Minka Kelly Age, Height, Movies, Husband, Kids, Net Worth 2023, Ig

Minka Kelly is an American actress and has worked in popular tv-shows like Charlie’s Angels, Parenthood, etc. Kelly has been actively working in the world of movies and tv-series for nearly two decades now.

She has also worked as a model for a long time gracing the covers of popular celebrity magazines. Before working in lead roles, Minka had appeared in many works of cinema as an extra or as a background actor. 

minka kelly net worth
Minka Kelly net worth stands at $5 million.
Image Source: Instagram

Minka Kelly’s popularity skyrocketed after her work in a tv-series of drama genres named Friday Night Lights. Her work was loved by both the audience and the critics.

It helped her establish herself as a talented actor in Hollywood. Since then Kelly has worked with many superstars appearing in big-budget movies and tv-series. 

Minka Kelly: Quick Facts

Name Minka Kelly
Full Name Minka Dumont Dufay
Date of Birth 24th June 1980
Birth Place Los Angelos
Age 43 years old
Father’s Name Rick Dufay
Mother’s Name Maureen Dumont Kelly
Siblings  Under Review
Height 5 ft 5 inches
Nationality American
Sexuality Female
Ethnicity French, Irish
Occupation Actor and Model
Eye Color Dark Brown 
Hair Color Blonde
Ex-Boyfriend Chris Evans, Jesse Williams
Marital Status Single
Net Worth $5 million
Social Media Presence Instagram, Twitter
Tattoos None
Last Updated On  February 2023

Minka Kelly Age and Height

Minka Kelly was born on the 24th of June in the year 1980. She is 43 years old as of writing. Kelly debuted as an actor at a relatively late age. Her first work was in a music video named She hates by a band named Puddle Of Mudd but her work remains uncredited. 

Speaking about her physique, Minka Kelly stands at a height of around 5 ft and 5 inches. The actress has a beautiful personality and takes great care of her health. She has naturally blonde hair and smoky dark brown eyes.

minka kelly kids
Kelly is not married and doesn’t have any kids.
Image Source: Instagram

She might be open about the height but information on how much she weighs is pretty tough to find. Even though she is hitting her 40s at the moment, regular gym work and a healthy diet have helped the actress look fit. The charm even in the ’40s is still prevalent.

Being born in June her zodiac sign falls under cancer. People born under this trait and loyal and creative at best. Looking at Minka one can hardly doubt any of these traits.

Parents and Early Life

Minka Kelly was born in California, United States to Rick Dufay and Maureen Dumont Kelly. Her father was a guitarist in an American rock band named Aerosmith.

His father joined the band in 1981 but left just after three years for personal reasons. Talking about her mother Maureen Dumont Kelly was a dancer and popular for her exotic performances. 

Minka Kelly was raised by her mother as her parents had separated early. Kelly’s mother often moved for work. Kelly spent most of her later teens living in a diverse community in New Mexico.

After Minka returned to LA, she had a pretty good time. The actress learned the art. However tough times came to her in 2008 when her mother died of Colon cancer.

It was a very hard time for Kelly both professionally and mentally where she couldn’t focus much. By the same token, she was pretty close with her mother.


She completed her high school studies there at Valley High School. After the completion of her high school studies, Kelly began hustling and soon began having test shoots for working as a model.

Focusing on her studies, this dedicated actress was able to complete her graduation in June 2015 from the New School of Cooking in Culver City. It was due to her love for cooking and baking that she took graduation in the field of interest. Minka was very good hardworking and good at her studies.

Modeling Career

Minka went to Los Angeles after graduating from high school. She started meeting and having test shoots for modeling agencies. At one of her shoots, she met a former Playboy Playmate and Model who helped her get a job as a receptionist.

minka kelly age
Minka age is 43 years.
Image Source: Instagram

She worked as a receptionist in return for a breast augmentation surgery which she later did not have as she had changed her mind.

You May Like: Chamillionaire Net Worth, Albums, Controversies, Wife, Kids, Instagram>>>

She has appeared several times in a popular magazine named Cosmopolitan. She was also named the ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’ by Esquire Magazine. Kelly has worked for several other magazines and graced their covers. Her success in modeling is evident in her agreements with various brands. 

In the middle of all of that, this model was part of the scrub technician job for four years. It was the same time when the urge to act came through. This made her more focused and she started auditioning for the roles in frequent numbers.

