Bethany Joy Lenz, (beforehand identified by her married identify Bethany Joy Galeotti), additionally known as Joie Lenz is a well-liked American movie and tv actress, singer, lyricist and filmmaker who rose to prominence for her function as Haley James Scott on the tv drama sequence ‘One Tree Hill’ that aired on each Warner Brothers and The CW Television Network. She can be identified for her portrayal of Michelle Bauer Santos on ‘Guiding Light’, a day-time cleaning soap opera on CBS.
Lenz debuted on the silver display in 1996 with the movie ‘Thinner’. Although she is a longtime actress, Lenz additionally gained prominence as a musician. She is a solo artist and one half of the folks music duo band ‘Everly’ together with singer and good friend Amber Sweeney. The duo launched their debut EP ‘Mission Bell’ in 2008. Lenz has additionally recorded a number of singles, making her debut as an 11-year-outdated in 1992 with “God has a Plan for My Life” from the ‘Psalty’s Salvation Celebration Soundtrack’ album.
Early Life and Education
Lenz was born on 2 April 1981 in Hollywood, Florida, USA as the one youngster of her mother and father, historical past instructor and therapist Robert George Lenz and personnel supervisor and entrepreneur Catharine Malcolm Holt Shepard and was raised in Arlington, Texas the place her household moved when she was seven years outdated. Lenx has German, Australian and Irish ancestry and was raised as a Christian.
Lenz began singing at age three on the Carpenter’s Church, Lakeland, Florida and attended Pope Elementary faculty, Arlington, Texas after her household moved there. Lenz enrolled into appearing lessons the place she additionally learnt the dance types of faucet and jazz. Lenz then moved to New Jersey the place she attended and graduated from the Eastern Christian High School, North Haledon, Passaic County, NJ.
Lenz made her appearing debut in 1996 with an uncredited function within the movie ‘I Love You, I Love You Not’ and appeared as Linda Halleck in ‘Thinner’, later that 12 months. She bought her first large function in 1998 as Michelle Bauer Santos in CBS’s Daytime cleaning soap opera ‘Guiding Light’ when she was 17 years outdated. Post the expiration of her contract with CBS, Lenz moved to Los Angeles the place she began receiving gives to work in a number of movies and tv exhibits. She appeared in movies like ‘Mary and Rhoda’, ‘End of August’, and ‘Bring It On Again’ and appeared in single episodes of a number of TV exhibits like ‘Charmed’, ‘Felicity’, ‘Maybe It’s Me’ and so on.
In 2003, Lenz was forged because the lead actress of the CW/WB sequence ‘One Tree Hill’ wherein she essayed the function of Haley James Scott. The sequence ran for 9 seasons from 2003-2012. Lenz additionally began her music profession across the similar time, releasing her first studio album ‘Preincarnate’ in 2002. She additionally launched albums like ‘Come On Home’, ‘The Starter Kit’, ‘Then Slowly Grows’, and ‘Your Woman’. Lenz launched her EP album ‘Mission Bell’ in 2008 together with just a few others till 2015 and sang numerous singles together with “All Along”, “Halo”, “Feel This”, ” “Quicksand”, “Please” and so on. She appeared as a recurring character, in exhibits like ‘Dexter’ in season eight, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ in season three and ‘Colony’ in season 2.
Lenz dated the Indie Rock band ‘Enation’s keyboardist Michael Galeotti for just a few years and married him on December 31, 2005. She took Galeotti’s final identify as her authorized identify and have become referred to as Bethany Joy Galeotti. The couple turned mother and father to a daughter named Maria Rose Galeotti in February 2011.
Lenz divorced Galeotti in March 2012, after being married for six years and legally adopted her former identify as soon as once more. The couple had an amicable divorce and determined to share the custody of their daughter, with Lenz being awarded major custody. Lenz resides in Los Angeles, California along with her daughter.
Bethany Joy Lenz – Net Worth
Lenz has an estimated internet price of roughly $three.5 Million.