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Reed Alexander

Reed Alexander is a well-known actor, journalist, and author from the United States. Reed Alexander is best known for his role as Nevel Papperman on Nickelodeon’s teen sitcom, ‘iCarly.’ Currently, he is a financial news reporter for Insider.

Early Life

On the 23rd of December 1994, in Boca Raton, Florida, the United States of America, Reed Alexander was born. As of 2023, Alexander is 29 years old and holds American nationality.

He has a birth sign of Capricorn and he has his belief in Christianity. In addition, he belongs to the White American ethnicity.

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Caption: Reed Alexander’s childhood photo (Source: IMDb)

Coming toward his family background, he is the son of Adam Hodkin (father) and Michele Hodkin (mother). Both of Alexander’s parents are lawyers by profession. However, there is not much known about his siblings or relatives.


Talking about his academic qualifications, he completed his early schooling at a local high school in the United States. Later, he completed his undergraduate from New York University and he has a degree in media studies and broadcast journalism.

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Caption: Reed Alexander giving his graduation speech (Source: Instagram)

Similarly, he graduated with his master’s degree in science in 2020 and obtained a degree in journalism from Columbia University.

Professional Career

Coming toward his professional career, Reed Alexander first made his small role in the 2002 short movie ‘A Death In The Family,’ portraying the role of Ray. Similarly, he made another appearance in the 2005 television movie  ‘Pool Gus.’

Additionally, he portrayed the role of Jordy Truman / Jordan Truman in the American television sitcom ‘Will & Grace’ (2005-2006). In addition, he was nominated for a ‘Young Artist Award’ for ‘Best Performance in a Television Series’ (Comedy) – Guest Starring Actor for his role in ‘Will & Grace.’

He made his film debut in the 2007 movie ‘If I Had Known I Was a Genius’ portraying the role of Gifted Kid #1. That same year, he started appearing as Nevel Papperman on the infamous Nickelodeon Series, ‘iCarly.’

Though he had limited appearances in it, he is best known for his role. Again, he reprised the same character in Nickelodeon’s 2014 television series Sam & Cat in the episode ‘#SuperPsycho’ and in iCarly (2021 revival) in the episode ‘iRobot Wedding.’

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Caption: Reed Alexander in playing Nevel Papperman on Nickelodeon’s teen sitcom, iCarly (Source: Insider)

In the 2007 American teen sitcom, ‘Out of Jimmy’s Head’ he portrayed the role of C. Kingsley Weatherhead in the episode: “Bully.” Additionally, he portrayed the role of Pennington Jr. in the 2009 television movie ‘Ace Ventura Jr.: Pet Detective.’

He appeared in the 2011 American comedy television series ‘Kickin’ It portraying the role of Truman in the episode: “Dummy Dancing.”


In addition to his acting career, he is a journalist. Then in 2013, he joined New York University, and that same year, he started working as a columnist and writer at the HuffPost.

Till the year 2015, he worked there while also contributing to the BBC New York and London from 2014 to 2016. In 2016, he worked for CNN as a digital newsgathering and also stood as the Student Senator and President of the McGhee Student Association of NYU from 2016 to 2017.

He also worked as a reporter for the Dow Jones New York from the year 2017 to 2018. Currently, he works as a financial news reporter for Insider, formerly “Business Insider,” covering Wall Street and investment banking.


Alexander has been nominated for different two awards, but he has not won any of them. In 2006, he was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Television Series (Comedy or Drama) – Guest Starring Young Actor.

Similarly, he was nominated for the 2013 Kids’ Choice Awards for Favorite Villain. Concerning his hard work, he might earn some awards in the following years.

Reed Alexander – Net Worth 2024

As of 2022, this man’s net worth is estimated at around $2 million. Mostly, he earned from his acting career, journalism career, and brand collaboration on social media. However, he has not shared his earnings and salary in public.

Relationship Status

Coming toward his personal life, Reed Alexander seems to be single and unmarried. Moreover, he is too private when it comes to his personal life, and he is not in a relationship at the moment.

However, there has been a rumor that he might be Stephanie Stadler. But, both of them have not spoken anything about it in public nor confirmed it.

Body Measurements

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Caption: Reed clicking a photo with his co-actor (Source: The Sun)

Alexander stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 70 kg. Moreover, he has blue eyes with blonde hair color, and other information related to his dress size, shoes, waist size, and other physical measurements is unknown at the moment.

Reed Alexander – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@therealreedalexander’ there are over 50.8k followers. Likewise, there are over 127.1k followers on his Twitter page ‘@reedalexander’ and he is not active on Facebook.