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    stars  Bethany landed her first role at age 7 as a Munchkin in an adaptation of The Wizard of Oz.
    stars  Bethany moved to Texas at age 4
    stars  Bethany's nicknames are Martha Stewart, Joiter, and Joypiter.
    stars  The place Bethany calls home is Vancouver, Washington
    stars  Bethany has two cats named Noah and Allie, named after the main characters in The Notebook. She also has a springer spaniel named Scout.
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    Shantel VanSanten (born July 25, 1985) is an American actress and model. As a model, she has been featured in the magazines Teen Vogue and Seventeen. On television, she played the role of Quinn James in the CW teen drama series One Tree Hill, recurred as Becca Butcher in the Amazon Prime Original The Boys, and starred as Julie Swagger, the wife of lead character Bob Lee Swagger on the USA Network series Shooter. On film, she has appeared in The Final Destination, You and I, and Something Wicked. From 2019 to 2023, VanSanten starred as Karen Baldwin in the Apple TV+ science fiction space drama series For All Mankind.
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    Moira Kelly (born March 6, 1968) is an American actress. She is known for portraying Kate Moseley in the 1992 film The Cutting Edge as well as single mother Karen Roe on the teen drama One Tree Hill. She is also known for playing the role of Donna Hayward in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, replacing Lara Flynn Boyle in the prequel to the 1990 TV series Twin Peaks. Other roles include Dorothy Day in Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story, White House media consultant Mandy Hampton in the first season of The West Wing, and the voice of Simba's love interest Nala in The Lion King and its sequels The Lion King II: Simba's Pride and The Lion King 1 1/2. She also played Hetty Kelly and Oona O'Neill in Chaplin.
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Birthday 2 April, 1981
Birthplace Hollywood, Florida, USA
Height 5' 4¼" (163 cm)
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality American
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame One Tree Hill
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Bethany Joy Lenz Actress - Date of Birth 2 April 1981, Hollywood, Florida, USA

Birth Name Bethany Joy Lenz

Nickname Joy

Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)


Bethany Joy Lenz was born in Hollywood Florida, an only child of Robert George Lenz (a history teacher and therapist) and Catharine Malcolm Holt Shepard (a personnel manager and entrepreneur). She is best known for her role on - the WB hit One Tree Hill (2003) - as "Haley James Scott", wife to James Lafferty's "Nathan" and childhood mate of Chad Michael Murray's "Lucas".

Prior to One Tree Hill (2003), Bethany spent most of her acting career on the stage. She has called Musical theater her passion, and has performed in various productions of "Annie", "The Wizard of Oz", "Gypsy", "Cinderella", "CATS for Cats" etc...

After moving from Texas to New York, Bethany portrayed "Michelle Bauer Santos" on CBS's Guiding Light (1952). When her two year contract ended there, she left New York and moved to Los Angeles and guest starred on shows like Charmed (1998), Felicity (1998) and The Guardian (2001). She also appeared in Los Angeles stage productions of "The Outsiders" - directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman and "Happy Days" (as Pinky Tuscadero) - directed by Garry Marshall.

After moving from North Carolina (One Tree Hill), Bethany spent a year raising her daughter Maria before taking any more roles. Although she started an internet rotating novel 'Diamond Gothic' with 'Abigail Spencer' and 'JC Coccoli' on 'Hello Giggles.

Bethany came back strong and guest starred on shows like Men at Work (2012) and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), joined the cast on Sock Monkee Therapy (2013) and Dexter (2006), and got her own TV show Songbyrd (2014). She also joined and performed original songs on Rock the Schools Concert (2012) and recorded several songs in 2012 (Album: 'Then Slowly Grows') and 2013 (Album: 'Your Woman').

She is an accomplished singer with an four-octave range, trained in New York by Richard Barrett, the director of the Brooklyn College of Opera, and in Los Angeles by renowned voice teacher Eric Vetro (Jennifer Garner, John Stamos and Ewan McGregor).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Envoy Entertainment & Joie de Vivre Prods, Inc.

Spouse (1) Michael Galeotti (31 December 2005 - 2013) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (31)


Released the limited CD "Preincarnate" featuring eight original tracks (2002)

The unusual spelling of her name was adopted in her early teens.

Her hobbies are Photography, painting, writing, horseback riding, knitting, and making stationery.

Is also a talented musician and singer with a four-octave range.

