Kelly Mcginnis (Actress) Wiki, Biography, Husband, Net worth, Parents, Kids, Age, Height & More


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”.

Who is Kelly Mcginis?

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. But 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 old picture with Tom Cruise
Kelly’s old picture with Tom Cruise
  • Kelly Mcginnis is not a pure American woman and has mixed ethnicity.
  • She was born in Newport Beach.
  • She is now 65 years old and is enjoying her time.
  • She grew up in Los Angeles after her birth in Newport Beach.
  • She attended Newport Harbor High School.
  • She attended the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts in Santa Maria, California when she lived in LA.
  • After dropping her high school studies, she got her General Equivalency Diploma.
  • Kelly moved to New York City to learn how to act. She earned a degree in acting from the school.
Kelly Mcginnis Actress Wiki & Bio (Sexuality, Biodata)
Kelly Mcginnis Actress Wiki

Kelly Mcginnis is a actress.

Birth Name Kelly Ann McGillis
Name Kelly Mcginnis
Nickname Kelly
Date of Birth July 9, 1957
Age (as of 2022) 65 years
Language English
Profession Actress
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Nationality American
Ethnicity Welsh Ancestry
Popular for Her movie “Top Gun”
School Newport Harbor High School.
Education Graduate in Acting
Place of Birth Newport Beach, California
Current Residence Hendersonville, North Carolina
Net worth $8 million USD
Kelly Mcginnis family

Kelly Mcginnis Family (Nationality & Ethnicity)

“Kelly Mcginnis was the eldest of her three siblings when she shared information about her family. Her mother’s name is Virginia Joan and her father’s is Donald Manson McGillis. Her father was a doctor Her father is Scots-Irish and her mother is German, so she has a different ethnic background. She now has Welsh heritage. Kelly has two sisters who are younger than her. The sisters of Mrs. Mcginnis are Karen and Kathleen.”

Kelly Mcginnis’ Parents, Siblings & More

Ethnicity Welsh Ancestry
Sister Karen McGillis and Kathleen McGillis.
Father Donald Manson McGillis
Mother Virginia Joan
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Kelly Mcginnis Age, Birthday & Zodiac Sign

Kelly Mcginnis Age, Birthday & Zodiac Sign

  • Age 65 years.
  • July 9, 1957 is the Birthdate.
  • There is a sign of Cancer.
Kelly Mcginnis Height, Weight & Physical Appearance

Kelly Mcginnis Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Distinctive Features Wrinkles on Face
Hair Color Grey
Hair Length Medium
Height (approx.) In Feet Inches: 5’10”
The In Meters: 1.83 m
In Centimetres: 183 cm
Weight (approx.) In Kilograms: 56 kg
And In Pounds: 123 lbs.
Eye Color Brown

The career of an actress.

Kelly Mcginnis The career of an actress.

Kelly Mcginnis appeared in the movie “Reuben, Reuben” in 1983. She was popular in America when she appeared in the movie Witness. 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 was in the movie Top Gun with Tom Cruise. Kelly continued to work in action, drama and romance genre movies after that.

She tried her hands on shows. She performed on stage for many theatre shows as an actress. And She was part of many Broadway productions in New York City. The She took a break from acting from 2002 to 2006 and returned in 2006 after starring in the TV show “Show Times The L Word”.

Kelly McGillis is still in Hollywood. She shared the reason for not getting signed for her 1986 movie Top Gun sequel.

She shared that I am fat and old, and I look appropriate for my age. That is not what that scene is about.

Kelly Mcginnis Spouse, Boyfriend Name & Relationships
Fred Tillman with kelly and his daughter

Kelly Mcginnis Husband, Boyfriend & Relationships

Kelly Mcginnis has been married twice in her life. And Kelly was married for the first time in 1979 to her first husband, named Boyd Black. In 1981 she divorces the man. Kelly was a successful actress when she married Fred. She became a mother to two daughters while living with Fred. In 2002 Kelly left her marriage to Fred. Her second husband had a lot of money. He owned million dollar 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

Children Son
Daughter– Sonora and Kelsey
Relationship Status Committed
Marital Status Committed
Husband’s name
Ex-Husband’s Name 1. Boyd Black
2. Fred Tillman
BoyFriend’s Name
Girlfriend Name Melanie Leis

Kelly Mcginnis has an income source.

Kelly Mcginnis has an income source.

Kelly Mcginnis has a net worth of close to $8 million. She works full-time at Seabrook House Drug Alcohol Rehab Center, as a social worker. She teaches acting to students at New York Studio for Stage and Screen. Her main income source is her work as an actress.

Kelly Mcginnis then and now

7 Facts about Kelly Mcginnis

  1. “Kelly isn’t using any social media platforms.”
  2. She has always been short-haired.
  3. There is a person named Kelly living in North Carolina.
  4. Kelly was raped in NYC in 1982.
  5. One of her rapists was sentenced to 3 years in prison.
  6. “A woman broke into Kelly’s home in North Carolina on June 17, 2016 and injured her.”
  7. She was given a gun permit to protect herself from assaults.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Kelly alive?

Kelly is 65 years old now, and she is still alive.

Who is Kelly Mcginnis?

Kelly Mcginnis is known for her role in the 1986 movie Top Gun.

How tall is Kelly Mcginnes?

Kelly is taller than 5 feet and 10 inches.

Is Kelly Mcginnis old?

At 65 years old, Kelly is still young.

How much does Kelly Mcginnis make?

Kelly has a $8 million net worth.

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