Alexandra Chaves is an actress and performer from Canada. She has recently garnered notoriety for portraying Piper on the Family Channel’s ‘The Next Step’. Chaves, a native of Ontario, had danced for the majority of her existence. She began competing in dance competitions before she was even an adolescent. Due to her cardiac arrhythmia, she was unable to dance, so she decided to pursue a career in acting instead. In 2016, after she had sufficiently recovered, she resumed dancing and was cast in “The Next Step.” During the two seasons, she’s been on the program, her character has become a fan favorite. Chaves has a sizeable presence on numerous social media platforms. She has over 107 thousand Instagram followers, over five thousand Twitter followers, and approximately four thousand Facebook followers. Additionally, she has her own YouTube channel.
Ascend to Fame
Chaves’ dance instructor at Dimensions in Dance, Jay T. Schramek, and her agent suggested that she try out for a role in season four of the mockumentary-style adolescent drama ‘The Next Step’ on the Family Channel. Subsequently, Chaves was cast as Piper, the younger sister of James (Trevor Tordjman), one of the show’s primary characters.
She was a cast member in the subsequent and most recent seasons as a result of her performance, which garnered her immediate public attention. She will also reprise her role as Piper in the sixth season, which will likely premiere in August 2018.
Chaves’s Personal Life
Alexandra Chaves was born in Kitchener, a city in southeastern Ontario, on May 9, 2001, and was reared alongside her younger sister, Olivia. Chaves began taking dance classes as a child, and by the time she was 12 years old, she had won numerous national and international competitions, which earned her a place in the professional program at the National Ballet School of Canada and a spot on the Toronto Raptors junior hip-hop crew.
Her budding dancing career came to an abrupt halt when she was hospitalized with tonsillitis. The doctor discovered she had cardiac arrhythmia after further examination. They instructed her to cease dancing until they determined the severity of the situation. For the next nine months, she was unable to perform her favorite activity: dancing.
She attended classes at St. Benedict Catholic Secondary School and focused on acting as opposed to merely waiting for the results.
She enrolled in acting classes and found an agent. Her video won the Global News junior meteorologist contest, and she earned a supporting role in the web series ‘BeingGirl’. Doctors informed her approximately one year later that she could resume dancing. In addition to dancing and performing, Chaves also enjoys photography. She frequently shares the photographs she has taken on her social media accounts.
Estimated Net Worth
Alexandra Chaves is one of the wealthiest and most renowned television actresses. According to our research, Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider, Alexandra Chaves has a $5 million net worth.