Barbara Stephan Bowie is popularly known as the mother of the English guitarist and actor, Gavin McGregor Rossdale.
Barbara Stephan Bowie’s Family
Barbara Stephan Bowie, a former model, married Douglas Rossdale, a physician, and doctor in 1948. Barbara was born in Scotland, and Douglas was of Russian Jewish descent, with the family’s surname originally being “Rosenthal. He died on Jul 23, 2005. They together had 3 children named Lorraine Rossdale, Soraya Rossdale, and Gavin Rossdale. Gavin was born on 30 October 1965 and was nicknamed Mac Rock. His parents divorced when he was 11 years old. Douglas was previously married to Pamela Rossdale and had two children, David Rossdale (1953) and Georgina Rossdale-Smith (1949) with her.
In the late 1980’s Gavin dated Suze DeMarchi, lead singer for the band Baby Animals. In 2009, Peter Robinson, also known as Marilyn, confirmed that he and Gavin had been together for five years, in the 1980s. In 2010 Gavin acknowledged having a liaison with Robinson, describing it as experimentation and “part of growing up”. He had been in a relationship with an English actress Perl Lowe in 1988. In 2004, after a paternity test, it was discovered that he is the biological father of her daughter, Daisy Lowe who was born in 1989.
On Sept 14, 2002, Gavin married American singer and actress, Gwen Stefani in St Paul’s, Covent Garden, London. A second wedding was held in Los Angeles two weeks later. Gwen has 3 sons with Gavin, Kingston Rossdale ( May 26, 2006) Zuma Nesta Rock Rossdale (August 21, 2008), and Apollo Bowie Flynn Rossdale (February 28, 2014). Gwen divorced Gavin on April 8, 2016. Gwen later announced her relationship with Blake Shelton, country music artist and The Voice co-star. Gwen was diagnosed with dyslexia in 2020.
Barbara Stephan Bowie’s Career
Barbara rarely makes a public appearance and lives a hidden life away from social media intervention, so it is difficult to know what she has been doing since her divorce or about her net worth. It can be said that she is living a healthy lifestyle. Let’s have a look at her children’s careers.
Her stepdaughter Georgina Rossdale-Smith is a physician, and her stepson David Rossdale is the Bishop of Grimsby (a suffragan in the Diocese of Lincoln). David Rossdale’s net worth is $5 Million. Her daughter Lorraine holds a degree in Master of Business Administration and speaks fluent Spanish. She is currently working at Westminster Abbey аѕ head of event management. The youngest daughter Soraya Stephan lives in London and works in Public Relations and Communications.
Her son Gavin Rossdale is a well-established English guitarist and actor, best known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Bush. In 2013, he received the British Academy’s Ivor Novello Award for International Achievement. Her ex-daughter-in-law, Gwen is multi-talented. She is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer, and actress.
Barbara Stephan Bowie’s Net Worth
Gavin Rossdale has a net worth of $45 million and Gwen is reported to have a net worth of $100 million.