Alexis Knief bio: age, husband, children

Alexis Knief bio: age, husband, children

Alexis Knief is an American celebrity who became popular after marrying Hollywood star Timothy Olyphant. The two have lived together happily for many years since exchanging their vows.

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Despite being the wife of a famous personality, some people do not who Timothy Olyphant wife is and what she does for a living. Over the years, she has preferred living a private lifestyle. Find out more about Alexis Knief bio.

Profile summary

  • Full name: Alexis Knief
  • Date of birth: Jan 1, 1970
  • Place of birth: United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • Height: 5 feet 8 inches
  • Husband: Timothy Olyphant
  • Children: Grace, Henry, Vivian


What is Alexis Knief age? She was born on Jan 1, 1970, in the US, and is currently 50 years old. She is 5' 8" tall and has blonde hair and dark brown eyes.

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Alexis pursued her higher education at the University of Southern California, where she first met the man who would later become her husband.

Alexis Knief husband

Timothy Olyphant is an actor born on May 20, 1968, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. He grew up in Modesto, California. He is also a TV producer and voice actor. The Hollywood star is the son of Katherine and John Olyphant.

His father was a college teacher and an executive at E & J Gallo Winery. He has two siblings, Andy and Matt. The former works in A&R for Warner Bros. Records, while Matt is an artist and lead singer for the punk rock group, Fetish.

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Alexis Knief husband studied fine art and theater and was also a competitive swimmer in the university. He once turned down an offer for a role in a soap opera despite his wife advising him to accept it. The actor later secured small acting roles in The First Wives Club, and Scream 2 (1997).

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He has since starred in numerous films, including HBO's hit drama, Deadwood (2004), FX's Justified (2010), and in The Crazies (2010). He also starred in sci-fi thriller; I Am Number Four (2011). His recent films include Dark Was the Night (2018), Deadwood: The Movie (2019), and Fargo (2020).


After knowing each other for quite some time from university, the pair took their friendship to another level. They tied the knot in 1991. They have since lived happily for nearly 30 years. What has made their marriage a success?

From a past interview, the Fargo star gave a conclusive response to having a successful marriage. He said that it is all about "choosing the right person" who is "willing to do the work" and "make it happen."

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Divorce rumors

Like many relationships, the two have also had their share of challenges, but not enough to break their union.

In 2011, the actor joked about leaving his wife if he won an Emmy Award that year, after his nomination in the category of Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, for starring in Justified (2010). Kyle Chandler took home the accolade for his role in Friday Night Lights.

On another occasion, the public spotted the actor's wedding ring on his right hand, instead of being on the left. The confusion sparked rumors that he was not happy with his marriage. He refuted the claims while revealing to his fans that it was his habit to wear the ring on his right hand.

Alexis Knief children

Their first child, Grace Katherine, was born on June 20, 1999, eight years after exchanging their wedding vows.

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Their second child, Henry Olyphant, was born two years later. Vivian is the youngest in the family. She was born in 2003. The kids are currently in their teens and still in school.

Timothy Olyphant and Alexis Knief live in Westwood, Los Angeles. The actor has even praised his wife as an intelligent and supportive woman. He also likes to spend free time with her and their three kids.

Net worth

Tim Olyphant wife has a net worth of about $1 million. The actor has a net worth of $20 million earned from his career in the film industry.

Some of his highest-grossing films in the box office include: Live or Die Hard (2007) that collected $383.5 million against $110 million budget, and The Crazies made $55 million from a total budget of $20 million.

Alexis Knief is one of the celebrity wives who have kept a low profile despite the fame, glamour, and wealth of their husbands. She prefers living a private and simple life that has helped her avoid controversies. She is on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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