ander Morgan ‘Alex’ Young was born on August 29, 1971. He is an American film and TV serial producer. He is a studio executive and was the co-president of production at the 20th Century Fox. Alex was brought into the world in London. He was brought up in various places like Cooperstown, NY and New York City. He completed his high school from Choate Rosemary Hall from Wallingford, CT. He graduated with honours from Williams College in Political Science and History. Young was always a hard working person; he paid for his college by working in an oil parts company in OklahomaHis father passed away in 2003, and he has one sister.
After completing his graduation, he started working as a runner in a talk show called
. When the talk show came to an end, he began looking for a new job to no avail. His father, Paul Young was a successful British entrepreneur who was credited with introducing mod fashion along with mini-skirts from London to America. In the 1960s, his father owned an exquisite boutique in New York City called Paraphernalia. He then introduced him to an old colleague
. This introduction to Schumacher helped him to get acquainted with many people in the industry, and he started assisting a creative executive in Paramount. In the next year, he became the assistant to the former Paramount executive. He was later boosted to the position of Creative Executive and Vice President of Paramount. Hutch Parker introduced him to young Century Fox in 2002, where he was announced as the Vice-President of Production.
Working on films like
, X-Men 2: X-Men United, X-Men:
The Last Stand
and Live Free or Die Hard, he kept on getting promotions, until he became the Executive Vice President. In 2010, as a producer, he had produced movies like Unstoppable, The A-Team, Wall Street, etc. Young started dating the star of Private Practice, Kate Walsh in 2007. Though, it was made official when they attended a fund Raiser by Barack Obama on April 28. They tied the knot on September 1, 2007, in Ojai Presbyterian Church in Ojai, California. After 15 months of marriage, Young filed for divorce stating they had conflicting thoughts. On February 5, 2010, they got officially divorced.