Who is Betty Gilpin?

Betty Gilpin is an American popular actress who has been involved in the entertainment industry for a long period of time. She is famous for her role in Netflix comedy series ‘GLOW’ as Debbie Ragan. She has played film/series based on different genres through which we can know her versatility in acting. Furthermore, she has starred in comedy-drama series ‘Nurse Jackie,’ in the action thriller film ‘The Hunt,’ in mystery thriller ‘True Story,’ in romantic comedy ‘Future 38’ and many more. For her acting, she has also been nominated and awarded with prestigious awards.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameBetty Gilpin
Birth DateJuly 21, 1986
Birth PlaceNew York, US
Full NameElizabeth Folan Gilpin
Star SignCancer
ParentsFather: Jack Gilpin
Mother: Ann McDonough
SiblingsSam Gilpin and Harry Gilpin
HusbandCosmo Pfeil
Net Worth$2 million
Height5 feet and 7 inches (1.7m/170cm)
Weight61 kg (135lbs)
Body Measurements34-25-37 inches
Hair ColorLight Brown
Eye ColorGreen

Betty Gilpin


Betty Gilpin was born as Elizabeth Folan Gilpin on July 21, 1986, in New York, United States. Her parents were actors, Jack Gilpin and Ann McDonough. She grew alongside her brothers named Sam Gilpin and Harry Gilpin. She is currently 34 years old with Cancer sun sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Betty Gilpin holds an American nationality and her religious views are Christianity. Besides this, she stands 5 feet and 7 inches (1.7m/170cm) tall and weighs around 61 kg (135lbs). Her body measurements are 34-25-37 inches respectively. She has a pair of green coloured eyes with light brown hair colour complimenting her mesomorph body figure.

Early Life/Education of Betty Gilpin

Betty Gilpin grew up in the South Street Seaport neighbourhood of Manhattan. She attended The Loomis Chaffe School for her primary education and then Fordham University in New York City. She graduated from there in a Bachelor of Arts [B.A.]

Betty Gilpin



Betty Gilpin began her acting career with guest-starring roles in numerous television series, including ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent’ in 2006 as Amanda Dockerty, ‘Fringe’ in 2008 as Loraine Daisy, ‘Law and Order’ in 2009 as Paige Regan, ‘Medium’ in 2010 as Kim Clement and ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ in 2012 as Natalie Relais. Similarly, in 2013 she played in 34 episodes of comedy-drama series ‘Nurse Jackie.’ She portrayed the role of Dr Carrie Roman and the show star of the series was Edie Falco. The show was well-received by critics which ran till 2015. In 2016, she had some major roles in three different series: ‘Elementary’ as Fiona Hebron, ‘Mercy Street’ as Eliza Foster and ‘Master of Sex’ as Dr Nancy Leveau. Likewise, in 2017 she featured in ‘American Gods’ as Audrey in which she appeared in two episodes.

The same year, she received her breakthrough role in the Netflix comedy-drama web series GLOW where she portrayed the character of Debbie Eagan. These series revolves around a fictionalization of the characters and the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW). Moreover, the series is praised by the critics with good ratings. The more positive response also came from mainstream wrestling figures. This series is running till date. Similarly, in 2018 she played as a voice actress in an episode of ‘Robot Chicken.’

Betty Gilpin Films

Betty Gilpin debuted her acting in film career in 2008 in the film ‘Death in Love’ as Young Model. She also starred as WWII Nurse in ‘Ghost Town’ the same year. After this film, she took a long break and she became a cast in science fiction romantic comedy film ‘Future 38’ in 2017 as Banky. Furthermore, she appeared in various films in 2019 like ‘Isn’t It Romantic,’ ‘A Dog’s Journey’ and ‘Stuber’ as Whitney, Gloria and Becca respectively.

Additionally, in 2020 she also featured in ‘The Hunt’ as Crystal Creasey and in ‘Coffee and Kareem’ as Detective Watts. She is also working in post-production for the film ‘The Tomorrow War’ as Lily.

Betty Gilpin


Betty Gilpin has been nominated for eighteen awards in total for her role in the series ‘GLOW’. Likewise, her series ‘Nurse Jackie’ also won five Primetime Emmy Awards out of 24 nominations.

Personal Life of Betty Gilpin

Betty Gilpin married to actor Cosmo Pfeil in 2016.


Betty Gilpin has not joined any social media accounts to date.

Net Worth

Betty Gilpin is an American actress who is actively involved in this entertainment field. She has an estimated net worth of around $2 million, as of 2020.