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 Mcginnas?
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 ethnicities.
On July 9, 1957, she was born in Newport Beach, California.
She is 65 years old and she is enjoying her old age.
She was raised in Los Angeles.
She attended the high school in Newport.
She went to 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 how to act. She obtained her degree in acting from the school.
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 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, so she has a different ethnicity. She has Welsh ancestry. 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
65 years old.
July 9, 1957 was 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.
She was a career- actress.
Kelly Mcginnis appeared in the movie “Reuben, Reuben”. She was popular in America when she appeared in the movie Witness in 1985. She was nominated for a Golden Globe and a BAFTA.
Her fan following increased in America when she starred opposite Tom Cruise. She played a role in the movie Top Gun with Tom Cruise. Kelly continued to work in action, drama and romance genre movies after that.
She tried her hands on shows. She was an actress who performed on stage. She was a part of many Broadway shows in New York City. 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 active in the entertainment industry. She shared the reason why she wasn’t signed for the 1986 movie Top Gun sequel.”
She shared that she is fat and old, and that she looks appropriate for her age. The whole scene is not about that.
Kelly Mcginnis Husband, Boyfriend & Relationships
Kelly Mcginnis has two marriages in her life. Kelly was married for the first time in the year 1979. But she divorces him in 1981. In 1989 when Kelly was a successful actress, she married Fred. She became a mother to her two daughters while living with Fred. In 2002 Kelly quit her marriage to Fred. Her second husband was a very wealthy man. He owned several 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 derived from income.
Kelly Mcginnis has a net worth around $8 million. She works at Seabrook House Drug Alcohol Rehab Center as a social worker. She teaches acting to students at the New York Studio for Stage and Screen NYS3. Kelly works as an actress for many directors and producers.
7 Facts about Kelly Mcginnis
Kelly does not use any social media platforms.
She has always had a short haircut.
Kelly is now living in North Carolina.
Kelly was raped in NYC in 1982.
One of her rapists was sent to prison.
Kelly was injured when a woman broke into her home in North Carolina.