Clare Maree Bowen
South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
Clare Bowen got her early education from a local primary school in Dulwich Hill, Sydney.
After finishing high school, she got enrolled at the University of Wollongong in New South Wales and graduated in 2006 with a Bachelor of Creative Arts degree.
Actress, singer, and dancer
- Father – Tony Bowen (Worked for Qantas Airways)
- Mother – Kathleen Bowen (Worked for Qantas Airways)
- Siblings – Timothy Bowen (Younger Brother) (Musician)
Clare Bowen is represented by The Gersh Agency, Inc.
Country, country pop and country rock
Big Machine Records
5 ft 2 in or 157 cm
54 kg or 119 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Clare Bowen has dated –
- Brandon Robert Young (2015-Present) – In December 2015, Clare Bowen got engaged to her longtime musician boyfriend Brandon Robert Young by simply retweeting the story published by a tabloid, Sounds Like Nashville and adding “Thank You!” to her tweet. It is speculated that they started dating before she got her big break in TV series, Nashville. Young proposed to her while performing on stage during The Grand Ole Opry event held in Nashville.
Race / Ethnicity
Bowen is of Scottish and Irish descent.
- Short Stature
- Short hair
35-25-36 in or 89-63.5-91.5 cm
6 (US) or 36 (EU)
7.5 (US) or 38 (EU)
Clare Bowen hasn’t endorsed any commercial brand.
Her religious views aren’t known.
Best Known For
Playing the role of Scarlett O’Connor in the musical drama series Nashville.
As a Singer
Clare Bowen has contributed a number of soundtracks to the music albums released for the three seasons of the TV series, Nashville.
In 2014, she performed with Zac Brown band as they performed the live version of the 2010 hit single Free.
She made her first film appearance in 2009 drama The Combination in a supporting role of Sydney.
First TV Show
Clare made her TV show debut in 2009 in an episode of ABC1 drama series The Cut for her role as Donna Gilbertson.
Clare Bowen likes to go out for horse riding to remain fit and active and in case, she doesn’t head out for it for some days, she starts feeling weird. She likes to go for horse riding three to four times a week and morning is her preferred time period. She just grabs a bottle of water and lip balm for her favorite workout.
In case, she can’t go for horse riding or need an extra workout, she opts for running with her pet dog. Clare also likes to go for kayaking.
When she is living in Australia, she goes out for kayaking and swimming almost daily. Her other preferred exercise forms include climbing trees and hula hooping.
Clare Bowen Favorite Things
- Movie – Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
- Music – Country
- Singers / Bands – Hank Williams, Edith Piaf, Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James, Elvis Presley, Billie Holliday, Elvis Costello, The Lumineers, Edward Sharpe, Mumford and Sons, T Bone Burnett
Source – W Magazine
Clare Bowen Facts
- Clare Bowen was diagnosed with cancer at 4 and suffered from it for 3 years.
- In 2008, she became a youth ambassador for the Australian Cancer Council.
- In 2012, during the shooting of Dead Man’s Burden (2012), she suffered a burn on the inside of one of her forearms from a gunpowder residue left after firing a gun.
- Before becoming a full-time actor, she used to work at cattle mustering, which basically involved driving cattle along the edge of inland Australia from station to station.
- In November 2015, she chopped her long tresses for a pixie cut to show solidarity for a little girl who wanted to feel like a princess but couldn’t as she didn’t have long hair. She posted a motivational message along with a picture of her new hairdo.
- During her childhood, she spent some years living in Zimbabwe.
- Visit her official website @ www.clarebowenofficial.com.
- Connect with Clare on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and iTunes.