Rob Lowe is an award-winning American movie star, as well as a film producer and director, known for his role in blockbuster movies and TV shows such as The West Wing, Parks and Recreation, Code Black, The Outsiders, and About Last Night … Coming from a long line of stars, Rob had his first movie appearance in 1979, at the age of 15, and since then he has established himself as one of the most prominent stars in Hollywood.
With a career spanning more than four decades, Rob has received several awards and recognition for his excellent acting skills. He is also married and a doting father of two children. Read below some lesser-known facts about the actor, including his biography, family life, assets, and other facts.
Who is Rob Lowe and How Old is He?
The talented movie star was born on March 17, 1964, and baptized Robert Hepler Lowe. His birth took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. He is the son of Barbara and Chuck Lowe. His mother worked as a teacher, while his father is a probationary lawyer. Rob is of white descent and has American citizenship.
While growing up, he spent his early years in Dayton, Ohio, and after his parents separated, he moved with his mother and brother to Malibu, California. There he completed his high school education at Santa Monica High School. After graduating, he also continued his education and earned his bachelor’s degree. However, the institution he attended and when he graduated is not currently known.
Rob Lowe had his first film appearance in 1979 when he joined the cast of the ABC sitcom series A New Kind of Family. He then had his big-screen appearance in the 1983 drama The Outsiders, where he played the role of Sodapop Curtis alongside Tom Cruise and Diane Lane. Later that year he also appeared in the comedy class.
The following year he played the role of John Berry in The Hotel New Hampshire and Nick De Angelo in Oxford. In the late 80’s he played in Youngblood, About Last Night, Square Dance, Illegally Yours, and St. Elmo’s Fire.
The actor has also played a prominent role in other popular films such as Bad Influence (1990), Wayne’s World (1992), Tommy Boy (1995), Living in Peril (1997), and One Hell of a Guy (1998). Others include 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 television 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
As mentioned above, Rob Lowe was born into an average American family and grew up with his younger brother named Chad. The duo did not have a stable childhood, as their parents divorced when they were very young. Just like Rob, his brother Chad established himself as an actor and director in Hollywood. He is known for his roles in movies like Melrose Place, ER, Now and Again, and Life Goes On, for which he won an Emmy as best supporting actor.
As far as his love life and relationships are concerned, Rob Lowe has had several relationships so far. More than that, he is happily married to a woman named Sheryl Berkoff. Sheryl is a talented makeup artist and entrepreneur. Born June 20, 1961, she grew up in Los Angeles, California. The couple met on a blind date in 1983. At the time, Rob was on the set of the 1990 thriller Bad Influence.
After seven years of a successful relationship, the couple entered into the marriage in 1991. During their marriage, the couple had two children, sons named Edward and John. Their first son Edward was born in 1991 and John followed two years later in 1995. The couple enjoys a happy married life and have been together for over two decades and are still growing.
Rob Lowe Net worth
Without a doubt, Rob Lowe has become a household name in the American film industry. The actor has starred in several commercially successful films and TV shows. Besides his acting activities, he is also active as a film producer and director and has already had several film successes. Nevertheless, the actor has accumulated net assets of 60 million dollars since the beginning of his career. Judging by his current pace, this number will increase in the near future.
Born in Charlottesville, Virginia, he is a very tall guy with an outstanding personality. He stands at a height of 1.80 m (5 feet 10 inches) and weighs about 78 kg (172 lbs). Rob has dark brown hair and blue eyes, which is complemented by his male physique. Details of his other body measurements including chest, waist, and biceps are not currently available.