|Residence Washington, D.C., U.S.|
Name Alexandra Cousteau
Children Clementine Neumeyer
Alma mater Georgetown University
Siblings Philippe Cousteau, Jr.
Spouse Fritz Neumeyer
Nationality American, French
Parents Philippe Cousteau
|Full Name Alexandra Marguerite Clementine Cousteau|
Born March 21, 1976 (age 47) (1976-03-21) Los Angeles County, California, U.S.
Known for Environmental conservation
Relatives Philippe Cousteau, Jr. (brother)Jacques-Yves Cousteau (grandfather)
Role Philippe Cousteau's daughter
Grandparents Jacques Cousteau, Simone Melchior
Similar People Philippe Cousteau - Jr, Philippe Cousteau, Jacques Cousteau, Jean Michel Costeau, Fabien Cousteau
Alexandra Marguerite Clémentine Cousteau (born March 21, 1976) is a filmmaker and an environmental activist. Cousteau continues the work of her grandfather Jacques-Yves Cousteau and father Philippe Cousteau, Sr. Cousteau advocates the importance of conservation, restoration and sustainable management of ocean and water resources for a healthy planet and productive societies.
- Alexandra cousteau on studio 4 with fanny kiefer
- TEDxPotomac Alexandra Cousteau Connected by Water
- Personal life
Alexandra cousteau on studio 4 with fanny kiefer
TEDxPotomac - Alexandra Cousteau - Connected by Water
Cousteau is the daughter of Philippe Cousteau and Jan Cousteau and the granddaughter of French explorer and filmmaker Jacques-Yves Cousteau and Simone Cousteau. She is a member of the third generation Cousteau family who explore and explain the natural world. At the age of four months, Cousteau first went on expedition with her father, Philippe Cousteau and learned to scuba dive with her grandfather, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, when she was seven.
Cousteau earned a Bachelor's degree in political science (International Relations) from Georgetown College in 1998. In May 2016, she received an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from Georgetown University, her alma mater.
In 2000, Cousteau co-founded EarthEcho International with her brother Philippe Cousteau Jr. to further her family’s legacy in science, advocacy, and education.
From 2005 to 2007, Cousteau worked on ocean conservation issues in Central America as an advisor for MarViva.
In 2010, Cousteau led the Expedition Blue Planet: North America, a five-month, 18,000 miles of interactive exploration of critical water issues across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
In 2014, Alexandra led an expedition to Canada in partnership with the Ottawa Riverkeeper and Aqua Hacking 2015, a conference focused on protecting the river. It's a joint initiative between Ottawa Riverkeeper, Alexandra Cousteau’s Blue Legacy, and the de Gaspe Beaubien Foundation.