Alex McCord is a reality television personality and New York socialite. McCord stars on "The Real Housewives of New York City" alongside fellow socialites Bethenny Frankel, LuAnn de Lesseps, Ramona Singer, Jill Zarin, Kelly Killoren Bensimon and Sonja Morgan.

McCord was born in Washington, D.C. and raised throughout the U.S. before settling in New York City in 1993. She was a graphic designer for nine years but was laid off in March 2009. McCord's husband, Simon van Kempen, is the general manager of the Hotel Chandler in New York City. McCord and van Kempen have two sons, Johan and Francois, and reside in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn.

In addition to her reality television career and former job in graphic design, McCord and husband van Kempen co-authored a parenting book entitled "Little Kids, Big City," which hit stores in April of 2010. Alex also blogs at http://mccordvankempen.com/blog/ and is an actress, having appeared in 2008's "Manhattanites" and several other films.

alex mccord in 2013 Housing Works Fashion for Action
alex mccord in The Sloppy Tuna's Fire and Ice Party
alex mccord in 24th Annual Bailey House Auction And Party

GLAAD Brazilian Carnival | Tuesday August 2, 2011

alex mccord in GLAAD Brazilian Carnival
alex mccord in LCD Soundsystem pre-party @ Le Bain
alex mccord in Paper Street Films Opening Weekend Party for “Happythankyoumoreplease”

Fall Gala 2nd Try | Thursday October 28, 2010

alex mccord in Fall Gala 2nd Try
alex mccord in Fall Gala 2nd Try
Rachelle Hruska, Alex McCord
Alex McCord

Alexa Chung for Madewell's FNO | Monday September 13, 2010

alex mccord in Alexa Chung for Madewell's FNO
alex mccord in Alexa Chung for Madewell's FNO
alex mccord in Alexa Chung for Madewell's FNO
alex mccord in Alexa Chung for Madewell's FNO
alex mccord in Alexa Chung for Madewell's FNO
alex mccord in Alexa Chung for Madewell's FNO
alex mccord in Alexa Chung for Madewell's FNO
alex mccord in Alexa Chung for Madewell's FNO
Alex McCord, Simon Van Kempen

GLAAD Summer Rooftop | Tuesday August 3, 2010

alex mccord in GLAAD Summer Rooftop
alex mccord in GLAAD Summer Rooftop
alex mccord in GLAAD Summer Rooftop
alex mccord in GLAAD Summer Rooftop
alex mccord in AAFA 32nd Annual American Image Awards & Autism Speaks
alex mccord in AAFA 32nd Annual American Image Awards & Autism Speaks
alex mccord in AAFA 32nd Annual American Image Awards & Autism Speaks
alex mccord in AAFA 32nd Annual American Image Awards & Autism Speaks
alex mccord in AAFA 32nd Annual American Image Awards & Autism Speaks
alex mccord in 5th Annual DIVAS Shop For Opera
alex mccord in American Cancer Society's Pink & Black Tie Gala
alex mccord in American Cancer Society's Pink & Black Tie Gala
alex mccord in American Cancer Society's Pink & Black Tie Gala
alex mccord in American Cancer Society's Pink & Black Tie Gala
alex mccord in American Cancer Society's Pink & Black Tie Gala
alex mccord in American Cancer Society's Pink & Black Tie Gala
alex mccord in American Cancer Society's Pink & Black Tie Gala
Alex McCord, Simon Van Kempen

Spring For A Cure 2010 | Saturday April 10, 2010

alex mccord in Spring For A Cure 2010
alex mccord in Housing Works Hell's Kitchen Opening
alex mccord in Sally Shan's 2010 Birthday Bash Sponsored By Svedka Vodka
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party
alex mccord in Real Housewives of New York City New Season Kick Off Party

Kell On Earth Premiere Party | Tuesday February 2, 2010

alex mccord in Kell On Earth Premiere Party
alex mccord in Kell On Earth Premiere Party
alex mccord in Kell On Earth Premiere Party
alex mccord in Kell On Earth Premiere Party
alex mccord in Kell On Earth Premiere Party

