Brett Butler had affair with her boyfriend Charles Michael Wilson and decided to get married in July 1978. They do not have children. They could not prolong their relationship as husband and wife for a long time and get divorce in year 1981.She then move on with her career until she again got married with Ken Zieger in 1987. They too do not have any children. She again had dispute and their relation also could not last long. They end up their relation in year 1999. She had $100,000 dollars per episode as her salary in the Grace under Fire (1993). She once went homeless but now she got $15 million dollars net worth.
She was first notably seen in Dolly Parton's Dolly a 1987 series. She was also hired as a writer for rest of the season.