Mark Bowe Wiki, Net Worth, Wife, Age, Bio & More

Mark Bowe

Mark Bowe is the name of a famous American Television personality, who is better known for his reality show on DIY network show called the Barnwood Builders.


Mark also worked as the coal miner in early of his career. In addition, he is also familiar as craftsman, businessman, historian, and a passable break-dancer.

Mark was born in Glasgow, West Virginia. After completing his schooling study, he attended West Virginia University, where he received a graduate degree in Business Administration. Later he received a Master’s degree in safety management from WVU’s College of Business.

Mark Bowe Age

When it comes to celebrities and their personal affairs, no doubt, the fans are always curious to know about all the small things. In this case, people are want to know how old is Mark Bowe? As per wiki, he celebrates his birthday on March 05 and was born in 1970, which makes his age 49 this year.


When he was in college, Mark started working as a coal miner and later he became a mine safety technician. His entrepreneurial instincts began stirring and in 1996 after helping a friend tear down an old barn, he started his own company named Antique Cabins and Barns.

The business helped him to get a chance encounter with a documentary filmmaker, and eventually, his TV show which stars the same quirky, loveable, talented crew that has been working with him for years.

Later he builds his own team and started buying to restoring old cabins into the modern-day buildings. In a short time, Mark and his team earned huge success in this resorting platform with their amazing skill and also earned quite popular in West Virginia.

Mark Bowe in DIY Network’s Barnwood Builders

In 2013, he became a part of the show Barnwood Builders as host. The show is about the six West Virginia craftsman who is on the way to restore cabins and barns. In the show, he appeared along with Tim Rose, Johnny Jett, Graham Ferguson, Sherman Thomas, and Sean McCourt.

The show premiered on the 1st November 2013 on the DIY Network. He and his team have more than 400 structures in the pioneer era design along with his team. Recently, he has started a new venture, Barnwood Living, which is just only an extension of his first company.

He said in an interview with Green Valley, ” I’m one of the producers now. I manage the guys, and I help put the show together. ” He also said that “Every show has a story arc that I help develop. [1]Green ValleyI tell the producers about the families we’re working with, the crafts we’ll be demonstrating, and when the challenging parts are coming up.

We usually include a segment with a local craftsman. I help locate them and go out on the visits. I also write the epilogue at the end of each show that sums up what you’ve just watched.”

How much Mark’s Net worth

With hard work and a strong passion, he able to makes good earning. As of now, he is a famous television star, and one of the most popular hosts on the DIY Network. However, it wouldn’t be wrong to claim that he enjoys a luxurious living.

As he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase. According to the reputed source, Bowe’s estimated net worth is around $1 million, while his annual income is around $300,000.

Mark Bowe wife

The talented guy is a married and happy family person, who married to Cindy Lavender Bowe since the mid- ‘90s. The couple welcomed a son namely Atticus. Like her hubby Cindy also a famous face in her own area. Now she serves as a delegate for District 42 in Charleston as elected through her democrat seat.

Mark with his wife and his son, Atticus
Mark with his wife and his son, Atticus

Before this, Cindy worked for the Greenbrier Valley Flood Recovery and Relief Committee as the founding member. Moreover, she also worked in several positions for several organizations like vice president of the Greenbrier Episcopal School board of directors, and also an executive director of the United Way of the Greenbrier Valley. As of now, the couple living and enjoying their peaceful life without any problem and complication.

Social Activities

According to his, he believes in three ” Work Hard. Be Kind. Take Pride[2] The three-sentence helped him to achieve top-level success in his business and TV career. Apart from being a  famous Tv star, he has become quite popular on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

As of  June 2020, his official Facebook page has more than 66k followers while he has more than 20k followers on his official Instagram account, which he used to share his daily posts related to his work, such as a picture with his team of builders, but also from his personal life. He is also quite active on Twitter with more than 7.5 k followers.

8Facts On Mark Bowe That Might Surprise You!

  1. Mark also worked as the coal miner during his college life.
  2. This multitalented person is also known as a craftsman, businessman, historian, and a passable break-dancer.
  3. Mark got more recognized as the owner of his company Barnwood Builders and host of the DIY Network’s Barnwood Builders.
  4. Bowe is married to Cindy Lavender-Bowe, who is running for the West Virginia House of Delegates.
  5. Mark and Cindy have a son named Atticus.
  6. He is loved to basketball.
  7. In 2018, he appeared on the Discovery Channel.[3]Discovery Channel
  8. He has a self-titled website, where he shared his pic, videos, etc.