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”.
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 she has mixed ethnic background.
On July 9, 1957, she was born in Newport Beach.
She is now 65 years old and is enjoying her time.
She was raised in Los Angeles after her birth.
She attended a high school in Newport.
She attended the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts in Santa Maria, California.
After dropping her high school studies in 1975, she obtained a General EquivalencyDiploma.
Kelly moved to New York City to learn acting skills at the Juilliard School. She obtained 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 born as the eldest of her three siblings after sharing information about her family. Donald Manson McGillis is the father and Virginia Joan is the mother. Her father worked as a doctor. Her father is Scots-Irish and her mother is German and she has a different ethnicity. She’s got Welsh ancestry now. Kelly has two younger sisters than her. Mrs. Mcginnis has two sisters: 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” In Meters: 1.83 m In Centimetres: 183 cm
In Kilograms: 56 kg In Pounds: 123 lbs.
There is a career-actress.
Kelly Mcginnis made her debut in 1983 in the movie “Reuben, Reuben”. She became popular in America when she appeared in Witness. She was nominated for two awards for her movie.
When she starred opposite Mr. Tom Cruise, her fan following increased in America. She and Tom Cruise starred in the movie Top Gun in 1986. Kelly worked in many action, drama, and romance genre movies after it.
At TV shows, she tried her hand. She performed on stage as an actress. 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 TV show “Showtimes The L Word”.
Kelly McGillis 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 I am old, and I am fat, and that I look appropriate for my age. That is not what the whole scene is all about.
Kelly Mcginnis Husband, Boyfriend & Relationships
Kelly Mcginnis is married to two men in her life. Kelly was married for the first time in 1979 to her first husband, named Boyd Black. But she divorces him in 1981 When Kelly was a successful actress, she married Fred Tillman. She became a mother to her two daughters while living with Fred. Kelly quit her marriage to Fred in 2002. Her first husband was wealthy. He was the owner of a million dollar yacht.
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
The net worth of Kelly Mcginnis is an income source.
Kelly Mcginnis has a net worth around $8 million. She works full-time at Seabrook House Drug Alcohol Rehab Center, as a social worker. She teaches acting to students at New York studio for stage and screen. Her main source of income is her work as an actress.
Kelly Mcginnis then and now.
7 Facts about Kelly Mcginnis
Kelly does not use any social media.
She has always had a short hair.
Kelly lives in North Carolina.
One 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 North Carolina.