Alex Cowper-Smith is an English financier. He was married to actress Alice Eve for three years.
Get to know Alex Cowper-Smith better with this list of 7 facts about him.
7. The Ex-Husband of Actress Alice Eve
Alex was married to actress Alice Eve from 2014 to 2017. Eve is an actress who was most recently seen in the ITV historical drama, Belgravia.
They tied the knot in a private ceremony on December 31, 2014.
The intimate affair was held at Brompton Oratory, London, to coincide with New Year's Eve 2015.
Despite seemingly being a match made in heaven, they could not make things work and ended up divorcing in 2017, not three years after being married.
6. Alex and Alice were High-School Sweethearts
Alex and Alice had dated briefly in high school. They were both attending Westminster School in London and fell in love. They dated for a brief time in their senior year but had a falling out.
They would not meet until years later and Alice was even in a long-term relationship with poet Adam O'Riordan, whom she had met while studying at Oxford University. As fate would have it, Alice broke up with Adam in 2012.
Alex and Alice reconnected in early 2014. The sparks of years past were still there and they started dating. They got engaged on August 14, 2014, and got married four months later.
5. Age and Height
Alex Cowper-Smith was born in 1983 in England.
He stands at 5'7" tall.
4. Studied at University of Nottingham
After graduating from Westminster School, Alex attended the University of Nottingham.
He graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor's degree in Business and Finance.
3. His career in Goldman Sachs
Upon graduation, Alex worked as an associate at the multinational investment bank and financial services company, Goldman Sachs. In 2015, he was promoted to the position of the financier.
The multi-billion-dollar conglomerate was established in 1869 and has its headquarters in New York City. It has since grown to become a global powerhouse and is considered one of the biggest investment banking enterprises in the world.
2. Estimated Net Worth of $700 Thousand
Alex has an estimated net worth of $700 thousand. His wealth comes from the salary he makes as a financier for one of the biggest corporations in the world; he worked as the financier for one of the biggest investment enterprises in the world in Goldman Sachs.
According to glassdoor.co.uk, a website that specializes in employment opportunities, the average financier in the UK will make around $130 thousand in a year.
Considering that Alex worked for Goldman Sachs, it is estimated that his income would be higher than the base salary for a financier.
1. Ran a Marathon with an Injured Leg for Charity
Alex is also a philanthropist at heart. He started a fundraiser to raise money for The British Red Cross Society.
He went a step further and even pledged to run a half-marathon despite having an injured leg so that the proceeds could go to charity.