Alexis Texas was born in the Panama military base but was raised in the San Antonio area of Texas. Texas is of Puerto Rican, German and Norwegian descent.
Her first scene was in Shane's World's College Amateur Tour In Texas, filmed in October 2006, followed by a couple of scenes for Bang Bros in Florida. She then moved to Los Angeles and began shooting scenes for the LA Direct modelling agency in March 2007. Released in February 2008, Discovering Alexis Texas was directed by the adult actress Belladonna.
The Elegant Angel film, Alexis Texas is Buttwoman, featured her first anal scene.
In 2009 she formed her own business, Alexis Texas Entertainment, which is a subsidiary of Starlet Entertainment Group. Through SEG, she launched her official membership-based website. She has appeared in films from studios including Reality Kings, Muffia, Bang Bros, Brazzers, Wicked Pictures and Elegant Angel. She featured on the cover of Genesis magazine in April 2009, and Hustler magazine's 35th anniversary edition in June 2009.