If you are looking to find someone who is versatile enough to hold their own as a radio personality, actress, voice-over artist, and producer, then Bethany Watson might just be the ideal person. She made a name for herself as the co-host of Elvis Duran and The Morning Show but left in February of 2018 to focus on her acting and production, which she says she also has a passion for.
Before her foray into showbiz, Watson had enjoyed a successful career in the banking industry before making her way to do what she currently enjoys. Read on to find out all the juicy details about her career, love life, earnings, and the real reason why she left The Elvis Duran Show.
Bethany Watson’s life before fame
Bethany Watson is among the famous people that celebrate their birthdays in December. She was born precisely on the 15th day of the month in 1984 in Wisconsin, U.S. There is no concrete information with regards to her early life, basic education, family, and siblings.
Watson is said to have attended the University of Minnesota where she majored in Theatre Arts. Her career took off professionally as a radio jockey from a radio station in the neighborhood of Minneapolis. Having found a career in radio very interesting, she forwarded her resume to the station with little or no experience in the field. As things would pan out, she was able to land a job and went through extensive training that saw her rise to the peak of her career in broadcasting.
Bethany Watson spent four years in Minneapolis as a radio personality before she moved to New York in search of a better opportunity to expand her horizon. By August 2012, she landed a job as a co-host of the syndicated radio program Elvis Duran and the Morning Show; a show that endeared her to thousands of listeners who loved her voice and her amazing discussions and contributions from virtually every topic she discussed. There, she enjoyed a successful career working with notable personalities like Elvis Duran, Danielle and David Brody whom she fondly referred to as her “work husband” until she left the show in February 2018.
While also working on radio, Watson tried her hand in movies, producing and featuring in films like One Life to Live (2013), Burial Ground (2014), Indie Guys (2016), Labeled (2017), and Abnormal Attraction (2018). Her work on short films includes Vacant (2006), Further North (2008), Blunderlust (2011), and Whiskey Chick (2017).
Why Did Bethany Watson Leave “The Elvis Duran Show?”
Nothing acts like a driving force like talent and passion in every venture. The desire to try out something new and passionate was the reason Bethany Watson left The Elvis Duran Show. She announced her exit from the show through her Instagram handle precisely on February 13, 2018, stating that she was going to pursue something she was more passionate about.
Watson revealed that she had been previously writing, acting, and producing movies and wants to go into them on a full-time basis. She further stated that the decision was the scariest, and risky but she was open to towing the career path irrespective of its outcome.
Thereafter, she expressed her profound thanks and appreciation to the show’s management team, colleagues, and fans.
Is She Married?
The 5 feet 10 inches tall actress has had her fair share of love adventures. She was rumored to have been engaged with her then-boyfriend, musician and radio personality, Ricky Roo. When asked about the engagement ring on her hand, the broadcaster turned actress said it was just a gift from Ricky.
As they say, everything that has a beginning must have an end. This, unfortunately, turned out to be the case as her relationship with Ricky ended soon after. She was then rumored to have dated Jeremy Finke, but now she is currently linked to Dennis Cahlo, whom she does not mind showing off to the whole world as his pictures are all over her Instagram page.
Details of her Net Worth and Salary
Bethany Watson had the privilege of working in a bank prior to her radio adventure and acting career where she has earned fat salaries. As a radio personality, she reportedly earned a salary estimated to be around $44,391 per annum. Having since left that role to pursue a career in acting, film production, and screenplay writing, Watson will probably be taking home an even bigger salary when she settles down in her new role.
As at the time of writing, her net worth is not known, however, it is assumed that it could be close to six figures.