Alex Cowper-Smith is a banker at Goldman Sachs by profession. However, the banker rose to the media limelight for being the ex-husband of English actress, Alice Eve. Alice is best known for her acting in movies like Men in Black 3, Before We Go, She’s Out of My League, and several more.
Besides their professional accomplishment, did you know the former couple was high school sweethearts? Alex and his then-wife Alice were married for only three years. What went wrong between them that they had to split? Also know, do they share any kids together?
Well, here are lots of queries regarding Alice Eve’s ex-husband Alex. So, let us try to find out queries like where is Alex nowadays, his dating life after divorce, and more.
Alex Cower-Smith Age and Early Details
Alex Cowper-Smith was born on 1st January 1970 in the United Kingdom. As of 2022, the ex-celebrity spouse is 52 years old. However, much information regarding his parents and sibling is yet to be revealed. Talking about his ethnicity, Smith belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity and holds English nationality.
On the other hand, Alex Cower Smith’s former wife was born February 6, 1982, in London, United Kingdom. As of 2022, her age is 40 years. The actress is the daughter of actors Trevor Eve and Sharon Maughan. She belongs to the White ethnicity and holds dual citizenship British and American.
Alex completed his primary schooling in his hometown in the UK. He then went to Westminster Secondary School and completed his high school. And in 2000, Alex attended the University of Nottingham and achieved his degree in business and finance in 2003.
Alex Cowper-Smith’s Professional Career
Talking about his professional career, Alex started working right after his graduation in 2003. It didn’t take a long time for him to get an opportunity to work at Goldman Sachs, a prestigious financial solutions service. He served as an associate in the company. Undoubtedly, his outstanding academic performance has helped him to climb the ladder of success so fast.
In 2015, Smith was promoted to the position of a financier within the firm and was in charge of the company’s large accounts, which added a considerable amount to his net worth as well. Unfortunately, Alex had to quit his job due to some personal reasons in late 2016.
Alex Cowper-Smith Married His High School Sweet-Heart: First Meeting And Engagement
Alex and his then-wife Alice first met each other while they were in their high school days at Westminster secondary school. They were batch mates and knew each other for a long time. Then, gradually, they started dating while still in school.
However, their high school romance couldn’t succeed because after completing high school, Alice went to Oxford whereas Alex went to Nottingham for further studies.
Following their separation, Alice was in a long-term relationship with one of the poets, Adam O’Riordan. She came to know about him while studying English at Oxford. However, the duo separated in 2012.
After her split from her college boyfriend Adam, Alice again started dating her “high school sweetheart,” Alex Cowper-Smith. In an interview with HELLO magazine, the actress expressed her happiness after her reunition with her high school love. She stated,
We fell in love when we were at school. Then life took its course and we both went out and pursued our careers.
I always adored him and we were able to reconnect at this time in our lives and magically fell back in love.
After dating for quite a few months, the couple announced their engagement on August 14, 2014.
Alex Cowper-Smith And Alice Eve’s Wedding
On December 31, 2014, the two beautiful couples got married in a small ceremony in London at the Brompton Oratory, the heart of London. While talking with the above-mentioned magazine, Alex’s wife Alice recalled the wedding day and said she arrived at a white cab at the church with her dad, Trevor. Star Trek Into Darkness actress also revealed that she was quite nervous on their big day.
When we got to the church, I took a tip from the movies and just looked at my groom. I held my eyes with him because I would have been overwhelmed if I had looked at everyone else.
I was trying not to cry but by the time my blurry eyesight got him in full view, I couldn’t help it.
Alice Eve’s father, Trevor also shared his happiness and said,
It was a lovely little golden moment together, I was filled with such pride.
The former couple initially shared quite a good bonding but later things didn’t work out between them as expected. Their different professions might be the reason behind their separation.
Why Did They Divorce?
Alex-Cowper and his then-wife Eve got separated only after three years they tied their knot in 2017. The main reason behind their divorce is their respective profession. Even though Alex quit his job to be a family man, his efforts weren’t enough and the duo eventually ended their relationship.
While talking with US Magazine, Eve said,
Because actually, I know that life has its own twists and turns, but you can try and make some plans, and some of them do come to fruition.
She believes it’s like having a rebirth after getting a divorce. In this regard, she further added,
You can kind of streamline a little bit. I think I valued my family a lot more and didn’t take it for granted. Yeah, it was a rebirth.
Back then, there were also a few rumors about Alice dating Ben Adam and a few other stars.
Who is Alex Cowper-Smith Remarried?
Well, many might not know but Alex, who is famous for being the ex-spouse of actress, Alice Eve is married again to the manager, Kim Cowper-Smith. His second life-partner Kim works at Socrates Communicates as a social media manager. Born and raised in Cape Town, Western Cape, Kim graduated from AAA School.
As for their wedding, the couple tied their knot in 2021. However, the information regarding this wedding is not known as much as Alex’s first marriage. Together, the newly married couple is also blessed with a child who was born in April 2021.
At present, the family of three resides in London, United Kingdom.
How Rich is Alice Eve’s Ex-Husband Alex Cowper-Smith?
The celebrity spouse has quite a good amount of earnings. As of 2022, Alex has an estimated net worth of $800k which he has earned from his various profession including his job as a banker.
On the other hand, Alice Eve is a well-recognized name in Hollywood who has an estimated net worth of $6 million as of 2022. She has earned a fortune from her acting career.