Bloom Children

Rosemary Bloom:

Rosemary was born in 1963 in South Africa. She completed a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Law Degree at the University of the Witwatersrand, graduating cum laude in 1985. She then did a Master of Law Degree at Cambridge, graduating with a First in 1987. Rosemary qualified at the New York Bar in 1988 and worked as a corporate lawyer at Shearman & Sterling in New York from 1987 to 1989. She then moved to London where she qualified as a Solicitor in 1990 and worked for the law firm Theodore Goddard in entertainment law from 1990 to 1995. Thereafter, she worked for 10 years at the European headquarters of The Walt Disney Company based in London, where her ultimate role was European General Counsel. In 2000 Rosemary married a Frenchman, Emmanuel Marzio and moved to Lyon in 2005. In 2008, she re-qualified as an executive coach and joined the international coaching firm Praesta where she became a partner. Her daughter Sophie was born in London in 2002. Rosemary and Emmanuel were divorced in 2010. Rosemary is involved in numerous charitable activities.

Andrew Bloom: 

Andrew was born in 1965 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He completed a Bachelor of Commerce Degree at the University of Witwatersrand, graduating in 1986. He then moved to London and worked at NM Rothschild in their Asset Management and Corporate Finance divisions. In 1988 he moved to New York and worked for James D Wolfensohn, a boutique Corporate Advisory firm. Andrew returned to London in 1991 to work for PolyGram (Universal) in their Commercial Division. After three years at PolyGram, Andrew spent the next 10 years in various entertainment and internet start-ups. In late 2003 Andrew moved to Sydney, Australia with his then wife Joanne and two children, Juliette and Zach. Andrew returned to Investment Banking and worked for Momentum Corporate in Private Equity for the next six years. He then invested and worked in an internet start-up and did some property development. Since 2013, Andrew has owned and operated Domus Textiles, a home textile distribution business. Andrew and Joanne were divorced in 2010 and in 2014, Andrew remarried a Czech national, Dasha Andryskova. Andrew and Dasha have a daughter called Danika, who was born in 2016.

Nicholas Bloom

Nicholas was born in Johannesburg in 1973. In 1987 at age 13, he left South Africa to attend Oundle School in England. His parents and sister Alexis followed a year later. After completing his A-Levels at Oundle, Nicholas spent the next three years at Newcastle University where he did a BA (Hons) in Combined Studies. After graduating, he returned to Johannesburg where he worked for the advertising agency TBWA Hunt Lascaris. Two years later, Nicholas was back in the UK at another advertising agency, JWT. In 2000, he secured a place at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois where he completed a Master of Science degree in Integrated Marketing Communications. He spent the next three years in New York working in the licensing industry for Beanstalk before returning to South Africa (again!) to run the merchandising program for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. In 2008, he rejoined Beanstalk where he stayed until completing a second Master of Science degree in Global Affairs at New York University. Another year at Beanstalk was followed by a return to London in May 2016. From 2010 to 2015, Nicholas was a board member of the Starfish Greathearts Foundation, an organisation that raises funds for children in South Africa made orphaned or vulnerable by HIV/AIDS. 

Nicholas married an American, Suzanne Wissert, in France in July 2015 and in July 2017, they had a son, Jasper Joseph Bloom.

Alexis Bloom

Alexis was born in 1975 in Johannesburg, South Africa. From age thirteen, she attended school in England (Downe House and Marlborough College). She completed a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts at Cambridge (graduating 1996). She then completed a Masters in Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley (graduating 2001.) Whilst at university in England, and before moving to California, Alexis spent two years living in India, and travelled extensively in Latin America and Asia. She wrote freelance for publications such as the The Observer newspaper, and had part time jobs that allowed her travel. Upon graduating from Berkeley, Alexis worked as a documentary filmmaker, first at PBS Frontline, and then at PBS Nova, BBC World, National Geographic Channel and others. She became a producer and a director and won the 2013 Producers Guild of America award for “We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks,” for which she was also nominated for a BAFTA award. In 2015 she directed and produced a film for HBO called “Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds” that premiered at the Cannes Film FestivalAlexis moved to New York in 2002, and had children with actor-producer-director Fisher Stevens: her son Otis Bloom Stevens was born in 2013, and Paloma Bloom Stevens was born in 2016.

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