Carey Lowell is a popular American actress, artist, entrepreneur, and former model. Carey Lowell is famous as ADA Jamie Ross in the television series ‘Law & Order’.
Table of Biography
Carey Lowell was born in Huntington, New York, USA, on February 11, 1961. Her full name is Carey Evelyn Lowell. Her father, James Lowell was a geologist. Presently, she is 61 years old, and her zodiac sign is Aquarius. She had spent her childhood traveling across various countries, like Libya, the Netherlands, and France, before her family finally settled in Denver, Colorado. At that time, Lowell was 12 years old.
Carey studied at Bear Creek High School in Lakewood, Colorado. She attended the ‘University of Colorado Boulder,’ where she majored in literature. But, she dropped out a year later and moved to New York City to pursue a career in modeling. She soon modeled for top fashion designers such as Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein, appearing in several fashion magazines. Also, she studied at Manhattan’s Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre.
Professional Life and Career
In the year 1986, Carey began her film career with the action thriller film ‘Dangerously Close’. She appeared as ‘Julie’. In the same year, she also appeared in the role of a model in the comedy film ‘Club Paradise,’ opposite Robin Williams. Similarly, in the year 1987, she appeared as ‘Maxine’ in the thriller film ‘Down Twisted’.
In the following year, she played the role of ‘Janet Anderson’ in the comedy film ‘Me and Him’. Further, the film was a remake of a 1973 Italian film titled ‘Io e lui.’ Lowell got her breakthrough role in 1989 when she earned the role of Bond girl Pam Bouvier in the movie ‘Licence to Kill’.
In the year 1990, this actress appeared as ‘Kate Sterling’ in the horror film ‘The Guardian.’ In the following year, Carey made her foray into TV, appearing as model ‘Jessie Tailor’ in the TV film ‘Road to Ruin.’
Similarly, in the year 1993, she appeared as ‘Maggie Baldwin’ in the romantic comedy ‘Sleepless in Seattle.’ The next year, she starred as ‘Martha’ in the romantic drama ‘Love Affair.’ Further, in the year 1995, she essayed the role of a teller in the romantic tragedy ‘Leaving Las Vegas.’
This actress went on to roles including co-starring in 1996, as Assistant District Attorney Jamie Ross for 2 seasons on the television drama Law & Order, a character she reprised in the year 2005 for a guest role on its spinoff, Law & Order: Trial by Jury. Immediately before that role, she become frustrated with her acting career and had applied to study documentary filmmaking at New York University.
Furthermore, this actress took a hiatus from acting during the mid-2000s. In the year 2012, she lent her likeness and voice while reprising her Licence to Kill role in the video game 007 Legends. Likewise, in the year 2018, she returned to TV, appearing as a guest on the show Blue Bloods.
This actress has been married three times. She was first married to fashion photographer, John Stember from the year 1984 to 1988. Then, from 1989 to 1995, she was married to actor Griffin Dunne. With him, she has a daughter, Hannah.
Carey married actor Richard Gere in November 2002, following the birth of their child Homer James Jigme Gere (b. February 2000). Likewise, in September 2013, they separated after 11 years of marriage. The two spent 3 years in highly contested divorce proceedings in New York Supreme Court. And, the case was finally settled in October 2016. She is currently dating former ‘Viacom’ CEO Tom Freston.
Carey is 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 m tall. She weighs around 59 kilos. She has got a slim and curvy body figure measuring 38-27-38 inches (chest-waist-hip). Likewise, she has pretty pair of blue eyes and her hair is of brown color.
Net Worth and Social Media
Seems like Carey is not much socially active. However, she is found on Instagram under the username ‘@careylowell’. The account is private and has earned 607 followers.
This actress surely earns a handsome amount of money from her acting and modeling career. However, her estimated net worth is around $12 million.