Minka Kelly IMDb and Acting Career

Minka Kelly debuted as an actor in a short movie named Turbo Charged Prelude for 2 Fast 2 Furious. Her first work in a tv-series was in Cracking Up where she appeared in a single episode in 2004.

These experiences helped her gain ground in acting but her role in Friday Night Lights was what made her a household name. She played a recurring character named Lyla Grarriy in the series and worked there between 200609 winning the hearts of the audience.

Kelly landed a substantial role in tv-series Charlie’s Angels in 2011 playing a character named Eve French. 

Her later career involved working in movies like Naked, The Beach house, Night Hunter, Shady Friend, She’s in Portland, et cetera. In the year 2018, she began working on a superhero series named Titans.

Kelly played the character of Down Granger in the series. The series was a success and it gave her a name in the genre of fantasy. She is currently working on a series named Euphoria. 

Who Is Minka Kelly’s Boyfriend?

Minka Kelly’s first known public relationship was with American actor Chris Evans. Chris Evans is popularly known for playing the role of Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

They began dating in 2007 but broke up just a year later. Kelly dated baseball star Derek Jeter for three years between 2008 and 2011. Derek is an inductee of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

minka kelly height
Minka Kelly height is 5 feet 5 inches.
Image Source: Instagram

Kelly got back with Chris Evans again in 2012 but their relationship could not continue for long. They separated just a year later. She started dating Jesse Willims in 2017.

Jesse Williams is an actor known for his work in Grey’s Anatomy. The couple separated a year later. She also dated Trevor Noah recently for a short time. 

In between all of this, Minka was seen dating Tom Cruise as well. Yes, we are talking about the same Mission Impossible actor. This particular relationship started in 2007. To the sad output for many, this didn’t go for a very long time.

Minka Kelly Kids

Minka Kelly has gotten into many relationships. She has even dated some of the biggest celebrities.

Even after being in relationships many times. Kelly is still confused about choosing the best partner for the rest of her life.

Therefore, Minka Kelly is far from having any kids right now. Also, being a model and actress, she is more focused there.

Minka Kelly Interview

Minka Kelly Net Worth 2023

As of 2023, Minka Kelly net worth stands at $5 million. Her primary source of income is acting. But the actress also has brand deals for popular products.

On average, Minka Kelly charges around $50k for a single episode she stars in. She has also made some real estate investments but has not revealed any specific details about them as of yet. 

minka kelly ex-boyfriend
Kelly has dated celebrities like Chris Evans and Jesse Williams.
Image Source: Instagram

Minka has been part of the acting world for some time now. Not only the earning from the movie but brand endorsements along with the photoshoots have also been her go-to.

In like manner, she is active on social media where sponsoring the products also helps her to gain money in her account. Although Kelly is vocal about her life, the diva has been silent on the green side of life. Hope someday she opens up about it too.

Minka Kelly Instagram

Minka Kelly is active on popular social media sites like Instagram and Twitter. She has a huge following on social media platforms. She often uses her reach to interact with her fans and followers. Kelly likes to communicate with her fans on Twitter.

Instagram: 1m followers

Twitter: 280.4k followers

Interesting Facts About Minka Kelly

  • Although Minka Kelly is today one of the biggest stars, she initially wanted to continue and prosper in a career in the medical field.
  • Minka Kelly is not scared of voicing her thoughts. She has always kept her thoughts clear and has even voiced her opinion on contemporary political incidents.
  • Minka Kelly’s favorite car is GQ Patrol.
  • Kelly is the granddaughter of the late French actor Richard Ney. He is a legend in the field of acting.

Frequently Asked Questions

What ethnicity is Minka Kelly?

Minka Kelly has mostly European as well as Asian ancestry. As per reports, he has families of French, Irish, and Dutch as well as Indonesian origin.

Is Minka Kelly currently in a relationship?

Minka Kelly is currently in a relationship. Her recent relationship is with actor and host Trevor Noah. She’s have had a total of four publicly known relationships as of writing. Her first relationship was with Chris Evans.

Are Trevor Noah and Minka Kelly friends?

Although Trevor Noah and Minka Kelly are in a relationship they are still friends. They were even seen recently strolling in the streets of New York City. 

Does Minka Kelly have any children?

No, Minka Kelly hasn’t had any children of her own. It seems she wants to remain independent and the idea of having a child hasn’t come up yet. 

White knight

The leader of the pack who loves to set high standards, White Knight is a team man. Better known to lead by examples, writing about actors, actress, politician, reporters and many more is what he adores.