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Overview (2)

Born in Galveston, Texas, USA
Birth NameAlexandra Ann McLeod

Mini Bio (1)

Alex McLeod is best known as the original host of home design hit "Trading Spaces," for which she received a daytime Emmy nomination for her work in the first season. Trading Spaces fans and real estate enthusiasts have tuned in recently to see Alex appear on real estate and wealth shows such as Open House NYC (NBC) and Secret Lifestyles of The Super Rich (CNBC). Since moving to Los Angeles, McLeod performed in situation comedies and national commercials, as well as hosted a variety of reality based programs such as Trading Spaces (TLC), Joe Millionaire 1 (FOX) and Best of Both Worlds (A&E). Prior to reality based TV, Alex was an entertainment correspondent for the irreverent movie review series, "Moviewatch," (Channel Four, UK) and she interviewed celebrities on and off the red carpet for Hollywood 411 (TV Guide Network) and Starz Movie News (Starz-Encore channels). McLeod has guest-hosted on popular morning news/talk shows such as The View (ABC) and Good Day Live (20th Television) and has been profiled in many publications such as Newsweek and Entertainment Weekly. Alex graduated from the University of Texas, with a degree in Speech Communications, and Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts. In addition to being an internationally recognized television personality, Alex is a trained chef, has consulted for leading food companies and even enjoys food competitions on occasion. McLeod is based in Los Angeles and is a member of SAG-AFTRA.

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Trivia (11)

Degree in Speech Communications from the University of Texas.
Born in Galveston, Texas.
Based in Los Angeles, California.
Hobbies are travel and cooking.
First job in broadcasting was as a news intern for KPRC (NBC) in Houston, Texas during college at The University of Texas.
2005 Drove 24-Foot truck around Galveston Island for several weeks to deliver home furnishings to Katrina evacuees as part of a Katrina charity decorating project.
2011 Alex won a "2nd Place People's Choice Award" for Contessa Premium Foods at the University of Houston Frontier Fiesta Chili Competition.
Building "homes in a box" for Habitat for Humanity on the Today Show on NBC for Katrina recipients in New Orleans [October 2005]
Working as a red carpet correspondent for TV Guide Network at The Daytime Emmy Awards, Women In Film Awards and others [June 2008]
2017 Alex has been seen in recent years on real estate and wealth shows like Open House NBC and Secret Lifestyles of the Super Rich appearing as herself giving tours of her unique Spanish home.
2018 Alex had a serious shoulder injury prior to shooting The Changeover for Tennis Channel.

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