Meet Russ Faria, the husband of Betsy Faria who was murdered in 2011. After getting charged with murder he spent two years in prison but got exonerated in 2015. Now, people are wondering about his relationship status. Does Russ Faria have a wife? Where does he work? How old is he today?
We cover it all below in this article so keep scrolling.
Where Is Russ Faria Today?
Since Russ Faria was the one who found his wife dead (married on 21 January 2000) for the first time, he immediately became the suspect of the crime. At the time, Russ was reportedly 41 years old and got convicted of murder after wrongful prosecution in 2013. He faced first-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon and received a life sentence without parole.
However, his attorney chose to give him justice any way possible and earned a retrial after his stepdaughters filed a lawsuit against Pamela Hupp, the murderer of his wife. After a thorough investigation, the prior ruling of his conviction was overturned and he was exonerated in 2015.
Later, Russ sued Lincoln County and Sherrif’s office and he settled for $2,050,000. They decided to follow the lawsuit six months after his exoneration.
Russ told PEOPLE that he has no idea why Pam framed him but was relieved that the truth came out and he, once again, is a free man. He told, “I don’t know what this woman has in for me. I’ve only met her maybe a half dozen times if that, but she wants to keep throwing me under the bus for something I didn’t do. The only words I can use to describe her are evil incarnate.”
Plus, Russ is also working towards providing justice to other falsely convicted individuals. But, he hasn’t taken down his relationship status from being married to Betsy Faria to being single now.
Who Plays Russ Faria On The Thing About Pam?
In NBC’s show The Thing About Pam, Russ Faria was played by actor Glenn Fleshler. Russ also gave a lot of input to the show and helped Glenn who wanted “to portray me as best as he could.”
In the show, actress Katy Mixon is playing the role of his late wife Betsy. Additionally, Renee Zellweger plays Pam Hupp, Josh Duhamel portray his defense attorney Joel Schwartz and Judy Greer as Leah Askey (prosecutor).
An hour before this writing, Russ posted on his Facebook, “Don’t forget to tune into NBC tonight for the big premiere. I will be going live on Instagram directly following the show to answer questions. Join me!”.
Russ Faria Wife Now
Russ Faria doesn’t have a wife now but he is in a new relationship with his girlfriend Carol Alford (@carol.alford.75). They reportedly met through the first criminal case against Pamela Hupp. Carol is one of the people approached by Hupp before she shot Gumpenberger.
They have been together at least since June 2018. They appear to be in a serious relationship. Russ features in a lot of her posts.
Russ and his to-be wife Carol got engaged in October on the third anniversary of their first date 2021.
The couple is also spotted enjoying time at the beach or hiking and enjoying life as a biker.
In August 2021, Carol posted a Facebook rant where she posted a detail of a doctor named Meera Yogarajah and wrote, “DO NOT TAKE YOUR LOVED ONES WITH CANCER TO THIS CRAZY B****! SHE JUST TOLD RUSS’S COUSIN THAT SHE’S NOT GOING TO CONTINUE HER MOMS TREATMENT, WHILE HER KIDNEY DR, WHO IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH THE HOSPITAL SHE’S IN WENT TO THE HOSPITAL TO MAKE SURE HER DIALYSIS CONTINUES!! THE CRAZY BROAD TOLD HER TO STOP THAT TOO AND TO LET HER DIE KNOWING SHE WOULD ONLY LAST ABOUT 72 HOURS! FUCK YOU DR. DEATH! THIS WOMAN IS LOVED MORE THAN YOU WILL EVER KNOW! WRONG FAMILY BITCH!”
To which, Russ commented, “Horrible doctor. Her name should be doctor death”.
Russ Faria Age
At the time when “The Thing About Pam” premiered in March 2021, Russ Faria is 51 years old.
Is Russ Faria On Instagram?
No, Russ Faria is not on Instagram. However, he has a Facebook account (@russ.faria).
Russ Faria Job
After winning the lawsuit, Russ Faria revealed that he was going to keep working because he loves working his job working with motorcycles at All Lubed Up Cycles in St. Charles. He works there as a bookkeeper and runs the officer according to St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Russ shared that he was not in the hurry to spend his settlement check. He told Fox 2 that he was going to talk to the investment advisor and find out what his options are.
Where Does Russ Faria Reside?
Russ Faria’s current residence is St. Charles, Missouri.
When Is Russ Faria Birthday?
Russ Faria’s birthday remains unshared.
How Tall Is Russ Faria?
Russ stands tall around 5 feet 11 inches.