Alix Klineman - Bio, Net Worth, Married, Husband, Parents, Family, Nationality, Age, Siblings, Height, Wiki, Size, Awards, Facts, Career, College
Alexandra Rose Klineman, professionally known as Alix Klineman is an American beach volleyball player and former indoor volleyball player. She started playing indoor volleyball at an early age. She was named Gatorade National Player of the Year in 2006. She later played indoor volleyball at Standford University where she was a four-time All-American. She was part of Team USA that won a bronze medal at the 2011 Pan American Games. Klineman then switched from indoor volleyball to beach volleyball. Partnering with April Ross, the duo went on to win gold medals at several FIVB and AVP Tour Events.
What is Alix Klineman Famous For?
- Beach volleyball partner of April Ross.
- Gatorade National Player of the Year in 2006
Where is Alix Klineman From?
Alix Klineman was born on 30 December 1989. Her birth name is Alexandra Rose Klineman. Her birth place is in Torrance, California in the United States. she holds an American nationality. She was born to her father Mike Klineman and her mother Kathie Klineman. Her hometown is Manhattan Beach, California. She belongs to white ethnicity and her religion is Judaism. She has two siblings, a brother, Max, and a sister, Maddy. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Regarding her educational background, she attended Mira Costa High School where she was an athletic player. She was on the high school volleyball team. She played in outside hitter position and led Mira Costa to three consecutive California State Championships and three consecutive Southern Section CIF Championships. She was named Gatorade National Player of the Year in 2006 and California Gatorade State Player of the Year in 2005 and 2006. She was also named PrepVolleyball.com 2004 Sophomore Player of the Year and 2006 Senior Player of the Year. She is a three-time PrepVolleyball.com High School All-American. She graduated from Mira Costa in 2007.
She then attended Stanford University where she continued playing volleyball. She played for the Cardinals from 2007 to 2010 leading Stanford to one NCAA Finals and finishing her college career fifth all-time in Pac-10 history with 2,008 kills. She also ranked second in the country with 5.55 kills per set and 6.25 points per set. For her performance, she was named to a multi-American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-American, the Pac-10 Conference Player of the Year, and All-Conference selection all four years. She was named AVCA National Freshman of the Year and 2010 Volleyball Magazine Player of the Year. She graduated from Stanford in 2010.
Alix Klineman Career
- Alix Klineman played for the USA Junior National Women's Volleyball Team.
- She helped the US Girls' Youth National Team win a gold medal at the 2004 North, Central American, and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation (NORCECA) Girls' Youth Continental Championship.
- She also helped the US youth team to win a gold medal at the 2006 NORCECA Women's Junior Continental Championship.
- She was later named to the US women's national volleyball team. She won a bronze medal with Team USA in the 2011 Pan American Games.
- From 2011 to 2015, she played volleyball for teams Volley Pesaro, Gruppo Sportivo Pratorio Villa Cortese, and AGIL Volley.
- She also played for Praia Clube in Brazil for two years.
- In 2013, she tested positive for anabolic androgenic steroids and she was suspended for 13 months.
- Klineman quit indoor volleyball in 2017 to focus on beach volleyball full-time.
- She was named the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) Rookie of the Year.
- She became a partner with April Ross towards the end of 2017. The duo went on to win several medals in the coming future.
- They won the FIVB Dela Beach Open in January 2018.
- The duo won the Austin Open, the Manhattan Beach Open, the Championships, and the Hawaii Invitational during the 2018 AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour.
- They won their second FIVB tournament event, the Yangzhou Open in October 2018.
- She was awarded the Best Blocker and Most Improved Player awards at the AVP Award Banquet that November.
- They won the Huntington Beach and New York City Open AVP tour events in 2019.
- They won the FIVB event, Itapema Open in May 2019.
- They won the silver medal at the 2019 Beach Volleyball World Championships in Germany.
- She was named the Best Blocker in the tournament.
- They won the AVP Monster Hydro Cup in 2020.
- They also won the Wilson Cup and the AVP Champions Cup in 2020.
- She is part of Team USA playing in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
Who is Alix Klineman Husband?
Alix Klineman has maintained a low profile regarding her personal life. It is not clear whether she is married or not. It is reported that she is in a relationship with a mystery man who frequently features on her Instagram pictures. That mystery man is named Teddy Purcell. Her Instagram pictures in June 2021 confirm that she got engaged to Purcell. However, detailed information about them is not available. Any updates will be updated here.
How Tall is Alix Klineman?
Alix Klineman stands at a height of 1.96 m i.e. 6 feet and 5 inches tall. She has a body weight of 174 lbs 79 kg. She has a slim and athletic body build. Her eye color is hazel and her hair color is blonde. Her sexual orientation is straight.
What is Alix Klineman Net Worth?
Alix Klineman is one of the popular athletes in the United States. Having started her athletic career as an indoor volleyball player, she later transitioned into beach volleyball. She played indoor volleyball both in high school and college before playing professionally for several clubs. She later transitioned into beach volleyball and won numerous gold medals with partner April Ross. Her income comes from prize money and the salaries from her contracts. She also earns from her endorsement deals. She has sponsorship deals with Adidas and KT Tape. Her net worth is estimated at around $1 million at present.
Trivias About Alix Klineman You Need To Know.
- She is considerably taller than the average height for professional female volleyball players.
- Alix and April played their first tournament together, the FIVB Dela Beach Open in January 2018.
- She stated she unintentionally ingested some of her mother's DHEA supplement that led to her suspension.
- She won a bronze medal with the US in volleyball at the 2011 Pan American Games.
- She was named the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) Rookie of the Year 2018 (along with April Ross).
- She was the 2010 Volleyball Magazine Player of the Year.
- She was named part of the AVP Team of the Year (along with April Ross) in 2018.
- She was named the 2005 and 2006 California Gatorade State Player of the Year for Volleyball.
- She was named the 2006 Gatorade National Player of the Year.