Bethany Joy Lenz

  • Birth Name: Bethany Joy Lenz
  • Birth Place: Hollywood, Florida, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Singer

Fast Facts

  • Received vocal training from the director of the Brooklyn College of Opera.
  • Costarred in Thinner (1996), her feature-film debut, during her sophomore year in high school.
  • Landed the role of Reva's clone on Guiding Light in 1998; was brought back seven months later to play Michelle Bauer.
  • Was nominated with Guiding Light costar Paul Anthony Stewart for a 2000 Soap Opera Digest Award as Favorite Couple.
  • Used Joie Lenz as her stage name until 2003.
  • Her role of Haley on One Tree Hill was rewritten to showcase her singing ability.
  • Formed the musical duo Everly with friend Amber Sweeney in 2008.
  • Opened Galeotti's Restaurant in Washington state in 2009.
  • Supports the international human-rights organization Love146.


  • Maria Galeotti — Daughter
  • Bob Lenz — Father
  • Cathie Lenz — Mother
  • Michael Galeotti — Husband (separated)