Goes by her middle name "Joy."

Impressed producers so much during her three week stint as "Teenage Reva Clone" on Guiding Light (1952), she was re-hired later that year in the contract role of "Michelle Bauer" on the daytime serial.

Her favorite musicians are: Sheryl Crow, U2, Coldplay, "and anything that's not a sellout".

Her signature pose is standing with her hands on her hips, she called it her "lighthouse pose" when she was on Guiding Light and went by Joie Lenz. In fact, she almost always has her hands on her hips when standing, walking, sitting, even running. She once even refused to wear an outfit during a taping of One Tree Hill that would have prevented her from resting her hands on her hips, forcing a last-minute costume change that allowed her to do so.

Her favorite TV shows are: Joan of Arcadia (2003), Alias (2001), I Love Lucy (1951), Lost (2004), Arrested Development (2003) and Friends (1994).

Her prized possession is Journals.

Since leaving Guiding Light (1952) in 2000, she has kept in touch with co-stars Tammy Blanchard (Drew) and Paul Anthony Stewart (Danny).

Performed with Tyler Hilton, Gavin DeGraw and The Wreckers (Michelle Branch and Jessica Harp) on the "One Tree Hill Tour".

Played, on guitar, and sang the National Anthem in the One Tree Hill (2003) cast Super Bowl in early 2004.

Changed her last name from Lenz to Galeotti when she got married. It was reflected on the credits of One Tree Hill (2003). She has changed her name back to Lenz following her split from her husband.

Starred/worked with Richard Lee Jackson in Bring It on Again (2004) and married Richard Lee Jackson's band mate Michael Galeotti from their band Enation.

Expecting her first baby [August 17, 2010].

She became the mother of a baby girl, Maria Rose Galeotti, in late February 2011. Father is her husband of 6 years, Michael Galeotti.

Works heavily with Love146, an organization working to end child sex slavery and exploitation. In May 2011, she started a Tread on Trafficking campaign to raise money for the organization.

Started an online boutique called "Lark" to raise money for charity. Every design featured on the website is an original by Joy.

In 2008 formed a band known as "Everly". Several of Everly's songs were featured on the show, One Tree Hill (2003), as part of Haley's musical performances on tour. In late November 2012, confirmed via Twitter that "Everly" was no longer together.

Writes a blog.

Writing a musical stage version of Nicholas Sparks' "The Notebook", with good friend and Grammy-nominated producer, Ron Aniello.

Writing a 1920s era rotating internet novel called "Diamond Gothic" with actress Abigail Spencer and comedian JC Coccoli.

Close friends with One Tree Hill (2003) costars Sophia Bush, Shantel VanSanten and Paul Johansson.

One Tree Hill (2003) costar Shantel VanSanten was in the delivery room when she gave birth to her daughter, Maria.

Took the "Julius Caesar" book her character Haley gives Lucas in season one of One Tree Hill (2003) when the show ended. She had the entire cast and crew sign it.

Good friends with writer Nicholas Sparks.

Close friends with actress Abigail Spencer and actress Kelly Overton.

Announced engagement to Enation band member Michael Galeotti. [November 2005]

Recorded the album 'Then Slowly Grows' in 2012 and 'Your Woman' in 2013. Also expecting a second edition of 'Your Woman' in 2014.

Trained at Dallas Young Actors Studio in Dallas, Texas.

When Joy was 4 years old she sang her first solo at the Carpenter's Church in Lakeland, Florida.

Personal Quotes (23)


I never rule anything out, I just follow where I'm lead.

I don't party. I'm a total homebody. I like hanging out with my cat and I've actually been known to stay home and knit.

Joining One Tree Hill (2003) has been: "Like summer camp, only it's really cold in Wilmington, North Carolina! I've never lived in a small town, but I always pictured myself in a small house, drinking lemonade on my porch swing. Now I have the porch!".

Favorite holiday: Christmas. "It will always be number one on my list. You feel cozy for like two months straight. You sing songs, all the stories look exactly the same. There's no other holiday where everybody decorates. There's a joy and a spirit of excitement that's in the air around Christmastime. It's the best."

I am not a people person. It's not that I am shy, but I am more comfortable in an atmosphere of one-on-one. I hate crowds and parties.

