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Simon van Kempen

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14, 1964
Brisbane, Australia
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14, 1964 (age 57)
Brisbane, Australia


Best known as the husband of The Real Housewives of New York star Alex McCord. The couple married in 2000, 8 years prior to Alex's premiere on The Real Housewives of New York.

Before Fame

He began working as a bellhop at an international 5 star Brisbane hotel. He had initially intended to study law, but chose the hotel and hospitality industry due to his experience.


He changed career paths during the early 1990s, and returned to night school to study accounting. He has served as a financial adviser and accountant with various hotels since.

Family Life

He and his wife moved back to Australia in 2015, where he began practicing law.

Associated With

In July 2012, he and his wife, Alex, appeared on the VH1 reality series Couples Therapy with Dr. Jenn.