Lowell Cauffiel is the best-selling true-crime author. He was born on February 7, 1951, in Toledo, Ohio, United States of America. He is born under the Zodiac sign Aquarius. He was born as a son of Ursula Irene (née Zulka), a Polish-American community leader. He is also well-known as the father of the famous celebrity Jessica Cauffiel.

Besides the author, he is also a ScreenWriter, and producer. He has written several novels. non-fiction, and movies. Some of his famous writing can be found in the books like ‘House of Secrets, ‘Forever and Five Days, and movies like ‘Love behind bars‘, and ‘Bed ridden‘.

Early Life And Education

The information about Lowell’s early life and education hasn’t been disclosed. Apparently, he does not want his information to be public. However, it is known that he has graduated in Journalism from Wayne state university, in Detroit, United States of America.

He must have received his primary and secondary schooling in his hometown of Detroit. After his educational life, he stepped into his making his professional career.

Career Highlights

Cauffiel began his career as a writer for music magazines such as Rolling Stone, Creem, and Guitar Player. He went on to work at the Detroit News and Detroit Monthly Magazine, where he won numerous awards.

Masquerade: A True Story of Seduction, Compulsion, and Murder was Cauffiel’s first novel, published in 1988. Both that title and the 1997 New York Times bestseller ‘House of Secrets’ have been named among the top true crime books in the United States by critics. Cauffiel’s writings frequently investigate how people embrace popular culture and elevate American principles in order to conceal their own dark intentions and harmful actions.

Cauffiel started creating and scripting criminal documentaries in 2002. He moved from Michigan to Los Angeles in 2003 to work as a screenwriter and creator of television series. Billy Crystal, David Schwimmer, Michael Medavoy, Kiefer Sutherland, Kathryn Morris, and Michael Douglas are just a few actors he’s worked with on film and television productions.

Relationship Status

Author Lowell Cauffiel is presumably single right now after his divorce from his wife Deborah Ann Desmet. Deborah and Lowell have two children together. He has also not revealed any sort of information about his wife.

Not much about Lowell’s current relationship is revealed to the public. He does not want to bring his private and love-life information in front of the media.

Jessica Cauffiel -Daughter

Jessica Cauffiel aka Kada is a famous American actress and singer who was born on March 30, 1976, in Detroit, Michigan, USA. She is born to the bestselling true-crime author, writer, and producer Lowell Cauffiel and his wife Deborah Cauffiel. She is born under the zodiac sign of Aries. In addition to that, the lady also holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity of Polish, German and Irish.

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Jessica Lowell as Tori in White chicks
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She is well recognized for her roles in Legally Blonde (2001) and White Chicks as Margot and Tori (2004). She is also recognized as a scream queen for her roles as Sandra and Lily in the slasher films Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000) and Valentine (2001).

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Career Of White Chick’s Actress Jessica

Actress and singer Jessica Cauffiel began her career as a singer and musician. Cauffiel has performed in numerous high school shows and ensembles. She has studied and performed in Western classical, musical theatre, jazz, pop, blues, and Eastern devotional vocal forms for over 20 years

She later entered the acting industry and has appeared in plays such as 1001 Nights, City of Angels, Antigone, and Assassins. She made her debut in the Tv series “Law and Order” in 1998. Similarly, Her debut film role was in the movie that was a remake of the movie The out of Towners.

She got the role of Margot in the movie ‘Legal blonde’ which got her fame and popularity. Her popularity even scaled when she played Tori in White chicks.

She gave a musical performance to the 14th Dalai lama and 20,000 other monks in 2014 in India. Similarly, she sang at the world music Grammy finalist album Shanti by Snatam Kaur and “Grateful Ganesh” by Guruganesh Singh Khalsa.

John Cauffiel (Johny Coolati) -Son

John Cauffiel Under the stage name Johnny Coolati, John is the lead guitarist and singer for the Brooklyn-based rock trio Call of the Wild, signed to Kemado Records. Some of Call of wild’s songs are ‘Leave your leather on’ released in 2012. As per his sister Jessica he has got the best sense of humor.

John Cauffiel
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He has not revealed any other information including his early life and education.

Is He Active On His Social Media Account?

Cauffiel is not that active on social media. There is no verified social media account with his name. He has a Facebook page with the name Lowell Cauffiel that is inactive. His last post on the page was in 2017. He has 311 followers on that page.

His daughter Jessica, however, is very active on social media like Instagram. She posts about her daily activities, family, and her daughter. She goes by the username of @JessicaCauffiel and has massive followers of more than 34k. She has posted above 150 posts and describes herself as a humorist in her bio.


Lowell Cauffiel has never been in any kind of rumors or controversies. He likes to keep himself away from all the unnecessary attention which is why there are no rumors about him yet.

He also keeps his personal life private and doesn’t share many details about his family and personal life. He is also very humble by nature which makes him a rumor-free personality.

Net Worth

Lowell Cauffiel is estimated to have wealth of $10 million. he has accumulated this huge mass of fortune from his professional career. He has been working as a true crime story author, Screenwriter, and producer for movies and television. His primary source of income is as an author.

His daughter is estimated to have $600k. She is living a lavish and comfortable life in Michigan along with her daughter. She has played in successful projects like White chicks, Legal blonde, my name is earl and many more. However, she has not disclosed her annual salary. Besides acting and singing, she also earns money being a writer and producer.

Author of House Of Secret

Author Cauffiel has written many novels and science fiction stories. He has written for movies and screenplays. Among his brilliant writing, ‘House of secret’ has been popular among the people. The book has a rating of 4.

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House of secret Book by Lowell Cauffiel
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It is a story of tragedy and dark horrors. With terrifying detail, Cauffiel takes readers into a shocking world of abuse, incest, and family murder–a world ruled by psychopath Lee Sexton whose ability to manipulate his children produced one of the most sensational cases in true crime history.

His first novel ‘Masquerade’ is also popular among people and has a rating of 4.1.

Awards and Nominees

Lowell has not disclosed information about his awards and nominations. There are also no headlines about him winning major awards for his creation.

However, it is known that he was an award-winning writer for The Detroit News and Detroit Monthly Magazine. He worked for this magazine in the early days of his professional life.

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