Flex Alexander Biography
Flex Alexander is an American actor, comedian and dancer. He is popular for playing a lead role in the comedy series titled One on One. He was born and Harlem and also the son of Alethia Knox and Robert Whitehead. Flex began his interest in dancing as a teen in New York night-clubs earning the nickname Flex due to his acrobatic dance skills.
He was later discovered by DJ Spinderella where he began with Salt-n-Pepa a rap trio. Alexander also choreographed for Mary J, Blige and Queen Latifah in both of their music videos. flex then made his stand-up comedy debut in 1989 where he eventually turned to acting as a full-time career. His first film debut was in the 1992 film Juice. He later became a regular cast member of the sketch comedy show, Uptown Comedy Club. The show ran from 1992-1994.
Flex Alexander Age
He was born as Mark Alexander Knox on April 15, 1970, in Harlem, New York in the U.S.A. As of 2019, Flex is 49 years old.
Flex Alexander Height
Flex’s height is 6 feet and 3 inches tall. In meters, he stands at a height of 1.9 m tall. There is no detailed information about the measurements of his body like the Waist Line or shoe size. However, his weigh is in the range between 60-80 kilograms. His Zodiac sign is Aries.
Flex Alexander Marriage | Wife
Flex is a born-again Christian and also married R&B singer Shanice Wilson on Valentine’s Day 2000. The couple has managed to maintain their loving relationship and they have two children. Flex is also a member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.
Flex Alexander Kids | Son
Flex together with his wife have two children. The first born is their daughter Imani Shekinah Alexander-Knox who was born on August 23, 2001. Their second born is their son Elijah Alexander-Knox who was born March 5, 2004.
Flex Alexander Career
Flex first gained popularity after he played his first television role on the short-lived 1993 ABC sitcom Where I Live. The short film starred Doug E. Doug and was quite critically acclaimed thus canceling the film that same year. He later made a guest star appearance on an episode of the series Sisters before moving to Los Angeles in 1995 where his main goal was to concentrate on acting as a full-time career.
Flex then landed a deal to play a role in another short-lived sitcom titled Homeboys in Outer Space. He also became a cast member of yet another short-lived series titled Steven Bochco. Flex then appeared as Maya Wilkes’ husband Darnhell during the first season from 2000 to 2001 of the series Girlfriend.
He later left Girlfriends to star as the single father of Mark Flex Washington on One on One. This was also the series that he created and produced. The series also made him be nominated for three NAACP Image Awards and two BET Comedy Awards. Alexander then portrayed Michael Jackson in the VH1 television biopic Man In The Mirror a Michael Jackson Story.
The story also earned him another NAACP Image Award nomination. He later returned to One on one was he played two more seasons. After the end of One on One, he played roles in the 2006 film Snakes On a Plane and the 2007 horror-film The Hills Have Eyes 2 among other films.
Flex Alexander As Michael Jackson
Flex Alexander Movies
The following is Flex’s filmography:
»1995 Money Train
»1997 The Sixth Man
»1998 Backroom Bodega Boyz
»2001 Out Cold A
»2005 Her Minor Thing Marty
»2006 Snakes On a Plane Three G’s
»2007 Love… & Other 4 Letter Words
»2013 My Sister’s Wedding Matthew Credited as Flex
»2018 Maybe I’m Fine Jeffrey
Flex Alexander Tv Show
»1993 Where I Live Reggie Coltrane Unknown episodes
»1995 The Cosby
»1996–1997 Homeboys in Outer Space
»1998 Modern Vampires Trigger Credited as
»1999 The Force
»2000 The Parkers
»2001–2006 One on One
»2004 Man in the Mirror: The Michael Jackson Story
»2007 Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office
»2010 Blue Bloods
»2011 It Takes Two
»2012 Single Ladies
»2013 Masters of Sex
»2014–2016 Flex & Shanice Himself Main cast
»2018 In the Cut
Flex Alexander One On One
This is a series that was created by Flex and focuses on the life of a single father whose ex-wife accepts a job out of the country and leaves him with a teenage daughter Breanna.
Flex Alexander Dancing
Flex Alexander Net Worth
Flex’s estimated net worth is $250 thousand dollars. This is ironic since he has been known for decades as one of the most famous American actor, director and comedian. His name has been a household name for Americans for the last decades after he played the git comedy One on One. critics have stated that his estimated worth is a hoax and he can’t be worth $250 thousand dollars.