Alexandra Shipp is a talented actress and a phenomenal singer who rose to fame from the 2014 television film Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B. Apart from that, Shipp also gained significant fame from the X-Men franchise as Storm.
Since her debut in 2009, Alexandra has elevated her acting and presence in the entertainment world. Because of it, we can see her in more silver screen productions more than before.
But her professional life is not the only thing fans are curious about. Just like it, many have been eager about her dating life and boyfriend. Does she have a husband? Let’s find out.
Alexandra Shipp: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Alexandra Ruth Shipp|
|Date of Birth||July 16, 1991|
|Place of Birth||phoenix, Arizona, US|
|Education||St. Mary’s Catholic High School|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Social Media||Instagram, Facebook|
Who is Alexandra Shipp? Parents and Early Life
Born as Alexandra Ruth Shipp, this stunning actress was raised in Phoenix, Arizona of the United States. Her father is a musician, while her mother is a Kundalini yoga teacher. Even though their names are not known, we know that Ruth’s father is of African-American and her mother is of Caucasian descent.
Likewise, Alexandra is American by birth, while her ethnicity is mixed with a background in European-American ancestry. Besides her parents, Shipp has two brothers: James and Jordan, and a stepsister named Kasia.
As for her education, Shipp went to Squaw Peak Elementary School, Arizona School for the Arts, and then at St. Mary’s Catholic High School back in Phoenix. After graduation, young Shipp moved to Los Angeles to pursue her career in acting.
How old is Alexandra Shipp?- Age and Height
Young and vivacious, Alexandra is 29 years old attractive woman. She was born on July 16, 1991, under the sun sign of Cancer. And from what we know, they are talented as well as an emotional bunch.
Moving on, Shipp is not only talented but genuinely appealing as well. This young diva stands at 5 feet 6 inches and maintains her body weight of 56 kgs.
Likewise, for those curious, Shipp has a perfect curve measuring 34-23-33 inches. Aside from her toned figure, the young actress knows how to style herself, further accentuating her beauty.
To add up, Alexandra has a pair of dark eyes and long dark brown curls.
Professional Career As An Actress- Movies
As mentioned above, Alexandra was just 17 when she decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career. Despite having no records, we are sure young Shipp struggled during her early days in LA.
Nonetheless, finally, in 2009, Alexandra made her acting debut in the movie, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel. But it was just a minor role in the movie. After that, she was seen playing the role of KT Rush in the third season of Nickelodeon’s mystery queen drama series, House of Anubis.
It was not to mention that after Alexandra made her TV debut from the 2011 series, Switched at Birth. Since then, young Shipp has maintained her spot in various television shows and movies alike.
Likewise, Alexandra caught significant fame from the 2014 VH1 television sequel Drumline: A New Beat. Her role as Dani Raymond was loved by many viewers. Likely, the fame was further elevated from the Lifetime television film, Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B. It will be suitable to say that her role as Aaliyah Haughton got her recognized in the entertainment industry.
Right after that, now arising actress Alexandra appeared as Kimberly Woodruff, Ice Cube’s wife, in the biographical drama film Straight Outta Compton.
In her early period, Shipp appeared more on a small screen than a silver screen, unlike now. Till now, she has starred in dozens of TV shows such as Victorious(2012), Awkward(2013), Ray Donovan(2014), Days of Our Lives(2014), Your Family or Mine(2015), and most recent Make It Work! (2020).
Now, talking about her silver screen appearances, Alexandra is probably recognized as Ororo Munroe or Storm in the superhero movie X-Men: Apocalypse(2016). In this Bryan Singer‘s movie, Shipp fulfilled the role of weather-controlling mutant instead of Halle Berry.
For her role as Storm, this American actress was nominated in two awards: the 2016 Teen Choice Awards and 2017 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards.
Moreover, Shipp later reprised her role as Storm in the 2019 movie Dark Phoenix. Aside from it, Alexandra has other famous movies under her name as well. Some of them are Tragedy Girls(2017), Love, Simon(2018), Deadpool 2(2018), Shaft(2019), All the Bright Places(2020), and few others future projects.
Net Worth and Income
Famous for her work on both small and silver screen, namely X-Men and Aaliyah, Alexandra is not a new name in the acting world. Since 2019, Shipp has been active as an actress and has appeared in more than two dozens projects altogether.
Because of it, Shipp has managed to earn a net worth of $3 million under her name. Now, we are sure she made most of the amount from her successful career as an actress/ But to those who don’t know, Alexandra is a soulful singer.
Shipp even sang for most of the shows that she worked previously for. But just like any other celebrities, Shipp is also aware of what to put out in public. Hence, she has yet to disclose her total income and financial details like her assets.
Who is Alexandra Shipp’s Husband?
At the age of 29, Alexandra is as successful as one can be. She is an attractive person, a great actress, and a phenomenal singer. Since she is more focused on her career at the moment, it seems Shipp is still unmarried and apparently single.
However, this does not eliminate the fact that she might have dated some men in the past. We are sure, attractive as she is, Shipp must have many admirers and significant others wanting to start something new. Similarly, back in 2011, Alexandra was in a relationship with her boyfriend, David Anders.
According to her tweets at that time, he was the best boyfriend, and even fans were fond of the two. Sadly, the two parted ways for some unknown reasons. In 2016, the actress again came in buzz while dating James McAvoy, her X-men co-star. Unlike Shipp, he was formerly married to Anne-Marie Duff.
Just like her previous relationship, this too lasted for a while before they parted ways.
But Shipp, who has been in the entertainment world for over eleven years, knows better than to talk. Hence, even after such a long time, the American actress has maintained her privacy when it comes to her love life.
Even so, her fans and many public have been curious about her personal life for a long now. As you can see, it is not only her dating life, but details about family are also something Shipp is reluctant to talk about.
While her fans are curious about her life, it seems the actress is enjoying the days to the fullest. Often times, Shipp can be seen travelling around the world, visiting some exotic locations, and living quite a lavish life. Especially, we can see how close she is with her brother, Jordan.
Some lesser-known facts about Alexandra Shipp
- Aside from acting and singer, Alexandra is also a songwriter, pianist, and guitar player.
- Before becoming an actress, Shipp worked as a pet groomer.
- She is friends with the famous singer Romeo Miller.
- Shipp carries a teddy bear wherever she goes.
- Alexandra is a feminist and a huge supporter of LGBTQ+ rights.
Social Media Presence
Instagram– 357k Followers
Twitter– 766 Followers