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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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 ethnicities.
On July 9, 1957, she was born in Newport Beach.
She is 65 years old and is enjoying her time.
She was raised in Los Angeles after she was born.
She attended 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, she got her General EquivalencyDiploma.
Kelly moved to New York City to study acting at the Juilliard School. She obtained a degree in acting.
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)
“Killy Mcginnis was the oldest of her three siblings when she shared her family information. Her mother’s name is Virginia Joan and her father’s name is Donald Manson McGillis. Her father was a physician. Her father is Scots-Irish and her mother is German, so she has a different ethnicity. She now has a Welsh heritage. Kelly has two younger sisters. Karen and Kathleen were sisters of Mrs. Mcginnis.”
Kelly Mcginnis’ Parents, Siblings & More
Karen McGillis and Kathleen McGillis.
Donald Manson McGillis
Kelly Mcginnis Age, Birthday & Zodiac Sign
Age is 65 years.
July 9, 1957 was the birthdate.
There is a sign of cancer.
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” in 1983 In 1985 she appeared in a movie called Witness, which made her popular in America. She received nominations for the Golden Globe Awards and the BAFTA awards for this movie.
When she starred opposite Mr. Tom Cruise, her fan following in America increased. She and Tom Cruise starred in the movie Top Gun. Kelly continued working in action, drama, and romance genre movies.
She tried to use her hands on TV shows. She performed on stage as an actress. She was a part of many Broadway productions in New York. She took a break from acting from 2002 to 2006 and then returned in 2006 after starring in the TV show “Show Times The L Word”.
Kelly is still active in Hollywood. She shared the reason why she didn\’t get signed for Top Gun sequel “Top Gun-MAverick”.
She shared that she is fat and old, and she looks appropriate for her age. That is not what the whole scene is all about.
Kelly Mcginnis Husband, Boyfriend & Relationships
Killy Mcginnis has two marriages in her life. Kelly was married for the first time in 1979. In 1981 she divorces him. Fred and Kelly married in 1989 when Kelly was a successful actress. She was a mother to two daughters named Sonora and Kelsey. Kelly quit her marriage in 2002 to Fred. Her second husband was a very wealthy man. 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 net worth is derived from income.
“Killy Mcginnis has a net worth of around $8 million. She is employed as a social worker at Seabrook House Drug Alcohol Rehab Center. She teaches acting to students at New York Studio for Stage and Screen. Kelly’s main income source is her work as an actress.”
Killy Mcginnis then and now.
7 Facts about Killy Mcginnis
Kelly does not use any social media platforms.
She has always had a short hairstyle.
There is a person named Kelly living in North Carolina.
Kelly was raped in NYC in 1982.
Her rapist was sentenced to three years of imprisonment.
Kelly was hurt when a woman broke into her home in June of 2016