Rob Lowe Net Worth 2020, Biography and Career.
Rob Lowe Net Worth 2020 – Rob Lowe is an American actor, producer, and author.
He rose to fame as a teenager in the 80s and stole millions of hearts with his performances in films such as The Outsiders (1983), St. Elmo’s Fire (1985), About Last Night… (1986) and Square Dance (1987).
He was indeed regarded as one of the most promising young actors of the 80s.
Born Robert Hepler Lowe on March 17, 1964, in Charlottesville, Virginia, Robert Lowe’s mother Barbara Lynn (née Hepler) was a schoolteacher and his father Charles Davis Lowe was a lawyer.
He completed his high school education at Santa Monica High School.
He first gave acting a shot in the 1980s as one of the core members of the “Brat Pack”, a group which also included Demi Moore and Charlie Sheen.
Rob Lowe had his big-screen debut when he starred in the 1983 coming-of-age film The Outsiders. He received his first Golden Globe nomination for his role in the 1983 telefilm Thursday’s Child.
This was followed by several other prominent roles which made Lowe one of the hottest heartthrobs of the 80s.
However, his blossoming career almost hit the rocks when he got embroiled in a sex scandal involving a minor. He was eventually sentenced to 20 hours of community service.
On March 17, 1990, Rob Lowe showed off his comedic side as the host of one episode of Saturday Night Live.
He made a full return to the public eye after getting help for his alcoholism and drug abuse and he got back to acting in the 90s.
Following his return, he featured in such movies as Wayne’s World (1992), Contact (1997) and Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999).
His return got a major boost when he was cast as Sam Seaborn in NBC political well-reviewed series The West Wing (1999-2003).
He earned as much as $100,00 for each episode and he was also nominated for a Primetime Emmy award as well as 2 Golden Globe nominations for best actor in a Drama Series.
Therefore it came as a shock to all and sundry when Rob Lowe decided to quit the show in 2002. According to him, the network was meddling with his character and he was not fairly remunerated.
After leaving the show, his subsequent attempts at creating a TV series such as The Lyon’s Den (2003) and Dr. Vegas (2004) were unsuccessful.
Rob Lowe was considered for the role of Dr. Derek Shepherd on Grey’s Anatomy (2005), which eventually went to Patrick Dempsey.
Rob Lowe Net Worth
Rob Lowe is an American film and television actor who has a net worth of $60 million dollars.