19 Facts About Alex Russo


Alexandra Margarita "Alex" Russo is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Disney Channel sitcom Wizards of Waverly Place, portrayed by Selena Gomez.

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Alex Russo cannot attend the sale as she has wizardry class, but decides to clone herself so that she can go to the sale and convince her father that she was at wizardry class.

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Alex Russo attends Tribeca Preparatory High School throughout nearly all of the show, a fictional school whose real location is the Salk School of Science.

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Alex Russo is often seen at her family's restaurant, the Waverly Sub Station, a fictional diner whose image is that of the bottom floor of the Bayard-Condict Building, on Bleecker Street.

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Alex Russo has a relationship with another student named Riley, which ends quickly after he witnesses her eating large amounts of chocolate, but begins again when she convinces him that she is a good luck charm for their school's baseball team.

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Alex Russo brings life to a mannequin which she pretends to be in a relationship with in order to make Riley jealous, which causes Riley to go back to Alex Russo, only to be replaced with another boy the following season.

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Alex Russo wears the pants for too long and ends up having skeleton legs, which are fixed towards the end.

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Alex Russo reveals this to everyone, including Dean, in order to avoid giving Gigi any sort of satisfaction from doing it herself.

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Alex Russo agrees to go to WizTech with him, where she realizes that Ronald has kidnapped Dean and put him in a block of jelly.

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Alex Russo realizes that she truly loves Dean, and leaves Ronald.

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Greenwald ensured that each Alex Russo sibling was provided with "their own strengths and weaknesses".

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Alex Russo has a great sense of humor about herself, so we give her tons of crap.

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Alex Russo often uses magic to solve her problems, which frequently ends up causing more problems than she began with.

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DVDizzy claimed that Alex Russo was "cocky, self-assured, and constantly relies on magic to bail her out of mishaps".

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Alex Russo is shown to be only semi-literate, when it is revealed that she has never fully read a book or a menu.

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Alex Russo often argues with and insults her older brother, Justin, though it is later revealed that she does so because she admires him and wishes to be like him.

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Alex Russo feels insecure when seeing Justin accomplish much with his hard work and responsibility.

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Alex Russo is shown not to be the most apt student at both "wizarding" and high school, failing her Spanish midterm, her wizardry exam, and relying on the use of magic to pass several assignments.

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Gomez's performance as Alex Russo garnered strong reviews, including positive comparisons to actress and singer Miley Cyrus, star of Hannah Montana.

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