Alexandra Marie Llewellyn- Hollywood Author Tom Clancy’s Wife

Alexandra Marie Llewellyn- Hollywood Author Tom Clancy’s Wife

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46-year-old Alexandra Marie Llewellyn was the second and last wife of political thrillers author Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. They married On 26 June 1999, when she was 32-years-old and he was 53, making her 21 years his junior. They tied the knot in NYC, in an Episcopal church ceremony followed by a reception at the posh St. Regis hotel.

The couple had met for the first time in 1997 and introduced to each other by Colin Powell who is a family friend of Alexandra’s father.

She comes from a wealthy family, the middle daughter of  J. Bruce Llewellyn and first wife Jacqueline Brown; her father’s wealth was estimated to exceed $160 million. Her father being the former chief executive of the Philadelphia Coca-Cola Bottling Co. In 1999, the prominent businessman even sold his new son-in-law-Clancy- a vacant plot of land in Martha’s Vineyard for $1.

Her mom, an assistant buyer for Bloomingdale’s, New York, and a fashion coordinator for Famous Barr in St. Louis had impeccable style and was a key figure to her, along with her father’s values of hard work that will shape her later to become a designer and philanthropist.

Alexandra also has a half-sister named Jaylaan Ahmad-Llewellyn who is a Harvard graduate and founder of Bluhammock Music and Bluhorse Clothes. Alexandra is also the niece of General Colin Powell, United States Army.

The wife of suspense-fiction titan and creator of such techo-thrillers as “The Hunt for Red October,” “Red Storm Rising” and “A Clear and Present Danger” is a former television reporter, her talented husband was previously married to his college sweetheart, Wanda Thomas, after a 27-year marriage and four children. Their divorce became final in 1999 but had been separated since 1996.

But Alex Clancy’s talent goes beyond her communication skills.

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She was born in New York City, she graduated from Bradford College with a degree in Business. After a while as a on-air reporter she was eventually drawn back full circle into her first passion; the world of design. Her interest and instinct for the fashion world was undeniable, that’s why she created LOVE, a line of handcrafted bags made in Italy. Imitating her father, she built a business that fuels the virtuous cycle of enjoying luxurious design while giving back to worthy causes. Love, Alex handbags are a bold blend of fashion, function and philanthropy.

Alexandra Clancy currently resides in Maryland. She and Tom were married for 14 years; she is also mother of the couple’s only daughter, Paige.

Our prayers during this difficult time of the passing of her celebrated husband.

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