Chad Lowe Biography
Chad Lowe is a Primetime Emmy Award-winning actor and director. He is well known for his role in “Life Goes On” as a young man living with HIV. As active in this industry since 1984, he has appeared several films and TV series.
Chad has married twice in his life. He is currently married to Lowe, film producer Kim Painter in 2010 and is blessed with three children. Previously, He was married to actress Hilary Swank in 1997.
Chad Lowe Early Life & Education
Charles Davis “Chad” Lowe II is better known by his name Chad Lowe. He was born on 15th January 1968, to Barbara Lynn (Hepler), a school teacher, and Charles Davis Lowe, a trial lawyer in Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
His younger brother Rob Lowe is also an actor. He also has two half-siblings producer Micah Dyer and Justin Lowe from his parent’s second marriage.
Chad Lowe is of Welsh, English, Irish, and Scottish, ancestry. He was raised by his parents in a “traditional midwestern setting”] in Dayton. He went to attend Oakwood Junior High School and then he moved along with his mother and brother to the Point Dume, Malibu, California. He enrolled Santa Monica High School.
Chad Lowe Acting and Directing Career
Lowe began his acting career appearing opposite Rob in the movie “Oxford Blues” in 1984, where he played as a computer hacker. At the same year, he starred in the television series “Flight 90: Disaster on the Potomac” playing Al Hamilton.
He soon developed this up with a starring role in “Silence of the Heart” in 1984 opposite childhood friend and fellow actor ‘Charlie Sheen.’
From 1991 to 1993, he led in “Life Goes On,” for which he earned the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Promoting Actor in a Drama Series in 1993.
Lowe also made his recurring roles on Popular, Melrose Place, Now and Again and ER. He also appeared as guest roles on Touched by an Angel, Superman, CSI: Miami and Medium. His feature film appearances have included roles in Nobody’s Perfect, True Blood, Quiet Days in Hollywood, Floating, and Unfaithful.
As a writer and director, he worked in the short film “The Audition” in 2000. Lowe made his directorial debut in 2007 with Beautiful Ohio. Being a successful director, Lowe has directed episodes of ‘Bones,’ ‘Brothers and Sisters’, ‘ Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,’ ‘Hack, Without a Trace,’ and ‘Pretty Little Liars’.
Chad Lowe in Pretty Little Liars
In 2010, he joined the American teen drama mystery-thriller television series “Pretty Little Liars.” In which he Portrays Byron Montgomery, the father of Aria and Mike, as well as the husband of Ella.
He appeared with the stars such as Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Holly Marie Combs, Lucy Hale, Ian Harding, Bianca Lawson, Laura Leighton, Shay Mitchell, Sasha Pieterse, Tyler Blackburn, Janel Parrish, and Andrea Parker.
The series was formed by I. Marlene King. The series is based on the popular book series of the same name written by Sara Shepard. The show debuted on 8th June 2010 and ended on 27th June 2017.
— Chad Lowe (@ichadlowe) June 28, 2017
Chad Lowe Married, Affairs, Children, Wife, Divorce
Chad has married twice in his life. He is currently married to Lowe, film producer Kim Painter in 2010. They married in front of family and a small group of friends in an oceanside ceremony at Terranea Resort in Los Angeles.
Their daughter Mabel served as ring bearer. In 2012, he announced that they are expecting their 2nd child. The couple welcomed their second child Fiona was born on 15th November 2012.
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On March 2016, Lowe confirmed the news via Instagram that they welcomed their third child together, a daughter named Nixie Barbara.
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He was previously married to actress Hilary Swank in 1997. Lowe declared he fell in love at first sight of Swank. He said: ‘I saw her and saw our future in her eyes. She had the most beautiful eyes I’d ever seen. They speak volumes about her character.’
In 2006, Swank and Lowe became a central point of media when they announced their separation in 2006. Swank admitted to Vanity Fair Magazine that she initiated the break-up of their eight-year marriage, blaming the actor’s ‘substance abuse problems.’
Swank denied that their separation was caused by Lowe’s jealousy over the mega success she had enjoyed in her career. She revealed, ‘Chad is very supportive of my career,’ she said in the interview. ‘He is, I think, genuinely happy for my success . . . I think that any frustration for him stemmed from the lack of opportunities in his own career.’
Chad Lowe Net Worth, Income, Earning, Salary
Chad Lowe is one of the well-established actor and director. He has earned great fame and name from this industry. His most of income source hails from his acting. He has featured in several movies and tv series through which he receives a good amount of money as salary.
Moreover, Allocating information from several sources as of 2018 it is found out that Chad Lowe current estimated net worth is around $4 million. Like other celebrities, the 5′ 8 actor is also active on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.