Though Rob Lowe is most famed for his acting talent, he also deals with directing and producing. He is the winner of 2 SAG Awards along with being a nominee for 6 Golden Globes, Primetime Emmy plus People’s Choice Awards.
Date of Birth: March 17, 1964
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Rob Lowe’s professional career started in 1983 after he gained a role in television movie Thursday’s Child, which brought him the first Golden Globe nomination. The fame came to him the same year, after the release of The Outsiders movie, where he portrayed Sodapop Curtis. Moreover, Rob is noted for starring in About Last Night, Bad Influence, The Invention of Lying movies plus The West Wing, Brothers & Sisters, Parks and Recreation, Code Black TV series. In 2018, Lowe tried his hand at directing in The Bad Seed.
Now, let’s have a closer look at Rob Lowe’s family to see who surrounds this Hollywood star.
Rob Lowe parents
Charles D. Lowe (father)
Date of Birth: September 12, 1940
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Charles, who is often referred as Chuck is a trial lawyer in Dayton, OH. He divorced with Rob’s mother when he was 4 and later remarried. Though we don’t know the name of Lowe’s stepmother, in one of his interviews the performer shared that when he was 8 he gave her edible panties as a present. Rob is pretty close with his dad and loves playing golf with him.
Barbara Lynn Wilson (nee Hepler) (mother)
Date of Birth: July 13, 1939
Date of Death: December 2003 (age 64)
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Barbara was a teacher and writer of short stories and poems. After separating with Charles, she tied knots with William V. Dyer, a father of her youngest son, and was his wife from 1970 to 1976. In 1977, Barbara got hitched to Stephen Wilson. In 2003, the woman died of cancer. Rob and his brother cared about her till her death. By the way, instead of flowers at Barbara’s funeral, her family requested donations for the Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation.
Stephen N. Wilson (stepfather)
Year of Birth: 1943
Stephen is a psychiatrist. He has also worked with Habitat for Humanity since late 1970s. Stephen was Barbara’s husband from 1977 till her demise. He seems to be a good stepdad to Rob. Once, when Lowe was 7 Stephen framed a copy of a script his stepson wrote and called it Birth of a Writer.
Rob Lowe siblings
Chad Lowe (brother born to same parents)
Date of Birth: January 15, 1968
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Though he is more known as Chad he is actually Charles, a younger brother of The West Wing star. He also deals with acting and directing. Chad played in Life Goes On, Melrose Place and Pretty Little Liars. He was married to actress Hilary Swank from 1997 to 2007. But now, he is a husband to producer Kim Painter, with whom he shares three daughters. Chad considers his elder sibling to be his role model. The brothers like to go fishing and skiing together.
Micah Dyer (maternal half-brother)
Date of Birth: July 27, 1973
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Micah is a son of Barbara and her second husband William V. Dyer. He is a producer, noted for his work in The Bachelor, The Bachelorette and Project Runway TV shows. Micah currently resides in Topanga Canyon, California and is a father to 2 kids.
Justin Lowe (paternal half-brother)
Date of Birth: 1976
Justin is a son of Charles and his second wife. He is an artist and graphic designer at Pegula Sports and Entertainment in New York.
Rob Lowe wife
Sheryl Berkoff (wife)
Duration of Marriage: since 1991 till present
Date of Birth: June 20, 1961
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Sheryl is a makeup artist and jewelry designer. She met Rob on a blind date in 1983, though they previously knew each other as Sheryl was in relationship with his friend Emilio Estevez. After meeting again in 1989 while filming Bad Influence, the romantic feelings arose between these two. As a result, Rob espoused his sweetheart on July 22, 1991. And now, they are parents to two handsome sons. By the way, Sheryl’s husband and sons advertised her line of men’s jewelry.
Rob Lowe children
Matthew Edward Lowe (son with Sheryl Berkoff)
Date of Birth: September 24, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Matthew, the elder son of the couple deals with acting and is also fond of photography. He dreams about becoming a lawyer and currently studies law at Loyola University. Moreover, he practices as summer law clerk at Russ, August & Kabat. Matthew appeared at the Lowe Files reality show alongside his dad and brother.
John Owen Lowe (son with Sheryl Berkoff)
Date of Birth: November 6, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
John, nicknamed J-Bird by Rob studied science technology and society at Stanford University. He appeared in an episode of The Grinder series plus Christmas in the Wild alongside his dad.