Alexis Ren is an American model, influencer, and actress known for her social media presence and her work in the fashion industry. She has become a popular figure on platforms such as Instagram and TikTok, and has worked with major brands such as Calvin Klein, L'Oreal, and Tommy Hilfiger.
Early Life and Education
Alexis Ren was born on November 23, 1996, in Santa Monica, California. Her full name is Alexis René Glabach. She grew up in Southern California with her four siblings. Her mother is a health nutritionist and her father is a lawyer. Ren started modeling at the age of 13, but was homeschooled and earned her high school diploma through online courses.
Ren's career began to take off in 2014 when she started posting photos of herself on Instagram. Her social media following quickly grew, and she started getting offers for modeling jobs. In 2017, she was named the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Rookie of the Year. She has also been featured in Maxim and GQ magazines.
Ren has also ventured into acting, appearing in music videos and short films. She starred in the music video for Ed Sheeran's "South of the Border" in 2019. In 2020, she appeared in the Netflix series "Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness."
Ren has been open about her struggles with mental health, including an eating disorder and anxiety. She has used her platform to promote body positivity and self-care. In 2018, she started dating fellow influencer and model Jay Alvarrez. The two have since broken up, but they gained fame for their highly publicized relationship and travels together.
In addition to being named the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Rookie of the Year in 2017, Ren has also been featured on the cover of Maxim magazine. She has also won the "Dancing with the Stars: Juniors" competition in 2018, where she was paired with professional dancer Alan Bersten.
Ren has also used her platform for philanthropic work, partnering with organizations such as PETA and working to raise awareness for causes such as mental health and environmental conservation.