Alex Mensaert was born on July 1, 1970 at Tienen, better known as the sugar city of Belgium. Alex is a father of 2 children and was 4 times married. He lived for many years in Tienen, but decided to put a little step in the world and to live outside of his birth area. He lived in different cities all over Belgium. Alex likes to travel a lot, he lived in different countries like Brazil, Sri Lanka and at last in the United States of America, where he lived in Florida, near Miami. Right now he lives in Portugal, Lisbon. Alex Mensaert werd geboren op 1 juli 1970 te Tienen, beter gekend als de suikerstad in België. Alex is papa van 2 kinderen en was 4 maal gehuwd. Hij heeft jaren in Tienen gewoond, maar besloot om een stapje in de wereld te zetten en buiten zijn geboortestreek te gaan wonen. Zo kwam hij terecht in verschillende steden binnen België. Alex houd enorm van reizen, zo woonde hij in Brazilië, Sri Lanka en tenslotte in de Verenigde Staten, waar hij in de staat van Florida woonde, niet ver van Miami.
Nu woont Alex in Portugal, Lissabon.
Alex Mensaert nasceu em primeiro de Julho de 1970, em Tienen, melhor conhecida como a  cidade do açúcar da Bélgica. Alex é pai de 2 crianças e foi casado 4 vezes. Morou por muitos anos em Tienen, mas decidiu "colocar o pé no mundo" e morar fora da área de nascimento dele. Ele morou em diferentes cidades da Bélgica. Alex gosta de viajar muito, morou em diferentes países como Brasil, Sri Lanka, e por último nos Estados Unidos da América, aonde ele morava na Flórida, próximo de Miami.
Agora, ele mora em Portugal, Lisboa.

Already from a young age Alex started to get interested in the world of writers; This came because his grand aunt Julia Tulkens and his uncle Jan were also active in the world of writers.
In 2004, the first book from Alex came out. ´Forbidden Love´(book in Dutch), about his life and what his second wife had done to him. After that he published a book for children: ´Rice pudding with golden spoons´(book in Dutch). Alex signed his book on the book fair of Antwerp (Belgium), and is still active in the world of writing. Near that he loves to paint.
Reeds op jonge leeftijd begon Alex zich te interesseren in de wereld van schrijvers; Dit kwam omdat groottante Julia Tulkens en zijn nonkel Jan ook in de auteurswereld bezig waren.
In 2004 bracht Alex zijn eerste boek uit. 'Verboden Liefde' (Nederlandse uitgave), over het relaas wat zijn tweede ex-vrouw hem allemaal had aangedaan. Daarna bracht hij nog een kinderboek uit: 'Rijstpap met Gouden lepeltjes'(Nederlandse uitgave). Alex signeerde op de boekenbeurs van Antwerpen (België), en is nog steeds actief op schrijversgebied; Daarnaast houd hij ook enorm van schilderen.
Desde jovem Alex começou a se interessar no mundos dos escritores; issso veio pois sua tia-avó Julia Tulkens e seu tio Jan foram também ativos o mundo dos escritores.
Em 2004, Alex escreveu seu primeiro livro. " Amor Proibido"(em holandês), sobre sua vida e o que sua segunda esposa havia feito a ele. Depois publicou um livro para crianças: "Pudim de Arroz com Colheres Douradas" (em holandês). Alex deu autógrafos em seu livro no Salão do Livro da Antuérpia (Bélgica), e continua ativo no mundo da escrita. E além disto Alex ama pintura.

Alex is an amputee and have different hobbies: In the first place Alex loves the sea. He lives very close to it. He can enjoying watching the sea for hours, the nature. Near that he love to travel to far distances, painting, making websites, internet, shopping, music, making contacts, amusement parks, photography... 
Alex don´t have a lot of family; His father died when he was seven, his mother when he was ten. His oldest brother and sister died both on only 14 days difference. His other brother died in March 2007. Near his children, Alex don´t have directly family; Only a nephew and an American friend who is like a father for him.
Alex is een geamputeerde en heeft verschillende hobbies: Alex houd op de eerste plaats van de zee, waar hij vlakbij woont; Hij kan enorm genieten van gewoonweg te staren naar de zee, te genieten van de natuur. Daarnaast houd hij van verre reizen, tekenen, schilderen, websites maken, internet, shoppen, muziek, contacten, pretparken, fotografie, ...
Alex heeft zeer weinig familie; Zijn vader stierf toen hij zeven was, zijn moeder toen hij tien was. Zijn oudste broer en zus stierven beiden op 14 dagen verschil en zijn andere broer stierf in Maart 2007. Buiten zijn kinderen heeft Alex geen directe familie; Enkel een neef en een Amerikaanse vriend die als een vader voor hem is.
Alex é um amputado e tem diferentes hobbies: Em primeiro lugar Alex ama o mar. Ele mora muito perto do mar. Ele gosta de ficar horas olhando para o mar, a natureza. E ainda ama viajar grandes distancias, pintura, construir websites, internet, fazer compras, música, fazer contatos, parques de diversão, fotografia...
Alex não tem muitos familiares; seu pai  morreu quando ele tinha sete anos, sua mãe quando ele tinha dez. Seu irmão mais velho e sua irmã morreram com apenas 14 de diferença entre eles. Seu outro irmão morreu em Março de 2007. Além de seus filhos, Alex não tem familiares diretamente; apenas um sobrinho e um amigo Americano que é como um pai para ele.

 

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