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April Bowlby

April Bowlby is a popular American actress and model. April Bowlby is best known for her roles as Kandi on the CBS comedy series Two and a Half Men (2006–2015), Stacy Barrett on Drop Dead Diva (2009–2014), Rita Farr on Titans (2018), and Doom Patrol (2019–2023).

Early Life and Education

April Bowlby was welcomed into this world as April Michelle Bowlby on July 30, 1980, in  Vallejo, California, US. Her age is currently 43 years old. She moved to Manteca, California, with her family when she was a young child. But little else is known about her parents, her family’s history, or her early years. She holds American nationality and was born under the zodiac sign Leo.

Talking about her educational background, she is a graduate student. She attended East Union High School for her primary level education which is located in her hometown. Later, she studied at ‘Moorpark College,’ a state-run community college in Moorpark, Ventura County, California. She took French, ballet, and marine biology classes there. She wanted to be a ballerina when she was a little girl.

Career and Professional Life

April Bowlby is a professional American actress and model. As a model, Bowlby entered the glamorous and entertainment industries. Later, she decided to pursue acting, and Ivana Chubbuck, who has worked with celebrities like Sharon Stone, Brad Pitt, and Beyoncé, taught her how to perform. Bowlby moved to Los Angeles, California, and began attending film auditions. She made her acting debut on television in the role of “extra” “Kaitlin Rackish” in the episode “Eating Gilbert Grissom?” of the CBS forensic crime drama “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.” Later, she made appearances in one-episode roles in other series, including “Freddie” (2005) and “CSI: NY” (2005).

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Caption: April Bowlby’s movie poster
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Furthermore, her big break came when she was offered the recurring part of “Kandi/Kimber” in the third season of the CBS sitcom “Two and a Half Men” in 2005. She participated in a total of 17 episodes of the show; in the fourth season of the show, her role was listed as a member of the main cast, and in the tenth and twelfth seasons, she was listed as a guest star. In the meantime, she played “Heather” in the Sci-Fi Channel original film “Sands of Oblivion,” which had its world premiere on July 28, 2007, directed by David Flores. Additionally, she appeared in four episodes of the CBS sitcom “How I Met Your Mother” as “Meg.”

More about her career

In 2008, she starred in her first feature film, “All Roads Lead Home.” She played the part of “Natasha” in the movie, which won the “Best Feature Drama” award at the “International Family Film Festival”. She played Mia in the comedy “The Slammin’ Salmon” by Broken Lizard. The movie had its world premiere on January 17, 2009, at the Slamdance Film Festival. On December 11, 2009, it received a limited theatrical release in the US. The reviews were overwhelmingly negative.

Her next notable TV project was the lead role of “Stacy Barrett” in the American legal comedy-drama/fantasy series “Drop Dead Diva,” which may have been the most notable role of her career thus far. She played the part throughout the entire six seasons of the show, which ran on “Lifetime” from July 12, 2009, to June 22, 2014. She gained international recognition as well as increased her fame to new heights in the US thanks to the series. In the US romantic comedy “From Prada to Nada,” which was directed by Angel Gracia, she played the indifferent and self-centered “Olivia.” On January 28, 2011, the movie had a constrained theatrical release in the US.


Moreover, she played “Rachel Wilson,” the lead character, in the television movie “Marriage of Lies,” which was originally called “Presumed.” On May 21, 2016, the film had its US premiere; Spain and France followed a year later. She also played “Katie Tate” in the 2016 television comedy “The Engagement Clause,” which was originally called “Married by Christmas.” On November 6, it was made available in the US; later that year, it was also made available in the UK, France, and Spain. She made her television debut on April 13, 2017, as “Rebecca” in the episode “The Separation Agitation” of the tenth season of the CBS sitcom “The Big Bang Theory.” Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady were responsible for the show’s creation.

In the television series “Titans,” Bowlby played the ‘DC Comics superheroine ‘Elasti-Girl. On October 12, 2018, the first episode of the series aired. Bowlby played the same part in the main cast of the ‘Doom Patrol’ spin-off, which debuted in 2019. She has made brief appearances in episodes of several television series, including “You’re the Worst” (2015), “Psych,” and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” (2010). In 2018’s “The Wrong Daughter” and “Homecoming Revenge” television movies, she also made an appearance.

Personal Life

Her sexual orientation is straight. As for her marital status, she is a married woman. She tied the knot with popular American writer and filmmaker, Matthew Cooke in December 2020. Additionally, April appears in a few of her husband’s YouTube videos. She is a private lover who prefers to keep her private affairs out of the public eye and does not talk much about them. As a result, it is impossible to find out how she met her husband, Matthew Cooke.

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Caption: April Bowlby with her husband, Matthew
Source: Instagram

Her past relationships

Bowlby had a romantic relationship with American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer Josh Groban from November 2009 to March 2010. According to sources, April and Josh started dating in November 2009, but their relationship did not last long. After only about five months of dating, they called it quits in March 2010. When April Bowlby moved to Los Angeles to pursue her modeling career, she met her first boyfriend, actor/photographer Randall Slavin. According to April, Randall gave her a lot of encouragement as she pursued her acting career. Randall helped April get in touch with some of the top acting teachers and agents in Los Angeles. Sadly, the couple’s relationship ended, and they separated ways.

April Bowlby – Net Worth 2024

This veteran American actress and model has earned a decent amount of money throughout her career and profession. She has a net worth of $3 million as of 2023. But she hasn’t disclosed her salary and other asset values.

Body Measurements

This gorgeous and talented diva has a well-maintained dazzling figure. She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and a weight of 54kg. Her body measurements are 36-24-35 inches (breast-waist-hip). Likewise, she wears a shoe of 10 (US) and a bra of 32D. Similarly, she has a pair of sparkling blue eyes with blonde colored hair.

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Caption: April Bowlby posing for a photo
Source: Instagram

April Bowlby – Social Media

Talking about her social media presence, Bowlby is quite active on social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Her Facebook page ‘April Bowlby’ has gained more than 3.9K followers as of now. Likewise, her official Instagram account ‘@aprilthebowlby’ has more than 242K followers and has shared 391 posts. Similarly, she joined Twitter in June 2013 and has more than 4.6K followers on her account ‘@TheAprilBowsby’.