Andie Mac Dowell was born on April 21, 1958 in Gaffney, South Carolina.She dropped out of college to become an Elite model.She married childhood friend and businessman Rhett Hartzog in 2001; the couple divorced in 2004.In January 2006, she got engaged to businessman Kevin Geagan, but the couple later split up.The mom of three (Justin, 28; Rainey, 25; and Sarah Margaret, 19) seems to have passed the entertaining gene onto middle daughter, Rainey, who made her acting debut playing Andie's daughter in , and is now launching a music career, writing her own country songs and getting ready for her first small concert series. Rainey: We used to have five o'clock vegetables every day. Then when dinnertime comes, they've already eaten vegetables. My sister and I danced and my mom is definitely a workout-a-holic.The duo stopped in New York City to promote Tylenol's Stories of Strength campaign, and while here, they chatted with Womans about family activities, rescuing kittens and the best parenting advice ever (seriously! WD: Andie, you raised a family while working a lot. Andie: When your kids are their hungriest, put out raw vegetables and dip—simple. WD: Rainey, now that you are starting your own career, how has your mom inspired you?After posing for clients like L’Oreal and Calvin Klein, Mac Dowell got her acting break with a part in Greystoke-The Legend of Tarzan.
I took Rainey to a concert once—Rainey: It was my very first concert and we saw Hanson! Rainey: It's hard to pick one, but she really taught me to be loving and gentle. She was in New Orleans working on her music and discovered a man who was a cat hoarder.She made an impressive return to acting with several small screen roles.In 2012, Mac Dowell appeared on the teen drama Mac Dowell was married to Paul Qualley from 1986 to 1999; they have a son and two daughters.She has also been married twice in her life but it wasn’t as successful as she hoped it to be.She was married to Paul Qualley in the year of 1986 whom she met first while posing for Gap ads.