Betty Maxwell (American Idol) Bio, Age, Parents, Height, Husband, Career, Audition, Songs, Net worth

Betty Maxwell Biography

Born Baciliky Andris Cantrell, Betty Maxwell is a model, actress, singer, and beauty pageant titleholder from Warner, Georgia, USA. She is the titleholder of Miss Georgia 2015 and Miss America 2016. She is the first Miss Georgia to be crowned Miss America since Neva Jane Langley, Miss America 1953. Moreover, Maxwell is one of the contestants who auditioned for American Idol season 20.

Betty Maxwell Age | Birthday

Maxwell is 27 years old (age as in February 2022). She was born on September 1, 1994. The beauty pageant contestant and American Idol contestant, Maxwell celebrates her birthday on the 1st of September each passing year.

Betty Maxwell  Parents

Maxwell, who is a model and singer, was born in Warner Robins, Georgia, USA, to her mother Tassie Cantrell, and to her father Mike Cantrell. Both her mother and father are physical therapists. When it comes to her ethnicity, Maxwell is of Greek and German descent and was named after her Greek grandmother, Baciliky (Βασιλική, Vasiliki) meaning “royalty.”  Besides, the beauty pageant contestant grew up on 700 acres (280 ha) of land in Fort Valley, GA.

Moreover, Maxwell has two siblings; sister Sophia Cantrell and brother Mikey Cantrell.

Betty Maxwell
Betty Maxwell

Betty Maxwell Height

Maxwell, who is Miss America 2016 and American Idol season 20 contestant, stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 6 inches.

Betty Maxwell Husband

Maxwell is married to her husband and long-time boyfriend Spencer ” Spinny” Maxwell. The pair met on Tinder in 2015, three months before the model won Miss Georgia 2015.  Maxwell and Spencer were engaged in the summer of 2016, and on April 13, 2018, they got married in a Greek Orthodox church in Macon, Georgia in front of family and friends.

Betty Maxwell Education

Maxwell attended Mount de Sales Academy for high school in Macon, Georgia Upon high school graduation, the model attended Wesleyan College and later transferred to Mercer University, where she briefly studied vocal performance.

Betty Maxwell Career

Maxwell is a model,  beauty pageant contestant, actress, and singer. She competed in her first beauty pageant in 2014, and in July 2014, she was crowned Miss Warner Robins in 2015. Later, she was crowned Miss Georgia 2015 and then Miss America 2016. She is the first Miss Georgia to be crowned Miss America since Neva Jane Langley, Miss America 1953.

Besides, Maxwell (née Cantrell),  the Miss American 2016 served as the official National Goodwill Ambassador for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Maxwell (née Cantrell ) appeared as a presenter on November 4, 2015, at Country Music Association Awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Moreover, on May 22, 2016, she appeared as a presenter with Mark Cuban at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards in the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

As far as her music career is concerned, Maxwell released the EP Nicotine in 2017. Her genre is country music and some of her notable songs on the Nicotine EP include Stranded, Sway, You Keep Me Hoping, and That Kind of Love. You can listen to or download her songs on Spotify, Amazon Music, and also on Youtube.

Betty Maxwell American Idol | Audition | Songs

Maxwell, who is a singer, and Miss America 2016, is a contestant on the 20th season of ABC’s reality singing competition American Idol. She is a native of Warner Robins, Georgia, and grew up in Fort Valley, Georgia. Maxwell is a beauty pageant titleholder and Miss Georgia 2015.

The now 27-year-old model (age as of February 2022) auditioned for the American Idol season 20 which is set to premiere on Sunday, February 27, 2022, at 8/7 C only on ABC.

Maxwell is currently (2022) living in Dallas, Texas where she is pursuing a country music career. She released a musical album Nicotine in 2017. Some of her songs off the Nicotine  EP include That Kind of Love, Higher Ground, and Stranded.

American Idol Season 20 Contestants

The other contestants of season 20 of ABC’s reality singing competition, American Idol include:

Betty Maxwell Net worth

Maxwell (née Cantrell), who is a model, singer, beauty pageant titleholder, and actress, has an estimated net worth of $200k- $1 million. She was the winner of Miss Georgia 2015 and Miss America 2016. Besides, Maxwell is pursuing a country music career. Besides, she auditioned for season 20 of American Idol.

Betty Maxwell Instagram

Betty is active on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @realbettymaxwell with 59.7K Instagram followers as of February 2022. Furthermore, Betty states on her Instagram bio that she is an author, voice actor, singer, and motivational speaker. Her bio also mentions that she and @spinnymoose are a couple.