How Much Is Rob Lowe’s Net Worth?

Rob Lowe, an American-born actor, director, and producer started his career through ABC’s short-lived sitcom A New Kind of Family (1979–1980) and now is one of the acclaimed figures in Hollywood.

His most notable film appearance includes The Outsiders (1983), About Last Night (1986), Wayne’s World (1992) while the acclaimed TV appearances are The West Wing, Brothers & Sisters (2006–2010), and Parks and Recreation (2010–2014).

As of 2022, Rob has an estimated net worth of $100 million, all thanks to his acting career-success, with a count of 100 acting credits.

Professional since 1979, the 2-times Screen Actors Guild Awards winner’s career once declined with the release of s** scandal back in 1988, though has gained a nice pace meanwhile.

Net Worth Details: Income Sources & Earnings

Active in the acting industry for around 4 decades, Rob Lowe has made himself an exemplary personality blessed with success and fortune.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Lowe owns a net worth of $100 million as of October 2022. Back in late 2017, The Richest reported his worth to be $30 million only.

The main source of his income in the acting career, but also his handy success as a producer and director aided the earnings.

Starting his career through minor acting roles, the actor made TV debut with ABC’s short-lived sitcom A New Kind of Family (1979–1980) and TV film debut through Thursday’s Child in 1983.

Having worked in the films like The Outsiders (1983), St. Elmo’s Fire (1985) and About Last Night (1986), Rob’s most acclaimed role came in 1999 when he portrayed Sam Seaborn in the TV series The West Wing (1999-2003).

55 years old Actor Rob Lowe
55 years old Actor Rob Lowe

While in The West Wing, the actor earned a salary of $100,000 per episode (had appeared in 80 episodes) and 2 Screen Guild Actors Award.

In addition to that, he also earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination and 2 Golden Globe Award nominations.

Rob Lowe’s other TV acting credits include Brothers & Sisters (2006-2010), Parks and Recreation (2010-2015), The Grinder (2015-2016), and Code Black (2016-2018), where he worked alongside actors like Aziz Ansari, Dave Annable, and Marcia Gay Harden.

Since 2016, the actor voices Simba in the animated TV series The Lion Guard where actors like Ernie Sabella (voices Pumba), Kevin Schon (as Timon), and Eden Riegel (as Kiara) also work.

Movie Box Office Collection

Film Role Budget Gross Collection
The Outsiders (1983)                                    Sodapop Curtis                      $10 million $33.7 million
St. Elmo’s Fire (1985) Billy Hixx $10 million $37.8 million
About Last Night (1986) Danny Martin $8.5 million $38.7 million
Wayne’s World (1992) Benjamin Kane $20 million $183.1 million
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) Young Number Two $33 million $312 million
Thank You for Smoking (2005) Jeff Megall $10 million $39.3 million
Super Troopers 2 (2018) Guy Le Franc $13.5 million $31.6 million

Highest Grossing Movies of Rob

Rob has appeared in many movies that have performed pretty well at the box office. Here we have listed a few of his financially successful movies.

  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999): $206,040,086
  • Sex Tape (2014): $38,543,473
  • Wayne’s World (1992): $121,697,323
  • About Last Night (1986): $38,702,310
  • St. Elmo’s Fire (1985): $37,803,872

Endorsements & Charity

For sure, the famous American actor is the focal point for many brands approaching with endorsement deals. In January 2018, Lowe became the brand ambassador for Atkins Diet.

Though, he does have bitter experience of sponsorships, which enraged customers when the actor appeared in commercials for satellite television provider DirecTV.

Well, Rob Lowe is an avid user of Instagram and Twitter with over 1 million and 1.46 million followers. As per Influencer Marketing Hub, his Instagram can earn him $2,089- $3,482 per sponsored post.

In 2015, the actor founded a men’s skincare product line Profile which features a cleanser, a shave gel, an aftershave serum, and a moisturizer, within the range of $24.50 to $59.50.

Apart from business and acting career, Rob is also active in charity works too. He has associations with many non-profit organizations like Dream Foundation, Habitat For Humanity, Parkinson Society Maritime Region, and Stand Up To Cancer.

In 2000, Rob Lowe became the first male spokesperson for Lee National Denim Day fundraiser, which aims to raise funds for breast cancer research and awareness. Moreover, the actor is the founder of the non-profit Homeowner’s Defense Fund which dedicates land-use planning and transparency in government.