Falling For Grace NYC Premiere | Wednesday January 27, 2010

alex mccord in Falling For Grace NYC Premiere
alex mccord in Falling For Grace NYC Premiere
alex mccord in Falling For Grace NYC Premiere
alex mccord in Falling For Grace NYC Premiere
alex mccord in Falling For Grace NYC Premiere
alex mccord in Falling For Grace NYC Premiere
alex mccord in Falling For Grace NYC Premiere
alex mccord in Falling For Grace NYC Premiere
alex mccord in Falling For Grace NYC Premiere
alex mccord in Falling For Grace NYC Premiere
alex mccord in Falling For Grace NYC Premiere
alex mccord in Falling For Grace NYC Premiere
alex mccord in Falling For Grace NYC Premiere
alex mccord in Falling For Grace NYC Premiere
alex mccord in Falling For Grace NYC Premiere
alex mccord in Falling For Grace NYC Premiere
Haiti Benefit Hosted By Narciso Rodriguez And Cynthia Rowley
Lydia Hearst
Bonnie Fuller
meadows-2

Allison Parris S/S 10 | Tuesday September 15, 2009

alex mccord in Allison Parris S/S 10

Sunflower Children Benefit | Thursday August 20, 2009

alex mccord in Sunflower Children Benefit

Adam Spoont's Birthday | Wednesday August 19, 2009

alex mccord in Adam Spoont's Birthday

Social Life Party | Sunday July 5, 2009

alex mccord in Social Life Party
alex mccord in Sip & Shop for a Cause benefitting Dress for Success
alex mccord in Sip & Shop for a Cause benefitting Dress for Success
alex mccord in Sip & Shop for a Cause benefitting Dress for Success
alex mccord in Sip & Shop for a Cause benefitting Dress for Success
alex mccord in Sip & Shop for a Cause benefitting Dress for Success

Social Life Party | Saturday May 23, 2009

alex mccord in Social Life Party
alex mccord in DEPESHA Magazine Designer Fashion Show with Amanda Lepore

Design on a dime | Thursday May 7, 2009

alex mccord in Design on a dime
alex mccord in Design on a dime
alex mccord in Design on a dime
alex mccord in Design on a dime
alex mccord in Hudson Terrace Opening/Real Housewives of New York Finale Party
Jessica Lange, Sigourney Weaver
alex mccord in Tana Jewelry Debut Launch Party
alex mccord in Tana Jewelry Debut Launch Party

Dressed to Kilt | Tuesday March 31, 2009

alex mccord in Dressed to Kilt

Dressed To Kilt | Monday March 30, 2009

alex mccord in Dressed To Kilt
alex mccord in Dressed To Kilt
housing works
alex mccord in Tribeca's Housing Works new store - Grand opening
alex mccord in Tribeca's Housing Works new store - Grand opening
alex mccord in Tribeca's Housing Works new store - Grand opening

Keith Lissner's Fall Collection | Tuesday February 10, 2009

alex mccord in Keith Lissner's Fall Collection

CORNO | Thursday December 11, 2008

alex mccord in CORNO

Friends Helping Friends Benefit | Tuesday October 21, 2008

alex mccord in Friends Helping Friends Benefit
alex mccord in Friends Helping Friends Benefit
alex mccord in Friends Helping Friends Benefit
alex mccord in Friends Helping Friends Benefit
alex mccord in Friends Helping Friends Benefit
alex mccord in Friends Helping Friends Benefit
alex mccord in Friends Helping Friends Benefit
alex mccord in Friends Helping Friends Benefit
alex mccord in Friends Helping Friends Benefit
alex mccord in Friends Helping Friends Benefit

Bicycle For A Day | Tuesday September 16, 2008

alex mccord in Bicycle For A Day
alex mccord in Bicycle For A Day
alex mccord in Bicycle For A Day
alex mccord in Bicycle For A Day
alex mccord in Bicycle For A Day
alex mccord in Bicycle For A Day

SCOPE Hamptons | Thursday July 24, 2008

alex mccord in SCOPE Hamptons

Southampton | Saturday June 7, 2008

alex mccord in Southampton
alex mccord in The Wayuu Taya Foundation Gala
alex mccord in The Wayuu Taya Foundation Gala