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”.
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 ethnic background.
She was born in Newport Beach in 1957.
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 high school in Newport.
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 General Equivalency Diploma.
Kelly moved to New York City to learn acting from the Juilliard School. She holds an acting degree.
Kelly Mcginnas 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 the oldest of her three siblings when she shared her family information Her father is Donald Manson and her mother is Virginia Joan. Her father worked as a physician Her father is Scots-Irish and her mother is German and she has a different ethnicity. She has a Welsh ancestry. Two of Kelly’s sisters are younger than she is. Karen and Kathleen are sisters of Mrs. Mcginnis.”
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.
Su Sign of Cancer.
Kelly Mcginnis Height, Weight & Physical Stats
Wrinkles on Face
Feet Inches: 5’10”
Meters: 1.83 m
Centimetres: 183 cm
Kilograms: 56 kg
Pounds: 123 lbs.
The career of an actress.
Kelly Mcginnis appeared in the movie “Reuben, Reuben” in 1983. She became popular in America when she appeared in Witness in 1985. She was nominated for a Golden Globe and a BAFTA for this movie.
Her fan following increased in America when she starred opposite Mr. Tom Cruise. She and Tom Cruise starred in the movie Top Gun. Kelly continued to work in action, drama, and romance genre movies after that.
She tried her hands on TV shows She performed on stage for many theatre shows as an actress She was a part of many Broadway shows in New York 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 in Hollywood. She shared the reason why she didn’t get signed for her 1986 movie Top Gun sequel.”
She shared that she is old and fat, and that she looks appropriate for her age. That is not what that scene is about.
Kelly Mcginnis Husband, Boyfriend & Relationships
Kelly Mcginnis is married to twice Kelly was married for the first time in the year 1979 to her first husband. In 1981 she divorces Boyd. When Kelly was a successful actress, she married a man. She was living with Fred when she became a mother to two girls. Kelly quit her marriage to Fred in 2002. Her second husband was a very rich man. 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 that is close to $8 million. 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. Her main income source is her work as an actress.
Kelly Mcginnis Then and Now
7 Facts about Kelly Mcginnis
Kelly does not use social media.
She always has a short hair.
Kelly is now living in North Carolina.
Kelly was raped by two men in 1982.
One of her rapist was sentenced to three years in prison.
Kelly was hurt when a woman broke into her house in North Carolina.
She got a gun permit to protect herself from assault.