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 the person who is Kelly Mcginnis?
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 ethnic background.
On July 9, 1957, she was born in Newport Beach, California.
She is 65 years old and enjoying her time.
She was raised in Los Angeles after she was born in Newport Beach.
She attended a high school in Newport.
She was educated at the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts in Santa Maria, California.
She dropped her high school studies to get her GED.
Kelly moved to New York City to learn acting from the Juilliard School. She holds an acting degree.
Kelly Mcginnis was 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 mother’s name is Virginia Joan, and her father’s name is Donald Manson. Her father practiced medicine. Her father is Scots-Irish and her mother is German, so she has a different complexion. She has Welsh ancestry now. Kelly has two sisters who are younger than her. The sisters of Mrs. Mcginnis are Karen and Kathleen.”
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 birth date.
A 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 debut in 1983 in the movie “Reuben, Reuben”. She was popular in America when she appeared in Witness in 1985. She received nominations for the Golden Globe Awards and the BAFTA awards for this movie.
Her fan following increased in America after she starred opposite Tom Cruise. She played a role in the movie Top Gun with Tom Cruise. Kelly worked in many action, drama, and romance genre movies after that.
She tried her hand at shows. She acted on stage in many theatre shows. She was part of many Broadway productions in New York City. She took a break from acting in 2002 to 2006 and then 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 she is fat and old, but she looks appropriate for her age. The whole scene is not about that.
Kelly Mcginnis Husband, Boyfriend & Relationships
Kelly Mcginnis is married twice in her life. Kelly was married for the first time in 1979 with her first husband. In 1981 she divorces Boyd. Fred and Kelly married in 1989. She was a mother to two daughters named Sonora and Kelsey. In 2002 Kelly quit her marriage. Her second husband was a millionaire. 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
Son– Daughter– Sonora and Kelsey
1. Boyd Black 2. Fred Tillman
“Kelly Mcginnis’ net worth is derived from income.”
Kelly Mcginnis has a net worth of $8 million dollars. She is a social worker who works full-time at Seabrook House Drug Alcohol Rehab Center. She teaches acting to students at the New York Studio for Stage and Screen. 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 is not using any social media platforms.
She has always been short.
In North Carolina, Kelly lives.
Kelly was raped by two men in 1982.
Her rapist was sentenced to three years in prison.
Kelly got hurt when a woman broke into her home in North Carolina.
She obtained a gun permit to protect herself from assault.