Rose McGowan - Updated Jun 2024

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Florence, Italy

Rose McGowan

Rose McGowan is an actress, model, singer, and author of Italian origin. Moreover, Rose McGowan is best known for her role as Paige Matthews in the supernatural drama series ‘Charmed’ and as young Cora Mills in the fantasy series ‘Once Upon a Time.’

Early Life

Rósa Arianna McGowan best known as Rose McGowan was born on the 5th of September 1973, in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. As of 2022, she is 49 years old and holds American nationality. She has a birth sign of Virgo and belongs to a mixed ethnicity.

Moreover, she is the daughter of Daniel McGowan (father) and Terri McGowan (mother). Professionally, her father was an activist while her mother was a writer. She grew up with her five siblings and was the second eldest among all of them.

Her father was a member of the worldwide cult ‘Children of God,’ and used to lead the organization’s Italian chapter. She traveled around Europe with her family as a child, staying in communes connected with the group.

When she was just 11 years old, her parents got separated and she began living with her father in Seattle, Washington.

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Caption: Rose McGowan’s childhood photo with her family (Source: In Loving Memory of Daniel McGowan)


Talking about her academic career, she studied at Roosevelt High School. She was featured in several Italian magazines. Later, she attends the Alternative High School.

Rose McGowan – Net Worth 2023

Working from a young age in the entertainment industry, McGowan might have earned a huge sum of money. According to online sources, her net worth is estimated at around $3 million, and her salary and earnings are still a mystery. She makes that huge sum of mon

Professional Career

Rose McGowan began her acting career as a child model through her art contacts in Italy. Her father had numerous art contacts who assisted her in becoming a child model.

She got a chance to appear in Vogue Bambini and other Italian magazines. She later began her career with the comedy film Encino Man (1992), where she played a minor role.

The movie was a commercial success, grossing nearly six times its budget. It did, however, get generally poor reviews.  She next starred in Greg Araki’s 1995 black comedy movie, The Doom Generation. Her performance earned her a lot of attention and praise. Despite its commercial failure, the movie received positive reviews.

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Caption: Rose McGowan portrays the role of Paige Matthews in the supernatural drama series, Charmed (Source: IMDb)

Her next major appearance was in Wes Craven’s 1996 horror thriller Scream, which was a huge success both critically and commercially. It went on to become a cult status over time.

After appearing in films such as Lewis and Clark and George (1997) and Devil in the Flesh (1998), she rose to prominence for her role as the lead in the 1998 film Jawbreaker.

The film received negative reviews and was a commercial flop. From 2001 to 2006, she was a major character in the fantasy drama series, Charmed. The program became extremely famous and finally achieved cult status. She also played the lead in Elvis, 2005 miniseries. It was based on the life of American music legend Elvis Presley.

Other Appearances and debut song

In the 2000s, she appeared in films such as Roads to Riches (2002), The Black Dahlia (2006), Planet Terror (2007), Fifty Dead Men Walking (2008), Dead Awake (2010), Conan the Barbarian (2011), and The Weight of Blood and Bones (2015).

She has a recurring role in the action-thriller TV series Chosen in 2014. Her other film credits are The Tell-Tale Heart (2016) and The Sound (2017). She released her memoir, Brave, on January 30, 2018, describing her childhood and her story of Harvey Weinstein’s assault and its aftermath.

That same year, she starred in the four-part documentary series Citizen Rose. In addition, she has appeared in the art film Indecision IV, which combines dance and gender issues. Later in 2018, she released her debut studio album, Planet 9, which was followed by a repackaging in 2020.


As of November 2022, Rose McGowan has won five awards with seven nominations. She won the Family Television Award for the Favorite Sister category. Later, she earned the Blender in 2006 for the Sexiest Women Of TV And Film category.

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Caption: Rose McGowan posing with her GQ Award (Source:

In 2009, she earned two awards, one for Fright Meter Award in the Best Supporting Actress category and another for San Francisco International Film Festival in Midnight Outstanding Achievement Award. She won the Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Film Industry.

Relationship Status

Talking about her personal life, Rose McGowan is currently divorced and single. In past, she married a musician, Marilyn Manson. The couple was in a marital relationship for more than three and a half years.

The couple divorced in 2001. After 14 years of divorce, Rose McGowan eventually spoke that the cause of their divorce was Manson’s drug addiction. After her divorce from Manson, she began dating Davey Detail.

The couple later married in 2013. But the marriage did not last long. And after their two years of relationship, the couple divorced in 2016.

In January 2019, this actress pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor drug charge in Virginia concerning cocaine that was found in a wallet she left behind at Dulles International Airport in 2017. Moreover, the actress was fined $2,500 and a suspended jail sentence.

Body Measurements

Regarding her body stats, Rose McGowan stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 52 kg. Moreover, she has hazel eyes with dark hair color, and her body measures 34-24-33 inches. In addition, she wears a bra size 32B and a shoe size 7 US.

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Caption: Rose McGowan posing for a photo (Source: Go Fug Yourself)

Rose McGowan – Social Media

On her Instagram page, there are more than 786k followers. Similarly, there are more than 993.4k followers on her Twitter page and more than 728k followers on her Facebook page. In addition, she has a self-titled YouTube channel, there are more than 12.3k subscribers on it.