Name: Alex Rider
Age: 14 years
Appearance: Alex is well built, with short fair hair and brown eyes.
Early Life: A few months after his birth, Alex's parents, John and Helen Rider, were killed in a plane crash. Alex was then raised by his uncle, Ian Rider. They travelled widely, throughout the UK, Europe and the Americas (see holiday destinations for more information); Alex learned many of his special skills on these trips, such as rock climbing, scuba diving and foreign languages.
Current status: Alex lives in London with his legal guardian, Jack Starbright. He attends Brookland School.
Likes and dislikes: Alex is a supporter of Chelsea FC and a keen sportsman.
MI6 status: After the death of his uncle, Alex began to work with MI6 on special assignments. See mission files for more information.