Alexandria Zahra Jones22, is an American media personality popular as the only child of the late singer-songwriter and actor David Bowie and his wife Iman Mohamed Abdulmajido.
Zahra also uses her nickname “Lexi” or “Lexie” on the internet. She is currently learning and working as an artist. Likewise, Lexi even sells her art online with a piece costing around $200.
Lexie currently has over 116k followers on IG where he posts her art, life updates and much more. Despite being born a star child, Zahra lives a private life and doesn’t post much about her personal life apart from things she wants. Learn about Alexandria Zahra Jones, aka Lexie’s early life, childhood, parents and career. Is she dating anyone too? Know here.
Who is Alexandria Zahra Jones?
Star child Alexandria Zahra Jones was born on August 15, 2000 in New York, United States of America. She was born to David Bowie and his second wife Iman at about 5:06 a.m. at Mount Sinai Hospital.
Zahra turned 22 in August 2022. Likewise, her birth sign is Leo. She is American by nationality and has a mixed ethnic history. Zahra, 22, graduated from high school in 2018 and even shared the good news via IG.
Meaning behind her name
The late celebrity David and his wife Iman named their first and only child Alexandria Zahra Jones after the Greco-Egyptian city.
Although the name sounds as beautiful as it already is, it means ‘defender of humanity’ while her middle name Zahra means ‘inner light’, ‘luminous’, ‘fair’, ‘beautiful, ‘blossoming’ or even ‘shining’ means.
Not to mention, David cut the umbilical cord herself after she was born.
Details of Alexandria Zahra Jones’ siblings
Although Lexi is the only child of David and Iman from their marriage, she has two more siblings. According to reports, she has a brother named Duncan Jones and a sister named Zulekha Haywood.
Her brother Duncan was her father’s first child from his first marriage to actress Mary Angela Barnett. Likewise, her half-sister Zulekha is from her mother’s marriage to the actor and filmmaker Warren Beatty.
Alexandria Zahra Jones is an artist by profession
As mentioned earlier, Jones is an artist currently living in Los Angeles, California. She focuses on abstract proportions of figures and distorted faces.
According to sources, she lists her artwork, children’s clothing, and custom clothing in her Depop account from where she sells them. Her artwork costs about $200 to $250 each. It’s quite a surprise that Zahra didn’t start modeling or acting like her parents, even though she was offered numerous jobs.
According to her mother Iman’s interview with The sun, she revealed that she didn’t want Jones to follow in her footsteps when she was young. She says,
“Have a private life while you can, because soon it will be public, so enjoy it.”
She further added,
“Every agency, every designer, called me to say, ‘If she wants to, we’d really like her to model for us. I know why they wanted her to be a model. It’s because she’s David Bowie’s daughter.”
Lexi is also a musician and poet
On February 16, 2021, Alexandria surprised her fans and followers with her unreleased, raw and beautiful song that overwhelmed everyone. She captioned the post,
“I’m terrified to post this. I keep going back and forth between hating and liking it, but f*** it.”
The video quickly made headlines after her brother tweeted: “I just found out that my sister can SIIIING! So THAT is where those genes went.” A year later, the post has over 177,000 views and viewers praised her in the comment section.
Similarly, in December 2020, Lexi posted a photo that revealed her poetry talents. Over time, she has posted a few poems on her Instagram handle.
Alexandria Zahra Jones’ Parents Met on a Blind Date
The then-future husband-wife first met in 1990 on a surprise blind date hosted by their mutual friend Teddy Antolin. After their first meeting, they met for coffee the next day and immediately fell in love.
During his interview with Hello Magazine, Bowie revealed that: he was already planning baby names after his first meeting with Iman.
David and Iman were married in a private ceremony in Lausanne, Switzerland on April 24, 1992. Their marriage was later formalized on June 6 in Florence, Italy.
They welcomed their daughter in 2000 and lived a happy life in NYC until his death.
Alexandria Zahra Jones’ father has died of liver disease
Legendary singer and actor David Bowie died of liver cancer at the age of 69. According to official reports, Bowie battled cancer for the past 18 months before losing his battle on January 10, 2016.
Despite being aware of his illness, he kept it private and never let his fans and his closest friends know about it. David died two days after the release of his 26th or final studio album, Blackstar.
Bowie respected his last wish and was cremated in New Jersey on January 12 and his ashes were scattered at a Buddhist ceremony in Bali, Indonesia. He was survived by his wife Iman and family.
In his honor, Iman and Lexi had a tattoo written ‘Daddy 1947.2016’.
Is Young Artist Alexandria Zahra Jones Dating Anyone?
The 22-year-old rising star is currently single and fully focused on her growing career. According to a source close to Zahra, she is currently looking for opportunities and enjoys being a regular person.
Before that, she was in a relationship with co-star child Tristan Beltrami, the son of composer Marco Beltrami. Marco is popular for 3:10 to Yuma and The hurt locker.
The former couple were spotted together in LA several times in 2018. Unfortunately, as of 2022, there are no updates on their romance.
How much did Zahra inherit from her late father? What is her current net worth?
The fact that Lexi got 25% of her father’s estate after his death automatically makes her a multimillionaire. She will receive her father’s inheritance after she turns 25. Her father, David Bowie, was worth approximately $250 million at the time of his death in 2016.
According to Bowie’s will, he left nearly $100 million in estate to his wife and two children with 25-25% percent to Duncan and Zahra each. Likewise, he bequeathed his Soho apartment to Iman, $2 million to his longtime assistant Corinne Schwab, along with shares in Opossum Inc., and finally, he left $1 million to his children’s nanny.
- 1 Who is Alexandria Zahra Jones?
- 2 Details of Alexandria Zahra Jones’ siblings
- 3 Alexandria Zahra Jones is an artist by profession
- 4 Alexandria Zahra Jones’ Parents Met on a Blind Date
- 5 Alexandria Zahra Jones’ father has died of liver disease
- 6 Is Young Artist Alexandria Zahra Jones Dating Anyone?
- 7 How much did Zahra inherit from her late father? What is her current net worth?