The Builder; Mark Bowe

Mark Bowe is the host of Barnwood Builders, a popular TV show on the U.S. daytime television channel DIY. He renovated old wood-works and barns, giving them a new finish while preserving the more aged look. He also owns Antique Cabins and Barns today, known as Barnwood Living, which he started back in 1995 to help restore his friend’s barn. It was a highly successful business, after which Mark shifted to TV hosting. His amazing real-time renovation of old barns is the basis of the massive success of the show.

Well, how well do you know about Mark Bowe? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Mark Bowe’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Mark Bowe to date.

Biography and Early Life

Mark Bowe was born in Glasgow, West Virginia, on 5th March 1970. As a kid, he was keen on spending his time outdoors camping, hiking, and playing sports. He was also interested in I woodworks and, as a kid, practiced with his father in their basement. He credits his father for teaching him how to saw the right way. His father’s carpentry tools would often go missing when a young Mark used to go out in the woods with the ax and tools to carve his own masterpiece.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Mark Bowe in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Mark Bowe’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 26th July 2021 having been born on 5 March 1970. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70 kg in Kilograms.


Mark Bowe attended high school at DuPont High School. At school, he was selected as a captain of the Basketball team and represented his team in different tournaments. His teachers were impressed by his aptitude for American history. Later he attended College at the University of Western Virginia, where he completed his Bachelors’s in Business Administration. He also completed his master’s in Safety management from Western Virginia University’s College of Business.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Mark Bowe is married to Cindy Lavender Bowe. They used to date in High-school and in 2001 decided to tie the knot. She was previously a teacher of History and Games at a local High School. She even tried her hand in politics when she ran for the district representative at the House of Delegates. Since Mark’s TV show’s success, she has been actively participating in the business of the Show. They have a son together named Atticus Bowe.

Is Mark Bowe Gay?

Mark Bowe is married for 20 years to Cindy Lavender Bowe and also has a son with her. Hence clearly, he is not gay.

Professional Career

Mark Bowe started his career as a safety technician in Coal Mines. However, he was dissatisfied with the mining job due to the low pay and hazardous environment for miners. He had reportedly considered going back to college to complete his Masters in Business Administration. At a young age, he was already very good at wood crafting, and when a friend asked him for help in demolishing his old barn, Mark helped his friend renovate it.

This stuck as a potential business idea with Mark, and finally, he started Antique Cabins and Barns in 1995. His very successful business was noticed by the DIY network in 2013, and the following November, they helped launch the show Barnwood Builders. It has become one of the longest-running TV shows in DIY, with currently the 9th season playing.


There are no records of Mark Bowe’s awards, but we can undoubtedly say that Mark has achieved a lot in his life through his work.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Mark Bowe in 2021

Mark Bowe’s TV career as the host of the show Barnwood Builders has been highly lucrative for him. Along with handling the show as a side business, he also appears to give speeches and advise people to charge a fee. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is around $2 million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Mark Bowe likes to practice Break Dance while at home
  • Mark Bowe wanted to be a professional Basketball player when he was younger, but he quit his dreams to pursue business.
  • Mark Bowe is an animal lover and owns three dogs and a cat.
  • Mark Bowe has advocated for awareness on social issues such as depression and anxiety and even appeared in a TED Talk to raise awareness.

To his credit, Mark claims to have helped renovate more than 400 antique Barns and Cabins. Though he started his professional career as a safety technician in Coal Mines, he achieved some great feats as a television personality. He is a hard worker and a kind man who can be seen giving hugs to friends and strangers on the street.

  1. William Slusarek May 20, 2021 at 9:26 am
  2. Donna Oleary May 31, 2021 at 12:22 am
  3. Cindy L Pysher June 21, 2021 at 1:50 am

Facts of Mark Bowe

  • Gender Male
  • full nameMark Bowe
  • birthplaceGlasgow, Western Virgina, United States
  • Date of Birth March 05, 1970
  • Age 54 years 2 months
  • Horoscope Pisces
  • Lucky Number 7
  • Lucky Stone Aquamarine
  • Lucky Color Sea Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Cancer, Scorpio
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$2 million
  • professionTV Host and Renovator of old barns and cabins
  • weightIn Kilograms – 70 Kg, In Pounds – 154 lbs
  • heightIn Centimeters – 175 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
  • hair colorBrown
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolDuPont High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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