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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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.
She was born in Newport Beach.
She is 65 years old and enjoying her old age.
She was raised in Los Angeles after her birth.
She attended Newport Harbor High School.
She attended 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. She studied acting at the Juilliard 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)
Sharing a little information about her family and siblings gave Kelly Mcginnis the chance to be the eldest of her three siblings. Donald Manson McGillis is her father and Virginia Joan is her mother. Her father was a doctor. She shared earlier that she has a different ethnic background because of her parents. She has a Welsh heritage. Kelly has two sisters that 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 is the birthdate.
Kelly Mcginnis Height, Weight & Physical Stats
Wrinkles on Face
In Feet Inches: 5’10”
InMeters: 1.83 m
In Centimetres: 183 cm
In Kilograms: 56 kg
InPounds: 123 lbs.
Kelly Mcginnis made her debut in 1983 in the movie “Reuben, Reuben”. She was popular in America when she appeared in Witness. She got nominations for the Golden Globe Awards and the BAFTA awards for her movie.
Her fan following increased in America when she starred opposite Tom Cruise. She and Tom Cruise were in the movie Top Gun. Kelly continued working in action, drama, and romance genre movies after that.
She tried to hold onto something at a show she was an actress and performed on stage she was a part of many Broadway productions in New York City 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 is still active in Hollywood. She made news when she shared the reason for not getting signed for the 1986 movie Top Gun sequel.
She said I look age appropriate for what I am, and I am fat. That is not what the scene is about.
Kelly Mcginnis Husband, Boyfriend & Relationships
Kelly Mcginnis is married to two different people in her life kelly and her first husband, named Boyd Black, were married in 1979. She divorced Boyd in 1981. Kelly married Fred Tillman when she was a successful actress. She became a mother to two girls named Sonora andKelsey. Kelly quit her marriage to Fred in 2002. Her second husband was a millionaire. 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 net worth is an income source.
Kelly Mcginnis has a net worth of $8 million. She is a social worker at Seabrook House Drug Alcohol Rehab Center. She teaches acting to students at New York Studio for Stage and Screen. Kelly is an actress and her main income is from her work.
Kelly Mcginnis Then and Now.
7 Facts about Kelly Mcginnis
“Kelly doesn’t use social media.”
She has always had short hair.
Kelly lives in North Carolina.
Kelly was raped by two men in 1982.
One of her rapists was sentenced to three years in prison.
Kelly was injured when a woman broke into her home in North Carolina.
She got a gun permit to protect herself from assaults.