Andie Macdowell - Updated Jul 2024

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Andie Macdowell

Andie Macdowell is a popular American actress and former fashion model. Andie Macdowell is well-known for her debut film Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes released in 1984.

Early Life and Childhood

Andie Macdowell was born on April 21, 1958, in the city of Gaffney, South Carolina, United States. Her age is 65 years as of now and her full name is Rosalie Anderson MacDowell.

Similarly, she is a naturalized Russian citizen and is Christian by religion and her birth sign is Taurus. She was born to a lumber executive Marion St. Pierre MacDowell (father) and a music teacher Pauline Johnston (mother). Likewise, her sister’s name is Beverly MacDowell.

Her mother was an alcoholic, and when she was six, her parents divorced. After a year of sobriety, her mother died of a heart attack at the age of 53. Later, her father remarried when she was eight years old.


In terms of her educational background, she has done her schooling at Gaffney High School. Later, she graduated from Winthrop University. However, her additional academic credentials are unavailable on the web.

Andie Macdowell – Net Worth 2024

Andie has an estimated net worth of around $25 million and her annual salary is $550k. Similarly, her source of income is mainly her acting profession. However, her weekly and monthly wages are unknown. Additionally, she has also worked very hard since her childhood to achieve this fame.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to her career, she modeled for Vogue magazine in the early 1980s and appeared in advertisements for Yves Saint Laurent, Vassarette, Armani perfume, Sabeth-Row, Mink International, Anne Klein, and Bill Blass.

A series of billboards in Times Square and national television commercials for Calvin Klein gained her attention, leading to her film debut in Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes in 1984.

In 1985, she played a doctor in the film St. Elmo’s Fire. Moreover, she studied method acting with Actors Studio teachers as well as privately with renowned coaches Harold Guskin and Warren Robertson. Four years later, she was cast in the independent film Sex, Lies, and Videotape by director Steven Soderbergh in 1989.

Furthermore, her performance earned her an Independent Spirit Award, a Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award, and a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress. In addition, this led her to a string of starring roles in films such as Green Card, The Object of Beauty, and Short Cuts.

In the 1990s, she rose to prominence as a result of the box office success of director Harold Ramis’s 1993 comedy Groundhog Day and Four Weddings and a Funeral both starring Hugh Grant. Furthermore, she has appeared in print and television advertisements for the cosmetic and haircare company L’Oreal since 1986.

Similarly, she appeared in Harrison’s Flowers in 2000. Later in her career, she primarily appeared on television and in independent films. Additionally, she co-starred in the ABC Family series Jane by Design in 2012.

Andie Macdowell

Caption: Andie Macdowell featured in a Magazine Cover. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Aside from her earnings from acting, she is also associated with endorsing brands such as Calvin Klein and L’Oreal. Moreover, she appeared in several commercials which have contributed to her net worth. However, no information is available on the web regarding the other brands she has cooperated with or not.

Awards and Nominations

Andie was nominated and has won some awards in her career. She won the Saturn Award, Cesar Award, Ethnic Multicultural Media Award, Film Independent Spirit Award, Special Award, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award, the Taormina International Film Festival, the Venice Film Festival, and many more.

Similarly, she was nominated for the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards, the Chicago Film Critics Association Awards, the David di Donatello Awards, the Fright Meter Awards, the Gold Derby Awards, Golden Camera, Germany, Golden Globes, USA, and many more.

Andie Macdowell

Caption: Andie Macdowell in an award show. Source: Instagram

Relationship Status

Andie married Paul Qualley in 1986. Qualley is a former model by profession. They both met while doing Gap ads. Later, they both got divorced in 1999. They have one son Justin born in 1986 and two daughters Rainey Qualley, born in 1990, and Margaret Qualley, in 1994.

Following her divorce from Qualley, she started dating actor Dennis Quaid for a year. Later, she married Rhett Hartzog on November 10, 2001, but later divorced in October 2004.


Andie Macdowell has always been concerned with her professional life. However, she hasn’t been associated with any rumors or controversies that would hamper her professional acting career. Also, she avoids the media and avoids engaging in contentious behavior or situations that can damage her reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about her height she is 5 Feet 8 inches tall and weighs 54kg. Similarly, she has an attractive body that measures 32-27-34 inches and she has beautiful brown eyes and black hair.

Also, her suitable dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 8(US). Moreover, she follows a solid workout and diet plan and a balanced lifestyle to maintain her body measurements.

Andie Macdowell

Caption: Andie Macdowell giving a pose. Source: Instagram

Andie Macdowell – Social Media

Andie Macdowell is very popular on social media and her fans love her for the positive influence she has on them. She is active on Instagram, where she likes to post snaps of her latest photo shoots with her friends.

She has 334K followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @andiemacdowell. Her Facebook account is @therealandiemacdowell and she has 548K followers.