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Roxy Louw’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story

Is

Model

Actor

From

South Africa

Type

Fashion

Film, TV, Stage & Radio

Gender female
Birth 9 June 1987, Cape Town, South Africa
Age: 33 years
Star sign Gemini

Roxy Louw (born Roxanne Louw on June 9, 1987 in Cape Town, South Africa) is a South African model, actress, and surfer. As the daughter of South African rugby player Rob Louw, she has modelled for Sports Illustrated, Renault, Woolworths, Kauai, Vodacom, and Nashua Mobile, and has been featured by FHM. She has also acted in films such as Blue Crush 2 and The Perfect Wave.

Early life

Roxanne Louw was born on June 9, 1987 to rugby player Rob Louw and Azille Louw in Cape Town, South Africa. She grew up in Durbanville, a rural residential suburb of the greater Cape Town metropolis. Louw attended Durbanville Primary School and Stellenberg High School, and played provincial hockey in high school.

At the age of 17, Roxy Louw was signed as a team rider with Oakley America by Seth Hulley when he noticed her surfing skills. As a professional surfer, she has advocated for equal pay for female surfers and has spoken out against online sexual harassment.

In addition to being a surfer, Roxy Louw is also a professional model. She has modelled for Sports Illustrated, Renault, Woolworths, Kauai, Vodacom, and Nashua Mobile, and has been featured by FHM. She was also the face of Oakley’s 2005-2010 international advertising campaign.

As a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance, Louw also organises CannaYoga retreats, which are special programs combining cannabis with yoga.

Personal life

Roxy Louw has two sisters, Mystique and Shahnee, as well as a brother called Robbie. She is fluent in both English and Afrikaans.

Roxy Louw is currently engaged to Sam Barton, a former New Zealand rugby player.

Selected filmography

  • Blue Crush 2 (2011)
  • The Perfect Wave (2014)