That's the exciting thing. I still don't know what I'm going to be. I love acting. I would love to be an English teacher. I would love to be a housewife and have a chateau in the South of France, I would love to be a singer that travels to cafes around different towns. I am loving to live out my life right now and see where it goes, it's exciting.

I guess I've sort of always wanted to be an actress, except when I was five, which, I did want to be the Queen of England.

Musical theater is oh, my dream. My passion. Music is in my veins. Just being able to mix that passion with my other passion, for acting, would be unbelievable. I have to brush up on my dancing, but I'd definitely love to hit Broadway.

Music's something I'll be doing for the rest of my life, whether I'm just playing guitar in my living room or whether I'm playing for 3,000 people.

I am an actor. God forbid I say this, but I would be doing it for free because I love it. If I could, I'd do this every day of my life.

I am a down-home girl. I love home and a German shepherd and an old red pickup truck from the '50s. I would love an old house in Alabama with little kids running in the yard.

Lies about your physical appearance in Hollywood creep in like a nasty serpent in your bed. It's awful. "Who's got the best outfit?", "Who's makeup artist is terrible?", etc... I've really been learning that I have to choose to believe that it is not my clothes or my hair or my makeup that is going to make me shine. It's a battle I fight everyday with myself.

I think I started to see that acting was a really great catharsis for me. I've always been really creative and artistic, but I think acting was something that I could pour my creative energy into, and it took all of me. To this day, I haven't found that feeling anywhere else.

I have no desire to be a star.

My personal style is just really easy, non fashion concerned. I have a lot of jeans and tee shirts.

So much of my heart is in my music. If you pay close attention to the lyrics, you can get a much better perception of who I am when my guard is down.

I can't cook or do crafts. And put a soccer ball or a football in my hand, and I wouldn't know what to do with it, but if you give me a creative outlet, usually, I'd be able to figure something out.

I eat peanut butter, Swiss cheese and lettuce sandwiches. Really, they're very good!

My dream car is a red '57 Chevrolet pickup. So I'd take a road trip in that for a day, play classic rock music the whole time and then stop at a diner at midnight for some apple pie.

I had a lot of creative energy when I was young. I was not the best student because I was always challenging what the teachers were saying, rather than just accepting it.

I love being home on rainy days! I usually write and sneak in an I Love Lucy rerun!

I love singing. Getting on stage... it's like reaching in to the bottom of my soul and bringing it right up. I love it.

Music is something that is in you. You can touch people with your music even if you're working a job at starbucks or working a desk job.

Bethany Joy Lenz (formerly Galeotti; born April 2, 1981), also credited as Joie Lenz, is an American actress singer-songwriter and filmmaker, best known for her portrayal of Haley James Scott on The WB/CW television drama One Tree Hill. She has also starred as Michelle Bauer Santos on the CBS Daytime soap opera Guiding Light and is recognized for her music as a solo artist and as a member of the band Everly.

Early life and education Bethany Joy Lenz was born on April 2, 1981, in Hollywood, Florida. Lenz is the only child of Robert George Lenz, a history teacher and therapist, and Catharine Malcolm Holt Shepard, a personnel manager and entrepreneur. She is of Australian (from her paternal side), Scottish, German and Irish descent. She has lineage tracing back to the Scottish King Malcolm.[citation needed] Her grandfather, George Lenz, was a regular on the Broadway stage in the 1950s starring in musicals Wish You Were Here, South Pacific, and many others. Following in her grandfather's footsteps, Lenz began singing at the age of three at The Carpenter's Church in Lakeland, Florida. At the age of seven, Joy and her family moved to Arlington, Texas where she attended Pope Elementary. She was also enrolled in The Creative Arts Theater and School where she took dance, tap, jazz, acting and theater classes. At seven years old, Lenz landed her first stage role playing a Munchkin in a local production of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Three years later, Lenz played Scout Finch in the production of To Kill a Mockingbird at the Irving Community Theater in Texas.

Career Acting While on a trip to Los Angeles, Lenz landed her first professional job in a commercial for dolls from the teen drama series, Swans Crossing. Lenz eventually went on to appear in additional commercials for Eggo Waffles, Dr Pepper and others. Lenz continued to find work steadily as an actress, and by her sophomore year in high school she landed the role of Linda Halleck in Stephen King's Thinner. She appeared in various pilots, commercials and films and performed regional theatre until she was eventually cast as a series regular on Guiding Light.

