Alexis Knapp is an American actress who is probably best known for her outstanding performance as Stacie Conrad in the Pitch Perfect series. She portrayed her character to perfection which led many of Alexis’ fans to believe that she was a genuine singer. Apart from her role in the musical, Alexis has also found significant success for the 2012 comedy drama, “Project X”.
Knapp began her acting career with relatively small roles and modeling gigs. Moreover, she was also a host for a video series, “Project Lore” which discussed the game, “World of Warcraft”. Alexis has definitely come a long way since those days. Let us now get to know a bit more about her, shall we?
Alexis Knapp: Early Life and Education
Alexis Knapp was born on the 31st of July, 1989, in Avonmore, Pennsylvania. She was born to parents Marjorie and Bradford Elwood Knapp in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Moreover, she grew up alongside three brothers but does not have any sisters. As per our understanding, Alexis was extremely close with her siblings and they maintain the same relationship to this day.
We do, however, remain clueless regarding her academics. Nonetheless, we can make assumptions based on the hard working lady that she has been in recent years. It does take someone really dedicated to actually make their way through this competitive industry. Moreover, we do know that she was trained in performing arts, opera, musical theatre, and dance as a kid.
Alexis Knapp: Career
Alexis first moved to Los Angeles to pursue a better career and give her a chance in the entertainment industry. She made her debut with a small role in the movie, “Couples Retreat” alongside Vince Vaughn. Like many other actors, Alexis has struggled a lot to get to where she is today. It has all been down to her perseverance and dedication that she is in this point today.
Later Alexis was able to get a role for herself in the movie, “Pitch Perfect” in 2012. It was the beginning of a whole new life for her. Knapp was amazing alongside Anna Kendrick and Ben Platt and found a lot of fame for her amazing performance. Evidently, she was also cast for the next movies in the Pitch Perfect series. She has since then gone on to work on projects like Cavemen, Urge, Project X, etc.
Alexis Knapp: Personal Life
Now looking at the personal aspects of Alexis’ life, she is a single lady after the failure of her first marriage. She was in a relationship with the actor Ryan Phillippe in 2010 but sadly things did not work out for this pair. Alexis was, however, pregnant from her relationship with Phillippe and gave birth to Kailani Merizalde Phillippe Knapp on the 1st of July, 2011.
There have, however, been rumors suggesting that Alexis is now dating the creator of the series, Family Guy, Seth MacFarlane. Apart from her romantic affairs, Alexis has been working against sex trafficking. She once took part in the 18 for 18 campaign which raised money to combat sex trafficking. Now looking at her interests, Knapp is a lover of classical music. However, this bold lady completely changes when its time for party. She loves musicians like Kanye West, Drake, and bands like Radiohead.
Alexis Knapp: Net Worth and Social Media
For her age, Alexis has certainly been able to achieve a lot in Hollywood. It was her role in the movie Pitch Perfect that helped her rise to the top. As of today, this beautiful lady keeps landing some of the most amazing roles in Hollywood with massive pay. With all that she has done, Alexis has a net worth of $5 million and makes over $300k every year. She also raises a good sum from various endorsements and is clearly living a lavish life.
Knapp is also pretty active on social media platforms. She likes to share some of the personal and professional aspects of her life with her fans. You can find Alexis on Instagram where she goes by the handle @alexisknapp and has over 217k followers.