She visited the Glenealy Junior School in Hongkong and studied economics in London and Vienna. Last Alexandra worked as marketing manager at G. T. Management in Hongkong. She can speak 5 languages: English, Chinese, German, French and now Danish.
She swapped her British citizenship for a Danish passport after Parliament granted her citizenship, and abandoned a Hong Kong job in a mutual fund management company to fulfill ceremonial and good-will duties. The ceremony was performed by Royal Chaplain Christian Thodberg, who converted Alexandra from adherence to the Church of England to Denmark's state Lutheran Evangelical Church.