It is often considered that beauty is all about one’s outer look and their bright & glowing face. However, it does not come true for all as the women from the beauty pageants believe that beauty is not in the face, but instead, beauty is a light in the heart. And they always prove their words with their empowering and inspiring social works.
Betty Cantrell is also one of the inspiring beauty who believes in bringing positive changes in society. She is the winner of the crown of Miss America 2016 and Miss Georgia 2015. And while becoming Miss America in 2016, she also became the first former Miss Georgia to win this title since 1953.
Additionally, her part as Miss America is to serve as the national goodwill ambassador for Children's Miracle Network hospitals.
Bio: Age, Height
Betty Cantrell was born on 1st September 1994 in Warner Robins, Georgia, USA, as Baciliky Andris Cantrell. She graduated in vocal performance from Mercer University. Before attending Mercer University, she had studied at Wesleyan University for a year too.
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Betty stands tall at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 meters). Her birth sign is Virgo.
Betty Cantrell’s parents are named Mike Cantrell, an Army Ranger and Tassie Cantrell, a physical therapist.
Additionally, Betty has two siblings: a brother, Mike Cantrell Jr, and a sister, Sophia Cantrell.
Who Is Betty Cantrell’s Husband?
Betty Cantrell is married to Spencer Maxwell, an estate agent for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers.
Betty Cantrell and her husband, Spencer Maxwell on 4 January 2020 (Photo: Betty Cantrell's Instagram)
Moreover, Betty tied knots with Spencer on 13th April 2018 in the presence of friends and family. The wedding was held at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church in Macon, Georgia.
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The couple knew each other since March 2015, six months before she was crowned Miss America. They laid a good foundation for their relationship with trust, understanding, and support whenever needed. And while their love story was going smoothly, they did not delay in getting engaged---they shared the rings on 12th September 2016.
Recently, the love birds were spotted celebrating Christmas and New Year 2020 together at Disneyland. Hopefully, their happy days continue for more and more years to come.
Interesting Facts About Betty Cantrell
- Betty was crowned with the title of Miss America 2016 by 2015's Miss America winner, Kira Kazantsev.
- She first made her pageant appearance in late 2013 while competing in Miss Georgia---firstly, she finished second runner-up in 2014 and won the title in 2015 when she competed for the second time.
- She belonged from Greek and German descent and was named after her Greek grandmother---her name means "Royalty."
- Her favorite TV show is The Andy Griffith Show (1960-1968).