Alexis Knapp is an American actress who is probably best known for portraying the character of Stacie Conrad in the musical comedy movie franchise “Pitch Perfect”. She is also widely recognized for appearing in the 2012 comedy movies “So Undercover” and “Project X”, as well as in the television comedy series “Ground Floor”.
Early Life and Education
Alexis Merizalde Knapp was born under the zodiac sign of Leo on the 31st July 1989, in Avonmore, Pennsylvania, USA, the child of Bradford Elwood and Marjorie Knapp; she has two brothers named Zack and Jose Cuervo Knapp.
While being of white ethnicity and American nationality, she is also of English, Scottish, Irish as well as Dutch and Cuban ancestry. Further details regarding her family’s background and her parents’ vocations have never been publicly disclosed to the present date. Although a native of Pennsylvania, Alexis spent the majority of her childhood in North Carolina before, at the age of 18, she moved on her own to Los Angeles, California.
Speaking about Knapp’s educational background, there aren’t any relevant details available regarding her schooling.
After settling in LA, young Alexis dived into the world of modeling. In 2008, she began hosting “Project Lore”, an internet video series dedicated to, at that time, the globally popular multiplayer online game “World of Warcraft”.
Into the world of acting, Knapp modestly moved in 2009, when she briefly appeared in the comedy movie “Couples Retreat” which was followed by a short on-camera appearance in the 2010 fantasy movie “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief”.
After honing her professional skills through appearances in the TV series “Look”, and critically booed horror comedy movie “Vamp U”, Alexis came to greater prominence in 2012 when she appeared in the comedy movie “Project X”.
However, the real breakthrough in Knapp’s acting career occurred later in 2012, when she was cast for the role of Stacie Conrad in the musical comedy movie “Pitch Perfect“. The story follows a newly formed choir named The Barden Bellas on their quest to win the collegiate a cappella competition.
The movie was a genuine commercial success, earning more than $115 million at the box office. For this engagement, she was honored with the MTV Movie + TV Award for the Best Musical Moment. Following the favorable outcome of the movie, she reprised her role in its second and third sequels as well, simply entitled “Pitch Perfect 2” (2015) and “Pitch Perfect 3” (2017).
With her popularity on the rise, in 2012 Alexis starred opposite Miley Cyrus in the teen action comedy movie “So Undercover”, which was followed by an appearance in the 2013 comedy film “Cavemen”, followed in the same year by being cast for the recurring role of Tori in the TV comedy series “Ground Floor”, in the next two years appearing in 10 episodes of the show’s first and second seasons.
In 2014, Alexis made on-camera appearances in two critically booed movies, the Sci-Fi action thriller “The Anomaly”, as well as the horror thriller film entitled “Grace: The Possession”. These were followed by a role in the TV horror movie “The Dorm” later that year, while in 2016 she starred alongside Pierce Brosnan in the thriller movie “Urge”. Aside from a cameo appearance in “Pitch Perfect 3”, the most recent of Knapp’s on-camera acting engagements is the leading female role in the TV comedy drama movie “My Christmas Prince” in 2017.
In her professional acting career, that currently spans over a decade, Alexis has added more than 20 acting credits to her professional portfolio.
Curious about Alexis’ personal life, aren’t you? Well, in the early 2010s she caught the mass media’s attention for her high-profile relationship with American actor Ryan Phillippe, who is probably best known for portraying the character of Billy Douglas in the TV soap opera “One Life to Live”.
They began dating during the summer of 2010, but parted their ways November 2010, however, on the 1st July 2011 Alexis gave birth to their child, a daughter named Kailani Merizalde ‘Kai‘ Knapp. In 2013 she allegedly dated the creator of the TV animated sitcom series “Family Guy” – Seth MacFarlane. However, these rumors were never confirmed.
Alexis Knapp sports a slim and toned body with a stunning silhouette and vital statistics of 32-24-34. She stands 5ft 8ins (1.73 m) tall, and weighs around 143lbs (65kgs).
She has green eyes and long dark hair, making her appearance quite alluring. Her bra size is 32C, while her shoe size is US 9. Knapp is also active on several popular social media networks including Twitter as well as Instagram.
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this 30-year-old American actress has accumulated so far? According to sources, it’s estimated that her net worth as of late-2019, revolves around $1 million, which has been acquired through her professional career, active since 2008.