Julie Bowen Net Worth

Julie Bowen is a two-time Emmy Award-inning American actress and director who has a net worth of $18 million. She rose to fame as Claire Dunphy in the highly acclaimed blockbuster ABC comedy Modern Family.

Bowen became interested in acting as a child while performing plays in their backyard with her two sisters. Bowen has appeared in the popular comedy films Life of the Party co-written by Melissa McCarthy, and Horrible Bosses.

Bowen is also known for her recurring roles on the hit ABC shows Lost, Ed, and the darkly comic Showtime series Weeds and Boston Legal. Bowen has also supported and donated to several charities dear to her heart, and she often participates in fundraising and awareness events.

Julie Bowen’s Net Worth (2024)

Net Worth$18 Million
NameJulie Bowen
Age53 Years Old
Annual Salary$4 Million Per Year
Last Updated2024

Julie Bowen’s Net Worth Growth

Net Worth in 2024$18 Million
Net Worth in 2023$16 Million
Net Worth in 2022$15.2 Million
Net Worth in 2021$14.3 Million
Net Worth in 2020$12 Million

Salary Per Episode

Bowen began her career as Claire Dunphy in the ABC comedy Modern Family, earning an initial salary of $30,000 to $65,000. She ultimately renegotiated with them for a raise of $500,000 per episode, which equals $12 million per season by the last season.

Early Life

Julie Bowen Luetkemeyer was born on March 3rd, 1970 in Baltimore, Maryland, to real estate agent John Luetkemeyer Jr. and Suzanne Luetkemeyer, a homemaker. She has two siblings, Annie and Molly.

She started at the Calvert School in Baltimore and the Garrison Forest School in Maryland before moving on to St. George’s School in Rhode Island. She also went to the prestigious and upper-class Roland Park County School in Baltimore, Maryland at one point.

Career Beginnings

Bowen attended Brown University and received a BA in Renaissance Studies. She received her first taste of acting when she participated in theatre productions of Stage Door and Guys and Dolls and Lemon Sky while attending college for her graduation.

Bowen spent her junior year in Florence, Italy, where she became fluent in Italian. She got a lead role in the independent film Five Spot Jewel before graduation. After graduating, she relocated to New York and enrolled at the renowned Actors Studio, where she studied acting.

Acting Career

Bowen made her acting debut in the soap series Loving in 1992 and an episode of the college drama Class of ’96 the following year. In 1994, she appeared in the television film Runaway Daughters.

Julie Bowen appeared in Happy Gilmore and Multiplicity in 1996, as well as An American Werewolf in Paris in 1997. In the same year, she appeared as a guest on television shows such as Party of Five.

Bowen then had a recurring role as Roxanne Please on ER (1998–99) and rose to notoriety on the television series Ed (2000–04). She then appeared as a guest star on the television shows Lost (2005–07) and Boston Legal (2004 ), as well as in a recurring role on Weeds (2008).

Modern Family

Julie Bowen’s breakthrough career started when she portrayed Claire Dunphy on the ABC series Modern Family from 2009 to 2020 in almost 250 episodes. She was nominated for six consecutive Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (2010–15).

She also won the award in 2011 and 2012. The sitcom also won a Golden Globe® for Best Television Series Comedy or Musical in 2012, as well as a SAG Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Series in 2011, 2012, and 2013.

Julie Bowen‘s Biography

Real NameJulie Bowen Luetkemeyer
Nick NameJulie Bowen
Age53 Years Old
HeightIn Feet –  5 Feet 6 Inches
In Meters – 1.68 m
In Centimeters – 168 cm
WeightIn Kilograms – 52 Kg
In Pounds – 115 lbs
FamilyFather – John Alexander Luetkemeyer Jr
Mother – Suzanne
Sisters –  Annie Luetkemeyer and designer Molly Luetkemeyer
HusbandScott Phillips (m. 2004; div. 2018)

“’m so not stylish by nature, but I’ve learned to work with what I have.”

