Andrea Bowen Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Ugochukwu Chidi
Feb 08, 2024 By Ugochukwu Chidi
Originally Published on Feb 09, 2023
Edited by Archita Chaplot
Fact-checked by Archita Chaplot
Read some facts about Andrea Bowen to know more about this reality TV star.
Age: 1-99
Read time: 6.0 Min

Andrea Bowen Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Date of Birth




Place of Birth




163 cm

Child Star?


Net Worth


About Andrea Bowen

The American actress and singer Andrea Bowen was born in Columbus, Ohio, USA, on March 4, 1990.

Andrea started her extensive career at age six with a role in the Broadway production of 'Les Miserables.'

Andrea has been an actress for over 25 years spanning from 1996. Her most famous role would be the character of Julie Mayer on the ABC drama-comedy series 'Desperate Housewives'. She also acted in the Broadway musical 'The Sound of Music.' The TV actress was a regular character on the show until 2008 and later became a recurring character until the show ended in 2012. Andrea Bowen is also the younger sister of Graham Bowden, Cameron Bowen, Jessica Bowen, and Jillian Ball, who all are actors too. Like her siblings, Andrea has also performed many roles in various Broadway shows, including 'Sound of Music.'

Andrea Bowen is of Welsh, English, and German descent. She currently resides in Columbus, Ohio but travels worldwide for her work. Andrea also works with Mainstay Entertainment Management, located in Beverly Hills, CA. Andrea was previously a member of 'The Broadway Kids' concert group and is an alumnus of The Professional Performing Arts School in New York. 

Andrea Lauren Bowen remains an accredited actress with a successful TV career since age six. She has been nominated severally for awards for her outstanding performances. This includes the Screen Actors Guild Award, Young Artist Award, and Prism Awards. Out of these extensive nominations, she has won three awards, including two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Andrea Bowen keeps most of her personal life private, but recently she revealed she was dating Josh Zuckerman. She made this revelation via a birthday shoutout for him on her Instagram page @andiebo. 

Andrea Bowen Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Andrea Bowen's net worth?

Andrea Bowen has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2022. Her assets/income are mainly generated from her professional career as a TV actress, singer, and voice actress. She is considered a very successful TV personality. 

How much does Andrea Bowen earn per year?

Andrea Bowen has yet to reveal how much she earns per year. 

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Andrea Bowen?

Andrea Bowen stands at 5 ft 4 in (163 cm).

How old is Andrea Bowen?

As of 2022, Andrea Bowen is 32 years of age. She was born on March 4, 1990. 

Childhood And Education

Andrea Bowen born Andrea Lauren Bowen was born on March 4, 1990, to Guy and Peggy Bowen in Columbus, Ohio, United States of America. She is the last of six children with three brothers: Cameron Bowen, Graham Bowen, and Alex Bowen. She also has two sisters: Jillian Bowen and Jessica Bowen. Andrea is of German, English, and Welsh ethnicity. She was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. 

We know little about Andrea's educational background. However, we know she attended The Professional Performing Arts School in New York with her best friend, Sarah Hyland. At age six, Andrea Bowen landed her first acting role six in the musical 'Les Miserables' as the character of Young Cosette/ Young Eponine. Andrea Bowen remains the youngest actress ever to play the role. Andrea's siblings are all actors, and it is believed they influenced her career choice.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Andrea Bowen dating?

Andrea Bowen does not reveal much about her personal life, and very little is known about her past relationships. 

On April 5, 2022, Andrea Bowen revealed via a birthday shoutout on her Instagram page that she was dating Josh Zuckerman. It is unclear how long the duo has been in a relationship. 

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Andrea Bowen is most recognized for her character as Julie Mayer on the ABC comedy-drama series 'Desperate Housewives'. She was a series regular and a recurring character from 2004 to 2012. Before she got the role, Andrea did not believe she would get the part as they needed a preteen brunette, and she had blonde hair. She had to dye her hair for the role when she eventually got the part. Julie Mayer was given a lot of focus during season three centering around themes of teenage rebellion and angst. Julie also had a love interest on the show, but the character was written off after season four. Nonetheless, Andrea Bowen gave a single appearance during season five. She rejoined as a series regular again during season six but subsequently appeared a few times for the entirety of seasons seven and eight. 

