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 this person?
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, according to her Wikipedia page.
On July 9, 1957 she was born in Newport Beach, California.
She is now 65 years old and she is enjoying her old age.
She was raised in Los Angeles after she was born in Newport Beach.
She attended Newport Harbor High School in Newport.
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 got her General EquivalencyDiploma.
Kelly moved to New York City to develop her acting skills. She received her degree in acting from the 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)
Kelly Mcginnis was the eldest of her three siblings. Donald Manson and Virginia Joan are the parents of her. Her father was a doctor. Her father is Scots-Irish and her mother is German, she said earlier. She has Welsh ancestry. Kelly has two sisters younger than her. Karen and Kathleen have the same name as 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 was the birthdate of the person.
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 acting debut in 1983 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 in America increased. She and Tom Cruise starred in the movie Top Gun in 1986. Kelly continued to work in action, drama and romance genre movies after that.
She tried her hand at the shows. She was an actress for many theatre shows. She was a part of many Broadway 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 “Showtimes The L Word”.
Kelly McGillis is still in Hollywood. She shared the reason why she wasn\’t signed for Top Gun sequel “Top Gun-Maverick”.
She shared that she is fat and old, but she looks appropriate for her age. That is not what the scene is about.
Kelly Mcginnis Husband, Boyfriend & Relationships
Kelly Mcginnis is married to two different men in her life. Kelly was married for the first time in 1979. But she divorces him in 1981 When Kelly was a successful actress she married Fred. She was living with Fred when she became a mother. Kelly quit her marriage to Fred in 2002. Her first husband was wealthy. He owned millions of dollars of 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’ net worth is close to $8 million. She is a social worker at Seabrook House Drug Alcohol Rehab Center. She also teaches acting to students at the New York Studio for Stage and Screen. Kelly has an income from her work as an actress for directors and producers.”
Kelly Mcginnis was Then and Now.
7 Facts about Kelly Mcginnis
Kelly is not using any social media platforms.
She has followed a short hairstyle.
In North Carolina, Kelly lives.
Kelly was raped by two men in 1982.
One of her rapist was sentenced to three years in prison.
“A woman broke into Kelly’s home in North Carolina on June 17, 2016 and injured her.”
She had a gun permit to protect herself from assaults.