Julie Bowen

Julie Bowen Social Media Profiles

InstagramClick Here
FacebookClick Here
TwitterClick Here
TikTokClick Here
LinkedInClick Here

Continued and Recent Projects

Bowen continued to appear in small roles in various films, such as Jumping the Broom (2011), Horrible Bosses (2011), Conception (2012), Knife Fight (2012), and Life of the Party (2018). Bowen also ventured as a voice actor in films.

Voice-over films include Scooby-Doo! Mecha Mutt Menace, Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014), as well as a few episodes of animated series such as Justice League, and Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, Family Guy (2014, 2017), Tangled: The Series (2017-2020), LA to Vegas, and DuckTale.

She appeared in the 2020 Netflix film, Hubie Halloween, Larry David’s Curb Your Enthusiasm in 2021, and American Dad in 2022 as well as the films “The Fallout” and “Mixtape”. She’s also appeared on Celebrity Jeopardy and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.

Interesting Facts About Julie Bowen

  • Bowen is of German ancestry.
  • Bowen is the sister of renowned infectious disease doctor Annie Luetkemeyer and fashion designer Molly Luetkemeyer.
  • Since she was in her early 20s, Bowen has worn a pacemaker due to the cardiovascular condition bradycardia, which causes her regular heartbeat to be below average.
  • Bowen had an appearance in the music video “Fight Song,” which was inspired by Pitch Perfect.
  • Bowen supported Hillary Clinton at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
  • Bowen was also criticized for making a few jokes about Donald Trump before the 2016 US presidential election.
  • Bowen is a yoga fanatic.
Julie Bowen Net Worth and Salary

Business Ventures and Endorsements

Bowen founded Bowen and Sons in 2021, which recently signed its first partnership with Universal Television. Her first project with NBC Universal is a series for which a pilot has already been committed in which she plays the role of Lulu Wallace.

Steve Basilone of The Goldbergs is the series’ head writer. She has been named a spokeswoman for Neutrogena, a company that sells Pure Glow products, and she has appeared in commercials for these goods.

Personal Life

Julie Bowen married Scott Phillips, a software developer and real estate investor, in 2004, and the couple had three sons, Oliver and twins Gus and John. She divorced Phillips after 15 years of marriage in 2018.

Charity Works

Bowen presently serves on the board of directors for Baby2Baby, a charity that provides basic baby clothing and supplies to needy families. She has also volunteered for various other charities, such as:

  • Stand Up To Cancer
  • Maxwell House
  • The March of Dimes
  • The American Foundation For Equal Right
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of America
  • St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital
  • The Sandy Hook Promise
  • The Trevor Project
  • Milk and Bones
  • The Revlon Run/Walk For Women
  • Step Up Women’s Network
  • P.S. Arts

Real Estate

When Bowen and Scott divorced, she spent $3 million on a Hollywood Hills residence designed by Thorton Abele and erected in 1959 for heart physician Augustus Bakos. The 3,212 sq ft residence has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. In 2021, Bowen subsequently sold the house for $3.85 million.

Bowen paid $6 million for a stunning property in Toluca Lake, California, from singer Meghan Trainor in 2021. The home has 5 bedrooms, and 7 and a half baths, and is 7,100 sq ft with a guest house in the backyard. The outdoor space includes a rectangular pool with a spa and a patio area.

Julie Bowen’s Net Worth 2024

Julie Bowen’s net worth is estimated to be $18 million in 2024. Bowen was one of the highest-paid TV actresses with earnings of $12 million in 2016. The majority of her income comes from Modern Family and several brands through which she receives a few thousand dollars.

Notably, Julie Bowen earns millions through her production company and Neutrogena endorsement, and her philanthropic efforts for the community contribute significantly to her riches.

More Popular Actresses:

 Jennette McCurdy Net Worth

Kathy Hilton Net Worth 

Paris Jackson Net Worth

Kelly Osbourne Net Worth

Leave a Comment