Ali Stroker - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 18, 2022

Ali Stroker
Nick Name: Wild Child
Profession: Singer, Actress
Best Known For: The Glee Project (TV competition)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $1 million

Personal Details

Born on : June 16, 1987 (age 35)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Alyson Mackenzie Stroker
Birth Place: Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA
Horoscope: Gemini
Father's Name: Jim Stroker
Mother's Name: Jody Schleicher
Siblings: 2

Jake Stroker (older brother)
Tory Stroker (younger sister)

High School: Ridgewood High School
University: New York University Tisch Drama Department
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, Irish, German, Swiss, Scottish)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Bisexual
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: David Perlow
Children: 1

Body Measurements

Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Dress Size: N/A
Breast Size: 38 inch
Waist Size: N/A
Hip Size: N/A
Bra Size: 38
Cup Size: B

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Who is Ali Stroker?

Ali Stroker is a singer, and actress by profession, and American by nationality. She was a finalist in season 2 of The Glee Project and has appeared in Glee, Spring Awakening, Oklahoma!. She became the first disabled person to win a Tony Award.

Ali Stroker – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Ali Stroker’s birth took place on June 16, 1987, in Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA. She was born Alyson Mackenzie Stroker to his father Jim Stroker and his mother Jody Schleicher.

She is not the only child of her parents and has two siblings- older brother Jake and younger sister Tory. All were raised in Ridgewood.

young Ali Stroker with her siblings in 1993 (Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

Stroker was educated at Ridgewood High School. She starred in school musicals and was a senior class president in her high school. She then enrolled at New York University Tisch Drama Department and graduated in 2009 with a degree in Fine Arts.

Her ethnicity includes English, Irish, German, Swiss, and Scottish.

Ali Stroker – Accident

When Ali Stroker was two years old, a tragedy struck her. She was in a car accident which resulted in a spinal cord injury and left her paralyzed from the chest down.

Ali Stroker – Boyfriend, Girlfriend, Husband, Wife, Children

Stroker has identified as bisexual and dated fellow The Glee Project contestant, Dani Shay in 2012. But she and her girlfriend soon broke up.

She is currently dating her boyfriend David Perlow. They have not shared their plans to marry or have children. As she is unmarried, she is sans husband, wife, and divorce is out of context.

Ali Stroker, David Perlow at 2019 Tony Awards (Getty Images)

Ali Stroker – Career

Before Fame

Stroker first saw a Broadway show at the age of 7 and decided that she wanted to become an actress. She trained at the Paper Mill Playhouse with the Summer Musical Theater Conservatory program.

Ali Stroker went on to perform at  Kennedy Center,  Lincoln Center, and in the production of  The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

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Professional Career

Ali Stroker began her professional career in 2011. She landed a minor role in the short film I Was a Mermaid and Now I'm a Pop Star. Her breakthrough role came in 2012 when she starred in the reality TV series The Glee Project. She reached the finals but was unable to win.

Since then she has had appearances in the TV series Glee (2013), Faking It (2014-2015), Ten Days in the Valley (2017), Lethal Weapon (2018), Drunk History (2018), and Instinct (2018).

Stroker is also known for her work in theatre. She portrayed Anna in the theatre play Spring Awakening (2015-2016), and in Oklahoma! (2018-2019) as Ado Annie. Outside of acting, she holds the national record in wheelchair racing and sings in Mezzo-Soprano.

Ali Stroker in an episode of Glee (New York Post)


Ali Stroker appeared in The Glee Project alongside fellow contestants Blake Jenner, Aylin Bayramoglu, Tyler Ford, etc.


She is a co-chair of Women Who Care, a founding member of Be More Heroic, and has worked with ARTS InsideOut.

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Ali Stroker – Award, Nominations

She has been nominated for Barrymore Award and won the 2019’s Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical and the 2019’s Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical.

Stroker became the first disabled person to win the Tony Award.

Ali Stroker – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth is estimated at around $1 million while the figure for her annual salary is yet to be estimated.

Ali Stroker – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

On social media, Ali Stroker is active on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook with thousands of followers. She also has an official website and a Youtube channel which have been inactive.

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