AFL 2022: Alex Pike hints at LA move after visiting America for a research trip


‘Australia’s No. 1 cosmetic injector’ Alex Pike hints she’s moving to LA after visiting America for a research trip… after sparking engagement rumours with Nathan Buckley

She is one of Australia’s leading cosmetic specialists.

But Alex Pike, the rumoured fiancée of AFL great Nathan Buckley, may soon be leaving the country and setting up a clinic in Los Angeles.

The mother of three, 44, flew to the U.S. last week to research cutting-edge beauty treatments, and has now hinted she wants to live there permanently.

Making a move? Alex Pike, the leading cosmetic specialist and rumoured fiancée of AFL great Nathan Buckley, has hinted she’s moving to LA after visiting America for a research trip 

Dropping hints: Alex shared a photo on Instagram on Thursday of herself in a bikini in a hotel swimming pool, and captioned it: 'California is growing on me. Is this my next home?'

Dropping hints: Alex shared a photo on Instagram on Thursday of herself in a bikini in a hotel swimming pool, and captioned it: ‘California is growing on me. Is this my next home?’

Alex, who runs two award-winning cosmetic clinics in Melbourne and Albury, shared a photo on Instagram on Thursday of herself in a bikini in a hotel swimming pool.

‘California is growing on me. Is this my next home?’ she wrote in the caption, adding a love heart and needle emoji.

She had spent the previous day observing renowned plastic surgeon Dr Jonathan Sykes carry out procedures at his Beverly Hills clinic.

Learning from the best: The mother of three, 44, had spent the previous day observing renowned plastic surgeon Dr Jonathan Sykes carry out procedures at his Beverly Hills clinic

Learning from the best: The mother of three, 44, had spent the previous day observing renowned plastic surgeon Dr Jonathan Sykes carry out procedures at his Beverly Hills clinic

Research: Alex will no doubt be using the doctors' expertise to improve her own services at her clinics in Melbourne and Albury. However, it seems her trip the U.S. has also made her consider a move stateside, where there is an even greater appetite for anti-ageing treatments

Research: Alex will no doubt be using the doctors’ expertise to improve her own services at her clinics in Melbourne and Albury. However, it seems her trip the U.S. has also made her consider a move stateside, where there is an even greater appetite for anti-ageing treatments

Her new home? Alex shared this photo of a street view in Los Angeles, where she has hinted she would like to live one day

Her new home? Alex shared this photo of a street view in Los Angeles, where she has hinted she would like to live one day

Before heading to California, she had stopped by St. Louis and Chicago, where she also met with leading cosmetic clinicians and surgeons.

She will no doubt be using their expertise to improve her own services in Australia.

However, it seems her trip the U.S. has also made her consider a move stateside, where there is an even greater appetite for anti-ageing treatments.

Back on: Alex's visit to LA comes a month after she sparked rumours she was engaged to Nathan Buckley (right) the former coach of Collingwood Football Club

Back on: Alex’s visit to LA comes a month after she sparked rumours she was engaged to Nathan Buckley (right) the former coach of Collingwood Football Club

Alex’s visit to LA comes a month after she sparked rumours she was engaged to Nathan Buckley, 49, the former coach of Collingwood Football Club.

She was seen wearing a huge diamond ring on her wedding finger outside her Face By Alex Pike injectables business in Melbourne on March 10.

There had previously been rumours she’d split from Nathan after a year of dating, but they confirmed they were still together in February when he was seen at her clinic.

Nathan and Alex’s relationship emerged just weeks after the champion midfielder announced his split from his wife of 18 years, Tania Minnici, in December 2020 

Ex-wife: Nathan and Alex's relationship emerged just weeks after the champion midfielder announced his split from his wife of 18 years, Tania Minnici (right), in December 2020

Ex-wife: Nathan and Alex’s relationship emerged just weeks after the champion midfielder announced his split from his wife of 18 years, Tania Minnici (right), in December 2020 

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