American actress, Betsy Russell is well-known for playing primary character as Jill Tuck, in the Saw film series from the year 2006-2010 & give 5 to 6 rating by IMDb. Also, she is popular for featuring in the movies ‘Private School’ and ‘Tomboy’.
Betsy Russell Bio, Parents, Siblings
On September 6th, 1963, Betsy Russell was born in San Diego, California. Her full name is Elizabeth Betsy Russell with birth sign Vigro. She is the daughter of mother Constance Russell and father Lion Russell. Her father had worked as a stock analyst and economist. Betsy has an American nationality and is of white ethnicity.
She has 4 siblings a brother and three sisters. Betsy maternal grandfather, Max Lerner had worked as a journalist and educator. She enrolled Mission Bay High School located in San Diego, California. In the year 1981, she graduated form the high school. Then she joined the University of Santa Monica in Santa Monica, California. From the University, she earned a master’s degree in spiritual psychology. Also, she is a certified hypnotist and a life coach as well.
Career of Betsy Russell
In the year1982, Betsy Russell first appeared on television in the drama series ‘The Powers of Matthew Star’. Then she appeared in her first film in the 1982 flick ‘Let’s Do It’. Betsy then appeared in the flick ‘Private School’. In the series ‘The A-Team’ and ‘Adrian Prescott’ in which she featured. In the year 1985, she was cast in the film ‘Avenging Angel’.
In the following years, she appeared in the movie ‘Tomboy’ and ‘Out of Control’. Also, she appeared in the guest role in the drama series ‘Murder, She Wrote’ and ‘1st & Ten’ respectively. In the year 1987, she did the TV film titled ‘Roxanne: The Prize Pulitzer’. Then she featured in supporting roles in the movies ‘Camp Fear’, ‘Delta Heat’, ‘Amore’ and ‘The Break’.
Betsy Russell worked in a number of big screen projects, such as ‘The Flunky’, ‘Saw III’, ‘Saw IV’, ‘Saw V’, ‘Chain Letter’ and ‘Saw 3D’ from the year 2000 to 2010. In the year 2012, she appeared in the direct-to-video ‘Lose Yourself’. Then she featured in the role of Gayle in the TV flick ‘Non-Stop’ in the year 2013. Also, she has appeared as Destiny in the movie ‘My Trip Back to the Dark Side’.
What’s Happened to Betsy Russell?
This actress Betsy completely out of the acting business for 12 year because of her own decision. Then she appeared on screen again in the year 2017, as Dr. Taylor in “Born and Missing” after the said break. In the year 2018, she gave her voice to Laurie in “Robot Chicken”.
She has over 40 plus credited roles thus far. Nothing has happened to Betsy Russell but she has take 12 year leave for the entertainment entertainment industry.
What’s Betsy Russell Net Worth?
By featuring in movies and tv series, Russell has earned and collected sum worth. Betsy Russell net worth is around $5 Million mentioned by celebrity net worth. The movie ‘Avenging Angel’ in which she featured collected $5.623 million at the box office. She featured in the movie Tomboy which collected $14.1 Million at the box office collection.
Betsy became part of the Private School film which collected $14.05 Million at the box office collection. Then she appeared in the film Saw IV which collected $139.4 million against the production budget of $10 Million. Also, she became part of Saw VI film that collected $68.2 million against the production budget of $11 million. She became part of Saw 3D movie that collected $136.1 Million and the production budget around $17 Million to $20 Million. Being as part of such successful movies, she surely earned handsome some of salary working as actress.
Is Betsy Russell Still Married? Her Husband, Children
Betsy Russell isn’t still married with her husband. But previously, she was married to her hubby Vincent Van Patten. Her former husband is a former former professional tennis player who became American actor. After having years of affairs, they got engaged in August 1988.
Then Betsy Russell tied the wedding knot with husband Vincent Van Patten on 1989 May 27. The duo married after 9 months of their engagement. She is the mother of two children shared with Vincent. The name of Betsy 2 kids both son are Richard Can Patten and Vincent Van Patten, Jr. Unfortunately, their married life didn’t lasted and started living separately.
Betsy and Vincent got divorced in the year 2001. As per reports, the prime reason for their divorce was misunderstanding between them. After divorce, she started dating Mark Burg who is American producer. Then the duo also got engaged. However, their engagement couldn’t turn into marriage. Betsy and Mark broke up without mentioning any reason. After that, there is no information about Betsy relationship or affairs. So Betsy Russell is single.
What is the Height of Betsy Russell?
Betsy Russell has a height of 1.70 meter or 5 feet 7 inches. Her body weighs around 136 pound or 62kg. Betsy has a blonde colored hair with dark brown eyes.