Wikipedia Biography / Profile Information
- Alex Best, born as Alexandra Macadam Pursey, is a real estate mogul, an interior designer, and an ambassador for LA Skincare.
- She is also the ex-wife of the now-deceased European football star George Best.
Personal Life & Marriage :
- Alex was born in 1972 in Leicestershire, England. She first met the infamous football star in 1994 at London’s Tramp nightclub.
- She was just 22 and George was 48, and had already retired from football.
- The pair married in 1995, just one year after they first met. Like George’s first wife Angela, Alex too admitted to being physically abused by George on numerous occasions.
- The couple had no children together, but Alex did grow close with George’s son from his first marriage, Calum Best, who was also abused by George.
Death, Divorce & Other Relatioships :
- Alex divorced from George in 2004 after she discovered that he had been having an affair. A year later, he died from liver failure due to the years of excessive drug use.
- After the divorce, she took the time to write an autobiography about her life with the star titled Always Alex: My Story. In it, she detailed all of the ups and downs with George, including the abuse.
- Nevertheless, Alex refuses to see him in a negative light, and does not regret her marriage to him.
- She has not dated much after George, but did have one long-term relationship with Howard Kruger, a businessman who knew Best when she was still with George. The two remain good friends.
More Details about Alex Best Life :
- George was born in 1946 in Belfast, England.
- At age 15, he was spotted by a talent scout and recruited for the football team Manchester United. He played his first professional game at age 17 as a winger, and was the top goal-scorer for five seasons in a row.
- George, known to fans as “Bestie,” left Manchester United in 1974, but appeared in random games around the world for short seasons until he officially retired in 1984 at age 37.
- Due to the rise of televised sporting events and his good looks, great skills, and charisma, George became one of the first celebrity football players. His fame, however, propelled him into a life of drugs, alcohol, and violence, and he ultimately never recovered from it.
Alex Best Net Worth, Career & Profession :
Real Estate :
- After her split with George, Best began looking at new properties to purchase. She always had an interest in purchasing homes to rent out to others, and began doing that once she felt that she had healed enough from George’s death.
- She has mostly purchased property on the south coast of England around the city of Portsmouth, and has designed their interiors herself.
Skin Care :
- As a woman who is not shy about admitting that she has had Botox done since she was 28, Best is very serious about her skincare.
- She now helps beauticians promote their products, and teaches people about the brand LA Skincare.