Rob Lowe is an award-winning American movie star, as well as a film producer and director, famously known for his role in blockbuster movies and TV shows like The West Wing, Parks and Recreation, Code Black, The Outsiders, and About Last Night…, etc. Coming from a lineage of stars, Rob made his first film appearance in 1979, at the age of 15 and since then, he has gone on to establish himself as one of the prominent stars in Hollywood.
With his career spanning over four decades, Rob has received several awards and recognition for his excellent acting prowess. Beyond that, he is also a married man and a doting father of two children. Read lesser-known facts about the actor below, including his bio, family life, net worth, among other facts below.
Who is Rob Lowe and How Old is He?
The talented movie star was born and named Robert Hepler Lowe on the 17th day of March 1964. His birth took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. He is the son of Barbara and Chuck Lowe. His mom worked as a teacher while his dad is a trial lawyer. Of White ethnicity, Rob holds American nationality.
While he was growing, he spent his early years in Dayton, Ohio and following his parents’ separation, he moved to Malibu, California with his mom and brother. There, he completed his high school education at Santa Monica High School. After his graduation, he also went on and acquired his bachelor’s degree. However, the institution he attended and when he graduated is currently not known.
Rob Lowe made his first film appearance in 1979 when he joined the cast of ABC sitcom series, A New Kind of Family. Afterward, he made his big-screen appearance in the 1983 coming-of-age drama film, The Outsiders where he portrayed the role of Sodapop Curtis alongside Tom Cruise and Diane Lane. Later in the same year, he also featured in the comedy film, Class.
The following year, he starred as John Berry in The Hotel New Hampshire and Nick De Angelo in Oxford. In the late ‘80s, he appeared on Youngblood, About Last Night, Square Dance, Illegally Yours, and St. Elmo’s Fire.
The actor has also played prominent roles in other popular movies such as Bad Influence (1990), Wayne’s World (1992), Tommy Boy (1995), Living in Peril (1997), and One Hell of a Guy (1998). Others are Under Pressure (2002), View from the Top (2002), The Invention of Lying (2009), The Interview (2014), Monster Trucks (2016), Super Troopers (2018), and Christmas in the Wild (2019).
Some of his notable TV series include The West Wing (1999-2006), Brothers & Sisters (2006-2010), Parks and Recreation (2010-2015), Californication (2011-2014), Code Black (2016-2018), and Wild Bill (2019).
Rob Lowe’s Family: Brother, Wife, Kids, and Sons
Like we aforementioned, Rob Lowe was born into an average American family and he was raised along with his younger brother named Chad. The duo didn’t have a stable childhood as their parents divorced when they were very young. Just like Rob, his brother Chad also established himself as an actor and film director in Hollywood. He is renowned for his role in films such as Melrose Place, ER, Now and Again, and Life Goes On, for which he won an Emmy for the Best Supporting actor.
Regarding his love life and relationships, Rob Lowe has been in a few relationships to date. More so, he is happily married to a lady named Sheryl Berkoff. Sheryl is a talented makeup artist and entrepreneur. Born on the 20th day of June 1961, she was raised in Los Angeles California. The couple first met each other via a blind date in 1983. At the time, Rob was on set for the 1990 thriller, Bad Influence.
After seven years of a successful relationship, the couple tied the knot in 1991. In the course of their marriage, the couple has welcomed two children, sons named Edward and John. His first son Edward was born in 1991 and two years later, John followed in 1995. The couple has been enjoying a blissful married life and has been together for over two decades and counting.
Rob Lowe’s Net Worth
Without a doubt, Rob Lowe has become a household name in the American movie industry. The actor has starred in several commercially successful movies and TV shows. In addition to his acting stints, he also doubles as a film producer and director and has got a few hit movies under his belt. That said, the actor has accumulated a net worth of $60 million since the inception of his career. Going by his current pace, this figure is set to increase in the near future.
The Charlottesville, Virginia native is a very tall dude with an outstanding personality. He stands at a towering height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.80 m) and weighs approximately 78 kg (172 lbs). Rob has dark brown hair and blue eyes, which is complemented by his masculine physique. The details of his other body measurements including his chest, waist, and biceps are currently not available.