Paul Qualley Career, Bio, Ex-Wife, and Children

Power couples are big these days, what with people breaking up so often. But back in the 80s, power couples were what people looked up to.

And one such power couple of the 80s was Andie MacDowell and Paul Qualley, who were really famous at the time.

Although Andie MacDowell was really the popular Hollywood actress back then, her beau, later turned husband Qualley, was famous for a reason besides having his own career.

He used to be an American model who even worked as a musician for a while. But he got more attention for being involved with MacDowell.

But I’m not here to talk about Andie MacDowell. Instead, today, I’ll be focusing on Qualley’s life, career, and family.

Paul Qualley Bio


Name  Paul James Qualley 
Birthday  14th March 1958
Gender  Male 
Age  65
Birth Place New York City, New York, USA
Nationality  American 
Residence  Missoula, Montana, USA
Ethnicity  Norwegian 
Sexuality  Straight 
Mother  Patricia Ann Rondou
Father  Lee James Qualley 
Marital Status Divorced 
Ex-Wife Rosalie Anderson MacDowell 
Zodiac Sign Pisces 
Eye Color Blue 
Hair Color Brown 
Height  6’2”
Son  Justin Qualley
Daughters  Rainey Qualley and Margaret Qualley
Net Worth  Approximately $1,000,000 

Born in New York City, New York, USA, in the year 1958, Paul Qualley is a March baby, and his birthday is on 14th March.

At the time of writing this, he is 65 years old. And he used to be an American model who even dabbled in music. But he is also a rancher of Norwegian ethnicity.

The names of his mother and father are Patricia Ann Rondou and Lee James Qualley. And he is known to have blue eyes and brown hair.

Paul Qualley Education? 

Well, he went to a local high school for his education. And he attended college and graduated in 1980 with a bachelor’s Degree. 

Paul Qualley Career

He always had a thing for modeling from a young age. So when he was old enough, he started his modeling career journey.

Paul Qualley Career

Had the looks for it!

He did land quite a few good modeling gigs on runways and ads and even traveled all over the U.S. as well as Europe for his career in his 20s and 30s.

While he was still pursuing his modeling career, he took some time to make music for about a decade. 

Had a hit song!

His hit song was called “Please Please.” This track of his was released in the year 1984, and you can find it on YouTube.

In his 40s, he left modeling and started to get into a contracting business, which took him toward maintaining his ranch business in Montana.


He was married to Andie MacDowell from 1986-99. They met in 1985 while Qualley had a shooting for GAP.

Paul pursued a career in acting while Andie stayed at home with their kids. Eventually, she left their family ranch and took custody of the kids. He didn’t get married again, as far as the internet is concerned.


Paul and Andie had two daughters who are now famous actresses and one son who works in real estate these days.

Their famous daughters are Rainey Qualley and Margaret Qualley. And the son is named Justin Qualley.

Justin Qualley is now 36 years old and works in Montana. 33-year-old Rainey Qualley is a successful actress, having worked in several films like Shut in, Mighty Fine, Ultrasound, and more.

And 28-year-old Margaret Qualley has been in movies, such as Stars at Noon, Sanctuary, and more, and even hit tv shows like Maid.

Video is from the The Late Late Show Youtube Channel


Paul Qualley was a really famous American model back in the 70s and the 80s, but he got most of the attention for being involved with Andie MacDowell. Now he has retired from that career and is a businessman at the time.

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