Being frank, all the casts of Modern Family are fantastic casts who have done justice to their respective roles. Julie Bowen is one of the phenomenal actresses who portrayed the role of Claire Dunphy since the beginning of the American hit series.
As a matter of fact, Bowen has two Primetime Emmy Award for her outstanding acting in the series. Today, we will be talking more about her achievements as well as her struggle in personal life.
Make sure to read till the end to find more about her husband, acting career, kids, and more. Let’s start with some facts.
Julie Bowen: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Julie Bowen Luetkemeyer|
|Date of Birth||March 3, 1970|
|Place of Birth||Baltimore, Maryland, US|
|Father’s Name||John Alexander Luetkemeyer, Jr.|
|Mother’s Name||Suzanne Frey|
|Net Worth||$20 million|
How Old Is Julie Bowen?- Age, Height, and Measurements
The beautiful actress from Modern Family, Julie Bowen, is currently enjoying her life. Born on March 3, 1970, she is 50 years old. Also, the talented actress was born under the star sign of Pisces, and people of this sign are known to be artistic and creative.
Despite being in her 50s, Julie does not look her age at all. Still vibrant and energetic, Bowen ha many questioning her age. Moreover, the actress maintains her tall figure of 5 feet 6 inches(168 cm) and weighs around 52 kgs.
Other than that, we can see the toned figure that helps to disguise her age and makes her appear more youthful. Aside from that, Julie dons her blonde hair and green eyes that compliment her fair skin complexion.
Early Life and Education
Recipient of two Emmy Awards, she was born as Julie Bowen Luetkemeyer to her parents in Baltimore, Maryland, in the United States of America. She is the middle daughter of father, John Alexander Luetkemeyer Jr., who worked as a commercial real estate developer and mother, Suzanne Frey.
Likewise, along with her two sisters, Julie was raised in suburban Ruxton-Riderwood, Maryland. There she went to Calvert School and then attended Garrison Forest School, followed by Roland Park Country School.
Similarly, Julie also went to St. George’s School in Newport, Rhode Island. After that, the actress majored in Italian Renaissance studies at Brown University.
Added to that, Bowen even spent her junior year in Florence, Italy. Even during her college days, Bowen was active as an actress and played in some minor roles.
What Is Julie Bowen’s Net Worth?
Just like her other co-stars from the show, Julie Bowen also benefitted well after the success of Modern Family. It would not be far fetched to say that the series helped her made a solid base in the entertainment world.
As a result, Julie has an estimated net worth of $20 million, most of which comes from her acting career alone. We should also not forget that Bowen has been active in the acting industry for nearly two decades now, which means more working opportunities.
However, she has yet to disclose her income and total earnings that she gains from her profession. But we do know that from each episode, Julie Bowen makes more than $100,000.
Though her total earnings are not known, this has not stopped, Bowen from giving. In 2002, the actress donated $1000 to the campaign of Republican Helen Delich Bentley for Maryland’s 2nd District in the states, House of Representatives.
Professional Career: Movies and Modern Family
Well, there is no denying that Julie Bowen’s career reached new height thanks to the series, Modern Family, but it is not the only notable work in her career. As a matter of fact, Bowen has been active in this entertainment industry since her college days.
During her college years, Bowen appeared in musicals like Guys and Dolls, Stage Door, and Lemon Sky. Likewise, she also played a lead role in an independent film called Five Spot Jewel.
Then in 1992, Julie had her big acting break from the soap opera, Loving. After that, we saw her play the lead role in the television film Runaway Daughters in 1994. Not to mention, her role in the movie, Happy Gilmore, which aired in 1996, helped her career a lot too.
Aside from that, Julie, without a doubt, has appeared in dozens of movies. Some of her remarkable actings can be seen in silver screen works like Joe Somebody(2001), Kids in America(2005), Sex and Death 101(2007), Horrible Bosses(2011), Knife Fight(2012), Planes: Fire & Rescue(2014), Life of the Party(2018), and many more.
Along the same line, it is also evident that Julie is more active in small screens compared to the big screen. Hence, she has worked in even more small-screen productions throughout her acting period.
Similarly, some of her notable actings can be seen in shows/series like Class of ’96(1993), Strange Luck(1996), ER(1998-1999), Dawson’s Creek(2000), Lost(2005-2007), Wainy Days(2007), Monk(2009), Family Guy(2014,2017), The Mindy Project(2017), and many others.
Personal Life: Is Julie Bowen Married?
Now, after the success of the show, Julie’s life became a hot topic among the fans. Her personal life, as well as professional life, became open to the public to know. However, it seems, Julie is not the type to hide.
As of now, the 50-year-old actress is divorced. Before this, she was married to her love, Scott Phillips, a real estate investor, and software developer. The two tied the knot on September 9, 2004.
Despite not hiding, Bowen has not shared much when it comes to her relationship before the marriage. Then in April 2007, Bowen gave birth to their first son, whose name is not disclosed.
Similarly, in May 2009, Julie gave birth again, this time, twins. At that time, her baby bump was visible during the shooting of the pilot episode of Modern Family.
Just when it seemed like everything was fine, Julie and her husband separated in the year 2018. The reason for their divorce has not been disclosed for the public to gossip about.
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