Betty Gilpin owes her rise to prominence to her parents, who inspired her to a lively interest in acting even as a young girl. As one of the Hollywood stars who broke into the mainstream of success due to the celebrity status of her parents, Betty only needed a few appearances on the big screen to win the hearts of the audience and win an international audience.
She made her first cinema appearance in 2006 in the television series Law & Order: Criminal Intent, after which she made her debut in the film Death in Love in 2008. Gilpin has also appeared in several other films and series during her career. The most notable of these are Nurse Jack and the popular Netflix series Glow, in which she was cast as Debbie Eagan. Her achievements in these series earned her several nominations, including the Screen Actors Guild awards for outstanding achievement by an ensemble in a comedy series and the Critics Choice Television Awards for best supporting actress in a comedy series.
Betty was born on July 12, 1986, in New York City as the daughter of New York actors Ann McDonough (mother) and Jack Gilpin (father). She belongs to the white ethnic group and has American citizenship. The film star holds a bachelor’s degree from Fordham College.
Betty’s mother is best known for her role in the 1987 drama/comedy film Moonstruck, while her father starred in widely acclaimed television series such as Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. In addition to being an actor, Jack is an ordained priest of the Episcopal Church and currently serves at St. John’s Episcopal Church in New Milford, Connecticut. Prior to his ordination on December 15, 2012, he served as a lay preacher at Christ Church, Roxbury, Connecticut. Together with Ann, he has two other children, Sam Gilpin and Harry Gilpin.
Betty Gilpin’s Husband
Gilpin is married to the film star Cosmos Colyer Pfeil. The couple met in 2015 when the actress made her first film The Northern Kingdom, in which the two siblings played. After several months of dating, the lovers finally decided to take the big step of love. Their wedding took place on August 6, 2016, with the participation of their family members, friends, and colleagues.
Gilpin’s husband was born on December 9, 1977, in Shoreham, Vermont, in the United States of America. In addition to his work as an actor, he is also an associate director at Cosmos. Some of his notable projects in the film industry include Acceptable Limits and Person of Interest (2011) and Take Shelter (2011). Since 2018 Betty and her husband are not yet parents, but they hope to have children of their own at the right time.
Body Measurements: Height & Weight
Betty Gilpin is blessed with great height and good figure, which she shows in movies. She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 64 kilograms. Her hourglass body shape is to be perfected with detailed body measurement: Chest: 38 inches, waist: 25 inches, hips: 37 inches. The actress’s shoe size 6 [UK] and her hair and eye color are light brown and green in the order given.
Other Facts To Know
A talented actress, Betty Gilpin has appeared in many films and television series. Since her breakthrough to stardom, her income has been on the rise. Although her net worth is currently under review, it is expected to be in the six-figure range. According to sources, Betty earns a huge amount of money from her acting career. For her role in the American drama series Law & Order, she is said to have received 450,000 dollars. Undoubtedly one of the Hollywood actresses who make a large part of show business’s potential profits, Gilpin’s rapidly growing net worth is also linked to the numerous branding and advertising contracts she has signed over the years.
The Glow actress does not belong to the class of celebrities who enjoy dating or having an affair with people of their own sex. Apart from being happy in marriage, she has never cheated on her husband with any man or woman, nor has she been romantically involved with any man or woman. Betty’s sexual preference is heterosexual.
Social Media Presence
Betty Ginplin enjoys a large following on several social media platforms, especially Twitter, where she exchanges tweets with her more than 14.7 thousand followers.