Lexi Rivera is a famed American YouTuber, Instagram Star, TikToker and actress, who is perhaps best known for her comedic and beauty YouTube videos.
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Alexa ‘Lexi’ Brooke Rivera hails from California, USA, and was born under the Gemini zodiac sign on 7 June 2001, which makes her 22 years old as of 2023. She of mixed Mexican and Italian roots, the daughter of the shop owner and businessman John Rivera, and his wife Laura who is a homemaker. She was brought up in a tight-knit middle-class family alongside her three older brothers, the Jr. Ducks Hockey team player, Blake Rivera, who is the firstborn, and the social media personalities, Brent, and Brice. Alexa is very close with her mother, whom she considers her greatest inspiration, as she revealed to A-List Nation.
Lexi completed her studies at Huntington Beach School in June 2019. Reportedly, she opted to begin her social media career instead of joining college after matriculating.
Hobbies and Interests
Rivera is physically very active, and runs for two to five miles, up to 8kms each morning to keep fit – she is also keen on her diet. She’s a big fan of dancing, and began training when she was a child.
In her spare time, the social media sensation enjoys watching TV series and movies – her favorites are “Blades of Glory” and “Happy Friday.” She also likes watching films starring the American comedian and actor, Will Farrel.
Her best-loved YouTuber is David Dobrik, who hails from Kosice, Slovakia.
Lexi is bilingual, and apart from English speaks fluent Spanish.
The Californian YouTuber is a shopaholic, and her favorite stores are Urban Outfitters, Nordstrom, and Free People.
#lexirivera #beauty 😍
Posted by Lexi Rivera on Saturday, November 27, 2021
YouTube and Social Media Career
Lexi and her brothers began creating videos and posting them onto her YouTube channel in 2010; currently, her official channel has almost 13 million subscribers. She uploaded her most viewed video, “I’m PREGNANT?” which has over 41 million views, on 21 September 2019. Some of her other popular videos include “24 HOUR OVERNIGHT IN GYMNASTICS GYM!” which has over 31 million views, “TESTING MY BOY FRIENDS TO SEE IF THEY ARE GENTLEMEN,” which has around 27 million views, and “24 HOUR OVERNIGHT CHALLENGE IN AN ABANDONED HOUSE,” which has been viewed over 25 million times.
Rivera has appeared in lots of Brent’s videos, together with her mother. She’s a member of the famous YouTube squad, AMP World, and has collaborated with many famous YouTubers such as Ben Azelart, Caleb Burton and Pierson Wodzynski.
Lexi is followed by over 8.3 million fans on Instagram (@lexibrookerivera) – she’s populated her account with alluring modeling pictures and has collaborated with various popular models and brands. She joined Twitter in April 2023, and is currently followed by over 20,000 fans under her username @LexiBookeRivera. Rivera has over 25 million followers on TikTok, and her videos have over 620 million likes as of April 2023. She often posts workout, challenge, and lip-sync videos on her account.
Lexi is an actress who made her TV debut in the YouTube series “Brobot” in 2018. She played Max in five episodes of the show, which featured her ex-boyfriend, Ben, and her brother Brent, and aired for nine episodes on Brat TV. She has also appeared in the TV series “VS Couple Ships” in 2019, “Amp World” in 2020, and most recently the TV miniseries “Jeremy Hutchins” in 2022.
Why is she so perfect and so pretty????? ❤️ https://t.co/xuIZuQtWUG
— Lexi Rivera FAN (@Lexi_B_Rivera) January 6, 2021
Rivera was in a romantic relationship with the professional skateboarder, YouTuber and actor, Ben Azelart – he has over nine million YouTube subscribers and often uploads prank and adventure videos onto his channel. He’s also the host of the podcast “Stay Wild”, and has made brief appearances in the TV shows “Family Reunion” and “No Good Nick,” among others. The duo began their relationship in November 2018 after being friends for a year. They liked creating content together and wearing matching costumes, especially on Halloween.
Unfortunately, Ben and Lexi parted ways in November 2020, as the latter disclosed in one of her YouTube videos. She disclosed, ‘I know that it’s been super confusing for you guys, and that is because it’s been just as confusing for us – we’ve been very just on and off again, and I don’t think we were really sure what we wanted to do until now.’ After their break-up, Azelart began dating the American Instagram model, Hannah Thomas.
Rivera is good friends with the social media personality and Instagram celebrity Andrew Davila, and they often post pictures of themselves together on her social media platforms. She’s the childhood friend of the renowned American cartoonist and YouTuber, Sofie Dossi. Moreover, Lexi is the cousin of the renowned YouTuber, Nicolette Durazzo.
Rivera follows the Christianity religion.
She’s currently single, doesn’t have any children, and lives in Los Angeles, California.
Rumors and Controversy
Rivera sparked a controversy after she uploaded a video on YouTube claiming that she had gone ‘missing’ for 24 hours; she asked her subscribers and friends to take part in a scavenger hunt to trace her and possibly win a cash prize of $1,000. Critics were upset about her misleading title “I WENT MISSING FOR 24 HOURS!!” and the offensive scavenger hunt theme. Throughout the video, the social media sensation featured fake ‘missing person’ posters that had her photo. Many viewers found her insensitive because of how serious going missing is, and some criticized her for using a ‘clickbaity’ thumbnail for the video’s title, saying that she was desperate for views. Rivera later updated the video’s title, clarifying that she’d made it as a part of a scavenger hunt, organized only for her close friends.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Rivera is of White ethnicity and has a set of green eyes and long blonde hair. She’s 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall, weighs approximately 120lbs (54kgs), with vital statistics of 32-24-33, and wears shoe size 5(US).
In addition to her YouTube channel, Rivera makes money through brand endorsement deals. She seemingly leads a relatively luxurious life, and her net worth is approximately $2 million, as of 2023.