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 Mcginnas?
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 she has mixed ethnic background.
She was born on July 9, 1957 in Newport Beach.
She is now 65 years old and is enjoying her time.
She was raised in Los Angeles.
She attended Newport Harbor High school.
She attended the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts in Santa Maria, California, while living in LA.
After dropping her high school studies, she got her GED.
Kelly moved to New York City to study acting at the Juilliard School. She studied acting at the Juilliard School.
Kelly Mcginnis has a bio.
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 eldest of her three siblings when she shared information about her family. Her father is Donald Manson and her mother is Virginia Joan. Her father practiced medicine. She shared earlier that her father is Scots-Irish and her mother is German. She now has a Welsh ancestry. Two of Kelly’s sisters are younger than her. Mrs. Mcginnis has two sisters: Karen and Kathleen.”
Kelly Mcginnis’ Parents, Siblings & More
Karen McGillis and Kathleen McGillis.
Donald Manson McGillis
Kelly Mcginnis Age, Birthday & Zodiac Sign
65 years old.
July 9, 1957 was the birth date.
The 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.
Career as an actress.
Kelly Mcginnis made her feature film debut in 1983 in the movie “Reuben, Reuben”. In 1985 she appeared in the movie Witness, which made her popular in America. She was nominated for a Golden Globe and a BAFTA for her movie.
When she starred opposite Mr. Tom Cruise, her fan following increased in America. She and Tom Cruise were in a movie called Top Gun. Kelly continued to work in action, drama, and romance genre movies after that.
She tried to use her hands on TV shows. She was an actress who performed on stage. She was a part of many Broadway productions in New York City. She took a break from acting from 2002 to 2006 and returned in 2006 after starring in the show “Show Times The L Word”.
“Kelly McGillis is still active in Hollywood She shared the reason why she wasn’t signed for her 1986 movie Top Gun sequel.”
“She shared that I am old, and I am fat, and I look appropriate for my age. That isn’t what the whole scene is about.”
Kelly Mcginnis Husband, Boyfriend & Relationships
Kelly Mcginnis has been married twice in her life. Kelly was married for the first time in the year 1979 to her first husband. But she divorces him in 1981 When Kelly was a successful actress, she married Fred. She was living with Fred when she became a mother to two girls. Kelly quit her marriage in 2002 to Fred. Her second husband had a fortune. He owned millions of dollars of 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 an income.
Kelly Mcginnis has a net worth of close to $8 million. She works 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 NYS3. Kelly has an income from her work as an actress for many directors and producers.
Kelly Mcginnis then and now.
7 Facts about Kelly Mcginnis
Kelly does not use social media.
She has always kept her hair short.
There is a person named Kelly living in North Carolina.
In 1982, Kelly was raped by two men in NYC.
One of her rapists was sentenced to three years in jail.
Kelly was injured when a woman broke into her home in June of 2016
She got a gun permit to protect herself from assault.