Mary Anne Barlow Biography: Age, Net Worth, Awards, Education

Mary Anne Barlow (born 21 November 1973 in Harare, Zimbabwe) is an award-winning South African actress and voice-over artist. She rose to prominence for playing the role of Felicity Price on Legacy.

She is also popular in the international circle for appearing in the British TV drama series Wild at Heart. Mary Anne has also appeared in several other local and international drama series.

Some of her acting credits include Coreen McKenzie Edwards in Egoli, Beth in Isidingo, and Dr. Sam Jones in Jacob’s Cross. She boasts over 24 years of experience in the entertainment industry. The award-winning actress is prominent for appearing in many other series. 

She was born in Zimbabwe before she moves to South Africa with her parents. She has also appeared in many other series like Isidigo, Binnelanders, and The River.

She has played several roles like being the protagonist or antagonist, a major or minor role that her fans love. She walked into the spotlight in 1990 and has continued to be a veteran actress.

Mary Anne Barlow
Mary Anne Barlow biography
Mary Anne Barlow is an award-winning and talented Zimbabwe-born actress and voice-over artist
Background Information
Name:Mary Anne Barlow
Born:21 November 1973 (age 48 years)
Place of Birth:Harare, Zimbabwe
Education:Dramatic Arts
Nationality:South African
Years active:1997-date
Net worth:$2 million

Early Life

Mary Anne Barlow was born in Harare, Zimbabwe, on 21 November 1974. She stayed in Zimbabwe for a while before relocating to South Africa with her parents.

She enrolled in a diploma program and after her academic pursuit, She had her graduation in 1997. She studied Dramatic Art.


She is the actress behind the role of the super-bitch Coreen Edwards in Egoli (1997-2003).

Gaining her international recognition is a starring role in Wild at Heart. She was cast as Vanessa in the British television drama series.

She has also held a performance in several theatre shows. Her theatre credits include Eskorts (1997) and The Vagina Monologue Excerpts (2003).

Barlow was cast in a lead role on Shado’s, an SABC3 drama, in 2006. She has also landed in supporting roles in films including Last Rites of Passage and Cape of Good Hope.

In 2004, she played the lead role in the film Roxi. In the following year, she was cast in another lead role in Gray Hofmeyr’s movie Mama Jack, with Leon Schuste.

In season 4 of the drama series Jacob Cross, Barlow played the role of Dr. Sam Jones.

She has also appeared in other shows like Binnelanders as Dr. Vivienne Armandt, Dead Places as Diane, and Snitch as Francine Cullinan.

In 2016, she was cast as Margaret Wallace in the series Cape Town. She landed a starring role in Legacy, an M-Net telenovela as Felicity.


Her outstanding performances and contributions in the entertainment industry haven’t gone unnoticed. Award sponsors have recognized her for her impressive skills.

2020SAFTA Golden Horn AwardBest Supporting Actress in a TelenovelaWon
2007SAFTA Golden Horn AwardBest Supporting Actress in a Feature FilmWon

Net worth

According to Net worth estimating sources, the renowned actress was estimated to have a net worth of 2 million USD. Her successful profession as an actress is her source of wealth.

She is both talented and beautiful making it a perfect combo against the competition in the movie industry. She has grown to be a household name within and outside the shores of South Africa.


BinnelandersDr. Vivienne Armandt
Thula’s VineSuzanne
The RiverGail
Is’thunziVicky Fischer
SnitchFrancine Cullinan
Taryn & SharonLaurie
The PhilanthropistInterviewer
Roer Jou VoeteMarjorie Lewis
LegacyFelicity Price
Jacob’s CrossDr. Sam Jones
IhawuFiona Roberts
Egoli: Place of GoldCoreen McKenzie Edwards
Dead PlacesDiane
Cape TownMargaret Wallace
Black SailsMargaret Underhill


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