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 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. 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 ethnicities.
She was born in California.
She is 65 years old and is enjoying her old age.
She was born in Newport Beach.
She attended a high school in Newport.
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 learn acting skills from the Juilliard School. She received a degree in acting from the school.
Kelly Mcginnis 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 born as the eldest of her three siblings after sharing information about her family. Her mother’s name is Virginia Joan and her father’s name is Donald Manson McGillis. The father was a doctor. Her father is Scots-Irish and her mother is German, she said earlier. She now has a Welsh ancestry. Kelly has two sisters that are younger than her. Karen and Kathleen were sisters of Mrs. Mcginnis.”
Kelly Mcginnis’ Parents, Siblings & More
Karen McGillis and Kathleen McGillis.
Donald Manson McGillis
Kelly Mcginnis Age, Birthday & Zodiac Sign
The age is 65 years.
July 9, 1957 is the Birthdate.
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 appeared in the film “Reuben, Reuben” in 1983. She became popular in America when she appeared in Witness in 1985. She received nominations for the Golden Globe Awards and the BAFTA awards for her movie.
Her fan following increased in America after she starred opposite Tom Cruise. She and Tom Cruise were both in the movie Top Gun. Kelly continued working in action, drama, and romance genre movies after that.
She tried her hand at shows. She performed on stage for many theatre shows as an actress. She was a part of many Broadway productions in New York. She took a break from acting in 2002 to 2006 and returned in 2006 after starring in the TV show “Show Times The L Word”.
Kelly McGillis is still active in Hollywood. She shared the reason for not getting signed for her 1986 movie Top Gun sequel.
She shared that I am old, and I am fat, and that I look appropriate for my age. That is not what the scene is about.
Kelly Mcginnis Husband, Boyfriend & Relationships
Kelly Mcginnis is married to two different people. Kelly McGillis married her first husband in 1979. In 1981 she divorces Boyd. In 1989 when Kelly was a successful actress, she married Fred. She became a mother to two daughters while living with Fred. In 2002, Kelly quit her marriage to Fred. Her first husband was wealthy. 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 now has a net worth of $8 million. She works full-time at Seabrook House Drug Alcohol Rehab Center as a social worker. She taught acting to students at New York Studio for Stage and Screen NYS3. The main source of income for Kelly is her work as an actress.
Kelly Mcginnis was then and now.
7 Facts about Kelly Mcginnis
Kelly does not use any social media.
She has always had a short haircut.
In North Carolina, Kelly now lives.
One Kelly was raped by two men.
One of her rapists was sentenced to three years of imprisonment.
Kelly was hurt when a woman broke into her home in North Carolina on June 17, 2016
She got a gun permit to protect herself from assaults.