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Flex Alexander is an American actor, comedian and dancer. He is best known for his roles as Reggie Coltrane on the short-lived ABC series Where I Live (1993), Tyberius Walker on Homeboys in Outer Space (1996-1997), Neville Waston on Total Security (1997), the first Darnell Wilkes on the UPN sitcom Girlfriends (2000-2001); during its first season, and as well as single father Flex Washington on the UPN sitcom One on One (2001-2006).
Alexander also starred in the reality television sitcom Flex & Shanice (2014-2016) and even has a recurring role on the sitcom Mixed-ish (2020) during its first season.
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Occupation||Actor, Comedian, Dancer|
Mark Alexander Knox was born on April 15, 1970 (age 52 years) in Harlem, United States. He is the son of Alethia Knox and Robert Whitehead. As a teen, he began dancing in New York night clubs earning the nickname “Flex” due to his acrobatic dance skills. After being discovered by DJ Spinderella, he began touring with rap trio Salt-n-Pepa’s and remained with the dance troupe for three years.
Alexander also choreographed for Mary J. Blige and Queen Latifah, in addition to dancing. In 1989, he made his stand-up comedy debut and eventually turned to acting, making his film debut in the 1992 film Juice. Alexander also was a regular cast member of the sketch comedy show, Uptown Comedy Club, from 1992 to 1994.
Flex Alexander’s first television role was on the short-lived 1993 ABC sitcom Where I Live, starring Doug E. Doug. Despite being critically acclaimed, the series was canceled that same year. Alexander then guest-starred on episodes of Sister, Sister and The Cosby Mysteries before moving to Los Angeles in 1995 to concentrate on acting.
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Alexander landed a starring role on another short-lived sitcom Homeboys in Outer Space in 1996. The series was critically panned and canceled the following year. Later that year, Alexander co-starred in yet another short-lived series, the Steven Bochco-created Total Security.
Following Total Security’s run, Flex Alexander guest-starred in Brooklyn South and The Parkers, and also had roles in several films including the 1998 direct-to-video release Backroom Bodega Boyz and She’s All That (1999).
From 2000 to 2001, Alexander appeared as Maya Wilkes’ husband Darnell during the first season of the UPN sitcom Girlfriends. He left Girlfriends to star as single father Mark “Flex” Washington on the UPN sitcom One on One, a series he created and produced.
For his role in the series, Alexander was nominated for three NAACP Image Awards and two BET Comedy Awards. In 2004, he portrayed Michael Jackson in the VH1 television biopic Man In The Mirror: The Michael Jackson Story, which garnered him another NAACP Image Award nomination.
Flex Alexander refused to play Jackson with prosthetics, but did mimique his voice, copied mannerisms and had a makeup job done to lighten his skin tone. He also refused to “cast judgement” over the singer’s legal troubles of the time and said, “we should pray for him”.
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Alexander returned to One on One for two more seasons, however, during the last season, his character was written out and reduced to a recurring role when the show’s premise was rebooted. Following the end of One On One, Alexander had roles in the 2006 film Snakes on a Plane, opposite Samuel L. Jackson, and the 2007 horror film The Hills Have Eyes 2.
He also had a role in Clement Virgo’s Poor Boy’s Game, with Danny Glover. Alexander’s most recent role was in a 2007 episode of CSI: Miami. Flex Alexander
Flex Alexander is married to Shanice Wilson, they had their wedding on February 19, 2000. His wife is an R&B singer and they have two children, daughter Imani Shekinah Alexander-Knox (born August 23, 2001) and son Elijah Alexander-Knox (born March 5, 2004). Flex is a member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity and is a born-again Christian.
Flex Alexander net worth
How much is Flex Alexander worth? Flex Alexander net worth is estimated at around $3 million. His main source of income is from his career as an actor, comedian and dancer. Alexander successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. He is one of the richest and influential actors in the United States.