At the age of seventeen, Lenz earned a nine episode gig as the teenage clone of Reva Shayne on the CBS Daytime soap opera Guiding Light. Her stint earned her such favorable reviews from viewers, critics and Guiding Light executives alike that Lenz was eventually recast as Michelle Bauer Santos upon Rebecca Budig's exit - an unusual move that was "unheard of" in the industry according to CBS producer, Mickey Dwyer-Dobbin. In 1999 while working on the demanding daytime serial Guiding Light, she graduated from Eastern Christian High School in New Jersey and landed the role of Rose Cronin in Mary and Rhoda, a made-for-television movie that reunited Mary Tyler Moore and Valerie Harper as Mary Richards and Rhoda Morgenstern. At the time Lenz juggled a heavy storyline, a television movie portraying Mary Tyler Moore's daughter, a one-year run of a New York cabaret called Foxy Ladies Love/Boogie 70's Explosion, and the lead role in an independent film. Lenz also filmed two pilots: one playing the daughter of Paul Sorvino, and the other as the lead in the WB's 1972.

At the end of her two-year contract with The Guiding Light she seized the opportunity to leave her role as Michelle Bauer Santos and moved from New York City to Los Angeles to gain exposure in different avenues. Out west, Lenz was directed by Garry Marshall in "Happy Days: the Musical" (playing Pinky Tuscadero; musical directors Carole King and Paul Williams) and by Arthur Allan Seidleman in a staged reading of a musical version of The Outsiders. During this time Lenz also landed guest appearances on Off Centre, Charmed, Felicity, Maybe It's Me and The Guardian. In 2002 Lenz joined the cast of Bring It On Again as the co-captain of the varsity cheerleading squad, Marni Potts.

At the age of twenty two Lenz was cast in the WB's television series One Tree Hill. Lenz originally auditioned for the roles of Brooke Davis and Haley James but ultimately landed the role of Haley James, the quintessential girl-next-door who is best friends with Lucas Scott, portrayed by Chad Michael Murray, and wife of Nathan Scott, portrayed by James Lafferty. During her time on One Tree Hill, Lenz was also offered the role of Belle in Beauty and the Beast when it was still in production on Broadway, but turned it down due to scheduling conflicts with the show. Furthermore, Lenz appeared in an episode of Life Unexpected alongside Kate Voegele as part of a crossover-event between One Tree Hill and Life Unexpected.

In the sixth season, Lenz made her directorial debut. Lenz initially approached producer Greg Prange in 2007 with the idea of directing but was not given the opportunity to direct until two years after her request. Over the course of season six Lenz shadowed several directors, watched them prep and went on [location] scouts. Lenz directed two additional episodes.

After eight seasons on air, One Tree Hill came back for thirteen episodes in its ninth and final season. On November 17, 2011, Lenz filmed her last scenes as the character Haley James Scott on One Tree Hill. The show ended on April 4, 2012.

In September 2012 it was confirmed that Lenz would be guest starring on an episode of Men at Work. She played the role of 'Meg' a single mother that the character, Tyler, begins to date. The episode aired on May 9, 2013. It is entitled "Tyler the Pioneer".

In March 2013 it was confirmed that Lenz would have a recurring role on Dexter. Her character 'Cassie' was described as "an attractive former finance executive looking for a quieter life." Lenz's character appeared in the fourth episode of the final season.

In late September 2013, Lenz landed the role Lauren Byrd on the pilot "Songbyrd" for E!. The show centered around Lauren, a genius songwriter who employs a small staff, including her sister, to enable and manage her eccentric, yet wildly successful process. Production for Songbyrd began in late January 2014 in New York City. The show was not picked up by E!.

In January 2015, Lenz and her friend Sid Mallya chose a movie to produce on the website InkTip. The movie, entitled One Of These Days, is written by Phyllis Heltay. In an interview shortly after Lenz mentioned that the shooting is scheduled for May 2015. Moreover, in an interview in February 2015, she announced that she is currently writing two pilots dealing with the status of women during the 20's and 30's.

In spring 2015, Lenz was cast in the Shonda Rhimes drama, The Catch for ABC playing the role of Zoe. On May 18, 2015, Lenz revealed she was being replaced; she wrote, "Looks like they need a different type for ZOE, so I'll be replaced," though she still encourages fans to watch the show.

