian who’s been roomed with a co-ed; the movie was nominated for two awards.
Three of Alexis’ most recent film roles have been in the 2017 musical comedy “Pitch Perfect 3”, the 2020 short thriller “Bad Suns”, and the 2021 horror thriller “Phobias”; she’s currently shooting for the upcoming movies “The Accursed”, “The Knocking” and “Witchy Ways”.
Roles in TV series
Alexis made her debut TV series appearance in a 2010 episode of the drama “Look”, and in 2013, she voiced a supporting character in the episode “Valentine’s Day in Quahog” of the critically acclaimed animated comedy “Family Guy”. It was created by Seth MacFarlane, who also starred in it, alongside Alex Borstein and Seth Green, and the series follows the lives of members of a dysfunctional family; it’s been airing since 1999 and has won 46 awards, including nine Primetime Emmys, while it’s been nominated for 108 other awards.
I miss these people #GFSeason2 pic.twitter.com/KiWbz526sy
— Alexis Knapp (@AlexisKRp) February 3, 2014
Alexis is also known for her portrayal of the supporting character Tori in the hit comedy “Ground Floor”, created by Bill Lawrence and Greg Malins, and which starred Skylar Astin, Briga Heelan and Rory Scovel. It follows a wealthy banker who’s fallen in love with a woman working in his building’s maintenance section.
Alexis’ most recent TV series role has been her portrayal of Irillia in the 2022 episode “Electric Sheep” of the adventure comedy drama “The Orville”.
Alexis received special thanks for the 2014 action science fiction mystery movie “The Anomaly”.
She sang various songs in the 2012 movie “Pitch Perfect”, and in its 2015 and 2017 sequels.
Alexis is currently producing the upcoming short movie “Rosary”.
#Rosary action short film is unleashed!!!! Link in bio. 🔥😈🔥🔥🌟🔥🌟🔥🌟🔥🌟🔥🌟🔥Finally I’m a cartoon! Dreams do come true;) But alas, this is very very live action 🚨🤸🏻♀️🤺🔥
Posted by Alexis Knapp on Friday, February 5, 2021
She’s made a guest appearance in a couple of talk-shows, such as “Made in Hollywood”, “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”, and “Home & Family”.
Awards and nominations
Alexis won a 2013 MTV Movie + TV Award for Best Musical Moment, for “Pitch Perfect”.
Love life and relationships
Alexis prefers to keep the details of her love life to herself, and there’s only a single man whom she’s dated, that the public knows about. Back in the summer of 2010, Alexis dated American actor Matthew Ryan Phillippe; he’s appeared in more than 70 movies and TV series, and is probably still known best for his portrayal of Officer Hanson in the 2004 crime thriller movie “Crash”.
Alexis and Matthew broke up in September 2010, and it was only after this that Alexis realized that she was pregnant; she gave birth to their daughter Kailani Merizalde Phillippe-Knapp in 2011, and Matthew was there with her at the hospital.
Alexis hasn’t mentioned any other men whom she’s perhaps been with, and as of July 2022, she’s single, hasn’t married, and has a daughter with former boyfriend Matthew Ryan Phillippe.
Hobbies and other interests
Alexis is highly popular on Instagram, and seems to be enjoying the attention which she’s receiving from her more than 300,000 followers; she’s uploaded over 1,200 pictures, the majority of which feature her during her everyday life.
She loves to travel, and has been to various US states and European countries, both for work and pleasure; Alexis likes to stay at natural locations when travelling, especially in natural parks.
She’s physically quite active, and has multiple training sessions at the gym every week, while she also does yoga on a daily basis.
Alexis has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Matt LeBlanc, Leonardo DiCaprio and Angelina Jolie, while a couple of her favorite movies include “Carlie’s Angels”, “Inception” and “Catch Me If You Can”.
Age, height and net worth
Alexis’ age is 32. She has long brown hair which she dyes blonde, her eyes are blue and her height is 5ft 8ins (1.73m); she weighs around 130lbs (60kgs).
As of July 2022, Alexis’ net worth is estimated at over $1 million.