While Besty was attending University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, she began her affairs with her fellow mate Grady Olsen. They dated each other as a boyfriend and girlfriend for several years and they finally got married in 1996. They have been parents twice and there is no any sign of getting divorced.
Betsy was raised in Auburn, Michigan and there she joined Bay City Western High School. She completed her high school graduation from there in 1991 and then she joined University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign pursuing her BFA in acting. She graduated from there in 1996. She also attended Harvard University where she studied acting. In 1998, she appeared in the short movie Confidence playing the role of Natasha. Three years later she starred in the movies like Memphis Bound and Gagged and The Red Boot Diaries. She was also seen in the TV series Judging Amy during the early 2000s. Her breakthrough role as an actress came in 2008 after she began starring the role of Marie Schrader in the TV series Breaking Bad. She has been earning lucrative amount of salary and her net worth is said to be around $4 Million.