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Betty Lou Bredemus


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Full NameBetty Lou Bredemus
First NameBetty
Middle NameLou
Last NameBredemus
ProfessionAmerican actress and acting coach
Birth CityMinneapolis, Minnesota
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameWendell John Bredemus
Father ProfessionFootball player
Mother NameElizabeth Ellen Billingsley
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
No Of Children4
Date of BirthAugust 13,1934
Age89 years

Betty Lou Bredemus was the mother of an American actress and producer, Julia Roberts. She was also an actress and an acting coach. She had also worked in the military in the air force.

Julia is a very talented and successful actress in Hollywood. She has won the Golden Globe Awards three times. She has also won the Academy Award for her incredible performance on screen. 

She has been nominated multiple times. She first started her journey as an actress in 1990 with the movie 'Pretty Woman,' a super hit movie that bought the box office receipt of around $2.8 billion

Betty Lou Bredemus with her daughter Julia Roberts
Betty Lou Bredemus with her daughter Julia Roberts. Source: Wikipedia


Betty had two marriages. The first marriage was with Walter Grady Roberts. They got married in 1933 and got divorced in 1977. They had three children together named Eric, Lisa, and Julia

They together opened a kid's show where Betty played different roles. They together also started their acting classes and workshops. It was successful and got quite famous.

There was also the daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King named Yolanda King in the acting class. 

When Julia was born, the couple faced much financial crisis, so Coretta King offered to pay for the hospital. Yolanda was continuing with her workshop when her father was assassinated. 

They got divorced after the workshop ended. Betty then got married to Michael Motes. They had a daughter together named Nancy

The couple got divorced in 1983 as Michael was abusive and often ended up unemployed. Betty also stated that marrying Michael was a big mistake for her.

Betty's death

Betty died on February 19, 2015, when she stayed in Los Angeles. She died at the age of 80, battling lung cancer. 

Julia's marriage

Julia is currently married to a cameraman named Daniel Moder. They have three children together. They first met in 2000 in the set of one of her movies. 

When they first met, Julia was dating Benjamin Bratt, and Daniel was also married. After one year of meeting with the actress, he divorced his wife and got married in July 4, 2002, and they are together for 19 years.

Before Daniel

Julia does have a history of dating famous faces. Julia dated stars like Jason Patric, Liam Neeson, Kiefer Sutherland, Dylan McDermott, and Matthew Perry

She got engaged with Kiefer, but they broke up just three days before the marriage.

Julia then got married to her first husband, country singer Lyle Lovett. Their wedding took place on June 25, 1993, and got a divorce in March 1995.

After the divorce, she was dating Benjamin Bratt, and that was when she met the love of her life, Daniel.


Betty had three children named Eric, Lisa, and Julia with her first husband. All three of them are in the entertainment industry as actors and producers. 

Betty had a daughter named Nancy with her second husband, unfortunately she died at 37 due to a drug overdose. 

Julia has two daughters and a son named Henry Daniel Moder, and twins daughters Hazel Moder and Phinneaus Moder

Betty Lou Bredemus with her ex-husband Michael Notes and daughters Nancy Motes, Lisa Roberts Gillan and Julia Roberts
Betty Lou Bredemus with her ex-husband Michael Notes and daughters Nancy Motes, Lisa Roberts Gillan and Julia Roberts. Source: The Mirror

Net worth

The net worth of Betty is not known. The net worth of the actress Julia is around $250 Million. She makes her income from the movies and shows that she does. She is also a producer.

$250 MillionMovies, T.V. show, series, producer


  • Betty was 80 years old when she died.
  • Julia is 53 years old. She was born on October 28, 1967.

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Updated On Mon Feb 28 2022 Published On Wed Mar 03 2021 By paper-boat

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