Alexandra Shipp Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Alexandra Shipp is an American actress who is known for playing roles in famous films like X-Men franchise, starting with X-Men: Apocalypse and 2018 romantic comedy film Love, Simon. She rose to fame after portraying the real-life musician Aaliyah in the 2014 film Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B. Shipp is also a songwriter, pianist, and a guitar player. She has a huge social media fan base with more than 300k followers on Instagram and over 150k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Alexandra Ruth Shipp

Nick Name

Allie, Alex

Sun Sign


Born Place

Phoenix, Arizona, United States


Los Angeles, California, United States



Alexandra is represented by William Morris Endeavor Entertainment (Talent and Literary Agency), Beverly Hills, California, U.S.




Vocals, Guitar, Piano




Boyfriend / Spouse

She has dated –

  1. (2016) – Alexandra was rumored to be dating her X-Men co-star James McAvoy in 2016.


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Sporting different hairstyles (Curly, Short, Bald)

Brand Endorsements

She has appeared in the M&M’s TV commercial in 2016.

Best Known For

  • Playing the role of Storm in the X-Men franchise, starting with X-Men: Apocalypse
  • Playing the character of Abby Suso in the romantic comedy Love, Simon in 2018

As a Singer

While being cast as the famous singer  in the 2014 movie Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B, Alexandra contributed her voice to some of the scenes where Aaliyah was shown singing.

First Film

She made her theatrical film debut in the animated comedy film Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel in 2009.

First TV Show

Shipp made her first TV show appearance starring as Ashley on the romantic drama comedy series Switched at Birth in 2011.

Personal Trainer

She has trained with personal trainer Holly Lawson for her role in the movie X-Men: Apocalypse.

Alexandra Shipp Facts

  1. She was scouted by a talent manager at the age of 14.
  2. Shipp played a guest role on the American sitcom Victorious with  in 2012.
  3. Apart from acting, she is also a songwriter, pianist, and a guitar player.
  4. She relocated to Los Angeles, California to chase her acting dream at the age of 17.
  5. Shipp portrayed real-life musician Aaliyah in the 2014 film Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B, which is considered as the most prominent role of her acting career.
  6. She has pet dogs named and .
  7. Follow Alexandra Shipp on  and .

Featured Image by Alexandra Shipp / Instagram


Facts of Alexandra Shipp

  • Gender Undefined
  • full nameAlexandra Shipp
  • nicknamesAllie, Alex
  • birthplacePhoenix, Arizona, United States
  • Date of Birth July 16, 1991
  • Age 32 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Cancer
  • Lucky Number 7
  • Lucky Stone Moonstone
  • Lucky Color Silver
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundMultiracial She is of African-American descent on her father’s side and has English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry on her mother’s side.
  • professionActress, Singer, Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist
  • weight56 kg
  • height5 ft 6 in
  • hair colorblack
  • eye colordark brown
  • body type / buildslim
  • collegeShipp attended Squaw Peak Elementary School and St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
  • motherMother – Her mother is a Kundalini Yoga Teacher
  • fatherFather – Her father is a musician. .
  • brothersJames Shipp (Older Brother) (Radio Host)

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