Justin Qualley is the son of Andie MacDowell, a famous actress who is known for her appearance in Four Weddings and Funeral (1996), Lord of the Apes (1984), and Green Card (1990). MacDowell is a sensational actress from the 80s and 90s and is still active in the entertainment industry. Qualley is one of the eldest among her three children. He has always maintained quiet and private life staying away from controversies. His father Paul Qualley has already parted ways with his mother MacDowell
Even having a passion for business rather than the entertainment industry, Qualley has made quite a name for himself and seems to be really close to his family members. Being a celebrity kid, he has always been in the limelight. Here we’ll be discussing interesting facts about Andie MacDowell’s son Justin Qualley.
Justin Qualley’s Grandmother Had Alcohol Addiction
Justin Qualley’s maternal grandparents are Pauline Johnson (Paula ) and Marion St. Pierre MacDowell; his grandmother was a music teacher while his grandfather was a lumbar executive. Qualley’s maternal side is English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh. His maternal family had a summer house from an era before the war in North Carolina which they later on sold for 3.5 million dollars in 1999.
Qualley’s maternal grandmother had struggled from her nervous breakdown and shock treatment leading her companion to be alcohol. For a long period of time, she tried to stay sober but her struggle went on. In 1981, she died of a heart attack after remaining sober for a year. While her husband lived a healthy life and died in 2014.
His Mom is an Emmy-Nominated Actress
Justin Qualley’s mom is Emmy-nominated actress Andie MacDowell. She has been active in the entertainment industry for more than four decades. She made her movie debut with the in 1984 film Greystroke; The Legend of Tarzan, The Lord of Apes. Later on, she got a major breakthrough in 1989 with the movie Sex, Lies, and Videotapes leading her to win the Independent Spirit Award for Best Actress.
MacDowell has also been nominated for Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress- Motion Drama Drama. Her role in the comedy movies GroundHog (1993) and Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) has also added the greatest milestone in her career and more Golden Globe nominations. Her horror comedy movie, Ready or Not (2018) and was a commercial success. She also starred in Mighty Fine along with her daughter Rainey Qualley. Most recently, she appeared in the Netflix show Maid alongside her daughter Margaret Qualley.
Besides her acting career, MacDowell was also a model in her early acting career and appeared in Vogue magazine. Also, she has collaborated with the companies like Armani, Calvin Klein, and many more.
Andie MacDowell Narrated Justin Qualley’s Birth Story
MacDowell explained the shock and the happiness of finding out about Justin growing inside her. He was born on August 14, 1986. On his 35th birthday, his mom pinned a post about her pregnancy with him. It was really difficult to apprehend that her son has reached the age of 35 as she expressed in a lengthy homage to her son on her Instagram account. Her Groundhog Day character revealed that Justin’s arrival changed everything about her personality. She was no longer interested in anything other than him.
The A-lister actress once resided in New York City and was modeling trying to get a breakthrough in the industry. She was 27 at the time facing all the struggles when she found out about baby Justin growing inside her.
MacDowell stated that finding out this news was the greatest blessing of her life. But still, she was in a dilemma about whether to leave her professional career for the sake of her motherhood. She was still struggling and trying her best to make her career work as she was really new to motherhood. So she was really unqualified to make strong choices and decisions. Yet she did not want to let go of her family roles for her professional career.
Back in the day, women who pursued professional careers and family roles at the same time would be considered selfish women by society.
Both of His Sisters Are Actors
Justin Qualley is the eldest child of Andie MacDowell. He has two sisters Rainey Qualley and Margarate Qualley, and both of them are quite active and famous in the entertainment industry. They have both proven themselves as an actress, musician and dancer as well. It’s no surprise that being born and bought up in a star family they were also drawn to the field of entertainment.
Rainey Qualley was born in 1989, making her four years younger than Qualley. She is the middle of all three siblings. She is an actress and performer on stage and in the audio. Rainey made her acting debut in the film Mighty Fine in (2012). She has been crowned Miss Golden Globe in the same year.
Rainey is most known by her stage name Rainsford. She has released her written songs under this name. She has also made a guest appearances on television shows such as Mad Men and Love in the Time of Corona. Ocean’s 8, Perfect, and Falcon Song are some of her cinematic credits.
Margaret Qualley was born in 1994 and is the youngest and most famous among the Qualley siblings. From a young age, she was trained as a ballerina dancer. Later on, she went to be a model just like her parents and collaborated with various magazines during New York Fashion Week and Paris Fashion Week.
Margaret made her acting debut in the 2013 drama film Palo Alto, in which she played a supporting role. Her role in the HBO drama series Leftovers (2014-2017) as a damaged adolescent earned her national fame. Later she went on to star in the dark comedy ‘The Nice Guys (2016) and the thriller Death Note both of which were released on Netflix (2017).