Early 2016, Lenz starred in her friend Kristin Fairweather's first short film, entitled Grace. She also appeared in March 2016 in two episodes of season 3 of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. In Summer 2016, she was cast in the new drama American Gothic as a character named April. Producer Corinne Brinkerhoff said about Lenz "We love her! She’s fantastic. She plays a witty, insightful nurse at a rehab facility".

Music Since Lenz's exit from Guiding Light she has completed a demo of original music. Trained by the director of the Brooklyn College of Opera, Lenz plays the guitar and piano, and writes her own music. Her first album, entitled Preincarnate, was released in October 2002. She worked under the direction of director Garry Marshall and alongside musician Carole King on a new musical adapted from the series Happy Days. She also took the opportunity to work in a public reading of a musical version of the novel The Outsiders directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman

She was then cast as Haley on One Tree Hill where she continued to release new music. In 2005, after recording "When the Stars Go Blue" with costar Tyler Hilton, the duo joined The Wreckers (Michelle Branch and Jessica Harp), and Gavin DeGraw for a 25-city North American One Tree Hill Tour that started in Vancouver. Lenz and Hilton scored the #89 spot on February 2005's Billboard Pop 100 chart with the duet "When the Stars Go Blue." While on tour, Lenz debuted her second independent record entitled, Come On Home. Despite her hectic schedule during the tour, Lenz also filmed her first music video for "Songs in My Pockets" at Coney Island Beach and Astroland in Brooklyn, New York. In 2006, alongside ex-American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi, Lenz co-wrote and recorded "Halo" which was released in the second volume of the One Tree Hill Soundtrack. During this time, Lenz inked a deal with Sony Epic Records and worked with her producer, Ron Aniello (Lifehouse, Guster, Barenaked Ladies) to record original material. In 2006 after changes within the company, Lenz split from the label. Despite the musical setback, that same year Lenz traveled to Los Angeles to write and record several songs for the soundtrack for Ten Inch Hero. Lenz's split with Epic allowed her to sign under the independent record label Hillasterion.

In 2008, Lenz took her music to new grounds and formed the band Everly with her lifelong friend, Amber Sweeney. Immediately after the duo was formed, Everly, musical act Angels & Airwaves, and Kate Voegele teamed up with the USO for a live concert event for military personnel. The USO concert was filmed and formed the basis for a One Tree Hill episode, titled Even Fairy Tale Characters Would Be Jealous.

In 2012, the Everly band split after four years of collaboration, the two artists preferring to focus on their solo careers. In November of the same year, Lenz joined fellow One Tree Hill co-star Michael Grubbs of the band Wakey!Wakey! and other singers at the Gramercy Theatre in New York City for the BTF Concerts: Rock The Schools 2012 concert. She performed new songs and two duets with Grubbs entitled "I Know" and "Irresistible". At the concert, she sold a 9-song CD entitled "Then Slowly Grows".

During an interview with Shine On Media in May 2013, Lenz stated she was meeting with long-time friend and music producer Jeff Cohen to record an album. On May 22, 2013, Lenz tweeted a picture of the recording studio. The caption read, "Recording new music in #Nashville with old pal Jeff Cohen! #LeavingTownAlive #CrazyGirls" On June 4, 2013, Lenz tweeted "Sneak peek at my new album..." and linked a video on WhoSay to a new song "Please".

During an interview with Mary Ann Albright in late July 2013, Lenz talked about her musical career plans. She shared her intention to release her first full-length studio album, entitled Your Woman in the near future as an independent release on her blog. Lenz went on to say, "The best way I can describe this album is Patsy Cline meets Paula Cole meets Sam Cooke."

On August 10, 2013, Lenz released "Please" on vibedeck and August 11 on iTunes as Bette, (as a feel on another musical name, that she didn't use more than once). The song was sought after by her fans after she performed it on Rock the Schools Concert in 2012. On July 18, 2014, Lenz released "Calamity Jane" on iTunes. The song was released as a teaser for Lenz's soon to be released album. Lenz stated: "While I'm reworking my album, here's a little teaser. This song will sound totally different on the new record, but I thought you'd enjoy hearing this version." On July 21, the song was on her WhoSay site and later on her SoundCloud site.

In November 2014, Lenz created a Kickstarter fundraising page for her new EP. Production on the EP began in early December. As well as supporting the new EP, fans were able to give back to the charity STOP THE TRAFFIK. The project, entitled "Get Back to Gold" was released (iTunes, on December 23, 2014, and was a sneak peek for her new album.

