When it comes to Hollywood, being extremely good at one aspect of the many aspects of the industry is usually enough recipe for success. However, it doesn’t hurt to be good at multiple aspects of the industry. Not only does it encourage multi-talented individuals to spread their wings, but it is also a valid opportunity to make additional income. This is something Bethany Watson has tapped into as a radio personality, actress, producer, and voice-over artist.
Bethany Watson has featured in a couple of films and television shows, but she is most notable as the host of the radio show, The Elvis Duran Show. It was her role as a co-host on the show that has made her a celebrated personality in the industry. Learn more about her and her career below.
Bethany Watson – Biography
Bethany Watson arrived in the world on the 15th of December, 1984. She was born somewhere in Wisconsin to parents whose identities are unknown. Not much is known about her childhood or background either, including information about her basic education and the existence of siblings.
Bethany Watson’s road to excellence in entertainment is believed to have begun at the University of Minnesota where she studied and graduated with a degree in Theatre Arts. Following graduation, Bethany Watson, who had no experience in disc jockeying, sent out her resume to a radio station in Minneapolis.
With luck and the potential that reflected in her resume, she was taken and so she began to work as a radio jockey for the local radio station. She was subsequently trained and ended up working for the station for four years. After gaining significant experience as a radio jockey, Bethany Watson made a move to New York seeking to take her career to the next step.
The year 2012 became a turning point in her career as she got employed as a co-host for the show, Elvis Duran and the Morning Show, a nationally syndicated radio program. It was a great fit for Bethany who later became one of the audience’s favorite hosts of the show.
During her time on the show, Bethany Watson was able to build good relationships with other hosts on the show, including Danielle, David Brody and Elvis Duran himself. While she worked on the show, Bethany also pursued other creative interests like acting having made her debut in the film, Further North in 2008. She starred in shows like One Life to Live and the films, Burial Ground, Abnormal Attraction and Indie Guys.
Bethany Watson isn’t one to relent on her laurels and thus after announcing her departure from The Elvis Duran Show in 2018, she pursued interests in film production and got her first production credit after exiting the show in 2018 for Anya Marina: Indie-pendent Woman. She also starred in the miniseries. Bethany is also notably a screenwriter and she has been credited for writing the above-named film.
Net Worth and Salary
The popular radio personality has been working one of the coolest jobs in the media industry for a long while. In this period, Bethany Watson is believed to have earned an average salary of a little over $44,000 per year. Her experience, across radio and television, which includes appearances in television shows is sure to have helped Bethany to a significant net worth. Unfortunately, her exact net worth is very much unknown at this time.
Bethany Watson’s Husband or Boyfriend?
If you have followed her career progression, one thing is quite certain, Bethany Watson is a woman who doesn’t settle for less professionally and this is a trait she has adopted in her personal life as well. Although she has been in a couple of notable relationships, including one with Ricky Roo, she is yet to get married.
The actress/producer has also been linked to Dennis Cahlo but she seems to be very much interested in focusing on her career as a filmmaker.
Why Did She Leave The Elvis Duran Show?
It is always a strange thing when a thriving personality leaves a successful project. Thus, when Bethany Watson took to Instagram to announce her departure from The Elvis Duran Show, it sparked speculation amidst listeners and fans as to what her reasons might be.
However, the radio personality has gone on to state that she is simply leaving the show to pursue other creative interests. If one has been paying attention to her career, one would find this has since involved acting and producing. She has starred in the miniseries, Anya Marina: Indie-pendent Woman.