Ian Alexander Jr. Wife, Married
Alexander’s relationship was never known to the public. His wife or girlfriend is unknown. He always kept his relationship status private.
Who was Regina King’s SonIan Alexander Jr.?
Ian Alexander Jr. was a DJ and singer-songwriter who performed under the name Desduné. He was the only child of actress Regina King. Regina shared on Instagram the devastating news of her son’s death saying; Our family is devastated at the deepest level by the loss of Ian.
Ian Alexander Jr. Age
Ian was 26 years old at the time of his death. He was born on January 19th, 1996.
Ian Alexander Jr. Cause of Death
Alexander Jr. died on January 21st, 2021, only two days after his birthday. His family has not made public his cause of death but several reputed blogs reported that he died by suicide.
Regina King shared about his death;
“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.”
Days before his death, Ian posted to Instagram about an upcoming event at Bardot this month. His mother Regina also took to Instagram to urge her followers to support her son’s new single, Green Eyes.
Celebrities send love to Regina King
After news of Ian Alexander Jr’s tragic death, several celebrity friends sent love to Regina King over social media.
“HEARTBREAKING,” wrote Real Housewives of Atlanta alum Cynthia Bailey. “Sending my sincerest and deepest condolences to @iamreginaking and her family. My prayers are with you.”
“My love, my prayers, my thoughts, my everything go out to Regina King and her family tonight,” actor Josh Gad wrote on Twitter. “My heart breaks. Sending you nothing but light.”
Ian Alexander Jr. Family
Ian was born to his parents Ian Alexander and Regina King. His parents were married from 1997 to 2007 when they separated. He is the only child of Regina and Ian.
Ian Alexander Jr. Mom
Alexander Jr.’s mother Regina King has never shied away from showing love to his son. Ian has always accompanied his mom on red carpets, including in 2019 when he called her “super mom” while at the Golden Globes. In an interview with E1 News, Ian said that;
“She’s just a super mom. She doesn’t really let bad workdays or anything come back and ruin the time that we have. It’s really awesome to have a mother who I can enjoy spending time with.” At the time, King said Ian made her “happier than anything in the whole world.”
In 2017, Regina revealed that she and his son had matching tattoos during an interview on The View.
Ian Alexander Jr. Father
Alexander Jr.’s father Ian Alexander Sr was a record producer who was previously the vice-president at Warner Bros and worked at Qwest Records. He was also an actor who appeared in TV shows such as Masters of Horror, Animal Miracles, and the sitcom The Chris Isaak Show. He also appeared in a movie in a 2000 Disney channel film called The Ultimate Christmas Present.
Ian Alexander Jr. Net Worth
As a DJ and singer, Ian was estimated to have a net worth of between $1 million- $5 million.