Flex Alexander’s Net Worth, Height, Age, & Personal Info Wiki

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Flex Alexander Knox, also known as Flex, is an actor, comedian, and dancer. Flex is best known for his roles as Reggie Coltrane on the ABC sitcom Where I Lived in 1993, Tyberius Walker on Homeboys in Outer Space from 1996 to 1997, Neville Waston on Total Security in 1997, the first Darnell Wilkes on the UPN sitcom Girlfriends from 2000 to 2001, and single father Flex Washington on the UPN sitcom One on One from 2001 to 2006. (1)

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Facts About Flex Alexander

NationalityAmerican
Estimate Net Worth$250 million
ReligionNA
Zodiac SignAries
BirthplaceHarlem
BirthdayApril 15, 1970

Flex Alexander's Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)

Height190 cm
Weight83 kg
Hair ColorNA
Eye ColorNA
Body TypeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Flex Alexander's Net Worth

Flex Alexander is a $250 thousand net worth American actor, dancer, and comedian. Flex Alexander, also known as Mark Alexander Knox, was born on April 15, 1970, in Harlem, New York. Because of his acrobatic dance abilities, he was given the nickname “Flex” as a teenager. (2)

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Flex Alexander's Early Life

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Alexander was born in Harlem, the son of Alethia Knox and Robert Whitehead. Alexander began dancing in New York nightclubs as a teen, earning the nickname “Flex” for his acrobatic dance abilities. He began touring with rap trio Salt-n-after Pepa’s being discovered by DJ Spinderella and stayed with the dance troupe for three years. Alexander not only danced but also choreographed for Mary J. Blige and Queen Latifah. He made his stand-up comedy debut in 1989 and later transitioned to acting, making his film debut in the 1992 film Juice. From 1992 to 1994, Alexander was also a regular cast member of the sketch comedy show Uptown Comedy Club. (3)

Flex Alexander's Career

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Alexander made his television debut in the 1993 ABC sitcom Where I Live, starring Doug E. Doug. Despite critical acclaim, the series was canceled the following year. Alexander then appeared as a guest star on episodes of Sister, Sister, and The Cosby Mysteries before relocating to LA to pursue a career as an actor. Flex landed a starring role in another short-lived sitcom, Homeboys in Outer Space, in 1996. The series got negative reviews and was canceled the following year. Later that year, Alexander co-starred in another short-lived series, Total Security, created by Steven Bochco. Following the review of Total Security, Alexander showed up on Brooklyn South and The Parkers, as well as in several films, including the 1998 direct-to-video release Backroom Bodega Boyz and She is All That.

During the first season of the sitcom Girlfriends, Alexander played Maya Wilkes’ husband, Darnell, from 2000 to 2001. He left Girlfriends to play single father Mark “Flex” Washington on One on One, a UPN sitcom he created and produced. Flex was nominated for three NAACP Image Awards and two BET Comedy Awards for his role on the show. In 2004, he was nominated for another NAACP Image Award for his performance as Michael Jackson in the Man In The Mirror: The Michael Jackson Story. Flex refused to play Jackson with prosthetics, but he did mimic his voice, mimic his mannerisms, and have his skin tone lightened with makeup.

Following the review of One On One, Alexander appeared in the film Snakes on a Plane, in which Flex co-starred with Samuel L. Jackson, and in the 2007 horror film, The Hills Have Eyes 2. He also appeared alongside Danny Glover in Clement Virgo’s Poor Boy’s Game. Alexander’s most recent appearance was in an episode of CSI: Miami in 2007. Flex Alexander and his wife, Shanice, will have their own reality show, Flex & Shanice, which will premiere on OWN on November 1, 2014. (4)

References

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  2. Flex Alexander net worth, retrieved from https://www.celebritynetworth.com/richest-celebrities/actors/flex-alexander-net-worth/
  3. Flex Alexander Biography retrieved from https://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/flex-alexander/bio/3000200577/
  4. Flex Alexander, retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flex_Alexander