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 Mcginnis 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”.
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. The 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 ethnicity.
On July 9, 1957, she was born in Newport Beach.
She is 65 years old and enjoying her old age.
She was raised in Los Angeles after being born in Newport Beach.
She graduated from Newport Harbor High School.
She attended the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts in Santa Maria, California when she lived in LA.
After dropping her high school studies in 1975, she obtained a General EquivalencyDiploma.
Kelly moved to New York City to learn acting from the Juilliard School. She obtained her degree in acting from the school.
Kelly Mcginnis is a 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 eldest of her three siblings. Donald Manson McGillis is her father and Virginia Joan is her mother. Her father worked as a doctor. Her father is Scots-Irish and her mother is German. She has a Welsh ancestry. Two of Kelly’s sisters are younger than her. Mrs. Mcginnis has two sisters named 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 was the birth date.
“It’s sign of cancer.”
Kelly Mcginnis Height, Weight & Physical Stats
Wrinkles on Face
In Feet Inches: 5’10”
The In Meters: 1.83 m
In Centimetres: 183 cm
In Kilograms: 56 kg
The In Pounds: 123 lbs.
There is a career actress.
Kelly Mcginnis appeared in the movie “Reuben, Reuben”. When she appeared in the movie Witness in 1985, she became popular in America. She was nominated for two awards for her movie.
When she starred opposite Mr. Tom Cruise, her fan following increased in the US. She and Tom Cruise were in the movie Top Gun in 1986. Kelly continued to work in action, drama, and romance genre movies after it.
She tried her hands on shows. She was an actress for a long time. The She was a part of many Broadway theatre productions in New York City. She took a break from acting from 2002 to 2006 and returned in 2006 after starring in the TV show “Show Times The L Word”.
Kelly McGillis is still active in the entertainment industry. She shared the reason for not being signed for the 1986 movie Top Gun sequel.
“She shared that I am fat and old, and I look appropriate for my age. That’s not what the scene is about.”
Kelly Mcginnis Husband, Boyfriend & Relationships
Kelly Mcginnis is married to two people in her life. The Kelly was married for the first time in 1979 to her first husband. But she divorces him in 1981. In 1989 when Kelly was a successful actress, she married Fred. She was a mother to two daughters named Sonora and Kelsey. Kelly quit her marriage in 2002 to Fred. Her second husband was rich. He owned a million dollars hotels and boats.
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 $8 millionUSD. She 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 doesn’t use any social media.”
She has always had a short hair.
Kelly is now living in North Carolina.
One Kelly was raped in NYC in 1982.
One of her rapists was sent to prison.
Kelly was hurt when a woman broke into her home in North Carolina on June 17, 2016