Assets, Lifestyle & Expenses

It’s sure that Rob’s massive earnings from his successful career own him a jaw-dropping asset and a lavish lifestyle. Well, it seems Lowe has a good taste in the real estate business too.

Back in 2009, the Hollywood actor sold his Montecito, California house for $7.6 million. Later in 2012, he shed off his Santa Barbara home to insurance tycoon William P. “Bill” Foley II for $5.9 million.

The 6-times Golden Globe Award nominee had bought the Santa Barbara property back in 2004 for $5.05 million and did make nice expenses on its extensive renovation.

In June 2018, Rob Lowe put his Aristocratic Montecito Estate, spread on 10,000 sq. ft., in the market for $47 million. The nearby neighbors to Montecito estate include Scooter Braun and Oprah Winfrey.

Rob Lowe's house in Montecito for sale with a tag of $47 million
Rob Lowe’s house in Montecito for sale with a tag of $47 million

Along with his wife, Rob bought the ocean-view property in 2005 for an undisclosed amount which features 6 bedrooms, 8 full and 3 half bathrooms along with 2-beds, 2-baths guesthouse, and 1-bed/1-bath pool.

However, to date, the sales report on the expensive empire of the Hollywood actor is not out.

As reported, the Parks and Recreation actor also owns luxurious cars like Chevy, Rolls Royce, Audi, BMW, and many more.

Furthermore, aside from expenses on assets, his expenditure on daily life luxury, costly clothes, and travels also make a huge bill.

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Tax Payments

Either an individual is a celebrity or a normal US citizen, all are liable to tax payments.

Well, Rob Lowe’s residences in California cost him 0.793% of its assessed value as property tax while the income tax call on $468,500 upon the annual revenue of $1 million.

The income tax consists of 33.12% Federal tax, 2,97% FICA, and 10.77% state tax, which varies accordingly with the amount of income and state.

Rob Lowe’s Personal Life: Age, Height, Family, Education, Wife, Kids & Relationship

Born on March 17, 1964, in Charlottesville, Virginia, the USA, Rob’s birth name is Robert Hepler Lowe. His father Chuck Lowe worked as a trial lawyer while mother Barbara served as a teacher; they divorced when Rob was young.

The American actor has a younger brother named Chad, who is also an American actor and director.

Raised in Dayton, Ohio by his mother, Rob attended Oakwood Junior High School and later moved to the Point Dume area of Malibu, California. There, the actor went to Santa Monica High School where he met fellow actor Charlie Sheen.

Rob Lowe is an American by nationality and is of mixed ethnicity, hails from German, Scottish, Irish, English, and Welsh descent.

As of October 2022, Lowe’s age is 58 and has a height of 5 ft. 10 inches (178 cm).

Married Life, Wife & Children

Well, Rob Lowe is a happily married man and enjoys a blissful relationship with his wife Sheryl Berkoff, a make-up artist.

The couple met back in 1983 on a blind date and later on the set of Lowe’s movie Bad Influence in 1989. Then on July 22, 1991, Rob and Sheryl married in a private ceremony.

Well, in their marriage spanning over 29 years, the couple has not faced any major conflicts and the relationship.

Rob Lowe and his wife Sheryl Berkoff are together for over 29 years
Rob Lowe and his wife Sheryl Berkoff are together for over 29 years

Even more, the duo is proud parents to 2 children, both sons: Edward Matthew Lowe (born in 1993) and John Owen Lowe (1995).

The happy family of 4 currently lives in California.

Legal Issues & S*x Scandal

Back in 1998, the tape of Lowe’s physical relationship with a 16-year-old girl in Atlanta, Georgia came out that hampered his career badly.

Well, at that time, the legal age for physical involvement in Georgia was 14, which was raised to 16 in 1995. After some years of the murmurs about the tape, it slowly went off and Rob Lowe again gained a rebound in career.

In addition to that, Lowe’s legal issue includes the allegation of sexual harassment claims and labor-code violation, filed by his former nanny Jessica Gibson.

Amid of that, in April 2008, Rob Lowe filed a lawsuit against Jessica and other 2 former employees citing breach of contract, defamation, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

However, the case was dismissed by the Santa Barabara court on June 19, 2008, and the legal battle ended in May 2009.