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Who Is Alex Lerner? Truth About Her Controversial Relationship Dan Gasby

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Alex Lerner, born Alexandra Isabell Latz, is famous for her relationship with the American businessperson Dan Gasby. Apart from the romantic relationships, he is an accomplished New York Socialite. We often see her in galas, events, and parties with big names of the New York upper-class diaspora.

Alex herself is a very low-key figure, but after her relationship with a married man, her fame rose overnight. Many angry fans questioned the morality of Alex and Dan and some even called her a home-wrecker. But when love covers your eyes, you forget to see the ditches in your path. And, you stop caring about what people think, and this couple did exactly that. Following the mounting hate towards the couple because of their romantic relationship, fans are eager to know about the mysterious Alex Lerner.

So, we have brought you some exclusive details and juicy gossips about the lives of Alex Turner. In this section, we will cover the better half of her life, including her past relationships and children with previous marriages or relationships. Besides, we will also dig into her early life and education.

Alex Lerner Bio, Early Life, Education

Alex Lerner, an East Hampton socialite, was born on December 18, 1965, in New York City. She is 55 years old as of now and her 56th birthday is coming in December. Information about her early life and parents is pretty scant on the internet. However, she came from German origins and currently lives in New York. She is an American citizen and belongs to the Caucasian white ethnicity. She is a devout Christian.

The information about her educational background remains undisclosed. However, it is safe to say she is a very educated woman.

His birth sign is Sagittarius whose traits are charismatic and risk-taking. It perfectly fits her persona as a reputed socialite.

Alex Lerner worked In A Restaurant

Lerner worked in an upscale New York City restaurant named Le Bilboquet. She met Dan Gasby in a bar somewhere around the restaurant in 2017. That was the start of their relationship which will, later on, turn into a romantic one.

Controversial Relationship of Alex with Dan Gasby & His Late Wife B. Smith

Dan Gasby, born Clarence Alvin Daniel Gasby, is a former American Media executive and business person. He was in a marital relationship with lifestyle influencer B. Smith since 1995 when he started seeing Alex.

B. Smith passed away on February 22, 2020, as she was suffering from Alzheimer’s since 2013. Dan was always working behind the scenes and supporting the multi-million dollar business of his late wife, B. Smith.

Dan Gasby dancing with his ex-girlfriend Alex Lerner.
Dan Gasby dancing with his ex-girlfriend Alex Lerner.

Gasby and Lerner made their relationship official via a social media post in December 2018. You should note that Dan was still married to Alzheimer-stricken wife B. Smith at that time. The pair had to face constant harassment and allegation from fans of B. Smith throughout the entire length of their relationship.

It flared up quite intensely after the death of B. Smith. They accused Dan of brandishing his girlfriend in front of his ill wife and some even signed petition to remove Smith from Dan’s care. Some fans even accused Dan of living off of his wife’s fortune and spending his wife’s money on his girlfriend Alex.

On more than one occasion, Dan had made it clear that Smith approved of his relationship with 55-year-old socialite Lerner. In fact, according to the Washington Post article, Smith and Lerner are friends and both of them condemned the online trolls fueled by unnecessary racial motives.

Dan and Alex lived in the same house with B. Smith until her death.

Alex Lerner Hosted A Radio Show Together With Dan Gasby

The pair also hosted a radio show called “Thank You Dan And Alex” together. It airs on 77 WABC every Sunday at 7PM ET. They help raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease through the show.

Dan Gasby and Alex Lerner working in their radio show.
Dan and Alex working on their radio show.

Apparently Alex “Took Off” After The Death of B. Smith

After nearly two years of relationship and a fair share of headlines, it seems Lerner had enough of it all.

In his interview on “Successful philanthropy with Jean Shafiroff,” we heard Dan saying:

“She took off and you know, whatever. I wish her well.”

Well, there goes the relationship down the drain, it was certainly unexpected. But, there is no certainty in the life of rich celebrities, time is always scarce in their pocket.

Alex Lerner Has Children With Business Owner Billy Lerner

Alex married the famous businessman William “Billy” Lerner in 1997. Billy Lerner is the son of famous entrepreneur Jack Lerner who got rich after developing a new-age parking system, iPark.

They have two children together. Billy’s Instagram is full of pictures of his son Benjamin and lovely daughter Jacqueline. Benjamin graduated from Lynn University with a degree in business and accounting.

He also holds a certificate in Pediatric first aid and helped his father around in the management of the parking business. Meanwhile, Jacqueline, nicknamed Jaqui, is a graduate student at Duke University expected to graduate sometime around 2022.

Alex Lerner with her daughter Jacqueline Lerner.
Alex’s daughter Jacqueline Lerner.

She is very fond of her children. She also has another daughter named Maxi Lerner. We know little about this mysterious daughter and we rarely see her out with her mother. The information about the father is also unknown.

Alex and Billy divorced sometime around the early 2010s. They both moved on quite promptly after their divorce. Billy married Marcella De Martin in 2015 with whom he has a son.

Alex’s Relationship With The Harlem Socialite

Alex Lerner is a social animal, she thrives among people. The Harlem socialite is friends with fashion designers, artists, models, poets, actors, and restaurant owners of New York City. Through these mutual friends, she came in contact with Dard Coaxum, the self-proclaimed Gatsby of Harlem.

She also worked in PR of an event organized by Dard called “Harlem Haberdashery Masquerade Ball.”

The self-proclaimed Harlem Gatsby and Alex dated each other for a while but the relationship ended after Coaxum got arrested for assault. The following legal drama was intense and she also got dragged into it. And, we are sure she did not like it at all.

She testified in favor of Coaxum at first, but later she changed her testimony after they revealed Coaxum was at fault.

Court sentenced Coaxum to 16 years in prison after they found him guilty of assault.

Is Alex Lerner Single? What Is Her Relationship Status?

Following her breakup with Dan Gasby, Alex is single as of now and not dating any boyfriend. She is not in a romantic relationship with anyone at the moment & is happily living her life on her own.