Alexis Knapp was born on July 31, 1989 in Avonmor, Pennsylvania. She has two brothers. The actress worked as a model before breaking into acting, starting with small roles in Couples Retreat and Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. Alexis also came to public attention during a high-profile relationship with Ryan Phillippe, which ended in November 2010. In July 2011, Knapp gave birth to her first child, a girl named Kailani Merizalde Knapp. In 2012, Knapp starred as Alexis in the hit movie Project X. And in 2012 she also took part in the movie Pitch Perfect. She also sings and dances.