Ian Alexander Sr is a Record Producer and Media Personality. He is known as the former husband of American Emmy Award-winning actress and television director, Regina King.
Ian Alexander Sr’s Early Life
Ian Alexander Sr Ian Alexander Sr was born on April 8, 1956, in Canada. There’s no information on the internet about his early life, parents, siblings and family.
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Ian Alexander Sr Career
Ian Alexander Sr, the British Columbia native has appeared in several minor roles in TV shows like Masters of Horror, The Chris Isaak Show, and Animal Miracles. He also starred in the 2000 Disney film The Ultimate Christmas Present.
The Ultimate Christmas Present revolves around two teen girls, Sam and Allie, who plan to close school by making it snow during Christmas. They however get more than they bargained for when the small snowstorm turns into a blizzard.
Ian Alexander Sr aside acting has handled distribution for several companies including Qwest Records.
He also worked at Warner Bros where he rose to the position of vice-president. Warner Bros is one of the biggest entertainment companies in America and operates in the film, TV, and video game sectors.
The company has several subsidiaries and divisions including Warner Bros Television, Warner Bros Animation, Cartoon Network, Warner Bros Technology, etc.
Ian Alexander Sr’s Relationship With Regina King
Ian Alexander Sr. and Regina King met sometime in the 1990s.
They got married about a year after that and made Los Angeles their home. Alexander Sr. attended various events with his wife.
The couple divorced in 2007. There were rumors that they separated because Alexander Sr. had an affair.
There were also allegations of drug abuse, as well as domestic violence against Ian Alexander Sr. but all these were never confirmed.
After their divorce, Alexander Sr and his Ex-wife have worked on maintaining a cordial relationship for their child’s sake.
Alexander Sr is now in a relationship with a lady whose profile has been kept on a low profile.
Regina King, on the other hand, found love again with a fellow movie star, Malcolm Jamal. The couple commenced their romance in 2008 and eventually moved in together.
Regina King is a native of California. King started her acting career in 1985 in NBC’s sitcom ‘227’, portraying the character Brenda Jenkins.
Regina King played the role for the ensuing six years, until 1990 when the show concluded.
She made her cinematic debut in 1991 in the teen hood drama film ‘Boyz n the Hood’. In 1995, she worked with Ice Cube and Chris Tucker in the hit stoner comedy ‘Friday’. A year later, she shared screen space with Martin Lawrence in his directorial venture ‘A Thin Line Between Love and Hate’.
She also got the chance to work with Tom Cruise in the 1996 sports romantic comedy ‘Jerry Maguire’. In the film, King portrayed Marcee Tidwell, the wife of Cuba Gooding Jr.’s Rodney “Rod” Tidwell.
The film was a critical and commercial success and Gooding Jr. won the Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actor in 1996 for his performance.
Regina King returned to television in 2002 to play the character Cynthia in the short-lived NBC sitcom Leap of Faith. Between 2005 and 2014, she lent her voice to the characters Riley and Huey Freeman in Cartoon Network’s adult animated sitcom ‘The Boondocks’.
Regina King played the role of Detective Lydia Adams in Warner Bros.’ She also played the recurring character Janine Davis, the Caltech’s administrator of Human Resources (HRA), in CBS’ sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory.’
On the big screen, she has appeared in films like ‘Enemy of the State’ (1998), ‘How Stella Got Her Groove Back’ (1998), ‘Daddy Day Care (2003), ‘A Cinderella Story (2004), ‘Ray’ (2004) and ‘Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous’ (2005).
Regina King won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie in 2015 and 2016.
In 2019, Regina King starred an unspecified role in the upcoming television series ‘Watchmen’. She is also a prolific TV director and has worked with Shonda Rhimes on her show ‘Scandal’.
Ian Alexander Sr’s Son & When He Died
Alexander Sr. has a son. He was named after him. He is Ian Alexander Jr. who was born on January 21, 1996.
Regina King recently announced that her son, Ian Alexander Jr passed away at the age of 26 on January 21, 2022.
The award-winning actress confirmed the tragic news in a statement;
“Our family is devastated at the deepest level by the loss of Ian. He is such a bright light who cared so deeply about the happiness of others. Our family asks for respectful consideration during this private time. Thank you”.
Ian Alexander Sr’s Net worth
Investigations prove that Ian Alexander Sr earns between $35-$75 thousand per episode for appearing in a TV show and $50-100 thousand per movie. Ian Alexander has a net worth of $1 million and $3 million.