Alex Cowper-Smith is a banker from England and the former husband of English actor Alice Eve. A business and finance graduate from the 'University of Nottingham,' Alex began his career in the corporate world with a job at the prestigious 'Goldman Sachs,' one of the biggest financial solutions providers in the world. He started as an associate at 'Goldman Sachs' and later became a financier of the company. Alex married his high-school sweetheart, Alice, in 2014. However, their marriage ended in a separation in 2017. Before the wedding, the two had an on-again, off-again relationship. Their professional commitments later created problems in their marriage, and they parted ways. Alice and Alex do not have any children.
Birth, Education& Career
Alex was born in the UK, and he has spent most of his childhood and his early teenage days there. Not much is known about the exact date and place of his birth. However, according to sources, Alex grew up in England and attended a boarding school.
Alex attended the 'Westminster School.' In 2000, he joined the 'University of Nottingham.' He graduated with a degree in business and finance in 2003.
Soon after obtaining his university degree, Alex began working as an associate for 'Goldman Sachs,' a multinational investment bank and financial services company.
In 2015, he became a financier of the conglomerate. Unfortunately, he had to quit the job for personal reasons. Alex volunteers for a fundraising web page for the ‘British Red Cross Society.'
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Family & Personal Life
Alex was married to English actor Alice Eve. They first met at the 'Westminster School' and eventually began dating. However, their relationship was interrupted after graduation, as Alice moved on to pursue her career. Meanwhile, she went to 'Oxford,' where she had an affair with poet Adam O’Riodan. Adam and Alice broke up in 2012. Alice was rumored to be dating her co-star Chris Evans after the two were spotted enjoying each other’s company on a dinner date in New York City in December 2013. However, none of them ever spoke about their rumored relationship.
Alex and Alice again met each other and rekindled their high-school romance. In July 2014, Alex proposed marriage to Alice. Like a gentleman, before popping the question to Alice, he first sought her father’s permission while they were on a family vacation in Ibiza. As a couple, Alex and Alice made their first public appearance at a ‘Virgin Atlantic’ event held at London’s 'Village Underground.'
In August 2014, Alice and Alex announced their engagement. They walked the aisle on December 31, 2014. Their simple wedding ceremony was held at the 'Brompton Oratory' in London.
Unfortunately, Alex and Alice’s marriage did not last long, and they filed for divorce in 2017. Their respective professions and work commitments were responsible for their separation. While Alex had a hectic schedule as a banker, Alice, was also often occupied with her shoots. Their inability to spend time with each other eventually caused them to drift apart, and they decided to end their marriage. Nonetheless, Alex tried to save his marriage. He even quit his job to spend time with Alice. However, all his efforts went in vain. Alex currently lives and works in the UK. He does not have any social-media account.
Alex has been single since his split with Alice. However, Alice was spotted with an unknown man at a café in Los Angeles in October 2018, which triggered rumors of her new relationship.