Kelly Mcginnis a.k.a Kelly Mcgillis (born July 9, 1957, age: 65 years) is a popular Actress and theatre artist from America. She is highly famous across America for her role as Charlie opposite actor Tom Cruise in the 1987 famous movie “Top Gun”. She has also played a notable role in movies like “The Accused”, “Kathryn Murphy”, “Stake Land” and many more. It is said that in her long career Kelly has worked on more than 54 different acting projects. Kelly is now very less active in the entertainment world she was seen last in the 2020 TV series “Dirty John”.
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What is the name of Kelly Mcginnis (Kelly McGillis)?
Kelly Mcginnis is popular with her real name as Kelly McGillis. She is an actress who struggled a lot in the beginning days of her career but later got successful. She has even done various odd jobs. She married twice in her life to two different men and also had kids. But in 2009 she came out as Queer when she revealed her relationship with Melanie Leis.
Kelly Mcginnis Biography (Early Life & Education)
Kelly Mcginnis is not a pure American woman and has mixed ethnicity.
On July 9, 1957, she was born in Newport Beach, California.
She is now 65 years old and is enjoying her old age.
She was raised in Los Angeles after her birth.
She attended Newport Harbor high school.
She studied at the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts in Santa Maria, California.
She got her GED after dropping her high school studies.
Kelly moved to New York City to study acting at the Juilliard School. She received her degree in acting from the school.
Kelly Mcginis is an actress.
Kelly Ann McGillis
Date of Birth
July 9, 1957
Age (as of 2022)
Her movie “Top Gun”
Newport Harbor High School.
Graduate in Acting
Place of Birth
Newport Beach, California
Hendersonville, North Carolina
$8 million USD
Kelly Mcginnis Family (Nationality & Ethnicity)
“Kelly Mcginnis was the oldest of her three siblings. Her father is Donald Manson and her mother is Virginia Joan. Her father practiced medicine. Her father is Scots-Irish and her mother is German and she has a different ethnicity. She’s got Welsh ancestry now. There are two sisters younger than Kelly. Karen and Kathleen are the sisters of Mrs. Mcginnis.”
Kelly Mcginnis’ Parents, Siblings & More
Karen McGillis and Kathleen McGillis.
Donald Manson McGillis
Kelly Mcginnis Age, Birthday & Zodiac Sign
Age 65 years.
July 9, 1957 was the Birthdate.
“It’s sign of cancer.”
Kelly Mcginnis Height, Weight & Physical Stats
Wrinkles on Face
In Feet Inches: 5’10” In Meters: 1.83 m In Centimetres: 183 cm
In Kilograms: 56 kg In Pounds: 123 lbs.
She was a career- actress.
Kelly Mcginnis made her movie debut in 1983 in the movie “Reuben, Reuben”. In 1985 she appeared in the movie Witness, which made her popular in America. She received nominations for the Golden Globe Awards and the BAFTA Awards.
When she starred opposite Mr. Tom Cruise, her fan following grew in America. She starred in the movie Top Gun with Tom Cruise. Kelly continued working in action, drama, and romance genre movies after it.
She tried her hand at shows. She performed on stage as an actress. She was a part of many Broadway theatre productions in New York City. She took a break from acting from 2002 to 2006 and then returned in 2006 after starring in the TV show “Show Times The L Word”.
Kelly has been active in Hollywood. She shared the reason for not being signed for the 1986 movie Top Gun sequel.
She shared that I am old, and I am fat, and I look appropriate for my age. That whole scene is not about that.
Kelly Mcginnis Husband, Boyfriend & Relationships
Kelly Mcginnis is married to two men in her life. Kelly was married for the first time in 1979 to her first husband. In 1981 she divorces her husband. Fred and Kelly married in 1989. She was a mother to two daughters named Sonora andKelsey. Kelly quit her marriage in 2002. Her second husband was a very wealthy man. He owned million dollars hotels and yachts.
As a wife of Fred Tillman Kelly use to own a bar and restaurant named Kelly’s Caribbean Bar Grill & Brewery partnering with Tillman. While working as the owner of Kelly’s Caribbean Bar Grill & Brewery Mrs. Kelly met bartender Melanie Leis in the year 2000 who use to work in her bar. Later in 2009 Kelly revealed her identity as Lesbian and moved into a relationship with Melanie Leis. However, it is not known that still Kelly is living with Melanie or not.
Kelly Mcginnis Children, Partner & Personal Life
Son– Daughter– Sonora and Kelsey
1. Boyd Black 2. Fred Tillman
Kelly Mcginnis has a net worth.
Kelly Mcginnis has a net worth of $8 million dollars. She works full-time at Seabrook House Drug Alcohol Rehab Center as a social worker. She teaches acting to students at the New York studio for stage and screen. Kelly works as an actress for many directors and producers.
Young photos of Kelly Mcginnis.
7 Facts about Kelly Mcginnis
“Kelly isn’t using any social media platforms.”
She has always been short.
There is a person named Kelly living in North Carolina.
In 1982, one Kelly was raped by two men in NYC.
Her rapist was sentenced to three years of imprisonment.
Kelly was injured when a woman broke into her home in North Carolina.