Rob Lowe’s ‘Embarrassing’ Trick to Staying Young
Rob Lowe is one of few male actors who looks just as appetizing today as he did from when he first appeared on the scene. As The Outsiders alum approaches his 60th birthday in March, the heartthrob actor recently shared with USA Today how he maintains looking youthful. The 9-1-1: Lone Star star revealed he starts his morning with a gratitude list and a prayer, but his morning routine kicks off after he gets an “embarrassing amount” of sleep. Without sharing a specific number with the publication, the father of two just says he gets “tons” of it — “Like, an embarrassing amount.” He doesn’t want fans to think there’s something wrong with him for sleeping so much. Though he says it isn’t 12 hours, he would sleep 12 hours if he could.
Rob prioritizes sleep so much, he’ll take a nap while being driven in his Cadillac Escalade. “I have it down to a science. The eye mask, the Bose noise-canceling headphones. And I’m gone.” Along with a solid amount of rest, Lowe follows a low-carb, high-protein Atkins diet. The actor told the outlet he realized in his 30s that he couldn’t eat how he used to and maintain his physique. He’s been maintaining the diet since and became a spokesperson in 2018.
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In October 2021, Lowe explained the benefits of all the sleep he gets and the Atkins diet to GQ magazine. “I’m now getting the studies that are backing up what I have been doing intuitively for years,” he said at the time. “People used to make fun of me. But now the science is catching up — that it’s more than beauty sleep. It’s brain sleep, it’s body sleep, it’s focus.” Along with dieting and sleep, Lowe has been sober from alcohol for over 30 years. He believes the calories and bloating from consuming alcohol adds up, and quitting alcohol has been “super helpful” for him.
These Celebrities Have March Birthdays
March signifies the month of rebirth as we exit winter and enter spring with a fresh start. There are so many celebrities who are born in March, being either a Pisces (March 1 to March 20) or an Aries (March 21 to March 31). March Pisces‘ energy is usually associated with being empathetic, competitive, and ethereal. This sign makes incredible artists and creatives. Pisces is the last sign of the zodiac, making it the most wise and psychic of all the other signs. There is much to be learned by Pisces, who tend to live half in a dream state. Represented by two fish swimming in opposite directions, the constant division of Pisces’s attention between fantasy and reality is seen as this yin-yang symbol. Half of the March Pisceans are co-ruled by the moon, the planet that governs our moods and sentiments. This makes March Pisces to be more sensitive and vulnerable to people’s temperaments than the Pisces born in February. Pisces born in March need to protect their peace by staying away from energy suckers and toxic environments.
March Aries Traits
Meanwhile, Aries is the first sign of the zodiac, so they tend to be raw with their needs, wants, and emotions. Fiery Aries’ are bold and ambitious, and when it comes to some of our favorite stars and directors, it is thrilling to watch. Represented by the ram, Aries
are passionate, motivated, and confident leaders who build community with their relentless determination. When we think of Aries, we think of how they are very direct in their approach, sometimes too much that they often get frustrated by exhaustive details and unnecessary nuances. This sign is ruled by Mars, the dynamic red planet named after the Roman god of war. Accordingly, these courageous rams are always ready for a fight. Aries are known for their explosive temper, but when their emotional reactions do not get the better of them, they’re inspiring, playful creatures who enjoy living life to the fullest.
See below which of your favorite stars have a March birthday!
The 'Black Panther' star was born on March 1, 1983, in Mexico City, Mexico. Nyong'o is a fluent speaker of English, Spanish, Luo, and Swahili. At the age of 14, Nyong'o made her professional acting debut as Juliet in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. She credits Whoopi Goldberg and Oprah Winfrey's performances in 'The Color Purple' with inspiring her to pursue a professional acting career.
Born on March 1, 1994, the Canadian crooner is known for genre-melding musicianship and global influence in modern-day pop music. Bieber learned how to play the piano, drums, guitar, and trumpet while growing up. At 12 years old, he sang Ne-Yo's "So Sick" for a singing competition he won second place for. Posting the video to YouTube, Bieber's mother continued to upload videos of the young star singing covers of various R&B songs, and his popularity on the site grew.
The 'No Country For Old Men' star was born on March 1, 1969, in Las Palmas, Spain. Bardem comes from a long line of filmmakers and actors dating back to the earliest days of Spanish cinema. As a child, he spent time at theaters and on film sets. At age six, he made his first film appearance, in 'El Pícaro (The Scoundrel).' Though he grew up in a family full of actors, he didn't see himself following into the family business, and actually preferred painting. He went on to study painting at an art school, but in order to make money, Bardem took on acting jobs to support his painting, but felt he was a bad painter and eventually abandoned it as a career.
