Kelly McGillis Biography, Age, Family, Height, Marriage, Children, Salary, Net Worth, Education, Career, Movies, Home, Attacks, Lecturer

Kelly McGillis Biography

Kelly Ann McGillis, popularly known as Kelly McGillis, is a famous American actress famous for playing the role of Charlie in the film Top Gun. She gained popularity after acquiring a Golden Globe nomination for her outstanding performance in the movie The Accused as Kathryn Murphy. She has millions of fans worldwide and keeps them enticed through her unique acting swag and amazing beauty.

Kelly McGillis Birthday and Age

McGillis was born on 9th July 1957in Newport Beach, California, the United States of America.

Kelly McGillis Height and Weight

Kelly has a body height of 5feet 9inches (1.75m) and weighs 135lbs (61kg).

Kelly McGillis Family

McGillis was born and raised by both parents in Newport Beach, California, the United States of America. She was born to Donald Manson McGillis, the father and Virginia Joan, the mother. Her father was a doctor by profession and a German mother who was a homemaker. Details about her siblings are still under review by our teams. We shall update it once we get any data from a reliable source.

Kelly McGillis Marriage

It is not clear if Kelly McGillis is married, dating or engaged. However, she has had controversial love relationships. She has been in several marriages and lesbian relationships in her life. In 1979, she married a once boyfriend and fiancée, Boyd Black, the marriage that lasted only for two years. The couple divorced in 1981, after misunderstanding and issues that could not be resolved.
In 1989, she got married to Fred Tillman. This marriage was unsuccessful as it was terminated in 2002 through a successful divorce process. The marriage was blessed with two children Sonora Tillman and Kelsey Tillman.

Kelly McGillis, Lesbian

In 2009, Kelly declared herself a lesbian. She fell in love with Melanie Leis, a Philadelphia sales executive. The two had a strong intimate relationship. The two lesbian friends met in Kelly’s Caribbean Bar Grill & Brewery in Key West, Florida and became intimately attached. The relationship lasted only for two years when the two parted ways in 2011.

Kelly McGillis Children

Kelly has been in several relationships with both male and female friends. She is blessed with two children Sonora Tillman and Kelsey Tillman, when she was married to Fred Tillman.

Kelly McGillis Education

Kelly acquired her primary and high school education in California. After her teenage education, she was privileged to join the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria, California, where she pursued a degree in Theater and Performance Arts. She also pursued acting at Juilliard School in New York, where she graduated with Group 12 in the year1975.

Kelly McGillis Career

Kelly began her acting career in 1983 when directors and producers gave her minor movie roles. She became popular after she was featured in the movie Witness in 1985. She performed her roles exceptionally well and received a nomination for both Golden Globe and BAFTA awards that made her famous in the Hollywood industry. Since then, she became highly on demand by movie producers that gave her major roles. Kelly is a talented actress gifted with knowledge of movie role interpretation, hence fits in any movie role.
In 1986, she was featured in the movie Top Gun alongside Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer. She was also starred in other films, including Made in Heaven, Winter People, Babe Ruth’s Second Wife, The Monkey’s Mask, At First Sight.

Kelly McGillis filmography/Movie

  • Witness
  • Top Gun
  • Made in Heaven
  • The House of Carroll Street
  • The Accused
  • The Babe
  • At First Sight
  • The Monkey’s Mask
  • Private Session
  • The Ditches of Amalfi
  • The Sea Gull
  • The Merchant of Venice
  • Twelfth Night
  • Mary Stuart
  • The Merry Wives of Windsor
  • Hedda Gabler
  • Mourning Becomes Electra
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Measure for Measure
  • In Love for Love
  • The Graduate
  • The Little Foxes
  • The Winter’s Tale
  • The L Word
  • Stake Land
  • Ti West’s
  • The Innkeepers
  • Sisters of Mercy
  • We Are What We Are
  • Love Finds You In Sugarcreek
  • Z Nation
  • Blue
  • Uncommon Grace
  • Mother of All Secrets
  • Grand Street

Kelly McGillis Home invasion

Kelly was once attacked, assaulted and bruised by a woman that broke into her house in Carolina on 17th June 2016. The attack was planned by a woman identified as Laurence Marie Dorn, who was convicted of second-degree burglary, stalling, assault, battery and interference with emergency communication crimes. Kelly claims she has received other attacks in the past. She was given a licensed firearm for self-protection by the national

Kelly McGillis Salary

Details about her actual salary are not available. We are still reviewing this section, and we shall update it once we get any useful information.

Kelly McGillis Net Worth

Kelly is estimated to have a net worth of $7.9 million, including her assets, earnings and investments.


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