Inside Alex O’Loughlin and Wife Malia Jones’ Private Family Life
Australian Alex O'Loughlin is best known for his portrayal of Lieutenant Commander Steve McGarrett on CBS's remake of the TV series Hawaii Five-0 (2010-2020) for 10 seasons.
Read the article in full to know about the Canberra native's personal life, including his wife, marital and dating history, and children.
Is Alex O'Loughlin married now and Who is his Wife?
O'Loughlin is happily married to his longtime wife, Malia Jones, who is a former competitive surfer, entrepreneur, model, surfer, and swimwear designer by profession.
Her limited swimwear designs are timely listed for sale on her self-titled website.
He tied the knot with his model/surfer partner in Hawaii in April 2014. At the time, the two were already parents to their 18-month-old son Lion.
Jones started her career as a model in Paris, where he would discover and developed her love for fashion.
in 2015, she launched a high-end swimsuit collection.
When asked by Surf Like A Girl about her swimsuit line, she revealed that she wanted to create "timeless: swim styles with the collection She said,
I live in a swimsuit, but I didn’t have that go-to brand of swimsuits that I always knew I felt great in. I wanted to put together a collection of timeless swim styles that fit great with beautiful fabrics that you feel good in. There are neutral colors and seasonal prints that you can mix and match, but the styles will carry over to the next season so you can always go back and get the suits you love and know that fits you great. The kaftans and tunics in the collection are simple and easy. They are ready to be thrown in a weekend bag and taken to any beach or resort. Everything is very modern, beautiful and understated.
O'Loughlin's wife Malia Jones is someone who has been listed for People Magazine‘s 'Most Beautiful' and Esquire‘s 'Sexiest Athletes.'
How did Alex O'Loughlin and his Wife Malia Jones Met?
After being offered to portray the lead role of Steve McGarrett on Hawaii Five-0, O'Loughlin, despite being conflicted to move to Hawaii, eventually decided to reside there after being attracted by the island's beauty and meeting his future wife Malia Jones after moving to Waikiki beach.
"I found myself, as a gift from the islands, being blessed in and given a Hawaiian name. I found all sorts of things drawing me in deeper and deeper," he shared. "I don't know what’s out there. I don’t know whether there's a God or whether there's lots of gods or whether there's just universal energy, but I know from what's happened that there's something bigger than me."
A couple of years after their first meeting, O'Loughlin and Jones got married and later shared three children.
According to Amomama, the actor joked that he won the heart of his wife Malia after committing him to surf, which is an important element of her life
Alex O'Loughlin and Wife Malia Jones' Wedding
O'Loughlin and Jones, who first stepped out together back in January 2012, got married in 2014 in an intimate wedding ceremony on the islands. It was her third marriage and his first.
Hawaii was a natural choice for the couple for their wedding, as it was where the actor shot the CBS hit series and where the two reside together.
Alex O'Loughlin and his wife Malia Jones at an event. (Photo: Instagram)
However, not much was immediately known about their big day. Even today, the privacy around their wedding remains the same.
That said, the actor's rep confirmed the couple had wed while speaking with multiple outlets.
Alex O'Loughlin and Malia Jones Welcomed Their Son Before Marriage
O'Loughlin and Jones welcomed their first child together — son Lion — in October 2012 before marrying eighteen months later in 2014.
Six months after the bay's arrival, the actor shared the first pictures of their son during an episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
"He's the best," the actor said of his little bundle of joy. Later, when a picture of his son wearing bunny ears was shown on a giant screen, O'Loughlin explained, "That's Easter. He was representing!"
DeGeneres later presented the actor with a lion-inspired wetsuit for his youngest child.
"He doesn't have to surf in it," she joked. "He can just wear it."
Jones has also one son named Spike from her previous marriage. She had been married twice, to Luke Stedman and Conan Hayes, before meeting O'Loughlin
Alex O'Loughlin Had Multiple Failed Relationships Before
Before his relationship and marriage to his present wife, O'Loughlin was involved in multiple romantic relationships.
In the initial days of his career, he was together with his girlfriend, whose identity is kept under wraps even today.
His then-girlfriend even gave birth to the actor's first child, Saxon, in July 1997.
However, the actor's relationship with his first baby mother didn't go the distance.
But he soon found love in actress and singer Holly Valance. The two reportedly began dating in 2005.
OMG I had no idea Alex O'Loughlin & Holly Valance used to date! They're both Australian, but small world... :) — WITH FREEDOM COMES RESPONSIBILITY (@heidos777) August 19, 2011
The relationship went on for four years, as they eventually separated in February 2009. The breakup was not explained or addressed much by the pair.
In addition, he has also been linked to Australian glamour model Jodhi Meares and fellow Australian actress Amber Clayton in the past.
On the other hand, O'Loughlin's present wife, Jones, has a son from her previous marriage, too.
How Alex O'Loughlin and his Wife Malia Jones Raised Their Children?
Despite their career ambitions and busy schedules, O'Loughlin and his wife Malia have managed to prioritize quality time for their family.
As a loving father read to three sons, O'Loughlin read to his children, just like his mother did in his childhood.
According to Amomama, O'Loughlin once said that he dreamt of spending some time alone in the mountains when asked what he wanted for Faher's Day, implying he had been occupied by household chores and baby responsibilities.
Jones also shared that the family would usually dip in the water as they lived near a beach in Hawaii.
Private Family Life
According to online reports, the actor and his spouse, Jones, are presently living together with their three kids — a son they welcomed together and one child each from their previous relationships.
The family of five, thus, spends most of their time together at their Hawaii home.
Most of them also prefer to stay away from the spotlight, due to which their lifestyles and present happenings are unknown. More so, the actor does not have an Instagram a