Meet ‘Grown Ups’ Actress Alexys Nycole Sanchez; Her Movies, Parents

By Anuja Uprety | Published on: February 13, 2024 | Updated on: February 13, 2024
Facts checked by editors at A-List Arena
Table of Content Show

Alexys Nycole Sanchez is a former American child actress. She is famous for her role in the movies Grown Ups (2010) and Grown Ups 2 (2013). Since her role in the latter project, Alexys hasn’t appeared in any new movies and TV shows, making everyone curious if the actress is retired. 

So, what is the case? Is Alexys actually retired? Here is everything you need to know about the child actress Sanchez.

Key Takeaways

  • Alexys Nycole Sanchez is a former child actress. She made her big screen debut in the 2010 movie Grown Ups.
  • She is originally from Washington.
  • Alexys is the middle child of her parents. She has one older brother and one younger sister.
  • She was a huge fan of Twilight.

Is From Washington; Her Early Life

Alexys was born on June 29, 2003, which makes her 20 years of age in 2023. Her birth place is Moses Lake, Washington, United States.

Similarly, Sanchez grew up together with her family in her hometown for the first five years. After that, she began acting, and by 9, she shifted to California seeking more opportunities in the industry.

Alexys Nycole Has Two Siblings

Alexys is the middle child of her parents. She has an older brother and a younger sister. Back on June 15, 2014, she shared her siblings’ pictures on her Instagram.

Alexys has two siblings
Alexys with her siblings. Source: Instagram

Apart from this, no other details about her brother and sister are available.

Who Are ‘ Parents?

While the information about her dad is not available, he mom is Kyleigh Sanchez. She has been a great supporter of Alexys’ acting career. Actually, the Grown Ups child actress was only 4 when she showed her desire to be in show business and it was her mom who made her prepared for everything needed in acting.

With the help of her momma, Sanchez joined acting and modeling classes in Seattle.

Alexys and her mother together
Alexys with her mom. Source: Instagram

Her School and Height

As for education, Sanchez went to North Elementary for kindergarten. After that, she was homeschooled as she already gotten involved in acting.

Besides, the Washington native is 5 feet and 4 inches tall. She is Caucasian by her ethnicity and holds American nationality. 

Has Acted In a Couple Of Movies

Alexys started as a child actor. She was seven years old when she made her debut on the big screen. She portrayed the role of Beck Feder in the 2010 film Grown Ups alongside Salma Hayek, Adam Sandler, and Rob Schneider.

Alexys rose to fame playing a role in Grown Ups
Alexys along with her Grown Ups co-star. Source: IMDb

Again in 2013, Sanchez appeared in its sequel, Grown Ups 2, starring David Spade. Both of the movies became super hit as the first part of the film grossed over $270 million at the box office while the second part earned about $247 million.

Sanchez’s Acting Journey And Her Experience

When Sanchez made her entry into Hollywood, it was her parents who assisted her in every way. When her mom and dad first heard about the audition for the movie, they sent a video audition tape of their daughter and she got a role in the movie. Recalling the fantastic memories, the child actress once said,

“I was so happy,“No commercials or nothing. I just got right into (movies).”

Alexys said that she really enjoyed every moment she spent on the movie set. What allured her most were her hair, dresses, and make-up. In this regard, she further said,

“We dress up as fairies and be like fairies, “It was really fun. I like fairies.”

After her back-to-back performances on the big screen, her parents even settled in Los Angeles hoping for a good future in Hollywood.

Won MTV Movie Awards For Grown-Ups

In 2011, at the MTV Award ceremony, actress Cameron Diaz presented an award in the category of “Best Line From A Movie.” She won the award for the line, “I want to get chocolate wasted” in the comedy movie Grown Ups.

Not only the award but the child actress also won millions of hearts with her award-winning speech at such a young age. Her speech was like this,

“First of all I want to thank my friends, my family and my fans for voting for me. I want to thank Debbie my manager for doing all the hard work she has done and most of all I want to thank God.”

Alexys was awarded for her movie role
Alexys while receiving the award

Later, she also got a nomination for the Golden Raspberry Awards. As soon as Sanchez gained immense fame within a short span of time, she wanted to be a part of some other hit projects like Hannah Montana and Wizards of Waverly Place. 

But, it’s been several years since she appeared in Grown Ups 2, and hasn’t been a part of a single project since then.

Has Alexys Left Hollywood; Where Is She Now?

Looking at her prolonged gap, Alexys seems to have left Hollywood. But, there is no official announcement from the actress’ side.

Talking about her current whereabouts, she must be living with her family in her hometown in Washington.

Sanchez Was A Huge Fan Of Twilight

While appearing at the 2011 MTV Awards, she opened up about her love for the vampire series Twilight. In an exclusive talk, she said,

 “I’m a Twilight person”

Being a Twilight fan, she really got excited when the Twilight star Robert Pattinson won the Best Male Performances.

Social Media Handles

Alexys has an account on Instagram which has 3566 followers. Her last post on her Instagram account was on June 29, 2014, when she uploaded her picture with her mom. Further, she also is on Twitter.

Her Net Worth

Alexys is reported to have a net worth of $800k. She must have earned the amount of money from her brief career in films.