Daniel Craig was born on March 2, 1968 in Chester, UK. He is most famously known for playing the sexy, secret agent James Bond for five installments in the film franchise, but we like him best with a southern drawl as Benoit Blanc in 'Knives Out.' Craig began acting in school plays at the age of six. He became interested in serious acting by attending Liverpool's Everyman Theatre with his mother. He moved to London in 1984, where he worked part-time in restaurants to finance his theatrical education. After gaining experience and credentials as a theater actor, Craig appeared in his first screen role in 1992's 'The Power of One.'
The Coldplay frontman was born on March 2, 1977, in Whitestone, UK. The singer-songwriter is also the pianist and rhythm guitarist for the band. While attending the University College London where he attained an Ancient World Studies degree in Greek and Latin, he met his future Coldplay bandmates Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman, and Will Champion. Since the release of their debut album 'Parachutes' in 2000, the band achieved international fame and success.
The New Jersey native was born on March 2, 1962 in Perth Amboy. He has released 15 studio albums with his band Bon Jovi as well as two solo albums. Bon Jovi began playing music at the age of 13, when he formed his first band. In 1984 and 1985, Bon Jovi released their first two albums and their debut single "Runaway."
The 'Schitt's Creek' star was born on March 4, 1954 in Toronto, Canada. The comedic actress gained recognition as one of the original cast members on the Canadian television sketch comedy show 'SCTV' back in 1976! In the late 1970s, she provided voice-overs for a number of cartoons and television specials. Her iconic film roles including 'Home Alone 1 & 2,' 'Beetlejuice,' 'Best In Show,' and 'For Your Consideration.'
Eva Mendes was born on March 5, 1974 in Miami, Florida to Cuban parents. She has been with heartthrob actor Ryan Gosling since 2011 and shares two daughters together. Mendes decided to take a break from acting shortly after her first daughter was born. She and Gosling now live in Australia with their children.
The 'Breaking Bad' alum was born on March 7, 1956 in Hollywood, California. Those who don't know him as Walter White know him as Hal from the early 2000s series 'Malcolm In The Middle.' While attending community college, Cranston took an acting class as an elective, which inspired him to pursue a career in acting, saying "At 19 years old, all of a sudden, my life changed."
The 'American Idol alum celebrates her birthday on March 10. Underwood was born in Oklahoma in 1983 and used to sing at her church and local events growing up. Following her fourth season win at 'American Idol,' Underwood released nine studio albums. She holds the record for the country artist with the most awards of all time.
The New York native was born Olivia Jane Cockburn on March 10, 1984. She derived her surname from Irish author Oscar Wilde, and started using it while in high school to honor the writers in her family, many of whom used pen names. Her first television appearance was on the short-lived television series 'Skin' in 2003. Wilde first gained attention for her recurring role on the teen drama series 'The O.C.' the following year.
Born on March 10, 1971 in St. Louis, Missouri, Hamm is best known for his role as Don Draper in the critically-acclaimed 'Mad Men' series. Starting with a background in theater since he was in first grade, Hamm's first job was an acting teacher for eighth-graders. He moved to Los Angeles in 1995 to pursue an acting career, but couldn't book any work for three years because he looked older for his age.
Born on March 12, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, the EGOT-winning entertainer is known for her commanding stage presence and powerful alto singing voice despite suffering from encephalitis. She is the daughter of actress and singer Judy Garland and director Vincente Minnelli. Liza moved to New York City in 1961 where she began her career as a musical theater actress, nightclub performer, and traditional pop music artist.
The 'Shameless' star was born on March 13, 1950 in Miami, Florida. Though His film career has been built on appearances in small, independent films, he has also appeared in mainstream films like 'Fargo,' 'Boogie Nights,' and 'Magnolia.' While attending college in Vermont, he studied under playwright David Mamet, then studied theater in New York City.
The legendary actor was born on March 14, 1933 in London. Though he has starred in an impressive 160+ films spanning seven decades, we best know him as Alfred in 'The Dark Knight' film trilogy. Caine first got an interest in acting at ten years old, with a start in theater. His first film role was in the 1956 film, 'A Hill in Korea.'
The 'Stay Ready' singer was born on March 16, 1988, in Los Angeles. Aiko embarked on her musical career in 2002, as a backing vocalist and music video performer for B2K. In 2013, she released her debut EP 'Sail Out,' with hit singles like "3:16AM," "Bed Peace," and "The Worst." Aiko released her debut studio album, 'Souled Out' in 2014, to critical and commercial success.