Due to legal proceedings with her producer, David Waechter, the project went down and Lenz decided to change her team. She is now known as "Joy Lenz and the Firepit Band" and has musicians and back up singers. The lineup consists of WhiteRose (Danny Shyman) on guitar, Doo Crowder on vocals and guitar, Ben Zelico on drums and Meaghan Maples and Brittany Gilmore as back up singers. They toured from May to July 2016 and said an album is in preparation for 2017.

The Notebook Musical In 2005, after seeing Nick Cassavetes' film The Notebook and subsequently reading Nicholas Sparks' best selling novel of the same name, Bethany Joy Lenz found herself singing songs around her house based on the story's characters. After six weeks, she decided to finally put it down on paper. Lenz brought the idea to her producer Ron Aniello and they decided to form Galeotti & Aniello Productions. On December 7, 2006, Bethany Joy Lenz reveals on her website, that Ron Aniello and her, are writing a musical but she can't tell anything more about the project. After finishing the libretto, Lenz passed it on to a friend close to the Sparks family who handed it off to the book's author. He loved it and she procured the rights to the musical.

The auditions took place on 1st, 2nd and 8th, August 2009 at Thalian Hall. Paul Teal and Kendra Goehring-Garett were cast as lead roles Noah and Alli. On August 23, 2009, she says on her blog that she's been doing rewrites for "The Notebook" musical all day. On August 28, 2009, a cocktail party was organized at the Tuscan Grill with the whole team and the whole cast.

They workshopped “The Notebook” musical in a small black box theater in October 2009 in front of Broadway producers and investors, and even Nicholas Sparks who came for the occasion. Joy revealed that all the feedback the duo received was positive. The producers said the music was amazing and didn't require any modification, and everybody loved the dialogue, and they thought the story was well-crafted. On the playbill, she thanks some friends from One Tree Hill cast including Paul Johansson, Allison Munn et Jana Kramer.

On November 10 and 11, 2009, a second cocktail party was organized at the Tuscan Grill with the whole team and cast. On February 10 and 11, 2010, Lenz reveals on Facebook that she is recording songs with the other singers for the musical. On March 6, 2010, Lenz reveals that she is rewriting passages including some songs. In July 2010, the duo revealed on their website the list of the songs : "The Colors Play"; "Carolina Moon"; "Troublesome Tongue"; "Sunday Train"; "The Nightclub Swing!"; "Think of Me (when you are gone)"; "Psalm 148"; "My Christmas With You" and "The Luckiest Girl". They were written by both Joy and Ron.

In November 2010 in response to Twitter followers successfully raising more than $2000 in one day for the charity Love146, Lenz released the song "Troublesome Tongue". The song features Noah's father and his friends explaining Noah's childhood stutter to new love Allie (Allie is played by Lenz in the recording). In December 2010, Paul Teal, who played Noah, released on YouTube the song "Sunday Train" from the demo score. On October 2011, Lenz reveals on her website that she's attended the 15th Anniversary for The Notebook with Nicholas Sparks, with whom she has become great friends.

Jewelry In July 2016, Lenz designed her own jewelry line in partnership with Stilnest. Lenz delayed the launch by one week following the attack in Nice, ultimately launching on July 23, 2016. The pieces feature a buffalo motif, which was inspired by a trip Lenz took to Fort Apache. Lenz donated ten percent of the profits to the Tanka Fund.

Personal life Lenz married former Enation keyboardist, Michael Galeotti, on December 31, 2005.

On February 23, 2011, Lenz gave birth to a daughter, Maria Rose Galeotti.

In March 2012, Lenz announced that she would be divorcing her husband after six years of marriage. She wrote: "You'll all be wondering soon why everyone is calling me 'Bethany Joy Lenz' again. I'm sorry to say that Michael and I have decided to divorce. We remain friendly and dedicated to raising our beautiful girl in love and we appreciate your prayers and support during this difficult time." She and her daughter reside in Los Angeles, California.

Philanthropy Introduced to Love146 by former Everly bandmate, Amber Sweeney, Lenz has been actively supporting the international human rights organization largely through social media outlets. On June 12, 2011, Lenz revealed details of her newest project; an online boutique called "Lark", selling apparel with original designs by Lenz and all proceeds benefit Love146, To Write Love On Her Arms, as well as Reading is Fundamental.

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