• Kai Knapp is the daughter of American actor Ryan Phillippe and actress Alexis Knapp.
• She has two half-siblings from her father's marriage to American actress Reese Witherspoon.
• Alexis Knapp is known for her roles in the Pitch Perfect movies and other films.
• Ryan Phillippe gained recognition from his role in the soap opera One Life to Live and has starred in various TV series and films.
• Ryan Phillippe holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.


Kai Knapp Wiki Bio

Kai Knapp was born in the USA, on 1 July 2011 – her zodiac sign is Cancer and she holds American nationality. At her young age,  she is still perhaps only known for being the daughter of famous American actress Alexis Knapp.

Childhood and education

Kai is being raised an only child by her mother and her father Ryan Phillippe, a famous American actor.

Her mother dated Ryan sometime in 2010, but learned that she was pregnant only after their break-up in September – Ryan was still there when Kai was born, and is said to be a good father, even though he and Alexis are no longer together.

Kai has two half-siblings from her father’s first marriage to American actress and film producer Reese Witherspoon – her half-sister Ava Elizabeth Phillippe was born on 9 September 1999, while her half-brother Deacon Resse Phillippe was born in 2003.

Kai is currently attending a local elementary school, and although her parents would like her to become an actress, they have both stated they will let her choose her own path and career.

Age, height and net worth

Kai is nine years old. She has long blonde hair and blue eyes, is 4ft 4ins (1.33m) tall and weighs around 65lbs (30kgs). As of December 2020, her father’s net worth has been estimated at over $30 million, and her mother’s at over $5 million.

Who is Alexis Knapp?

Alexis Knapp was born in Avonmore, Pennsylvania USA, on 31 July 1989 – her zodiac sign is Leo and she holds American nationality.

Alexis Knapp

She is perhaps known best for her portrayal of Stacie Conrad in the 2012 romantic musical comedy movie “Pitch Perfect”, written by Kay Cannon, directed by Jason Moore, and which starred Brittany Snow, Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson – the movie follows Beca, a student who joins her university’s singing group The Bellas. Alexis reprised her role in “Pitch Perfect 2” and “Pitch Perfect 3”, in 2015 and 2017 respectively.

Alexis was raised in Outer Banks, North Carolina, by her mother Marjorie who was a housewife, and her father Bradford Elwood Knapp – Alexis moved to Los Angeles in California alone after turning 18.

She gained recognition in 2008 when she began hosting the internet series “Project Lore”, which is about the video game “World of Warcraft”, and then ventured into modelling. She launched her acting career with supporting roles in the fantasy action film “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief”, and the romantic comedy movie “Couples Retreat”, while her first notable performance was in the 2012 black comedy movie “Project X”, in which she played her namesake Alexis, one of the lead characters. The year 2013 saw her appear in the pilot episode of the sitcom “Super Fun Night”, and play the lead character in the action comedy movie “So Undercover”, which also starred Miley Cyrus.

Two of Alexis’ most recent roles have been in movies “My Christmas Prince” in 2017, and “Phobias” in 2020.

Who is Ryan Phillippe?

Matthew Ryan Phillippe was born in New Castle, Delaware USA, on 10 September 1974 – his zodiac sign is Virgo and he holds American nationality. He might be known best for his portrayal of Billy Douglas in the soap opera “One Life to Live”, created by Agnes Nixon and which starred Erika Slezak, Michael Easton and Kristen Alderson.

It aired from 1968 to 2013, and follows three families – Lord, Wolek and Riley – who are living in the made-up city Llanview. Ryan was a member of the cast in 1992 and ’93, and appeared in 13 episodes.

He was raised alongside his three sisters by their father Richard Phillippe who worked as a chemist, and their mother Susan who was the owner of a day care center. Ryan attended the school Barbizon from which he matriculated in 1992.

After gaining recognition for his role in “One Life to Live”, he was invited to appear in various TV series, such as “The Secrets of Lake Success” and “Matlock”, as well as in many movies, including “Crimson Tide”, “White Squall” and “I Know What You Did Last Summer”.

He co-starred in the last alongside Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze, while the movie itself was a success, helping Ryan to becoame popular. One of his first starring roles was in the 1999 romantic teen movie “Cruel Intentions”.

Ryan went on to play mostly leading roles, such as in the movies “The Way of the Gun”, “Antitrust” and “Gosford Park”, the last nominated for an Oscar for Best Picture. He also played John Bradley in Clint Eastwood’s 2006 war movie “Flags of Our Fathers”, which was a hit and which is even today considered to be Ryan’s best performance – Ryan has stated that the role was somewhat personal to him, as both his grandfathers fought in the Second World War.

Numerous roles followed, such as those in movies “The Lincoln Lawyer” which starred Matthew McConaughey, “Revenge for Jolly!” which starred Elijah Wood and Kristen Wiig, and “Catch Hell” which he also directed. In 2016, he starred as Bob Lee Swagger in the thriller series “Shooter”, and some of his most recent roles have been in the action thriller movie “The 2nd”, the sitcom “Will & Grace” and the procedural series “Big Sky”, all released in 2020.

Ryan is interested in martial arts, and holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, which he earned during his teenage years.

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