Alexis Bledel was born Kimberly Alexis Bledel on September 16, 1981, in Houston, Texas. 

She grew up in a Spanish-speaking household and did not learn to speak English until she started school. 

Before becoming an actress, Bledel worked as a model for several years.

Bledel won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her role on "The Handmaid's Tale" in 2017. 

She is also a producer and was an executive producer on the revival of "Gilmore Girls" in 2016.

Bledel is married to actor Vincent Kartheiser, whom she met on the set of "Mad Men" in 2012.

The couple has a son together, born in 2015.

Bledel is fluent in Spanish and has used her language skills in several of her roles, including in the film "The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants."

She is also an activist and has worked with organizations such as Planned Parenthood and Doctors Without Borders.

Bledel is a trained ballet dancer and began taking lessons at the age of four. 

In addition to her acting career, Bledel is also a published writer and has contributed to publications such as Teen Vogue and Glamour. 

She has a net worth of approximately $9 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. 

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