Meet Alexis Knief, Timothy Olyphant Wife of 30 Years: Everything About Her

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Meet Alexis Knief, Timothy Olyphant Wife of 30 Years: Everything About Her
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Alexis Knief is a famous celebrity spouse who lives a happily married life with actor/producer Timothy Olyphant.  Her husband is most well-known for his appearances on the TV shows Deadwood, Justified, and films The Crazies, Rango, and Catch and Release.

Knief has been married to Olyphant for nearly three decades, however, she hasn’t revealed much about her in the media. So, let’s dig out some hidden parts of her personal life including her career, family, net worth, and more.

Alexis Knief Belongs to White Ethnicity

Alexis Knief was born on January 1st, 1970 in the United States of America. She belongs to White American ethnicity and holds an American nationality. Knief’s secretive lifestyle has kept almost all of the details regarding her early life and family out of the media sight.

She attended the University of Southern California

Alexis Knief attended the University of Southern California where she met her future husband Timothy Olyphant. The high school sweetheart later turned into serious lovers and ultimately became one of the favorite couples in Hollywood.

Alexis Knief and Timothy Olyphant were classmate in university
Alexis Knief and Timothy Olyphant met in university, Source: People

Their friendship soon transmuted into romance and into marriage.

Alexis Knief Married Husband Timothy Olyphant in 1991

As per Heavy, Knief and Olyphant met in their university days in 1990. The couple soon became friends and then took no time to go on their first date. They dated for nearly a year before they walked down the aisle in July 1991. The husband and wife exchanged their vows in a privately organized wedding attended by friends and family.

In 2011, talking to Women’s Health, Olyphant gushed about the secret of their long-running married life. He told the magazine,

“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.”

Alexis Knief and husband Timothy Olyphant married in 1991
Alexis Knief and Timothy Olyphant married in 1991, Source: Pinterest

The couple is already married for around nine years and are still going strong.

She Has Three Children With Her Husband

Knief and Olyphant have three children, Grace Katherine, Henry, and Vivian Olyphant. They welcomed their first kid, daughter Grace Katherine nearly eight years after their marriage in 1999.

Then, their second child, son Henry was born in 2001 and they welcomed their third child, a daughter Vivian in 2003. As of now, the family of five lives happily in West Hollywood, Los Angeles.

Alexis Knief Divorce Rumor with Olyphant

Alexis Knief and husband Olyphant have been rumored to be estranged a couple of times in their three-decades-long conjugal life. While sometimes the rumors were sparked by the tabloid and online media while a couple of times, Olyphant himself triggered those rumors.

Once, many online tabloids reported Olyphant and Knief are parting their ways after he wore the wedding band in his right hand. However, it turned out that Olyphant prefers to wear his ring in the right hand over the left.

Timothy Olyphant and his Wife Alexis Knief
Timothy and Alexis attending a game. Source: YouTube

Meanwhile, Knief and Olyphant’s divorce rumor surfaced in the media in 2011 after the actor and producer publicly said he would divorce his wife if he wins that year’s Emmy. However, it was just a joke and nothing wrong was going between the husband and wife of 20 years.

Alexis Knief and Timothy Olyphant Net Worth

Alexis Knief has not engaged in any lucrative profession publicly as of yet. So her earnings and net worth are under review currently. On the other side, her husband Olyphant has a decent net worth of $20 million in 2020. Furthermore, Olyphant earns a handsome salary of $200k annually for his work in television series and movies.

Her Husband Is An Actor

Alexis’ husband Timothy is a successful actor. Starting with Mr. & Mrs. Smith in 1996, Olyphant has appeared in dozens of movies and TV series. He made his film debut with The First Wives Club in the same year.

Some of his successful works include Catch and Release (2006), Hitman (2007), A Perfect Getaway (2009), and The Crazies (2010).