Eric was born and raised in southeast Michigan to parents Jim and Marty Betts. Jim was a former University of Michigan football player and Marty is a lifetime weight loss coach. Eric has one older brother, Evan, a personal trainer and fitness model in NYC. Eric grew up an athlete, running cross country and track & field as well as playing basketball, baseball, soccer, swimming, diving and he was a varsity cheerleader. He started performing in school plays and musicals at ten years old. Eric continues to pursue his acting in both TV/Film and live theatre. He has Performed in several shows in the Southern California region since moving to LA from NYC and also toured the United States and Asia in Broadway's "Kinky Boots". Eric was also a tour guide of the World Famous Universal Studio Tour at Universal Studios Hollywood.