Who Is Jennifer Aniston’s Half-Brother Alex Aniston? Things You Should Know

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Who Is Jennifer Aniston’s Half-Brother Alex Aniston? Things You Should Know

Have you heard the named Alex Aniston? If not, he is the son of popular American actor John Aniston and his second wife Sherry Rooney. Besides, he is also recognized as the half-brother of Horrible Bosses actress Jennifer Aniston.

Unlike his parents and sibling, Alex has chosen a different path away from acting. But what does he do for a living? Is he married? What about his girlfriend?

Here, find out everything about Alex Aniston’s career & relationship.

Who Is Alex Aniston?

Alex Aniston is the youngest son of actor John Aniston with his second wife Sherry Rooney. He was born on May 2 in 1989, in Los Angeles, California. On May 2, 2021, Alex will turn 32 years of age.

20 years younger than his elder sibling Jennifer Aniston, Alex grew up with his half brother John T. Melick, Sherry’s son from her previous marriage. His elder sibling Jennifer, who is an actress, was born from his father’s first marriage with Nancy Dow.

He shares a great relationship with both his parents and siblings as well.

Alex Aniston Professional Life

Although Alex comes from a family of actors, he does not seem to show a little interest in acting. He rather defines himself as a free soul and is more into traveling.

In fact, in his late teenage years, he moves away from all his family members, traveling alone in his black van. As per the sources, he had been traveling and living in his van, driving from one place to another, mostly to and fro between Alaska to LA and vice versa.

His eccentric lifestyle came to people’s attention after he was spotted at Burning Man’s festival in California.

Besides, Alex also identifies himself as an artist. As per one of his friends, he likes collecting animal’s skulls and even makes his own clothes. In fact, during his traveling times, Alex even made a living cleaning roadkill animals and selling them at taxidermy. Talking about Alex’s creative aspirations, one of his friends stated,

I feel he does his own thing, he makes his own clothes, he’s a really creative guy. I remember he was interested in things like animal skulls but I’ve not seen him that recently and not sure what art he does with them, I would describe him as an artist. He also likes to make original bikes out of different bike parts.

Moreover, Alex has a tattoo “Free Soul” on his abdomen which further highlights his creative fashion.

Alex Aniston Had Two Children With Ex-Girlfriend

31 years old Alex has been in a few romantic relationships. Back in 2014, he dated a makeup artist and model Adriane Hallek. While they are never married, they together had two children from their romantic relationship.

Alex Aniston Girlfriend Adriane Welcomed First Child
Alex Aniston Girlfriend Adriane Welcomed First Child

His first child, a son Ryat, with his girlfriend Adriane, was born on December 7, 2014, in Los Angeles. Likewise, they welcomed their second child a daughter Kira, who was born in July 2016.

Unfortunately, Alex and Adriane are no more together. Both Ryat and Kira currently live with their model-mother. In fact, Adriane often gives a sneak peek into her life with her children. She seems to have moved on and is apparently enjoying her life at present.

Relationship With Girlfriend Kiri Peita

After a split with Adriane, Alex began dating a girlfriend named Kiri Peita. The couple was first spotted by Daily Mail, walking together in California, back in April 2017.

As per the sources, he along with Kiri lived together in his squalid apartment in suburban California. Though the couple seemed to have a great bonding initially, there is no update on their relationship for a long time now.

Alex Aniston with his girlfriend Kiri
Alex Aniston with his girlfriend Kiri     Source: Daily Mail

Talking about Kiri, she was born in Australia and raised in Georgia, USA. A Veterinary Technician by profession, Peita belongs to Maori ethnicity.

Alex Aniston’s Father and Sister Are Actors

As we already mentioned, Alex comes from a family of actors. Both his father John and sister Jennifer are successful actors. His 87 years old father has appeared in over a dozen movies and TV shows. Some of his successful movies are Mission: Impossible, Diagnosis Murder, American Dreams.

Similarly, his sister is an A-lister in the Hollywood film industry. Making a film debut with Mac and Me in 1998, she has appeared in numerous successful movies and TV series. Some of her successful roles include He’s Just Not That Into You (2009), The Bounty Hunter (2010), and Wanderlust (2012).

Net Worth

Born in a well to do family, Alex never had a proper profession to earn a living. He initially spends his life wandering in his van and is rather focused on fulfilling his creative obsession in the present.

Well, though Alex doesn’t have a proper income source, he enjoys all the luxuries in life with $10 million net worth owned by his father.