Who is Rose McGowan?
Rose McGowan is an Italian-born American actress, writer, singer, activist and producer. She is worth $18 million. She is popularly known as Rósa Arianna McGowan. She gained fame for acting Amy Blue in the drama film “The Doom Generation in 1995. She also acted Gale Ann Thayer in the drama indie film, “Going All the Way” in 2013. She has several awards under her belt. These include MTV Movie Award in 1999 and the Golden Schmoes Awards in 2008.
Rose McGowan was born Rósa Arianna McGowan on September 5, 1973, in Florence, Italy. She was born to American parents Terri a writer and Daniel McGowan who an artist. Rose has two sisters, two brothers as well as two half-siblings. Rose became a child model through her father’s art contacts in Italy. She featured in Vogue Bambini as well as other Italian magazines.
Her parents returned to America when she was at the age of 10. She lived with her father after her parents separated. She attended Roosevelt High School and Nova Alternative High School. She worked at McDonald’s. She began ballet lessons at the age of 13. She later moved to Los Angeles at the age of 15.
The film, “Class of 1999” gave her a debut acting appearance in 1990. She also made appearances in “Encino Man”, with Pauly Shore with whom she later co-starred in “Bio-Dome” in 1996. She was cast in the leading role in Gregg Araki’s dark comedy, “The Doom Generation” (1995). It earned her a lot of recognition. Rose got a nomination for Best Debut Performance at the 1996 Independent Spirit Awards.
Rose featured in several films between 1996 to 2016. These include; “Going All the Way” (1997), “Southie” (1998), “Phantoms” (1998), “Ready to Rumble” (2000), “Monkeybone” (2001), “Fifty Dead Men Walking”, Dead Awake” (2010), “Conan the Barbarian” (2011), and “Rosewood Lane” (2011), “Once Upon a Time” in 2013 and 2014.
She lent her voice to the animated series “Ultimate Spider-Man”, “The Caged Pillows” in 2016. Throughout her career, she received several recognitions and awards.
McGowan was involved with a man she refers to as William in the early 1990s. By 1993, the relationship with William had ended. She met Brett Cantor in 1993 who unfortunately was stabbed to death in his house. McGowan had about 4 years relationship with musician Marilyn Manson. The two got engaged formally before ending the relationship in 2001 owing to lifestyle differences they couldn’t reconcile. Rose got engaged to Robert Rodriguez on October 12, 2007. The relationship ended in October 2009.
After a year of dating, McGowan got engaged to Davey Detail July 2013. The lovers got married on October 12, 2013 in Los Angeles. Rose filed for divorce leading to an end of the relationship in November, 2016. She received a fine of $2,500 and suspended jail sentence in 2013 over cocaine that was found in her bag. McGowan relocated to Mexico in 2020 with no intentions of returning to the United States.
It appears that McGowan’s life had been one of a roller-coaster ride littered with many legal battles and separation over irreconcilable differences with her partners.