Flex Alexander

Quick Facts

Birth Date April 15,1970
Full Name Mark Alexander Knox
Birth Name Mark Alexander Knox
Other Name Flex
Profession Actor, comedian, dancer
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Birth City Harlem, New York
Birth Country United States
Father Name Robert Whitehead
Mother Name Alethia Knox
Gender Identity Female
Sexual Orientation Straight
Horoscope Aries
Marital Status Married
Spouse Shanice (m. 2000)
No Of Children 2 (Imani Shekinah Knox, Elijah Alexander)
Height 191 cm
Weight 83 kg
Networth 250000
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An American actor, comedian, and dancer, Flex Alexander earned the name after starring and producing the long-running series, One on One as Mark “Flex” Washington in 97 episodes from 2001–2006. Moreover, he is known for supporting film roles in Out Cold (2001), Snakes on a Plane (2006) and The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2007).

Mark Alexander Knox was born on April 15, 1970, in New York City, New York, USA to the parents Alethia Knox and Robert Whitehead. So far, he is an American citizen and belongs to the black ethnicity.


Flex Alexander was born Mark Alexander Knox in April 15, 1970 in Harlem, New York City. He was born to Alethia Knox and Robert Whitehead. He got his name Flex when dancing in nightclubs in New York. Also, He has acrobatic dancing skills. He was later discovered by DJ Spinderella. He toured with rap trio ‘Salt-n-Pepa’ dance troupe. And He also choreographed for Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige. In 1989, he made his stand-up comedy debut. In 1992, he made his acting debut with the film ‘Juice’. He also became a cast member in the comedy show ‘Uptown Comedy Club’. He was a cast member until 1994.

Who is Flex Alexander’s Wife?

She is none other than Shanice Lorraine Wilson, an American singer-songwriter, actor, and dancer (May 14, 1973).

Pictured during their wedding are Flex Alexander and Shanice Lorraine Wilson.
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On February 14, 2000, Valentine’s Day, the 6 feet 3 inch actor and the R&B singer exchanged vows in a private ceremony. They held their events in front of their immediate family and friends, but the media was not given any information about their wedding-related events.

Mark and Shanice have been one of Hollywood’s favorite celebrity couples for 20 years, and they’re still going strong. Similar to Randy Johnson and Lisa Wiehoff, who have been blissfully wed for years,

Know About their Children

Alexander and his longtime boyfriend Wilson had two children together from a happy marriage. They had Imani Shekinah Alexander-Knox as their eldest daughter or oldest kid on August 23, 2001, just one year after being married.

Picture of Flex Alexander’s entire family
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The family of three expanded to four on March 5, 2004, when their youngest son, Elijah Alexander-Knox, was born. The family now resides in New York City as a whole.

How much is Flex Alexander’s estimated net worth ?

As of 2020, Flex Alexander’s net worth was $250,000. He made the most of his wealth by having a successful career in Hollywood as an actor, dancer, and comedian.

The winner of the NAACP Image Awards danced for Salt & Pepper for three years in the beginning. He not only danced, but also created choreography for Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige. Flex may earn $23.28 per hour, or $47,800 per year, as a choreographer.

On an anticipated $7 to $10 million budget, his film She’s All That brought in $103.2 million. Brock Hudson was portrayed in the movie by Matthew Lillard, Heather Helm’s actor husband.

His wife Shanice, on the other hand, is currently worth $250,000.

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In 1993, Flex Alexander starred in the sitcom ‘Where I Live.’ The series was however cancelled the same year. He later appeared in episodes of series such as ‘Sister, Sister’ and ‘The Cosby Mysteries’. In 1995, he moved to Los Angeles to further his acting career. In 1996, he starred in the sitcom ‘Homeboys in Outer Space’. And In 1997, the series was cancelled. He also guest starred in ‘The Parkers’ and ‘Brooklyn South’. In 1998, she appeared in the film ‘Backroom Bodega Boyz’. The following year he appeared in the film ‘She’s All That’. In 2000, he got a role in the sitcom ‘Girlfriends’ as Maya Wilke’s husband. He later starred in the series ‘One on One’. He created and produced the series.

In 2004, Flex Alexander starred as Michael Jackson in ‘Man in the Mirror: The Michael Jackson Story.’ In 2006, he starred in ‘Snakes on a Plane’ alongside Samuel Jackson. The following year he appeared in the film ‘The Hills Have Eyes 2’. In 2007, he appeared in an episode of the series ‘CSI: Miami’. In 2013, he appeared in the film ‘My Sister’s Wedding’. In 2014, he and his wife started the reality show ‘Flex and Shanice’. The show ran until 2016. Other films that he has appeared in include ‘The Sixth Man’, ‘City of Industry’, ‘Her Minor Thing’ and ‘The Apartment’ among many other films and television shows

TV Shows and Films

In 1995’s Outer Space, Alexander won his first major role as Homeboys. Since then, he has made appearances in TV series like Flex & Shanice, Total Security, Brooklyn South, and The Parkers.

From 2001 through 2006, Flex continued to write and produce his own UPN sitcom, One on One. In The Mirror: The Michael Jackson Story, which won three NAACP Image Awards and two BET Comedy Awards, he also played Michael Jackson.

Alexander has a number of parts in movies like Money Train, The Hills Have Eyes 2, and The List in addition to TV shows.