Betty Gilpin owes her rise to prominence to her parents, who inspired her as a young girl to develop a keen interest in acting. Being one of Hollywood’s stars who broke into the mainstream of success as a result of their parents’ celebrity status, it only took Betty a couple of on-screen appearances to win the hearts of the public and gain international audiences.
She made her first screen appearance in the 2006 TV series Law & Order: Criminal Intent, after which she scored her debut film role in the 2008 film Death in Love. Gilpin has, over the course of her career, starred in several other movies and series. The most notable of them all being Nurse Jack and the popular Netflix series Glow, wherein she was cast as Debbie Eagan. Her performances in these series have earned her several nominations, including the Screen Actors Guild Awards For Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series and the Critics Choice Television Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.
Betty was born to New York stage thespians Ann McDonough (mother) and Jack Gilpin (father) on the 12th day of July 1986, in New York City. She belongs to the white ethnicity and holds an American nationality. The movie star holds a bachelor’s degree from Fordham College.
Betty’s mom is best known for her role in the 1987 drama/comedy film Moonstruck while her dad starred in widely acclaimed TV series such as Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Besides 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 15th December 2012, he served as a lay preacher at Christ Church, Roxbury, Connecticut. Together with Ann, he has two other kids; Sam Gilpin and Harry Gilpin.
Betty Gilpin’s Husband
Gilpin is married to movie star Cosmos Colyer Pfeil. The pair met in 2015 while the actress was filming her first film, The Northern Kingdom, wherein the two played siblings. After dating for a few months, the sweethearts finally made up their minds to take the big step of love. Their wedding took place on August 6, 2016, and was attended by their family members, friends, and colleagues.
Gilpin’s husband was born in Shoreham, Vermont, in the U.S on 9th December 1977. In addition to acting, Cosmos banks as an assistant director as well. Some of his notable projects in the movie industry include Acceptable Limits and Person of Interest (2011) and Take Shelter (2011). As of 2018, Betty and her husband are not parents yet but they are hopeful they will have their own kids at the right time.
Body Measurements: Height & Weight
Betty Gilpin is blessed with great height and good body figure, which she flaunts in movies. She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 64 kilograms. Her hourglass body shape is perfected with a body measurement detailed to be: 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 given order.
Other Facts To Know
Being a talented actress, Betty Gilpin has featured in many movies and television series. Ever since she broke into stardom, her income has been on the upward side. Although her net worth is currently under review, it is believed to be in six figures. According to sources, Betty earns a huge sum of money from her acting career. She is said to have received $450,000 for her role in the American drama series, Law & Order. Unarguably one of Hollywood’s actresses who make much of the possible profit of the show business, Gilpin’s fast-growing net worth is also linked to the numerous brand and endorsement deals she had bagged over the years.
The Glow actress doesn’t belong to the class of celebrities who find pleasure in dating or having an affair with people of their own gender. Besides being happy in marriage, she has never cheated on her husband with a man or woman neither has she been romantically linked with any man or woman. Betty’s sexual preference is straight.
Social Media Presence
Betty Ginplin enjoys a large followership on several social media platforms, especially on Twitter where she engages with her over 14.7 thousand followers through tweets.