Sue Bownds

Dog Show Judge/Dog Handler
Wed Jul 22 2020
By   Sarthak

Sue Bownds is a professional dog handler who is also a celebrity mother of actress/comedian, Rebel Wilson. Sue is a licensed dog handler who has been judging dog shows for over nearly 40 years. She began working in the industry since 1980 and has exhibited many best shows. Bownds resides in Australia and is currently the judge of International All Breeds FCI.

Sue is a fourth-generation dog person and she was given the nickname, "Nangunyah" by her parents. Her great-grandparents were dog judges and they migrated from England to New Zealand. From an early Sue developed a deep love for animals, especially dogs.

Sue Bownds Personal Life

Sue seems to be in a relationship with an unidentified man. It is not known when they began dating but they could be probably married. Sue was previously married to Jack Bounds who passed away in mid-2010. She and her late husband, Jack married in 1976. However, some sources claim the couple married in 1961.

Sue Bownds has three daughters and a son.
Image: Sue Bownds (l) with her family.
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Sue and her late spouse operated dog handling business in Australia and were professional beagle breeders. They had three daughters named, Rebel, Liberty, and Annaleise, along with a son named, Ryot. Delora Vincent is also a celebrity mother to the actor, Vin Diesel.

There is not much information about Sue's personal life. However, Rebel once told in the Ellen DeGeneres show that she and her siblings grew up in a joyful environment. Further, she told in an interview that her father passed away while she was filming a television sitcom, Super Fun Night.\

Sue's Daughter, Rebel Wilson

One of Sue's children, Rebel Wilson was born on March 2, 1980. She is an actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She is best known for appearing in movies such as Bridesmaids, Pitch Perfect series, The Hustle, etc.

Sue and her daughter, Rebel Wilson.
Image: Rebel Wilson and her mother, Sue Bownds.
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Wilson has won several awards including Tropfest, Critics' Choice, MTV Movie Awards, etc. Apart from movies, she has appeared in several hit television shows and theater plays.

Wilson attended Australian Theatre for Young People. Before moving to Hollywood, Wilson appeared in Australian television shows. In Australia, she is best known for her role as Toula in the comedy series, Pizza.

Net Worth

There is no exact detailed information about Sue Bowbds' net worth. Th average salary for dog handlers is around $28,000. Well, currently, Bownds is busy judging the dog shows, hence she might earn extra income.

Sue Bownds earns a decent income as a dog shows judge
Image: Sue Bownds' daughter, Rebel Wilson is the host of dog styling competition, Pooch Perfect.
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Sue had great success in the 80s, 90s, and 2000s. Her judging career started in 1980. She has judged in all states of Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, South Africa, Poland, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Philippines, China, Thailand, USA, and the UK.

Apart from beagles, Sue used to own English Springer Spaniels and Dobermans. She was the judge at the Split Shows in 2018. Meanwhile, her daughter, Rebel Wilson has a net worth of $16 million as of 2020.

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