Quick Facts of Bethany Joy Lenz

  • Full NameBethany Joy Lenz
  • Net Worth$3.2 Million
  • Date of Birth02 April, 1981
  • NicknameHaley
  • Marital Status In a Relationship
  • BirthplaceHollywood, Florida, the USA
  • Ethnicity White
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionActress,singer,singer, and flimmaker
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1988-present
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Red
  • BuildAthletic
  • SpouseMichael Galeotti (m 2005-2012)
  • EducationEastern Christian High School
  • Online PresenceTwitter, Instagram, Facebook
  • Children1
  • Horoscope Aries
Bethany Joy Lenz

If you are a fan of television series One Tree Hill then you might be familiar with the role of Haley James Scott which is portrayed by an American actress Bethany Joy Lenz. Moreover, Bethany Joy Lenz is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and filmmaker.

She gained massive fame for her music as a solo artist and as a member of the band Everly. Bethany shares a daughter with her ex-husband Michael. Let’s get into the article to know more about Lenz.

Early Life

A native of Florida Bethany Joy Lenz was born on April 2, 1981, in the USA. She is the only child of Robert George Lenz and Catharine Malcome Holt Shepard.  Her father was a history teacher and therapist while her mother worked as a personnel manager and entrepreneur.  She is American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Her zodiac sign is Aries.

Furthermore, when she was seven years old her family moved to Arlington Texas, where she attended an elementary school called ‘ Pope Elementary School. Later, she enrolled at Eastern Christian High school in New Jersey. In addition, she also attended The Creative Arts Theater and School.

Growing up, she was inspired by her grandfather who used to be a musician. She began her demo original music while she was trained by the director of the Brooklyn College of Opera.

Personal Life

Coming upto Bethany’s relationship, she is currently dating Josh Kelly. They started dating after knowing each other for a short time and they kept their relationship under a wrap. But according to usmagazine.com, the couple has been spotted together quite often. The duo has started dating a long time now and they are spending their quality time together and frequently spotted holding each other’s hand in public.

Bethany with Josh Kelly attending an event
Bethany with her new boyfriend Josh
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Previously, Bethany was married to a former Enation Keyboardist, Michael Galeotti on December 31, 2005.  The couple has a daughter Maria Rose Galeotti who was born on February 23, 2011.

Bethany with her Ex husband Michael Galeotti
Bethany with her ex-husband Michael Galeotti
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The couple stays together for six years and later they were divorced. Currently, Maria lives in Los Angeles, California with her daughter.


Bethany started her career as an actress and when she was on a trip to Los Angeles, Bethany landed her first professional job in a commercial for dolls from the teen drama series Swans Crossing. Soon after that, she began appearing in commercial until and until she got the role of Linda Halleck in Stephen King’s Thinner.

Bethany with One Tree Hill Lead cast
Bethany with her One Tree Hill Lead Cast
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In 2002, she released her first album entitled Preincarnate. She portrayed the role, Haley James Scott, on The WB/CW tv drama One Tree Hill, alongside Sophia Bush and Danneel Ackles which was directed by John Asher.

Net Worth

The One Tree Hill star’s net worth is $6 million as per celebrity net worth. She earned such hefty amounts from her long time acting profession. Moreover, Bethany appeared in a movie called Thinner back in 1996. The movie has a budget of $14million whereas, the movie collected $15.3 million on the box office.

Since Bethany is still active in the field, there is no doubt her net worth will grow in the coming years. With such earning, Bethany is living a rich and lavish lifestyle. She owns a million dollars worth house in  Los Angeles, California.