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Kelly Mcginnis: Age, Education, Net worth Full Biography

Each and every individual is born with an inborn talent that can be polished as the growing phase takes place. For example, some people have the ability of doing beatboxing that cannot be done by everyone, likewise there are many categories like dancing, singing, acting etc. For dancing, a person should have a flexible body similarly for acting one should have the ability to portray the role of someone whom we are not(Fictional Character). In this article we are going to discuss one such personality who had a keen interest in the field of acting and her name is Kelly Mcginnis.

Who is Kelly Mcginnis?

Kelly Mcginnis is an American Indian Actress. She is also involved in Social Working and was born under the star sign of cancer, tribe of white and the nationality of an American.

Kelly Mcginnis Biography

She was born in Newport Beach, California on July 9, 1957. After being born in Newport Beach, she was raised in Los Angeles. She has completed her graduation from Newport Harbor High School. In order to get into the field of acting, when she was residing in Los Angeles, she attended the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria, California.

After dropping out of high school in 1975, she received her General Equivalency Diploma(GED).

To pursue her acting character, she moved to New York City at the Juilliard School.

She has done her graduation in the field of acting from the Juilliard School of Acting.

or, you can more read about her on Wikipedia also

Kelly Mcginnis Age

She is enjoying her Golden period now. As mentioned earlier, she was born in the year 1957, presently she is 65 years old. 

Physical Appearance

In terms of Physical size, she has a wonderful attitude and she is very charming.

She is 5’ 10’’ tall and her estimated weight is 56 kg. She is in good health and has an adorable figure. She has brown eyes and gray hair.

Height183 cm
Weight56 kg
Body MeasurementNot Known
Dress Size38 (EU)
Shoe Size9 (USA)
Hair ColorGray
Eye ColorBrown

Early life of Kelly Mcginnis

She is the eldest of three daughters. Her mother’s name is Virginia Joan, a Homemaker and her father’s name is Donald Manson McGillis who was Physician. Her paternal descendants were from Scots-Irish and Maternal descendants were from German.

She was raised in Los Angeles, and attended the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing arts in California.

Later she pursued her career in acting from Juilliard School of Acting.


i) School: Newport Harbor High School

ii) University/College: The University of California, the United States of America

iii) Educational Qualification: Graduated

Career of Kelly Mcginnis

Her debut film was “Reuben, Reuben” which was released in the year 1983. Because of her magnificent acting talents, she was quite famous in America especially when she appeared in the 1985 picture, Witness.

For the film “Witness”, she was nominated for a Golden Globe and a BAFTA award.

She also appeared beside one of the most famous actors of Hollywood who is Tom Cruise and this led to the extension of her fanbase in America. She was also featured with Tom Cruise in the 1986 film Top Gun. She had worked in a variety of genres like action, drama and romance films.

She also illustrated her abilities on television programs. During the times of 1980’s and 1990’s, she appeared in various Broadway theater shows in New York City.

She took a long break from her acting career from 2002 to 2006 but later returned in 2006 and joined the TV show “Showtimes The L Word”.


As stated above, her father was a Physician and her mother was a homemaker.

She has two younger sisters.


She married to one of her fellow Juilliard students whose name was Boyd Black in 1979 and the couple divorced in 1981, then later she married to Fred Tillman in 1989 and they have two daughters, this couple also divorced in 2002. During an interview with She Wired, McGinnis revealed that she is Lesbian and came into a relationship with Melanie and currently, we have no information about her present relationship status.


About her children, she has two daughters from her second husband Fred Tillman.

Net Worth

Her Net Worth is about $8 million USD. Currently, she is working as a full-time Social Worker at Seabrook House Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center.

Her main source of income is acting for various directors and producers.

Social Media

She has social media handles on various platforms like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Youtube and has enough followers.


Kelly Mcginnis, an American Actress famous for her Social Work and charming personality and has also worked with Tom Cruise, one of the most famous personalities of Hollywood. Right now, she is working as a full-time social worker at the Seabrook House Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center.

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