Alexandra Shipp Biography, Age, House of Anubis, Movies and TV Shows

Alexandra Shipp Biography

Alexandra Shipp (Alexandra Ruth Shipp) is an American actress, songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist. She rose to prominence for portraying real-life musician Aaliyah in 2014 film Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B and also Kimberly Woodruff in the 2015 Oscar-nominated film Straight Outta Compton.

She is best known for her role as the iconic mohawked super heroine ‘Storm’ in Twentieth Century Fox’s X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), directed by Bryan Singer. She plays in the 2018 romantic comedy Love, Simon.

She was educated at Squaw Peak Elementary School, Arizona School for the Arts, and also St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Phoenix. Shipp moved to Los Angeles at the age of 17 to pursue an acting career.

Alexandra Shipp Age

Alexandra Ruth Shipp was born on July 16, 1991 in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S. She is 27 years old as of 2018.

Alexandra Shipp Ethnicity

Shipp has an African-American and European ethnicity.

Alexandra Shipp Parents

Shipp was born to a Kundalini Yoga teacher and her father is a musician. Her mother is European-American whereas her father is African-American. Alexandra has two brothers, James and Jordan, and a stepsister, Kasia.

Alexandra Shipp Dating

The is no available information on who Shipp is dating but has however had several relationships in the past. She dated Scottish actor James McAvoy in 2016. She also dated American television and stage actor David Anders. She had aven mentioned that he is the world’s greatest boyfriend in her tweet.

Alexandra Shipp  Career

Alexandra made her acting debut with a minor role in Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel in 2009. She later went on to star in the third season of Nickelodeon’s mystery teen drama series House of Anubis, playing the role of KT Rush.

Alexandra Shipp Aaliyah

She gained attention for her roles as Dani Raymond in the VH1 television film sequel Drumline: A New Beat and Aaliyah Haughton, the title role, in the Lifetime television film Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B in 2014. For that particular performance, she also sang.

Alexandra Shipp Straight Outta Compton

Shipp next portrayed Ice Cube’s wife, Kimberly Woodruff, in the biographical drama film Straight Outta Compton. This chronicled the careers of hip hop group N.W.A.

Alexandra Shipp X Men

She then joined the cast of Bryan Singer’s superhero film X-Men: Apocalypse in January 2015 as Ororo Munroe / Storm, a weather-controlling mutant previously portrayed by Halle Berry. She will star alongside Kathryn Prescott and Lucy Hale in the comedy film Dude.

Alexandra Shipp Storm

Shipp will reprise the role of Ororo Munroe / Storm in the 2019 film Dark Phoenix. and will also star as the female lead in an upcoming Shaft reboot.

 

Alexandra Shipp Height

The Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B star stands at a height of 1.68 m.

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