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Who Is Alexis Ren? The Viral Upstart Turned Into A Full-Fledged Social Media Star

Introducing Alexis Ren
Alexis Ren

From becoming a social media phenomenon to starring in several popular music videos. Alexis Ren has established herself quite away. A golden chance she perceived and thrived upon to become what she is today. People have read and revisited the topic of the internet’s dominance over and over again. Plus, it has managed to give a big stage to people from the shortest and longest corner of the world. While some succeed, some fail, some stay relevant, some stay for a shorter time. And then there are also ones who turn their life upside down using the relevance of the web world game.

Quite a similar story is of Alexis Ren, who started out as a completely unknown individual circling the web with the audience wondering who she is. So here we are, covering everything we know about her presence in media. Right from her humble beginnings to the star she is today.

Who Is Alexis Ren?

Alexis Ren is one of the most recognizable faces in the social media space today. Apart from being an actress and model, she also serves as an advocate for mental health, self-love, and empowerment. She has her own activewear line Ren Active and has appeared in a number of pop music videos. As of now, in this decade, she is considered to be one of the top stars to look out for by Forbes.

Humble Beginnings Of Alexis Ren

Alexis Ren

Coming to her social media presence, Alexis Rennis currently has over 14 million followers on Instagram, 1.4 million followers on Twitter, and 1.5 million subscribers on Youtube. As a model, she has collaborated with brands such as DVF, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Express, Colourpop.

Alexis Ren currently has a Net Worth of $3 Million, which continues to rise, passing every year. All the earnings are part of her collaborative measures, modeling shows, and appearances in popular music videos.

Alexis Ren Early Life And Childhood

Alexis Ren hails from Santa Monica, California, where she grew up with two sisters and a younger brother. She was born on November 23, 1996. For the most part of her life, Alexis Ren was homeschooled.  Her modeling career began at the age of thirteen. The label Brandy Melville approached her, and she signed a contract with her. She initially did small gigs until a turning point in her career arrive.

At the age of 15, her pictures in a black string bikini went viral on Tumblr in the year 2012. Following that, Alexis Ren started receiving momentum and an online presence. Thus marking the footsteps of her career.

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Alexis Ren Career

Following her viral picture, Alexis Ren went on to appear in a number of advertisements for the mobile game Final Fantasy XV: A New Empire. As of today, the game has received more than 51 million downloads grossing over $518 million. Following the venture, Alexis Ren launched the activewear line Ren Active and appeared on season 27 of Dancing with the Stars. Joining hands with professional dancer Alan Bersten, she reached finals grabbing the fourth position.

Alexis Ren Career

Alexis Ren and her Dance Partner Alan On Dancing With The Stars (Credits: ABC)

Later on, Alexi Ren featured on Maxim’s cover girl in August 2017 and also the Maxim Mexico issue in march 2018. Maxim also went on to name her as one of Maxim’s Hot 100 list of Sexiest Women in the World in 2019.

Music Videos Starring Alexis Ren

Alexis Ren began starring in music videos with the song Hey by Dutch singer-songwriter Fais. The song also featured DJ Afrojack. The song charted in Belgium, Norway, Netherlands, and Sweden. It peaked at 24 on US Billboard Hot Dance/Electronic Songs. Following Hey, Alexis Ren also starred in 3Lau’s song “Is It, Love.”

Alexis Ren In Music Videos

Alexis Ren At An Event Organized By Spotify

Alexis Ren broke out further with the lyric video of The Chainsmokers song Paris. The lead single of electronic duo’s debut album Memories…Do Not Open. It sees s an unknown man shooting the young girl as in Ren through a tropical country, giving nostalgic vibes. The song went on to peak at number six on Billboard Hot 100 chart. Following Paris, Alexis Ren starred in music videos of songs Silverlined by XYconstant and Not Ok by Kygo.

Alexis Ren’s most notable music video was the collaborative project of Ed Sheeran, Camilla Cabello, and Rapper Cardi B. For the song South of Border, which was part of Ed Sheeran’s No.6 Collaborations Project (2019). The music video sees Ren playing the role of Scarlet Jones while Sheeran appears as Teddy Fingers, Cabello as Mariposa, and Cardi B herself. The song debuted on No. 53 on Billboard Hot 100, and upon its re-release, as a single, it peaked to No.43. As of today, the music video has over 100 million views on Youtube.

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Hello there, Rahul here, I am a writer and a passionate musician. I love writing since I remember I was a kid and was made to read a lot of books. You will find me writing about anime and shows here and there. You can reach out to me at

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