Just like most Hollywood A-listers, April Bowlby found her true calling in acting after trying her hands on other fields including ballet. She also studied French and got a degree in marine biology at Moorpark College; she would later go into modelling, all in the bid to find what makes her tick.
Notwithstanding, when she decided to pursue acting, she got smitten with it and has done remarkably well in the industry so far. This was after studying drama with Ivana Chubbuck, a move that was necessary to pursue her interest in the movie industry. Subsequently, her role as Kandi in the world-class comedy Two and a Half Men put her name on the world map. The beautiful actress also graced the cast of comedy-drama TV series Drop Dead Diva (2009–2014) with her prowess as Stacy Barrett.
April Bowlby Brief Bio (Age)
While the literally drop-dead gorgeous actress was born on July 30, 1980, in Vallejo, California, her family relocated to Manteca, in the same city when she was just a child. There, Bowlby attended East Union High School. In the meantime, she has remained mum about the details of her family, thus, not much is known about who her parents are or if she has any siblings. Nevertheless, the much we know for now is that she is of North American ethnicity and an American by nationality.
After high school, Bowlby continued to higher education at Moorpark College. She spent time studying marine biology, French, and even ballet while in college but all these didn’t give her the satisfaction she wanted. She later launched a modelling career before making up her mind to try acting, a decision which has proven to be the right one. moving to Los Angeles and studying drama with Ivana Chubbuck was part of the training that prepared her for the highly competitive industry.
Career and Breakthrough
Following a few auditions, Bowlby made her debut in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, starring as Kaitlin Rackish. A few months later, she landed the role that cemented her name in the movie industry as a force to reckon with; she starred in the TV series Two and a Half Men as Kandi. The series lasted from 2006 to 2015. Her role as Stacy Barrett in Drop Dead Diva which ran from 2009 to 2014 also made her even more famous. She made appearances on a total of 78 episodes on the show.
Inbetween her stints on the aforementioned acclaimed series, Bowlby also played the role of Heather in the television film Sands of Oblivion in 2007. From 2007 to 2014, she starred as Meg in four episodes of How I Met Your Mother. Other movies and series she has appeared in include Psych in 2010, Mom in 2015, the two of which she appeared in just one episode and You’re the Worst in 2015. She also played Rachel Wilson in television film Marriage of Lies in 2016.
Meanwhile, her big screen debut came in 2008 when she starred in All Roads Lead Home as Natasha. She also appeared in From Prada to Nada.
April Bowlby’s Family
In case you are curious about the family behind this beautiful Hollywood star, then you’ve definitely come to the right place because we are also searching for that missing part of the story of her life.
Though we know a little about her educational background, from parents to siblings and husband, no information is available about her family. However, the rumour mill once buzzed about her short-lived relationship with musician Josh Groban. Apparently, she doesn’t want her family to get entangled in the industry which is always alive with rumours.
Notwithstanding, we are keeping crossed fingers that she would open up about all the juicy deets about her personal life someday.
She has been quite successful in her career which spans more than a decade. Her salary is not made public but her net worth is estimated to be around $2 million. There’s no doubt that the beautiful actress will add more digits to the fortune by raking in more millions in her future endeavours.
Her Body Measurements
The blonde bombshell holds her ground as one the beautiful divas in Hollywood. Her trimmed figure stands tall at a height of 5 feet 9 inches. She has the perfect weight of 54 kilograms to go with her towering height. The rest of her body measurements are 36-24-35. In other words, Bowlby is well endowed with all the curves in the right places. She’s also blessed with an amazing red hair and blue eyes.
Is She Dead?
Though she is a ‘Drop Dead Diva’, April Bowlby is very much alive. The gorgeous actress is not dead like some rumours may have it but ready to grace the screens with more of her pretty self.