Her Primetime Emmy Award for her portrayal of actress and dancer Ann Reinking in the FX biographical drama miniseries Fosse/ Verdon won worldwide recognization in 2019. She got her biggest career breakthrough when she played opposite Bradd Pitt, Leonardo Dicaprio, and Margot Robbie in Quentin Tarantino’s comedy-drama Once Upon a Time In Hollywood in 2019.
Justin Qualley’s Parents Are Divorced
Justin’s parents Paul Qualley and Andie MacDowell are no more together. They both met in the early phase o their career when both were part of the GAP advertisement. Their love blossomed and went on to date for quite a while, and the pair eventually got married in 1986. Throughout their marital relationship, the couple welcomed three adorable kids.
Paul and Andie went on to have a long and contentious relationship which later on become toxic. The two ended up getting a divorce in 1999, after 13 years of marriage.1999. MacDowell explained that it was really hard for her to be a part of a toxic relationship and be away from the people we love and live in rural life.
She took two years to get over the divorce and moved away from Montana to North Carolina. This divorce had affected the children as well but they all state strong and got ahead in their lives. MacDowell, later on, married a businessman Rhett Hartzog in a private ceremony. But due to some reason, they also called it quits and got a divorce in 2004. She is reportedly single at present.
What Andie McDowell Thinks About Justin Qualley?
Being born with the silver spoon, Qualley is still different from other star kids. He has always maintained a distance from the media and controversies. He prefers to keep his life private and his mother Andie respects his decision.
Belonging to a Scottish, and Irish background his educational background is not revealed yet. He has a done-to-earth nature and he is quite cheerful, friendly, and joyful as his mother explains his behavior. Justin enjoys the serenity of a tranquil existence and she has a great deal of respect for him and his choices.
Justin seems t enjoy and be around nature and he feels a great responsibility for preserving wildlife. His mother has also been part of his missions. Justin was last spotted with his mother on March 8, 2020, in Los Angeles, California. The National Women’s History Museum’s 8th Annual Women Making History Awards was held at the Skirball Cultural Centre with a mother and son duo in attendance.
Justin Qualley Is Expecting a Child with Wife Wife Nicolette
Justin Qualley has been married to his beloved wife Nicolette. It’s unclear when the couple tied the knot but we know that the couple is expecting a baby. MacDowell took to Instagram on Jun 27, 2022, to announce that Qualley and her daughter-in-law are pregnant with their first child. Along with two photos of parents-to-be showing the baby bum, she wrote,
My son plants fruit trees that’s how he has fun. Nicolette and Justin are down to earth in every way.Justin Qualley’s Net Worth
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We are eager to see the grandson of Andie MacDowell!!
Justin Qualley’s Net Worth
Justin Qualley being born into the A-lister Hollywood family was loaded from his early childhood. But he had stayed away from his family’s wealth and fame. He has built his name in his career through his own effort. His net worth is 92,375 thousand dollars, as of 2022. His middle and younger sibling has 1.3 million dollars and 3 million dollars of whopping net worth as they are part of the entertainment industry. Meanwhile his mom MacDowell has an estimated net worth of $20 million.
According to Newyork Times, his dad Paul Qualley owns a ranch in Montana where he worked as a real estate agent which has been his major source of income. He also has been passionate about his business and his family has always been supportive of him.
His mom MacDowell shares a love for European motors and has a collection of futuristic and high-tech cars in her collection. Her car collection consists of Volvo XC40, Audi A8, and Audi E- Tron costing from 40 thousand dollars to 80 thousand dollars.
Volvo XC40 is one of the coolest automobiles one could have in the garage. Releasing from the company this model is the most minimal-looking car having all its features inside it.
The Audi E-Tron has a modern, angular design and an all-electric motor. The E-Tron features a dual electric motor setup with a combined output of over 308 horsepower, as well as an all-wheel-drive system.
Audi A8 is one of the most luxurious sedans which is offered by the company. The car is filled with a spacious and delightful cabin fitted with every feature one could need. It is sumptuous and sporty to drive while having some of the best handling dynamics.
His Mom Owns Multiple Houses
Qualley doesn’t have his own house yet but the Sex, Lies, and Videotape star has purchased multiple houses throughout her career. She recently bought a Silver House in Los Angeles. She was one of the highest bidders for the five-bedroom, four-bathroom paying 4.1 million dollars. The star’s real estate portfolio also includes two home compounds in LA’s Highland Park neighborhood and a vacation house in Montana.
She also has been committed to a three-bedroom, Spanish-style home in Los Angeles city’s hills. She has been sorting through her family photos and picking the right ones to pack.