Before her role on 'Desperate Housewives,' Andrea was cast at the age of six as Young Cosette/Young Eponine in 'Les Miserables.' From 1996 to 2001, she was also well-featured in many Broadway productions. She was cast as Martha Von Trapp in the 1998 revival of 'The Sound of Music' and starred in the musical version of 'Jane Eyre' in 2010 as Adele. Andrea was also a part of 'The Broadway Kids,' a concert group based in New York from 1994 to 2004. 

Andrea Bowen has had recurring or guest appearance roles on TV shows like 'One Tree Hill,' 'Boston Public' and 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.' Her other minor roles include guest appearances on 'The Closer,' 'Ghost Whisperer,' Hawaii Five-0' and 'Scandal.' She has played leading roles in movies like 'Lifetime and Hallmark' and is a series regular on ABC's comedy series 'That Was Then.' 

Her career peaked with her appearance in the film 'Girl Positive' where she played a high school teen girl living with AIDS. Andrea has been credited for her voice acting roles in projects including 'King of the Hill,' 'Bambi II,' 'Batman: The Brave and the Bold,' and 'Twinkle Toes'. She also voiced the role of the Moogle girl in 'Final Fantasy VII - Crisis Core.' 

Added to her career credit are roles in 'After the Fall,' the teen comedy film 'G.B.F.,' 'A Family for the Holidays,' 'Under Fire,' 'The Preacher's Daughter' and 'Zoe Gone.' Her discography also includes 'Night of the Hunter,' 'Sugar Beats,' 'Jane Eyre' (the original Broadway Cast recording of 2001), and then 'The Broadway Kids' 

Charity Work

Andrea Bowen has worked with several non-profit organizations for many years. She has helped with awareness campaigns for essential issues like HIV/AIDS ( evident in her role in 'Girl Positive'). She is also involved in childhood cancer research, animal rights, and the fight to secure arts education in our schools. 

What awards has Andrea Bowen won?

Andrea has had four nominations, and three award wins. For her performance in 'Girl Positive,' she won the 2008 Prism Award for the best performance in a TV Movie or Miniseries and a 2008 WIN Award. She has also received two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Best Performance by an Ensemble for her performance in 'Desperate Housewives'. And the Rising Star Award from Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles. 

Andrea Bowen's Hobbies And Interests

Andrea Bowen enjoys traveling and trying out new food and restaurants. She displays her hobbies via her social media accounts.

Other Interesting Andrea Bowen Facts And Trivia

  • Andrea Bowen was born in March, and her star sign is Pisces.
  • She is best friends with Sarah Hyland, and they briefly attended the Professional Performing Arts School in New York.
  • She is originally a blonde but had to dye her hair brunette for her role as 'Julie Mayer' in 'Desperate Housewives.'

We would love your help! If you have a photo of Andrea Bowen, either of them alone or a selfie that you would be happy to share, please send it to
If you have knowledge or information that you think would help us improve this article, please contact us.


We Want Your Photos!
We Want Your Photos!

We Want Your Photos!

Do you have a photo you are happy to share that would improve this article?
Email your photos

More for You


See All

Written by Ugochukwu Chidi


Ugochukwu Chidi picture

Ugochukwu ChidiLaw

He is an experienced writer with a passion for public relations and social media management. Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in law at the University of Lagos, Chidi has over three years of experience working with agencies in New York, including C + Media and Sky Publishers.

Read full bio >
Fact-checked by Archita Chaplot


Archita Chaplot picture

Archita ChaplotTechnology

Archita is an accomplished electronics engineer with more than six years' experience in design thinking, marketing, development, copywriting, and content writing. With a strong background in technical writing and analysis, Archita has worked for top global brands such as Accenture, utilizing her expertise in 360-degree content marketing. She is a passionate advocate for self-love, mental health, body positivity, and self-care, and brings a unique perspective to her work. In addition to her professional pursuits, Archita has been a successful tarot card reader for over eight years, serving a diverse clientele around the world.

Read full bio >
Read the DisclaimerFact Correction