Alexis Knief's Married Life: All You Need to Know About Her Husband and Kids Here

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Alexis Knief's Married Life: All You Need to Know About Her Husband and Kids Here

Quick Information

  • Date of Birth 1970-01-01
  • Age 51 Years 0 Month(s)
  • Nationality American
  • Zodiac Sign Capricorn
  • Ethnicity/Race White
  • Son/s Henry Olyphant
  • Daughter/s Grace Olyphant, Vivian Olyphant
  • Relationship Status Married
  • Husband/Spouse Timothy Olyphant
  • Divorce/Split Not Yet
  • Wedding Date July 1991
  • Net Worth Not Disclosed
  • College University of Southern California
  • Height/ How Tall? 5 Feet 7 Inches (1.73 Meters)
  • Weight N/A
  • Lesbian No

Marry, get engaged or date a celeb - you are bound to attain some degree of fame. In Timothy Olyphant's case, the very fact of being the better half of her popular partner has made her famous, but there is absolutely nothing else their faintly interested fans know about them.

Timothy Olyphant has mentioned his wife Alexis Kneif several times. Learn their back-story. Also, learn all about her relationship with her husband and also learn about her kids. Does she have children?

Alexis Knief is Married! How Alexis Met Her Husband?

Alexis Knief is a married woman with her actor husband, Timothy Olyphant. Alexis Knief first met Timothy Olyphant at the University of Southern California in 1990. The duo remained college sweethearts and followed one year dating period.

She got married to Timothy in July 1991 in a private ceremony among the loved ones.

Alexis and Timothy Olyphant came into the limelight when Olyphant was seen wearing his wedding ring on the right hand. 

In an interview on 2011, Timothy revealed his secret of success as his wife stating,  

“You have to be with the right person, and you both have to be willing to do the work, day in and day out, to make it happen.”

Also in the same year, Alexis' husband, Timothy went to the show, 'Conan'  where he jokingly stated that if he had won the Emmy Award, he would have left Alexis. 

“I was going to look at [the trophy] and then look out at my wife of twenty years and say, ‘Well, honey, this is it. I’m finally leaving you.”

However, Alexis' husband was lost to the actor, Kyle Chandler, who won the Emmy for Friday Night Lights in the category "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series" in 2011.

She has remained married with Timothy for around 26 years as of now.

Alexis Knief's Kids

The couple later shared three children following their marriage. Alex gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Grace Katherine in 1991. Two years later in 2001, Alexis' son, Herny was born which was followed by another daughter called Vivian. Vivian was born in 2003. 

Talking about Alexis' children her husband joked on The Ellen Show in 2014. 

Caption: Timothy Olyphant on his family on ‘Ellen’ in 2014 (Published on 17 January 2012)

In the show, Timothy not only resonates his previous argument, "3 children may be too many" but also jokes about being a father of three. He also mentioned that the family has two dogs, the two Shiloh Shepherds named as “Ah-ah!” and “NO.” 

Caption: Timothy Olyphant preparing a hilarious speech for the Emmy in 2012 (26 January 2012)

His story on ‘Ellen’ about how he was trying to make his kids proud of him was adorable and funny at the same time. They look like fun and happy family. Wicked sense of humor Oliver has just does not end there.

In an interview on May 2011, Timothy was asked what being a father feels like. He jokingly said,

It f---ing exhausts you! That's how it changes you! My buddy on the show is expecting a baby. I said, "Imagine I call you at midnight, and I hang up without saying anything. Then I call you two hours later, and I hang up again. This continues. Oh, and by the way, in between my calls, you're wondering if I'm dead." That's what it's like.

Alexis Knief with husband, son and two daughters (Photo: 

Overall, he seems to be a perfect husband with an excellent sense of humor.

Jokes apart, he is a great father, a great husband and God bless the relationship between them. 

Alexis Knief's Husband Became Victim To A Peeping Tom Incident:

On Ellen Degeneres' show, Alexis's husband Timothy confessed that a peeping tom had taken his nude photos in the locker room. The actor was apparently made aware of the incident after the police informed about it. The actor talked about the scenario on Ellen's show saying,

"The cops say, 'we recognized you. And they said:  'but we just want to let you know that it's not a problem, it's never going to get out, but we want to make you are aware of it, so you can be on a list of people to press charges and stuff.'' 

'I say, 'Whoa, whoa, whoa. It's never going to get out?' And he says, 'No. It's not a problem.' And I say, 'Well, how do I look?'"

Ellen and Timothy went on to joke about the whole thing in a lighthearted manner with Timothy adding,

'Let's think this through here. We could turn this frown around,' he joked. 'I don't know what the angle is, but this could be… Careers have been made out of perhaps less.'

Ellen replied to Timothy saying, 

'You can undress later and we will just make sure we get that out,' 

The American actor tackled the incident with grace and humor. 

Alexis Knief's Short Bio:

Alexis Knief was born on January 1, 1970, in the United States. She studied at the University of Southern California which became the venue to meet her husband, Timothy Olyphant. 

Married in July 1991 in a private ceremony, Alexis shares three children; Grace, Henry, and Vivian with her husband, Timothy.