Who is Alix Bailey?
Are you familiar with the life and work of the famous writer, comedian, actor and filmmaker Louis C.K.? Did you know that he was married to Alix Bailey from 1995 until 2008, and what do you know about Alix? Well, if your answer is negative to all questions, then stay with us as we are about to share all the interesting details about Alix Bailey, the ex-wife of Louis C.K.
Alix Bailey was born on the 3rd February 1967, in Washington, D.C. USA, and is a painter and actress, who has had her creations exhibited in New York, Connecticut, and Italy as well, while her acting credits include roles in such projects as “Tomorrow Night” in 1998, and “Spooky Stakeout” in 2016, among others.
Alix Bailey Wiki: Early Life, Parents, and Education
Of part-Italian ancestry, Alix spent her childhood in New Haven, Connecticut, but also lived in Italy for a short time. She became interested in painting at an early age, and ever since then has followed her dreams. Upon matriculating, Alix enrolled at Bennington College where she studied painting under Sidney Tilim and Pat Adams, and after graduating continued her education by enrolling at Indiana University, from which she received a Master’s degree in Fine Arts.
Alix launched her career with the help of her parents, who already were established painters, and managed to get her art exhibited in Italy and New York. Her name became more known and her work was displayed at the Blue Mountain Gallery Group Show. She has also displayed her creations in various galleries in New York, Connecticut, and Milan, Italy. To speak further of her accomplishments, Alix is a part of the Painting Center.
Alix Bailey Acting Career
When it comes to acting, Alix had several minor roles in films and TV series, which also contributed to her wealth. She made her debut in 1998 in the film “Tomorrow Night”, written and directed by her now ex-husband, Louis C.K., and starring Jim Earl, Frank Senger and Todd Barry. Her next role was in the short film “Searching for Nixon” in 2006, also written and directed by Louis. Most recently she portrayed Alice in the family adventure film “Spooky Stakeout” in 2016.
Alix Bailey Net Worth
Although Alix earned much of her fame through her marriage to the famous comedian, she has also become a rather successful painter. So, have you ever wondered how rich Alix Bailey is, as of late 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Bailey’ net worth is as high as $1 million, which is still pretty decent, don’t you agree?
Alix Bailey Personal Life, Marriage to Louis, Children, Divorce
Alix and Louis met in the early ‘90s and in 1995 deci,ded to crown their relationship with a wedding ceremony. They welcomed their first child, a daughter named named Kitty Szekely (Louis’ real last name) in 2002, and second daughter named Mary Louise in 2005. However, their relationship then began to disintegrate, culminating in 2008 with divorce. No official reason for their divorce was brought to the public, though, she was against him bringing their sexual life into his comedy routines, among other things that bothered her. Despite the divorce, the two have remained friends and shared joint custody over their two daughters.
Alix Bailey Ex-Husband, Louis C.K.
Now that we have covered all there is about Alix Bailey, let’s share some facts about her ex-husband, Louis C.K, from his childhood to most recent career endeavors, and life after Alix.
Born Louis Szekely on the 12th September 1967 in Washington, D.C. USA, he is the son of Luis Szekely and his wife Mary Louise. He is of Hungarian Jewish, Mexican, and Irish ancestry, since his grandfather was a Hungarian Jewish surgeon, Dr. Geza Szekely Schweiger, and his grandmother, Rosario Sanchez Morales, a Mexican. His mother is Irish and grew up on a farm in Michigan. Louis spent his first years of life in Mexico with his parents and three sisters, and learnt Spanish. When he turned seven years old, the family moved back to the US, and only then did he start learning English. Three years later, his parents divorced and he and his sister grew up with their single mother in Newton, Massachusetts, where attended Newton North High School, from which he matriculated in 1985, and then started working as an auto mechanic, but looking for a way to enter the television industry, and found a job at a public access TV cable station.
Career and Net Worth
He began his pursuit of success in 1984 when he directed the short film “Trash Day”. After the film came out, the New York University Tisch School of the Arts became interested in giving him a scholarship to study filmmaking, however, instead Louis decided to pursue a career in stand-up comedy. It was in the early ‘90s that he gained exposure when he was hired as a writer for the Conan O’ Brien Show. Since then, he has worked on a number of projects, as writer, director, and actor as well – some of his most successful series and films include “Pootie Tang” back in 2001, “Louie” (2010-2015), and “Better Things” (2016-2019).
According to authoritative sources, Louis C.K.’s net worth is estimated at $25 million, as of late 2018.
Louis C.K. Personal Life
Following the end of his marriage with Alix, Louis began dating other women, who were rather younger than him, but as he said in interviews, he got bored with it, and is now in a relationship with the French actress, write, and comedian Blanche Gardin. The two have been together since October 2018.
Back in 2017, Louis was alleged of sexual misconduct on several actresses and comedians, apparently masturbating in front of them until ejaculation. Because of these revelations, the premiere of his film “I Love You, Daddy” was canceled, and several other projects. Some of the women alleging Louis’ misconduct were Rebecca Corry, Julia Wolov, and Abby Schachner, among others.
He took a break from career until the mid- 2018, and since then has returned to his daily activities as a writer, director, and actor as well.