The star kid, Kai Knapp is famous as the daughter of actress Alexia Knapp, and actor, Ryan Phillippe. She came into the world only a couple of months after her parents were isolated. Though she is on the favourite side of her mother and she locks down limelight from the dual side of a guardian.
Kailani Knapp entered this earth as Kai Merizalde Knapp on July 1, 2011, somewhere in the United States. As of 2019, her age is 8 years old under the birth sign of Cancer. As we already mentioned that she is the daughter of actor Ryan Phillippe and actress, Alexis Knapp. They were successful Hollywood stars.
Further, she has an elder half-sister named Deacon Phillippe and elder half-brother named Ava Phillippe. Kai is America by her nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity background. Likewise, she holds the same characteristics as her mother does. Regarding her educational background, she is a school going kid who is focusing on her studies.
Her Mother Career
Her mother Alexis is an American actress who is famous for her portrayal of Stacie Conrad in the ‘Pitch Perfect’ film series. In the year 2008, she appeared on the TV show ‘Project Lore’ which based on videogame ‘World of Warcraft’. There she took up the role of the host of an internet video series.
The next year, she made her film debut with a background role in ‘Couples Retreat’. In the following, she again played another background role in ‘Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief’’. There she was attributed in the credits as Aphrodite Girl #9.
In the year 2012, she landed her first major gig in movies ‘Project X’. There she played a girl named Alexis. In the same year, she appeared in the movie ‘Pitch Perfect’. There she played the role of Stacie Conrad. After that, she reprised the role of Conrad in future installments of the film: ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ in 2015 and ‘Pitch Perfect 3’ in 2017. Some of her films are ‘So Undercover’, ‘The Anomaly’, ‘Urge’, among others.
Besides, she has also appeared in the television debut in one of the episodes of drama series, ‘Look: The Series’ since 2010. There she played the role of DeDe which was broadcast on Showtime. Also, she appeared in the pilot for ‘Cinnamon Girl’, a drama series.
However, the show was not aired and was killed off. From the year 2013-2014, she played the role of party girl that went by the name, Tori. The show’s name is ‘Ground Floor’.
Her Father Career
Her father Ryan after the soap opera moved to Los Angeles and was cast in many different roles in various small-scale TV shows. In the year 1995, he got featured in the movie ‘Crimson Tide’. However he came to the spotlight in the year 1997 when he was cast for the movie, ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’.
The movie was a success which presented this young actor with new opportunities. Then he also got a role in the movie ’54’. There he appeared alongside Neve Campbell and Mike Myers.
Since then he has gone on to portray many different roles. In the year 2006, he appeared in 2006 biopic ‘Flags of our Fathers’. There he played the role of John Bradley. In the year 2012, Ryan started working as a director in the movie ‘Catch Hell’ for the first time.
For this indie thriller, he also played a role or a film actor planning to escape after being kidnapped while making a movie. Then Ryan involving in new projects called the ‘Chronicle’.
Net Worth of Kai Knapp’s Parents
Her Ryan Phillippe maintained his estimated net worth to be $30 million as of 2019. His source of income comes through his career as an actor. Besides, he owns The Gerard R. Colcord-designed estate. Inspired by medieval churches in England, the house was listed for $15.999 million. Also, he owns various cars for his collection. This famous owns a Triumph motorcycle.
Likewise, her mother Alexis Knapp has a net worth of around $5 million as of 2019. She amassed from her appearances in several commercially successful films and television series.
Her Parents’ Relationship
Her parents began dating in 2010, but their relationship lasted only for a few months. Then Alexis realized that she was pregnant with Ryan’s child. In June 2011, she gave birth to Kailani Merizalde ‘Kai’ Knapp. At that time, Ryan was also present according to sources. Kai is the first child of Knapp’s and third child of Phillippe’s.
Her mother faced various difficulties, ups and downs, and critical situations in raising her child. However, she never gave up and proved to be an empowered lady. Therefore, she wants her child to be a strong, self-reliant, and self-sufficient girl. Likewise, she hopes that her daughter will follow her footsteps and enlighten her name in the future.
Facts of Kai Knapp
|Full Name||Kai Merizalde Knapp|
|Date Of Birth||July 1, 2011|
|Age||8 years 11 months|
|Parents||Ryan Phillippe, Alexis Knapp|
|Siblings||Deacon Phillippe, Ava Phillippe|