Betty Lynn Net Worth 2024: Income, Salary, Career, Bio

Betty Lynn was an American actress who had a net worth of $3 million. She was mostly known for starring as Thelma Lou in the television series, The Andy Griffith Show, from 1961 to 1966. She is the most eminent actor who is known for her character Thelma Lou on the Andy Griffith show.

Some of her famous movies are the original “Cheaper by the Dozen,” “Meet Me in Las Vegas,” and “June Bride.” She died of illness on October 16, 2021. At present, she had retired from acting but she had given a considerable amount of her life to the entertainment industry.

Betty’s real name is Elizabeth Ann Theresa Lynn was born on 29th August 1926 in Kanas City, Missouri. Her mother was also a great singer and her virtues were even imbibed in Betty. She even attended music classes when she was a child.

Betty Lynn Net Worth (2024)

Full Name:Elizabeth Ann Theresa Lynn
Net Worth:$4 Million
Country:United States
Born:August 29, 1926
Salary:$4 Million (Annual)
Last Updated:2024

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Net Worth in 2024$4 Million
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Betty Lynn started her acting career in the period the 1950s-1960s. She kick-started her career with several television shows before popularly being recognized as Thelma. She even did the role of an actor on the radio on the initial day of her career.

She even earned a low income of seven dollars per show. As she always had an interest in singing and her mother’s career did help her to get some work in that area too. Betty even began with the tryst with the USO (United Services Organization).

Before this, she earned her living by singing in hotels, bars, and various other places from where she could earn something. With the assistance of USO, she sang in various hospitals after the world war so that she could provide a healing moment to the patients and the warriors of the war.

She even did some broadway shows and made her debut with the movie Sitting Pretty in 1948. This movie acted as a catalyst for her career and soon she started getting more offers for other shows and films as well.

Some of the films in which she acted were Payment on Demand, Cheaper By The Dozen, Mother is a Freshman, and June Bride. 1961 acted as a game-changer for her career because this was when she got Thelma Lou’s role in the Andy Griffin Show.

She became a regular face on the series and worked from 1961 to 65. She made her final appearance as a guest in the sixth season of the show. This role was very close to the heart of the audience and everyone appreciated it a lot.

Personal Life

Talking about Betty’s parents then her mother was a great singer. And there is not very much information about her father but it is believed that when her mother was pregnant with her then her father wanted to kill her mother.

This led to great turmoil in the family and her parents got separated only when she was just ten months old. They took divorced when she was five years old. Her grandfather George Andrew Lynn acted as real support for her.

Betty knew her responsibility and she took the financial responsibility on her shoulders. She even bought a house for her mother and grandparents in 1950. According to the sources, Lynn was engaged three times but she never got married.

She even had a dating history with Hollywood men and never cared about anyone. She never got married to him because he cheated on her with another woman. This had been the reason that they got engaged three times but they never made up to marriage.

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Net Worth$4 Million
NameBetty Lynn
Height(5ft 6in)
Weight68 KG (Approx)
Date Of BirthAugust 29, 1926
BirthplaceUnited States
Income$4 Million

“I love to meet people for lunch at my favorite restaurant, the Loaded Goat.”

– Betty Lynn

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Wealth Dependency

The major source of the income or wealth that Betty has pf now is because of her acting career. She did various roles ranging from radio to movies and all this has helped her to gain a great income in her lifetime.

She took retirement from her career in 2006 after serving for a great time in the acting industry. She even received various awards because of the great acting skills that she hones. She is a true epitome of a person who knows how to dedicate their life wholeheartedly to their profession.


She had a great career in acting and all because of it she was able to manage everything in her life. She had even faced downtimes in her life as well but nothing could stop her from going behind the things that she need to pursue later in her life.

At the time of her death, Betty Lynn’s net worth was estimated to be around $3 million. As per reports, she died on October 16, 2021, because of illness. She earned $500 per episode on The Andy Griffith Show.

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