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Who is Kelly Mcginnis Today? Her Current Profession, Bio, Relationships and Early Life  

Kelly Mcginnis is a famous theatre artist in the United States of America. However, people around the world admire Kelly due to her role as Charlie opposite actor Tom Cruise. The movie was released in the 1087 named ‘’Top Gun’’. This movie earned a lot of fame and popularity around the world. Kelly also performed a vital role different movies such as Stake Land, The Accused, and Kathryn Murphy.

According to several reports, she has worked more than 54 acting projects. Kelly does not remain so much active in the entertainment industry. The last appearance she made in the TV series was namely ‘’Dirty John’’ in 2020. In this article, we will discuss the current status of Kelly McGinnis today.

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Who is Kelly Mcginnis?

Kelly Mcginnis is a famous actress who was born on July 9, 1957, in Newport Beach, California, the United States of America. Therefore, she is 66 years old as of 2023. She currently lives in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Kelly Mcginnis’ net worth is estimated to be around $8 million US dollars. However, her zodiac sign is cancer.

Full Name Kelly Mcginnis
Nick Name Kelly
Place of Birth Newport Beach, California
Date of Birth 9th of July, 1957
Gender Female
Age 66 years old as of 2023
Nationality The United States of America
Current residency Hendersonville, North Carolina, the United States of America
Education Completed graduation in acting
School Newport Harbour High School
Ethnicity Welsh Ancestry
Profession Film Actress in Hollywood
Famous for Famous movie with Tom cruise named ‘’Top Gun’’
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Net Worth $8 million US dollars
Last Updated 2023

Kelly Mcginnis Acting Career

In 1983, Keelly appeared for the first time in a movie entitled ‘’Reuben, Reuben’’. However, she started earning fame due to her acting skills and performed amazingly in a movie in the 1985. Kelly was nominated for BAFTA and Golden Globe Awards because of that movie. She earned a lot of popularity in the United States after work with the most handsome man MR. Tom Cruise. In 1986, a film ‘’Top Gun’’ was released where she made a great performance with Tom Cruise. In addition to these, Kelly also appeared in different romance genre, actions, and drama movies.

Kelly Mcginnis made many appearances in television shows. Moreover, she also worked on stage for different theatre shows being an actress. In the 80s and 90s, Kelly had been a member of multiple Broadway theatre productions in New York. She then took a break from 2002 to 2006 but returned back in 2006.  joined a popular TV show named ‘’Showtimes the L Word’’.

Kelly Mcginnis Current Status and Profession

Kelly is still considered to be a prominent element in Hollywood. She currently works in Hollywood as of 2022. She gained the attention of media when she disclosed why she abandoned the 1986 movie Top Gun sequel ‘’Top Gun-Maverick’’. Most importantly, Kelly Mcginnis today lives in Hendersonville, North Carolina.

Kelly Mcginnis Relationship

Kelly has married twice in her life. She married Boyd Black for the first time. However, the couple were separated in 1981. When she achieved a lot in her life as an actress, Kelly then married Fred Tillman in 1989. She had two daughters with Tillman named Kelsey and Sonora. Kelly later divorced Fred in 2002. Fred Tillman has been the owner of million dollars hotels and yachts. Kelly with her second husband opened a bar named Kelly’s Caribbean Bar Grill & Brewery.

Furthermore, Kelly disclosed her recognition as Lesbian and married Melanie Leis who used to work in her bar. Nobody knows it either she currently lives with Melanie Leis or not.

How much Net Worth does Kelly Mcginnis today have?

Kelly Mcginnis did not use any social media platform. She remains active as a social worker and gives her full time to Seabrook House Drug Alcohol Rehab Center. Moreover, she gives acting training to the students at New York Studio for Stage and Screen NYS3. There are different sources through which Kelly Mcginnis earns money like acting in movies, working with directors and producers. According to some reports, Kelly Mcginnis’ net worth is estimated to be around $8 million US dollars.

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Kelly Mcginnis’ Physical Appearance

She has wrinkles on her face. Moreover, Kelly has grey hair and brown eyes. She is 5 feet and 10 inches tall, while her weight is 56 kilograms.

Extraordinary Facts about Kelly Mcginnis

  • She avoids to use any social media platform.
  • Kelly has a short hairstyle.
  • She currently lives in Hendersonville, North Carolina, the United States of America.
  • In 1982, two men rapped Kelly Mcginnis in her apartment in New York City.
  • A rapist named Leroy Johnson was sentenced to jail for three years.
  • On 17th of June 2016, she once got injury while one lady as assaulted by breaking into her house in North Carolina.
  • Kelly then gained a gun permit from government authorities to save herself from any sort of assault.


Kelly Mcginnis today lives a luxurious life with her family. Kelly faced a lot of hardships in the beginning of her life. She is a famous American actress who has worked with the most handsome man naming Tom Cruise in a great movie ‘’Top Gun’’. People want to know the biography, family, relationships and children of Kelly today. She has married and divorced twice in her life. Kelly then revealed her identity as Lesbian and married Melanie Leis who was working in her bar.

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