Ian Alexander Sr. – Everything To Know About Regina King’s Ex-husband

He might not be famous as an actor but Ian Alexander Sr. is best recognized as the former husband of the crime movie actress Regina Kings. His personal and family details have never attracted the attention of the media but he got married to Regina in 1997 after they had a son the previous year. Since their divorce which happened a decade later, Ian has been keeping a low profile but his ex-wife has revealed that they had to address a lot of pending issues in order to be better parents to their son. They eventually came to an understanding after much time and effort.

Away from the shadow of his former wife, Ian is the ex-vice president of Warner Bros which is presently defunct. He is also recognized as a distributor of the Qwest Records as well as a former recording artist. He formerly pursued an acting career and made appearances in a few productions. Read on to get the full gist on his relationship with his ex-wife Regina Kings.

Ian Alexander Sr. Biography

Alexander Sr. was born on the 8th of April in Kamloops Canada, very little information exist on his formative years thus it is not known whether he grew up in his place of birth or moved. Details of his academic qualification are also not available but he decided to try his hands at acting at some point in his life, making his debut on the set of Masters Horror – an anthology TV series which aired in 2005 on the Cable Network Showtime. He was on The Chris Isaak Show – a sitcom centred on the life of the rock musician Chris Isaac. He also came on Animal Miracles – a live-action program featuring animals protecting humans, in addition, he was previously on Animal Planet. Ian also appeared on The Ultimate Christmas – a Disney Channel Original film alongside Brenda Song and Hallee Hirsh.

Everything To Know About Regina King’s Ex-Husband

Relationship with Regina Kings

Ian and Regina met in the 1990s and tied the connubial knot on the 23rd of April 1997 after dating for several years. Though their official engagement took place earlier in 1997. Prior to their nuptials, they already had their only child Ian Alexander Jr. who was born on the 21st of January 1996. The couple made their home in LA where Ian was frequently spotted attending various functions alongside his wife.

However, their marriage hit the rocks a decade later after the divorce came calling in 2007. Word on the street had it that Ian was involved in extramarital affairs and had allegations of substance abuse as well as physical abuse leveled against him. According to Regina, the first few months after the divorce were really bad for her as she was still very annoyed about how complicated their divorce proceedings was and she had no desire to see him ever again.

However, she happened to sight him across the stand at one of Ian Jr’s baseball games as he cheered for their son. Regina later approached him and they discussed at length which made them come to the realization that they needed to work together in other to bring up their son. Although the ensuing months were a bit difficult, they had to find a common ground so as to forge a friendship as they work on their redefined relationship for the sake of their son.

Post Divorce 

Ian left the spotlight after the divorce and thus has been living his life in private. On the other hand, his ex-wife embarked on a very public dalliance with actor Malcolm-Jamal Warner from 2011 to 2013. Though nothing has been heard of Ian since the divorce, Regina revealed that he was in a relationship with a really cool woman but the mystery woman has remained a mystery till date.

Their son Ian Alexander Jr.

Ian Alexander family with ex-wife, Regina King – image source

Ian Alexander Jr. is an exact replica of his dad. Following in his mum’s footsteps; he made his acting debut in The Snowy Day – a 2016 television movie. Regina is doing well in showing his son the ropes and he is always seen by his mum’s side at several award ceremonies.

See Also: Lily Chee – Bio, Age, Height, Parents, And Family Of The model and Actress

Ian Alexander Sr. Body Statistics

Tall, black and handsome is a befitting description for the ex-husband of Regina Kings. His other physical details include black hair and black eye but there is no further information on his body statistics.

Presence on Social Media Platforms

Although he lacks presence on both Facebook and Twitter, Ian is active on Instagram (@sirianalexander) where he has garnered a following of over 6.8k.


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