The 'Hateful Eight' actor was born on March 17, 1951 in Springfield, Massachusetts. He has been acting since the age of 12 where he starred in the western series 'The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters.' Russell became a Disney star in the late 60's, starring in 11 films. He also had a short-lived baseball career from 1970 to 1973 that he was forced to retire from due to an injury to his rotator cuff.
Born on March 18, 1989 in the UK, the actress stars in Netflix's hit show, 'Emily In Paris.' Her father is the legendary Phil Collins. Lily began acting at the age of two in the BBC series 'Growing Pains.' Her first film role was in 2009's 'The Blind Side,' playing Sandra Bullock's daughter.
Born on March 19, 1955 in Germany, the 'Die Hard' actor has since starred in other iconic roles in the movies 'The Sixth Sense,' 'Pulp Fiction,' and 'The Fifth Element.' He has been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and his family said he would be "stepping away" from acting indefinitely.
Born on March 19, 1947 in Connecticut, the award-winning actress starred in 'Fatal Attraction,' '101 Dalmations,' and 'Hillbilly Elegy.' Close began her professional career at 27 years old on the stage in 1974 with 'Love for Love.' Her first film role was in 1982's 'The World According to Garp,' where she played Robin Williams' mother, even though she was only four years older than him.
The 'Legally Blonde' actress was born Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon on March 22, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her latest television acting credits in the shows 'Little Fires Everywhere,' 'Big Little Lies,' and 'The Morning Show' have been the best performances we've seen. Witherspoon began her career as a teenager, making her screen debut in 1991's 'The Man in the Moon.'
Born on March 24, 1977 in Sacramento, California, the actress developed an interest in acting at age seven. After years of struggling for a breakthrough in film, landed a role in 2011's 'The Help.' She then starred in notable films such as 'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'Mama,' 'Interstellar,' 'A Most Violent Year,' and 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye,' just to name a few.
Sir Elton Hercules John was born on March 25, 1947 in the UK. He is one of the most successful artists of all time, having sold over 300 million records worldwide in a six decade career in music. The "Piano Man" dropped out of school at 17 years old to pursue a career in music. John started playing his grandmother's piano as a young boy, and began formal piano lessons at seven years old.
The 'Sex and the City' alum was born on March 25, 1965 in Ohio. She reprised her role as Carrie Bradshaw in the 'Sex and the City' films, as well as the revival show, 'And Just Like That....' As a young girl, Parker trained in singing and ballet, and was cast in the Broadway revival of 'The Innocents.' Her family moved to New York so that she could get specialized training and develop her career as a child actress. In her early acting career, she landed roles in 'Footloose,' 'Girls Just Want to Have Fun,' 'Flight of the Navigator,' and 'L.A. Story.'
Born on March 27, 1963 in Knoxville, Tennessee, the director's ten movies have all been critically acclaimed. At 14 years old, Tarantino wrote one of his earliest works, a screenplay called 'Captain Peachfuzz and the Anchovy Bandit.' After dropping out of high school, one of his first jobs was as an usher for an adult movie theater. In 1992, Tarantino released the crime thriller 'Reservoir Dogs,' which he wrote, directed, and acted in.
The New York diva was born on March 27, 1969. She is noted for her five-octave vocal range and her signature use of the whistle register. The "Songbird Supreme" spent much of her time at home alone and began singing at age three. Her mother, who was an opera singer, gave her vocal training. Carey debuted her first self-titled studio album in 1990.
The singer was born on March 27, 1975 in California. Since leaving the Black Eyed Peas in 2017, she has had a successful career as a solo artist.
Born on March 28, 1986 as Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta in New York, the singer began topping the charts in 2008. Gaga began playing the piano at age four when her mother insisted she become "a cultured young woman." As a teenager, she performed at open mic nights. In 2008, she released her debut studio album, 'Fame.' She has since starred in movies like 'A Star Is Born' and 'House of Gucci.' She will next be seen in the 'Joker' musical sequel opposite Joaquin Phoenix.
The Canadian singer was born on March 30, 1968. She is best known for her powerful and technically skilled vocals. The "Queen of Power Ballads" had dreamed of being a singer from an early age. At 12, she collaborated with her mother and her brother to write and compose her first song, "Ce n'était qu'un rêve." Her international breakthrough came when she duetted with Peabo Bryson on the title track to Disney's 1991 animated film 'Beauty and the Beast.'
Born on March 31, 1943 in Astoria, New York, the 'Deer Hunter' actor, who has a unique accent has a career that has spanned over 50 years with appearances in theater, film, and television. He and his brothers, Kenneth and Glenn, were child actors on television in the 50's, influenced by their mother's dreams of stardom. As a teenager, he worked as a lion tamer in a circus.