Alexis Phifer - Updated Sep 2023

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Alexis Phifer

Alexis Phifer is an American stylist and fashion designer who is the owner of a clothing brand, “A-Thread”. Alexis Phifer rose to fame after being known as the first girlfriend of the rapper, record producer, and designer, Kanye West.

Early Life and Education

Alexis Phifer’s birthdate is 1st October 1976 and her birthplace is Los Angeles, California, the United States. As of 2022, her age is 45 years old and her zodiac sign is Libra.

Similarly, the fashion designer holds an American nationality and must be following Christianity as her religion. In fact, both of her parents also were American natives.

The fashion designer has been keeping a low profile and has not even disclosed the names and backgrounds of her family.

So, there is no information about Phifer’s parents, siblings, and childhood too. He was very young when he started gaining some interest in the field of fashion and designing.

As for her studies, she went to a Fashion school and successfully got a degree in the field of Fashion Designing. She began to configure garments and served there in the place of an associate planner in an unidentified style business after her completing her studies.

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Caption: Alexis Phifer some years ago (Source: OK Magazine)

Alexis Phifer – Relationship Status

Phifer got to know Kanye West for the first time in the year 2002 and eventually got attracted to each other. In the same year, they started being in an off relationship and even did their engagement at a moment.

It happened after the rapper proposed to her in 2006 on their vacation to Hawaii. They were having a romantic relationship for almost 6 years.

At this time, they were often found in Hawaii and Miami while going on vacations. Their bond sadly caught a hard time after West’s mom, Donda passed away unexpectedly.

She died after getting some problems while having elective plastic surgery. Following this, they end their engagement and parted ways in the year 2008. As of 2022, it seems like Alexis is not married and even is not dating any guy.

Before this, the designer was in a marital relationship with Roman Phifer. He is a former American football of the National Football League who played as a linebacker. Other than this, the fashion designer has not been involved in any other controversies unrelated to the musician.

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Caption: Alexis Phifer with Kanye West (Source: SEMA Data)

Alexis Phifer – Career and Professional Life

Alexis is an American fashion designer and automatically stylish too. As mentioned earlier, she is the owner and also the founder of an “all-inclusive brand”, situated in Los Angeles.

It is a clothing line whose name is “A-Threads”. Since the American stylist was interested in the world of fashion from an early age, her grandma used to take her to several fashion shows at Neiman Marcus and Saks.

After watching the show, they would go ahead to grab the chance to talk with some designers backstage. It was the moment when Phifer immediately got more fascinated by their amazing works.

Then, she took a step forward and joined a fashion school. There she studied everything she would be needed to become a fashion designer. While she was still taking her lessons, she also began her clothing line named “Keita”.

Also, the name of her clothing brand was named after a girl. She then went on to work as a freelancer for The Vanity Group’s boutique agency. The American stylist eventually began serving in the place of a stylist.

In June 2018, she came up with a clothing brand based in Los Angeles, California with the name, “A-Threads”. As of now, Alexis has been working as the CEO and also the creative director of the same brand.


In her opinion, A-Thread is ‘an all-inclusive brand’ that offers the designs of female fashion wear chosen by herself. Recently, in the year 2020, she was working at the Grammy Awards as a Billboard’s guest fashion expert.

Other than her professional career, Phifer got recognition for being the girlfriend and ex-fiancé of rapper, Kanye West.

It is for sure, that the fashion designer had gone through a lot of problems and dirty comments for the same reason. Still, the strong woman has been working hard and is still making her appearance in the fashion industry.

However, she has not been present in public appearances these days but still has made a prominent appearance in the fashion industry. She has been involved in this industry for over 2 decades now. For the popularity of Alexis, her ex-boyfriend, Kanye West has played a huge role.

Ms. Phifer has also worked very hard on her own and helped Kanye’s career while he was having a hard time handling his business and making money. Moreover, he even liked how the American stylist handled and ran her business.

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Caption: Alexis Phifer with her ex-boyfriend at an event (Source: Pinterest)

Alexis Phifer – Net Worth 2023

Alexis is an amazing and very talented stylist who has been working hard for several years for her present days. However, there is no exact information about her recent estimated net worth and salary.

But it is still for sure that Phifer’s net worth ranges from $1 million to $5 million as of 2022.

Likewise, her primary source of income is from her profession as a fashion designer and trend influencer. Observing her social media accounts, it seems like the American stylist has been living a good life.

Social Media

Being a public figure, the American designer has been quite active on some social media platforms. She has been quite active on Instagram and on Twitter. Other than this, she doesn’t seem to be using Facebook and YouTube too.

On Instagram, she has more than 29.9k followers under the username “@alexisphifer” and she has more than 562 posts uploaded. On Twitter, she has over 4.6k followers there as of 2022. Like herself, her work is also very famous all over social media platforms.

Body Measurements

Regarding her physical statistics, the fashion designer has an attractive personality and physical structure too. Previously, she had a slim body type which now has become very curvy and healthier.

As for her height and body weight, she is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 55 kg. However, there are no details about Phifer’s body measurement, dress size, and shoe size. Moreover, the American stylist has a pair of brown eyes with a medium complexion and Black hair.