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Bethany Joy Lenz

Bethany Joy Lenz

American actress and musician

Bethany Joy Lenz is a popular American actress, singer, and songwriter. She is most well-known for starring in the popular drama TV series, “One Tree Hill”. Her other popular work includes, “Dexter” and “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”. She was once a member of the band, “Everly”. She also has a jewelry line in partnership with the online jewelry company, Stilnest.

Early Life & Biography

Bethany Joy Lenz was born on the 2nd of April 1981 in Hollywood, Florida, U.S. to parents, Cathie and Robert Lenz. Her father used to work as a history teacher and therapist while her mother was an entrepreneur and personnel manager. She has a stepbrother, Sam, and a stepsister named Candace. She was attracted to acting and singing from a very young itself.

This is evident from the fact that she had begun singing at Carpenter’s Church in Florida at three years of age. Also, she took part in a local production of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” when was seven. She received her education from Eastern Christian High School which is located in Haledon, New Jersey.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 2 April 1981, Bethany Joy Lenz is 41 years old as of today’s date 1st May 2022. Her height is 1.63 m tall, and weight is 56 Kg.

Personal Life: husband, boyfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Bethany Joy Lenz is currently in a relationship with the popular American actor, Josh Kelly. The two have been together since 2018. From 2012 to 2017, she was dating the famous American actor, Wes Ramsey. She was previously married to keyboardist, Michael Galeotti from 2005 to 2012. Together, they have a daughter named Maria Rose Galeotti, who was born in 2011.


While Bethany Joy Lenz had been acting in films since 1992, she first achieved success in 1998 with her performance in the popular TV soap opera, “Guiding Light”. She was initially cast in a recurring role but was promoted to the main role due to her strong performance.

In 2003, she began starring in the popular drama TV series, “One Tree Hill”. The role turned out to be her most popular work to date and the series went on till 2012. The following year, in 2013, she had a recurring role on the incredibly popular crime drama TV series, “Dexter”.

Three years later, she appeared in the short film, “Grace” and two episodes of the third season of the immensely popular TV series, “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”.

Apart from being an actress, Bethany Joy Lenz is a singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist as well. She released her debut album, “Preincarnate” in October of 2002. In 2005, she worked with Tyler Hilton on the song, “When the Stars Go Blue”, which captured the 89th position on the Billboard Pop 100 chart.

The following year, in 2006, she worked as a songwriter and singer for several songs of the soundtrack of “Ten Inch Hero”. 2008 would turn out to be quite good for her musical career as she would form the band, Everly with Amber Sweeney. In the same year, they released their debut EP, “Mission Bell”. In 2009, she worked as a producer and writer for the musical, “The Notebook Musical”.

Everly’s albums have been featured on the previously mentioned, “One Tree Hill” series. However, the band split in 2012. In 2020, she released her first solo Christmas album, “Snow”. In addition, she has her jewelry line in partnership with the online jewelry company, Stilnest.

Awards & Achievements

At the 2007 Santa Cruz Film Festival Awards, Bethany Joy Lenz won in the category of Best Soundtrack for “Ten Inch Zero”.

Bethany Joy Lenz was nominated for the 2004 Teen Choice Award in the category of Choice Breakout TV Star – Female for “One Tree Hill”.


April 2, 1981
Bethany Joy Lenz was born in Hollywood.


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