Ian Alexander Jr. was King’s only child, whom she shared with her ex-husband, record producer Ian Alexander Sr. Regina King’s son Ian Alexander Jr. has died by suicide. He was King’s only child, whom she shared with her ex-husband, record producer Ian Alexander Sr.
Following in his father’s musical footsteps, Ian was a deejay. King previously told PEOPLE that he was “an amazing young man.” Despite her rapidly increasing career as an actor and director, King claimed at the time that Ian was her greatest source of pride. After nine years of marriage with Ian’s father, King acknowledged that being a single parent isn’t always simple, but nothing is stronger than her love for her kid.
In honor of his mom’s 50th birthday last year, Ian paid tribute to the multi-hyphenate on Instagram, writing: “Happy birthday to my co, so extremely proud of you and inspired by your love, artistry, and gangsta! To be able to watch you take this lifetime by its neck and make it yours is something i will forever be grateful for.”
He Is The Son Of Regina And Ian Alexander Sr
Alexander was the child of actress Regina King and record producer Ian Alexander. The pair were married for ten years, from 1997 to 2007, and Alexander is their only offspring.
Ian Alexander, Sr., was a record producer who previously served as vice president at Warner Bros and worked for Qwest Records. He has acted in a few TV shows, including Masters of Horror, Animal Miracles, and The Chris Isaak Show. He’s from Canada in 1956 and worked as a record producer before being the vice president of Warner Bros and working for Qwest Records.
He’s also dabbled in acting, having appeared on several television series, including Masters of Horror, Animal Miracles, and The Chris Isaak Show. He’s also appeared in a Disney channel film called The Ultimate Christmas Present in 2000.
Who Is Regina Dating Now?
After divorcing Ian 15 years ago, Regina has dated a few different men while continuing to co-parent their son. She was linked to Nicholas Gonzalez, who starred in Resurrection Blvd and The Good Doctor in 2007, but the affair was never confirmed.
She has been rumored to be dating American former pro basketball player Quentin Richardson at the same time, but it has yet to be confirmed. She was also linked to American actor, director, producer, musician, and writer Malcolm-Jamal Warner in January 2011 until their relationship expired after two years.
He was a supporting actor on the hit NBC comedy The Cosby Show, as well as Malcolm McGee in UPN’s comedy Malcolm & Eddie. Since then, Regina has been concentrating on her Academy Award-winning acting career and hasn’t been linked with anyone else.
Ian Always Spoke Highly Of His Mother
Ian was frequently seen with Regina at red carpets and praised her highly. “She’s just a fantastic mother, really,” he added while speaking to E! at the 2019 Golden Globes.
“She doesn’t allow bad days at work or anything else to ruin our time together, so it’s fantastic to have a mother who… I can spend quality time with and all that,” he continued.