Flex Alexander - Updated Oct 2023

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Flex Alexander

Flex Alexander is an American comedian, actor, and dancer. Flex Alexander is known for Snakes on a Plane (2006), One on One (2001) and The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2007)

Early Life

Flex was born on April 15, 1970, in New York City. His zodiac sign is Aries. This personality is 52 years old. His mother’s name is Alethia Knox and his father is Robert Whitehead. Talking about his educational background, he seems to be a qualified and educated person. Likewise, his full name is Mark Alexander Knox.

Information regarding his education is unavailable. However, he began dancing in New York nightclubs and earned the nickname “Flex” due to his acrobatic dance skills. Flex began touring with rap trio Salt-n-Pepa’s and remained with the dance troupe for three years after being discovered by DJ Spinderella.

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Caption: Flex Alexander’s childhood photo. Source: Instagram

Moreover, this personality made his stand-up comedy debut and turned to acting, making his film debut in 1992. Further, he was a regular cast member of the sketch comedy show, Uptown Comedy Club, from 1992-1994. Further, he won his first acting role in the 1992 urban drama, Juice, and has choreographed for Mary J. Blige and Queen Latifah.

Flex Alexander – Professional Life and Career

Talking about his professional life, Flex’s first television role was on the short-lived 1993 ABC sitcom Where I Live, starring Doug E. Doug. This series was canceled the same year. Moreover, Flex then guest-starred on episodes of Sister. Alexander then landed a starring role on another short-lived sitcom Homeboys in Outer Space. This series was critically canceled the following year.

Furthermore, he co-starred in another series, the Steven Bochco-created Total Security. Flex starred in Brooklyn South and The Parkers. This personality also had roles in several films including the 1998 direct-to-video release Backroom ‘Bodega Boyz’ and ‘She’s All That’.

Moreover, this personality appeared as Maya Wilkes’ husband Darnell during the first season of the UPN sitcom Girlfriends. Then he left Girlfriends. On the UPN sitcom One on One, a series this personality created and produced he starred as single father Mark “Flex”.

Moreover, this personality portrayed Michael Jackson on VH1 television. However, this portrait garnered him another NAACP Image Award nomination. Further, he returned to One on One for two more seasons. Moreover, his most recent role was in a 2007 episode of CSI: Miami. Moreover, Flex and his wife, Shanice, will have their reality show Flex & Shanice premiering on November 1, 2014.

Flex Alexander – Relationship Status

Talking about his relationship status, he is happily married to his wife Shanice Wilson. They got married on February 19, 2000. Also, they have two children a daughter and a son. Their daughter is Imani Shekinah Alexander-Knox (born August 23, 2001). Likewise, their son was born on March 5, 2004. His name is Elijah Alexander-Knox. All of them are living happily together.

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Caption: Flex Alexander and his family. Source: Instagram

Flex Alexander – Body Measurements

Flex has a decent bodyweight that mirrors his character and reflects on his personality. He weighs around 83kg and is 6 feet 3 inches tall. The other body measurements are unavailable. Therefore, he is conscious of his physical appearance and has adopted a healthy lifestyle to live.

Social Media

Alexander is active on both social media platforms. He is active as @flexaforeal on Instagram. He has 429k followers on Instagram. Similarly, he is active as @FlexAforeal on Twitter as well. He has more than 22.7k followers on Twitter. Moreover, he is active on Twitch as well. His username is @flexaforeal on Twitch and has more than 900 followers.

Net Worth

Therefore, this artist has earned a lot from his career as an artist. His net worth is around $1million-$5million. Moreover, other sources of his income are also sponsors and attending events.