Jaclyn Betham Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Martha Martins
Jan 30, 2024 By Martha Martins
Originally Published on Aug 11, 2022
Edited by Luca Demetriou
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The Ballet dancer Jaclyn Betham entered the Houston Ballet at age 15, and she went on to win the Gold Medal for her talent at Grand Prix Italia.
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About Jaclyn Betham

Jaclyn Betham is a Samoan American actress.

The famous 'Soap Opera' actress is also a ballet dancer. She was born in Long Beach, United States of America, on July 4, 1986.

She is popular for her portrayal of the character Amanda Cryer on the TV series ‘The Haves and the Have Nots’. Her movie recognition includes 'Touched' and 'Ulterior Motives: Reality TV Massacre.' Most of her fame is because of her role as Amanda Cryer on the OWN 'Soap Opera.'

Jaclyn Betham Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jaclyn Betham’s net worth?

As of 2022, the net worth of Jaclyn Betham is estimated to be $ 1.7 million.

How much does Jaclyn Betham earn per year?

With her career as an actress, Jaclyn Betham earns approximately $400000 per year. She earns around $ 20000-30000 per episode.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jaclyn Betham?

Jaclyn Betham stands tall at a height of 5 ft 9 in (175 cm).

How old is Jaclyn Betham?

The date of birth of Jaclyn Betham falls on July 4, 1986, and as of the year 2022, she is 36 years old.

Childhood And Education

Jaclyn Betham was born in 1986 in Long Beach, California. She has Samoan descent. When she was a child, she learned gymnastics. At the age of 12, she started training for ballet dancing with Ballet San Jose, and when she was 15, a full scholarship to the Houston Ballet was awarded to her.

Jaclyn Betham has not revealed anything about her educational background yet.

Betham has been very confidential about her family members’ identities.

Jaclyn Betham started dating the actor, voice actor, and musician Lane Toran Caudell. Jaclyn Betham married him in 2012 but got divorced in 2020. Currently, she is assumed to be single.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jaclyn Betham dating?

Jaclyn Betham married voice actor, actor, and musician Lane Toran Caudell in 2012, but unfortunately, they divorced in 2020. Currently, Jaclyn Betham is single.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Jaclyn Betham is well known for her performance with Ballet San Jose, Opera San Jose, Anaheim Ballet, and the San Francisco Opera after she received her scholarship to the Houston Ballet. When she was 19, she got an opportunity to dance and coach with Ballet Pacifica.

For three years, she performed with Houston Ballet, and after that, Jaclyn Betham got a job as an instructor at Ballet San Jose. Then she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting.

Jaclyn Betham has appeared in various films such as ‘J.A.W.’ (short film) as Hot Volleyball Girl (2011), ‘Quiet’ (short film) as Sam (2012), ‘Touched’ as Maria (2015), ‘Ulterior Motives: Reality TV Massacre’ as Darcy Burns (2016), ‘Bring Me A Dream’ as Avery Quinn (2020), ‘Getaway’ as Tamara (2020) and ‘Stars Fell On Alabama’ as Charlotte Lott (2021). She has also written and produced the 2020 film ‘Getaway’.

Jaclyn Betham has appeared in several TV shows as well: ‘America’s Most Wanted’ as Shannah (2010), ‘The LXD: Legion of Extraordinary Dancers’ as Principal Ballerina (2012), ‘90210’ as Beach Girl (2013), ‘The Haves And The Have Nots’ (2013- 2014), ‘NCIS: New Orleans’ as Brooklyn (2018), ‘Dear White People’ as Theadora (2018), ‘Grand Hotel’ as Drea (2019) and ‘Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings’ as Bijou Honeycutt (2019).

She starred in the popular film 'Quiet', which was a film based on a true story. 

In 2013, Betham's first major acting role came when she was cast as Amanda Cryer in the Tyler Perry television series: 'The Haves And The Have Nots.'

Jaclyn Betham has worked in over 30 commercials. She has performed in the Academy Awards and is currently a leader in the Legion of Extraordinary Dancers as their ballet soloist.

Jaclyn Betham is well known for her performance as Amanda Cryer in the TV series ‘The Haves And Have Nots’ (2013- 14).

Charity Work

Jaclyn Betham started a non-profit organization named Betham Ballet Theatre, where she teaches ballet for free to underprivileged children.

What awards has Jaclyn Betham won?

When she was 18, Jaclyn Betham received a gold medal for her ballet performance at Grand Prix Italia.

Jaclyn Betham’s Hobbies And Interests

Jaclyn Betham loves to read and write in her leisure time.

Other Interesting Jaclyn Betham Facts And Trivia

  • Jaclyn Betham’s zodiac sign is Cancer.
  • Her Twitter account has more than 19K followers (JaclynBetham).
  • She has more than 22K followers on Instagram (jaclynbetham).
  • Jaclyn Betham’s ex-husband Lane Toran Caudell is popular for his voice roles in Disney’s ‘Recess’ and Nickelodeon’s ‘Hey Arnold!’
  • For three years, she performed with Houston Ballet and then operated as an instructor at Ballet San Jose before pursuing acting in Los Angeles.
  • Her first acting role was on 'America's Most Wanted,' as a kidnapped girl. After this, the American actress played the role of a hot volleyball girl in a short film, 'J.A.W.'
  • In 2002, she appeared in the popular 2012 short film 'Quiet.' This movie is based on the true story of a lesbian couple caught in a medical nightmare. Her character in 'The Haves And The Have Nots' as Amanda Cryer was widely recognized, and in this, the 'Soap Opera' actress appeared along with star Tika Sumpter, John Schneider, Angela Robinson, and Tyler Lepley.
  • The Ballet dancer founded her own non-profit organization called Betham Ballet Theatre. She seeks to teach ballet to underprivileged children.

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Written by Martha Martins

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Linguistics

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Martha MartinsBachelor of Arts specializing in Linguistics

Martha is a full-time creative writer, content strategist, and aspiring screenwriter who communicates complex thoughts and ideas effectively. She has completed her Bachelor's in Linguistics from Nasarawa State University. As an enthusiast of public relations and communication, Martha is well-prepared to substantially impact your organization as your next content writer and strategist. Her dedication to her craft and commitment to delivering high-quality work enables her to create compelling content that resonates with audiences.

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