Jessica Betts Net Worth, Age, Height, Wealth (Updated 2022)

Jessica Betts Net Worth, Age, Height

Jessica Betts

Net Worth: $500,000
Birthday: Jun 02, 1982
Age: 40 years old
Height: 5.4 feet (165cm)
Birthplace: United States of America
Occupation: Singer
Instagram @jessicabettsmusic
Last Updated: August, 2022

Jessica Betts is a rock and soul singer, songwriter and actor who, in 2022 has a net worth approximated to be anywhere between 200,000 to 600,000 US Dollars.

How Did Jessica Betts Become Rich?

Jessica Betts was born in June 1982 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She has five siblings, two brothers and three sisters. Betts is a practicing Christian thanks to her family and began singing at Church and Church-based events early in her life. She cites her grandmother, a Church Minister, as her source of inspiration to pursue music: her grandmother’s support led her to move to New York and later to Los Angeles in order to pursue a career in music.

It seems she has always been destined for greatness; in the late 1990s, at only eighteen years old, she shadowed the internationally acclaimed Boyz II Men, who then signed her to their label Stonecreek Records in 1998.

In 2000, while signed to Restless Records, Jessica Betts released her debut album “You Can’t Resist” where she was featured in 3 songs: Get Up, Don’t Give A Damn and Gotta Do It Right. She shortly left this record label as she felt like they were not doing enough to push and promote her album.

Her road to fame and stardom properly began in 2005 when, at 23 years old, she won a reality television singing competition titled “The Road To Stardom with Missy Elliott” – whose host and the prominent judge was Missy Elliott. Since the show, she has gone ahead to work with producers like Timbaland and Brian Michael Cox.

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Betts released an album for her Japanese audience named “Jessie Pearl” in 2008, but it didn’t gain much attention. She later attempted to start her own record label, but this bore no fruits.

Jessica Betts was chosen to be a BET Music Matters artist in 2011. In 2013 her 2000s song “Get Up” was featured in Tyler Perry’s infamous comedy series, Big Momma’s House’s soundtrack. That same year she opened Rebellious Soul tour for Kimberly Michelle Pate.

Jessica Betts released her album in June 25, 2014 entitled #LLCoolJess, a play on the well-known rapper and actor LL Cool J’s name, that included tracks featuring Dirdy Red and Temper.

In 2018 she had a guest appearance in the Television show, Claws, playing a character called Nadege – a bartender and singer.

Other tracks and singles that she has released include: “Sticking U”, “Earthquake”, “Gimmie Dat”, “Holding On”, “Do It All Night ft. LottaZay” and “Take You Back”.

In October 2020, she was invited on Good Morning America to debut her song, “Catch Me”, – which was off her 2018 non-album singles. The song’s music video featured her wife, Niecy Nash, in her wedding dress. Due to her relationship with Nash, the song gained popularity, and in 2021 she performed the song at the GLAAD Media Awards – a media award ceremony for creative people within the LGBTQIA+ community.

She has appeared and featured in the movies Code 11-14, the Scream Queens, the Rebellious Soul: The Musical, the television shows The BET Honors and Entertainment Tonight.

Betts and Nash joined Jada Pickett Smith’s popular Facebook talk show, The Red Table, in March of 2021 to discuss their union, sexualities and coming out to friends, family and fans. They shared intimate details about their marriage and relationship, including the fact that they got engaged mutually while skinny dipping together.

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What Is Jessica Betts Net Worth?

Jessica Betts net worth is about $500,000.

Her primary source of income is her music career: selling her albums, singles, mixtapes and concerts. Her appearances on various television series/programs also account for her stream of income. Although there are no data about her YouTube social blade numbers, one can assume that she makes some money from her channel as well; she has over 10,000 subscribers on her ‘Jessica Betts’ YouTube channel and gets thousands of views (the most viewed music video being “Catch Me” with Niecy Nash with over 300,000 views).

Jessica Betts continues to perform concerts and release new albums, so it’s safe to assume that her net worth will continue to increase in the following years.

How Jessica Betts Spends Her Money?

Betts has not spoken about how she spends her money but a look through her Instagram page illustrates the luxurious lifestyle she lives, from the house she lives in with her wife, a personal Range Rover – which costs about 100,000 US Dollars – to branded clothing, jewelry and vacations with her wife.

She also likes tattoos and owns various musical instruments; as she is a singer it can be assumed that her studio sessions, producing her music, maintaining her social media accounts and paying her team also add up to costs she must incur.

Interesting Facts

  • Jessica Betts is lesbian. She is madly in love with and married to Niecy Nash; Betts is referred to as Nash’s ‘Her husband’ instead of her wife. The two had known each other for a while but became fast friends on the set of Claws; they began dating in January of 2020. Their relationship was kept a secret until they announced that they had gotten married two months later, in August 2020, on Instagram. The two acknowledge that the relationship and love they have for each other led to them discovering and exploring their sexual identities further; for Betts, that meant realising she is a lesbian woman and for Nash, it meant realising she is a bisexual woman.
  • She has some social media following with over 180,000 followers on Instagram and over 6,000 followers on Twitter.
  • Betts was close to her mother and was understandably devastated upon her death on October 21st.