Andie MacDowell Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 22 May, 2017
Facts of Andie MacDowell
Date of Birth: 1958 , April-21
Age: 63 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Rosalie Anderson "Andie" MacDowell
Father Marion St. Pierre MacDowell
Mother Pauline "Paula" Johnston
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Gaffney, South Carolina, United States
Ethnicity white
Profession actress and fashion model
Net Worth $20 million
Weight in KG 54 kg
Married Yes
Married to Rhett DeCamp Hartzog (10 November 2001 - 5 October 2004) Paul Qualley (1986 - 5 September 2000)
Children Margaret Qualley, Rainey Qualley, Justin Qualley
Divorce Rhett Hartzog (m. 2001–2004), Paul Qualley (m. 1986–1999)
Awards Independent Spirit Awards
Siblings Babs Rogers Richard, Beverly MacDowell and Julia MacDowell Fleming
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Andie MacDowell is an American actress as well as a famous model.  She is best known for her role in The Object of Beauty, Green Card, and Short Cuts movies. Andie won the Independent Spirit Awards for best female Lead in Sex, Lies, and Videotape.  

Early life and education

Andie MacDowell was born as Rosalie Anderson MacDowell on April 21, 1958, in Gaffney, South Carlina, United States. She holds an American nationality.

Andie is the daughter of Pauline "Paula" Johnston and Marion St. Pierre MacDowell. Her father was a lumber executive while her mother was a music teacher.

Andie parents divorced, and her father married to Frances MacDowell. She has three sisters named Babs Rogers Richard, Beverly MacDowell and Julia MacDowell Fleming.

She hails from a family of mixed ancestry, including English, Scottish, Irish, French and Welsh heritages.

Andie attended Winthrop University in South Carolina for two years. During her college days, she supported herself with minimum wage jobs.


Andie MacDowell began her modeling career with Calvin Klein Inc and L’Oreal. Later in the early 1980s, Andie modeled for American Vogue magazine and appeared in ad campaigns for Vassarette, Yves Saint Laurent, Armani perfume, Mink International, Seth-Row, Bill Blass and Anne Klein.

In the year 1984, Andie debut with the British adventure movie Greystoke-The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes as Miss Jane Porter.

The next year, Andie appeared in American coming-of-age movie St. Elmo's Fire as Dale Biberman. Later she appeared in several movies and television series such The Secret of the Sahara, Hudson Hawk and much more.

Andie's most notable movies are Groundhog Day and Four Weddings and a Funeral.

Personal life

Andie MacDowell married former model Paul Qualley in 1986. The couple first met in American worldwide clothing and accessories retailer Gap Ads.

Andie and Paul are blessed with three children. Andie gave birth to her first son Justin on 1986. Later, she gave birth to her daughters, Rainey in 1990 and Sarah Margaret Qualley in 1994.

Adie's eldest daughter, Rainey won the Miss Golden Globe 2012, and youngest, Sarah Margaret Qualley is an American actress and model well known for HBO television series The Leftovers as Jill Garvey.

After thirteen years long marital relationship, Andie, and Paul separated in 1999.

Andie married for a second time to Rhett Hartzog on November 10, 2001. Her husband is a baseman and her childhood friend but unfortunately, they divorced on October 2004.

There was a news that Andie was engaged to an American businessman, Kevin Geagan in 2006, but they split up soon later.

MacDowell currently resides in Marina Del Rey, California since 2013.

Net worth and body measurement

The Object of Beauty actress, Andie MacDowell earns lots of from her acting and modeling career. Her current net worth is around $20 million.

Andie stands at the height of 1.76m/ five feet and eight inches and her weight is 54 kg. She has a huge fan following on her Instagram and Twitter accounts.