Andie MacDowell is a 90s popular American actress and fashion model. Before appearing in the films, Andie MacDowell was the Calvin Klein model.
Following her passion, MacDowell started her journey in the film industry in 1984. MacDowell gained huge fame from the film 'Sex, Lies and Videotape', and also won Independent Spirit Award for Female Lead.
Dig in further to know more about her age, husband, children, personal life, and net worth.
Andie MacDowell's Wiki: Early Life, Age, and Height
Andie MacDowell was born in Gaffney, South Carolina, the USA on April 21, 1958, with her birth name is Rosalie Anderson MacDowell. She is the daughter of Marion St. Pierre MacDowell, a lumber executive, and Pauline Johnston, a music teacher. She has 4 sisters as per her Instagram post.
Andie MacDowell is from mixed ancestry that includes English, French, Scottish, Irish, and Welsh. She has a southern accent and her zodiac sign is Taurus.
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Andie MacDowell didn't get a complete family during her childhood as her parents got divorced when she was 6 years old. After the divorce, MacDowell's father married Frances MacDowell when Andie was 8 years old.
Andie's mother was an alcoholic so, she used to take care of her mom from an early age. Unfortunately, her mother died at the age of 53 due to a heart attack. Mother's untimely demise left her heart broke as she was very close to her mother and admires her so much.
Talking about educational qualifications, Andie MacDowell attended Winthrop University in South Carolina. During her studies, MacDowell signed a contract with the Elite Model Management modeling agency as she had to support herself financially from a young age. So, she drops out of university to pursue her dream.
Furthermore, Andie MacDowell's height is 1.73m and her weight is 57kg.
In 1986, MacDowell married a former model and Rancher, Paul Qualley. They had one son, Justin Qualley, and two daughters, Riney Qualley and Margaret Qualley respectively. But this duo divorced for some reason in 1999.
In 2001, she again tied the knot with her high school friend Rhett Hartzog, a businessman. Unfortunately, in 2004 this marriage also ended with a divorce.
Moreover, she was engaged to Kevin Geagan but their engagement didn't proceed till marriage, and the reason for their split is not discovered yet. As of 2021, Andie MacDowell is a single mother and there are no romantic rumors of her.
Career and Awards
Initially, Andie MacDowell began her career as a model. In the early 1980s, she was featured as a model in Vogue Magazine. But she got her first recognition in the series of Calvin Klein Jeans Commercial which led her into the film industry.
MacDowell started her journey in the film industry in 1984 as Jane in the film "Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of Apes".
Later in 1989, MacDowell gained immense fame for her role in the movie ' Sex, Lies, and Videotape' and won the Independent Spirit Award Female Lead, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award, and a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her performance.
Also in 2004, MacDowell had received Winthrop University's Medal of Honor in the Arts.
Since then Andie MacDowell has been featured in many movies that include 'Groundhog Day ', 'Short Cuts', ‘Bad Girls’, ‘Multiplicity’, ‘The End of Violence’, ‘Just the Ticket’, 'Beauty Shop', 'Footloose', 'ready or Not' and so on.
Aside from modeling and acting, she has also been the spokesperson for L'Oreal since 1986.
Recently, Andie MacDowell is starred in Netflix's upcoming series 'Maid' along with her daughter, Margaret Qualley.
Andie MacDowell is a successful actress. She has given amazing performances in several films as both an independent and supporting actress. She has built her assets through her modeling and acting career.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Andie MacDowell's net worth is $20 million.