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Alex McCord


Alex McCord is an actress, psychologist, television personality, model, and author from the United States. Alex McCord is popular for her roles in the movie “Kate & Leopold”, “The Great New Wonderful”, and “One Life to Live”. Likewise, she also appeared on the popular reality show “Real Housewives of New York City”.

Early Life

Alex McCord

Caption: Alex posing with her husband Simon Van Kempen for a photo (Source: Instagram)

Alex McCord was born in Washington DC, the United States on October 1, 1973. Alex’s zodiac sign is Libra and she is currently 47 years old. Her mother’s name is Alexis Williams and her father’s name is David Robert McCord. Alex belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity and holds American nationality. She and her parents moved to Kansas, Texas, and the US Virgin Islands. Besides that, there is no information about Alex’s siblings and early childhood life.

Alex McCord attended Northwestern University but never graduated from the University. Besides that, there is no other information about Alex’s other academic achievements.

Professional Life

Alex McCord worked as a graphic designer for nine years before becoming famous in Hollywood. She worked in visual merchandising for popular brands like Limited Brands and Victoria’s Secret. Alex gained popularity after she joined the reality television show The Real Housewives of New York City. She has also acted in other movies and television shows besides Real Housewives. Alex worked in films like “The Warrior Class”, “The Architect”, “Uptown Girls”, and many more. Furthermore, Alex portrayed the role of a columnist in the movie “The Warrior Class”.

Alex also appeared on television shows such as Cyberchase and the soap opera One Life to Live. She appeared in the first four seasons of the show “The Real Housewives of New York City”. Alex remained in New York for fourteen years and still resides there after getting married. Alex McCord was also working on her graphic design career while still acting in this reality show. She decided to stop acting and concentrate on a graphic design career after giving birth to her children. Alex wanted to grow and expand her career and got a chance to work at Victoria’s Secret on a full-time basis.

She has also worked as a voice actor in “Tetsuwan Birdy” and the video “Specialist Akira”. Alex has also started a home furnishing company “Aluxe Home” with her husband Simon Van Kempen. She has also authored and published a book titled “Little Kids Big City” together with her husband. Alex has appeared in talk shows with her husband in shows like “Wendy Williams”, “Daily TV”, “Better Ten”, “Joy Behar”, and many more. Alex and her husband wrote the novel “Little Kids” and she has also written “Big City: Tales from a Real House in New York City”. Currently, she has not signed endorsement deals with any brands. However, it is sure that she will surely be endorsing some of the top brands from around the world soon in the future.

Alex McCord – Achievements

Talking about Alex McCord’s awards and nominations, she hasn’t won all of them so far. Moreover, looking at Alex McCord’s success and fan following, we can presume that she will certainly earn some of them in the coming years.

Alex McCord – Net Worth 2023

According to sources, the estimated net worth of Alex is around $2 million US dollars. Alex’s salary is around $400 thousand US dollars per annum. Alex’s success in her career has paid her nice financially.

Relationship Status

Alex McCord

Caption: Alex with her husband Simon Van Kempen and their two children (Source: Instagram)

Alex is married to the General Manager of the New York City’s Hotel Chandler Simon Van Kempen. Simon and Alex married on May 28, 2000, and they have two children. Alex gave birth to her first child Francois Van Kempen in October 2003 and her second child Johan Van Kempen in November 2005. Her children were named after her husband Simon’s father Francois Johan Walter Van Kempen. Alex and her family lived together in their Brooklyn house in Cobble Hill.

Alex was criticized when Andy Collen called her a psychologist. Besides that, Alex is not part of any kinds of rumors or controversies. Alex likes to keep a distance from the rumors and the controversy.

Alex McCord – Body Measurements

Alex stands at 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 60 Kg. Alex has blue eyes and blonde hair. Moreover, Alex’s bra size is 33B and her body measurements are 34-28-37.

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Caption: Alex body measurement (Source: Instagram)

Social media

Alex is pretty active on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Her official Instagram account @mccordalex has over 51.6K followers. Alex and her husband shared a Facebook page with over 64K followers. Moreover, Alex has over  193K followers on Twitter.