Alexis Bledel is one of those celebrities who has been famous for over almost half of her life, but she is still somehow able to carry an air of mystery about her. That’s because she purposely keeps her private life really private, which keeps us constantly guessing. She’s celebrating a birthday, so we have 9 things you didn’t know about the former Gilmore Girls star:
Kimberly Alexis Bledel was born on September 16, 1981 in Houston, Texas, to Nanette, a gift processor and flight attendant, and Martín. She has one younger brother named Eric. She grew up in a Latin American household speaking Spanish. Her paternal grandfather was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and was of Danish and distant German descent while her mother was born in Phoenix, Arizona, but moved to Guadalajara, Mexico, when she was eight. Alexis didn’t actually learn to speak English until she started school.