Alexis Knief

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Alexis Knief is the wife of actor, Timothy Olyphant, who is known for his role as Rayland Givens in the highly-rated show, Justified. Some of his other popular movies and TV shows are Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, A Perfect Getaway, The Mandalorian, and Deadwood among others. The actor has an estimated net worth of $20 Million.

Knief shares two daughters and a son with Olyphant. They are Grace Olyphant, Vivian Olyphant, and Henry Olyphant. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn. She lives a quiet life and hasn't revealed much about herself.

Relationship Status: Yes, Timothy Olyphant's Wife Is Alexis Knief

Alexis Knief has been married to Timothy Olyphant for many years now. The two exchanged their wedding vows in 1991. She knew her husband before he even became famous. They have known each other since college and that's when they fell in love.

Timothy Olyphant is wearing a cowboy hat, a suit. and a denim shirt.
Alexis Knief's husband, Timothy Olyphant (Source: Facebook @FX Networks)

Knief and Olyphant both met each other for the first time at the University of Southern California. Her husband studied Fine Arts but what she studied remains to be discovered. The lovely couple tied the knot in a private ceremony and haven't provided a lot of details about their love life. 

Net Worth Of Knief And Her Husband, Timothy Olyphant

Alexis Knief lives a quiet life and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million. But, her source of income has been kept under wraps. Her husband, Timothy Olyphant has an estimated net worth of $20 Million, thanks to his successful acting career.

Knief's husband has been involved in a lot of commercially successful works. He had a salary of $100,000 per episode while he was working on his show, Justified. His film Once Upon A Time In Hollywood is the highest money-making film he has worked on as it earned $142.4 Million at the box office as per Rotten Tomatoes.

Why Did Knief's Husband Hesitate To Act In The Grinder?

Knief's husband, Olyphant has done all kinds of roles but there was one role for which he talked to his wife before doing it. The role was for the show, The Grinder. He was supposed to play the role of a womanizer and was uncomfortable about it.

Timothy Olyphant is sitting on a sofa wearing his unbuttoned shirt.
Alexis Knief's husband, Timothy Olyphant in The Grinder (Source: YouTube)

This is why, The Crazies actor, Olyphant had a little talk with his wife, Knief. As per his IMDb page, he asked his wife if she would be okay with him doing the role and she was completely fine with it. She saw it as nothing more than an actor playing a certain character.

It worked out well in the end as Olyphant even ended up winning the Critics Choice Television Awards for this role. He was honored with the Best Guest Actor/Actress in a Comedy Series award in 2016.

Mother Of Two Daughters And A Son

Alexis Knief from her marriage of over three decades to Timothy Olyphant has resulted in three kids. She is a mother to two daughters named Grace Olyphant, and Vivian Olyphant, and a son named, Henry Olyphant.

Grace is the oldest of the three having been born on June 19, 1999. Henry has born two years later in 2001 and Vivian was born in 2003. All, three of her kids live a quiet life away from their father's fame.

But, Vivian has made a bit of a TV appearance in the past. She acted with her father in his show, Justified: City Primeval. Knief's daughter played the role of Willa Givens in one episode. 

Slash Film has reported her saying that Vivian had an amazing time working on the show. But, she did annoy her father at times which Knief's husband didn't like.

Who Is Knief's Husband, Olyphant?

Timothy Olyphant is an American actor known for his brilliant performances in shows like Justified and Deadwood. He was born on May 20, 1968, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is a tall man and stands at the same height as actress Lyna Khoudri, i.e., 6 Feet (183 cm).

Timothy Olyphant is intensely staring at a screen.
Alexis Knief's husband, Timothy Olyphant in Hitman (Source: YouTube)

Knief's husband Timothy has been active in the industry since 1995 with the TV film, 77 Sunset Strip. And, his career has only gone uphill from there. 

Some of Timothy's other recognizable works include Scream 2, Gone in 60 Seconds, Hitman, Rango, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, and The Mandalorian. 

Body Measurements

Knief despite not being in a limelight loves to take good care of her body. Her body measurements are 34-24-37 Inches. She has the same height as an actress, Charlotte Gainsbourg at 5 Feet and 8 Inches (173 cm). Her height is complimented by her slim body which weighs 121 lbs (55 kg).

Olyphant's wife's shoe size is 6 (US) and her dress size is 4 (US). Talking about her face, she has got brown eyes. She has kept herself in amazing shape and it's not common for people who have crossed the age of 50 to look good as she does.

Olyphant Has Been The Victim Of Peeping Tom

Olyphant's compromising pictures were taken without him knowing in the past. He has been the victim of peeping Tom and he first brought this story to light on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. 

In the interview, Knief's husband, Olyphant revealed that someone had secretly taken his nude pictures in the gym. Page Six reports that the actor found out about it when he received a phone call from the Los Angeles Police telling them about the whole story. Fortunately, all of the pictures were recovered and didn't come out in the public.

Why Did Wedding Ring Caused Divorce Rumors Between Knief And Olyphant?

Alexis Knief has been married to A Perfect Gateway actor, Olyphant for many years now. They try to keep their relationship away from the media and have succeeded up to a certain extent. But, they have been a rumor of divorce in the past, thanks to Olyphant's wedding ring.

Wedding rings are supposed to be worn on the left hand but Knief's husband, Olyphant wears them on his right. When this was discovered the first time around, started a rumor that something bad had happened in their marriage. 

But it was quickly proven to be false and there was no specific reason behind the Justified actor, Olyphant putting a ring on his right hand. And, judging by the fact that they are still married to this day, it can be safely said that marriage problems between him and Knief were nothing more than a rumor.

Was Olyphant Planning To Leave His Wife For an Emmy?

Olyphant did say that he would leave his wife, Knief if he wins an Emmy award. However, he was not being serious when he said it. This was said by the actor when he got nominated for his performance in the show, Justified

Margo Martindale is looking at the camera while Timothy Olyphant is looking at something else.
Timothy Olyphant with Margo Martindale at the Emmys (Source: YouTube)

Although, it didn't stop a few people on the internet to start the rumors. Some even believed that Olyphant wasn't lying about it. He was nominated in 2011 as the outstanding lead actor in a drama series category. He didn't win the award that year as he lost to Kyle Chandler for Friday Night Lights.


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