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 Mcginnis (Kelly McGillis)?
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 page on the internet.
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.
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 in 1975, she got her GED.
Kelly moved to New York City to hone her acting skills. She obtained her degree in acting from the school.
Kelly Mcginis 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. Her mother’s name is Virginia Joan and her father’s name is Donald Manson. Her dad was a physician. Her father is Scots-Irish and her mother is German. She has Welsh ancestry now. Kelly’s sisters are younger than her. Mrs. Mcginnis’ sisters 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 of age
July 9, 1957 was the birthdate of the person.
Su 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 made her debut in 1983 in the movie “Reuben, Reuben”. In 1985 she appeared in the movie Witness, which made her popular in America. She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award for her movie.
Her fan following increased in America when she starred opposite Mr. Tom Cruise. She and Tom Cruise were in the movie Top Gun in 1986. Kelly continued to work in action, drama, and romance genre movies after that.
She tried to use her hands on TV shows. She performed on stage as an actress. She was a part of a lot of Broadway shows 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 active in the entertainment industry. She shared the reason for not getting signed for Top Gun sequel “Top Gun-Maverick”.
She shared that I am fat and old, and I look appropriate for my age. That is not what the whole scene is about.
Kelly Mcginnis Husband, Boyfriend & Relationships
Kelly Mcginnis has been married twice in her life. Kelly was married for the first time in 1979 with her first husband. In 1981 she divorces her husband. Fred and Kelly married in 1989 when Kelly was a successful actress. 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 rich man. He owned a 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 an income source.”
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 NYS3. The main source of income for Kelly is her work as an actress.
Kelly Mcginnis Then and Now is a photo.
7 Facts about Kelly Mcginnis
Kelly does not use any social media.
She has always been short-haired.
In North Carolina, Kelly lives.
Kelly was raped by two men in NYC in 1982.
One of her rapist was sentenced to three years in prison.
Kelly was hurt when a woman broke into her home in June of 2016