Betsy Russell Biography

Biography by RiyaPublished on 30.May.2014
Facts of Betsy Russell
Date of Birth: 1963 , September-6
Age:54 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
NameBetsy Russell
Birth NameElizabeth Russell
FatherRichard Russell
MotherConstance Lerner
Birth Place/CitySan Diego, California, United States
ProfessionActing, Modeling
Working ForActress
Net Worth$5 Million USD
Body Measurements36C-27-32 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size36C
Waist size27 in
Hip Size32 in
Neck Size9.1
Shoe Size10
Weight in KG59 kg
Married toVince Van Patten (m. 1989)
ChildrenVincent Van Patten Jr., Richard Van Patten
DivorceVince Van Patten (m. 2001)
EducationMission Bay Senior High School
AwardsEyegore Award
MoviesSaw VII (2010) Saw VI (2009)
TV ShowMandrake
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Elizabeth Betsy Russell, an American actress, is popular for her roles in Tomboy (1985). She has appeared in numerous movies and TV series including Saw film series, Camp Fear, Superboy and Platypus Man

Early Life and Education

Russell was born on 6th of September in 1963. She was born in California of U.S.A. Her birth name is Elizabeth Russell. She is a daughter of Richard Lion Russel and Constance. Her father was a stock analyst. Her maternal grandfather was a journalist and an educator.

She was quite interested in acting from her very early age. She started acting from her school ages. She did stage performances and other ECA from her very early ages which help her start a career at her age of 8.

She was first seen in a commercial of Pepsi. She graduated from Mission Bay High School in 1981 and later she moved to Los Angeles to take acting classes and waitress job. She holds master’s degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica.


She debuted her role in a film in 1982 from the movie Let’s Do it! .She also appeared in T.J Hooker, Family Ties in the same year. Later in 1983, she was seen in a sex comedy movie Private School. She was also seen in Avenging Angels later. She was seen in Tomboy, Cheerleader Camp, The A-Team, SuperBoy,1st & Ten.

She later retired from her acting career. But despite that she appeared in a small role in Saw III and later continued appearing in sequels like Saw IV, Saw V and Saw VI and later Saw 3D.

Later in 2010, she was seen to be playing film Chain Letter and My Trip Back to the Dark Side. She is popularly known for her roles in Private School and Saw series. Although she started her career from stage shows she actually got popular from films and TV series. In 2017, she appeared in the film Born and Missing. 

Personal life

Betsy Russell is a divorced woman. She was previously married and divorced her husband Vincent Van Patten. Currently, she is not dating anyone (publicly). 

After dating Vincent for few years she got engaged to Vincent Van Patten in August of 1988. After 9 months of engagement, she married him in 1989 May 27.

The couple celebrated happy married life for few years but slowly there was misunderstanding because of which they got divorced in 2001. She has two children whose name are Richard Can Patten and Vincent Van Patten, Jr.

Later she again started dating Mark Burg for a while and later she got engaged with him too but they were not married.

Net Worth and Body Measurements

Russell's current net worth is $5 million. She is 1.73 m tall. Her body measurement is 36-27-32. She is basically popular in Acting and Modeling. Her neck size is 9.1 while her shoe size is 10.Her zodiac sign is Virgo. There is not much information about her salary but she is assumed to earn enough to live a gentle life.

She can be followed through her Twitter and she also has her own personal websites where her updates can be followed.