Alex Cowper-Smith is a professional English banker and financier who works at the investment banking firm Goldman Sachs. In addition to his career, he is also widely known as the former wife of British-American actress Alice Eve who got a break from the movie She’s out of my league.
Smith’s marriage to his ex-wife Alice received huge media attention. Although their marriage relationship sounded promising at first, they did not live up to their expectations. They ended up in divorce just a few years after their marriage. So what was the reason for their split? Where is Alex now?
Today we will be discussing all about Alice Eve’s former life partner, Alex Cowper-Smith, including his age, early life, wife, marriage, divorce, career and net worth.
Alex Cowper-Smith was born and raised in the UK
As we mentioned, Alex Cowper-Smith was born on January 1, 1970 in Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, under the birth sign Capricorn. His nationality is English while his ethnicity is Caucasian white. As of 2022, he will be 52 years old and stand at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches or 170 cm tall.
According to reports, Alex spent all his childhood in England with his parents. He reportedly had a good relationship with both her mother and father, but he has not revealed much about them in the media.
He has a good academic background
Smith completed his primary education at Westminster School. He then enrolled at the University of Nottingham in 2000. The following year, he graduated with a degree in business administration and finance.
What does Alex Cowper-Smith do for life?
The 52-year-old started working immediately after graduating. Initially, he worked as an associate at a multinational investment bank and financial services firm called Goldman Sachs.
Later, Cowper-Smith got the promotion and became a financier of the company in the year 2015. He later resigned for personal reasons. As of now, he is reportedly volunteering for the fundraising webpage for the ‘British Red Cross Society’.
Alex is Alice Eve’s former husband: how and when did they meet?
Alex Cowper-Smith and Alice Eve were high school sweethearts. During their teenage years, the couple first met at Westminster School.
Both started out as classmates and eventually started dating. About her relationship with a magazine, she said:
“We fell in love when we were in school. Then life took its course, and we both hit the road and continued our careers. I have always loved him and we were able to reconnect at this point in our lives and magically fell in love again.”
However, after graduation, they broke up to start a new life. The couple unexpectedly met again and continued their relationship from where they came.
Alex Cowper-Smith & Alice Eve’s Engagement & Wedding Details
The teenage sweethearts dated for a while after reconnecting. During the family vacation in Ibiza, Alex asked Alice’s father for permission. They got engaged secretly in the ‘Village Underground’ in London.
In July 2014, the couple announced their engagement. Then Cowper-Smith and Eve exchanged rings on December 31, 2014 at the Brompton Oratory in London.
Speaking of their marriage, they had a grand ceremony attended by their parents, relatives and close friends. On their special day, his future wife Eve looked enchanting in a white fur trimmed hood and cape worn over her lace dress.
The couple left the wedding in a taxi. While going to their reception, the actress always smiled with happiness holding her bridal bouquet of white roses, while Alex looked neat as he waited for her with his best man in an evening gown and black tie.
Why is the couple divorced?
Alex and Eve went through ups and downs in their relationship after their marriage. Their rising fame and demanding schedule kept them from making time for each other.
To save their marriage, Cowper-Smith even resign from his finance position. Unfortunately, their marriage did not last more than 3 years and they divorced in 2017.
Alex Cowper-Smith’s ex-wife Alice Eve is an actress
As mentioned above, Alex is a professional banker. But the main reason for his popularity is his relationship with his ex-wife Alice Eve. Well, his ex-partner Alice Eve is a London based actress who has been in the industry since 2004. During her troubled years, she appeared in several television dramas such as The Rotters’ Club, Hawking and Agatha Christie’s Point.
Alice eventually got offers for numerous roles, but she only starred in selective roles. In the early days of her career, she starred in Stage Beauty, Starter for 101 and Big Nothing. She earned huge accolades for her role of Esme/Alice in the play Rock ‘n’ Roll at the Royal Court Theater and earned a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the Whatsonstage.com Theatregoers’ Choice Awards.
Finally, Eve got a break after playing the part of Molly McCleish in the movie She’s Out of My League. In the 2010 American romantic comedy, she shared her screen with Jay Baruchel, Mike Vogel and Nate Torrence. In addition, her other acting credits include: Star Trek Into Darkness, Men in black 3, before we goand iron fist.
Alex Cowper-Smith remarried in 2021
As of 2022, Alex is happily married and proud father of one child. He married his second wife Kim Cowper-Smith in 2021.
Speaking of his current wife, Kim is a social media manager at Socrates Communications. She was born in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. Likewise, she graduated in advertising from the AAA School.
Together, the newlyweds welcomed a child in April 2021. Currently, Smith is living a blissful life with his husband and son in London, UK.
How rich is Alex Cowper-Smith?
Alex Cowper-Smith collects a decent amount of money as a successful financier and banker. As of 2022, he reportedly owns a net worth of $500,000.
On the other hand, his ex-wife Alice Eve has an estimated fortune of $46 million, according to Celebrity Networth. She makes a hefty sum of dollars through her movies, television shows, modeling contracts, sponsorships, and endorsement deals.