Who is Minka Kelly?
Minka Kelly who is best known for appearing in TV shows and films like “Friday Night Lights”, “Parenthood”, “Titans” and “Almost Human” is an actress/model from the United States of America who has been active in the industry since 2002. Apart from being an actor, she is a model. She has appeared in several men’s magazines. She was named “the sexiest woman alive” by Esquire magazine in 2010.
|Full Name||Minka Dumount Dufay|
|Date of Birth||June 24 of 1980|
|Birth Place||Los Angeles, California, USA.|
|Parents||Maureen Dumount Kelly and Rick Dufay|
|Age||40 Years Old|
|Net Worth||$ 6 million|
Boyfriend and Personal Life
Minka Kelly and Chris Evans dated in 2007. Chris Evans is an actor. Their relationship ended in 2013. She dated Derek Jeter from 2008 to 2011. Derek is a professional baseball player. Her interest in cooking led her to join New School for Cooking which is located in Culver City. She graduated in June of 2015. She loves baking too. Currently, she is single and isn’t seeing anyone. She doesn’t have any children and hasn’t been married yet.
Height, Weight, and Age
Minka Kelly stands 1.65 meters tall and weighs approximately 56 kg. As of January of 2021, she is 40 years old. She can be recognized by her dark brown eyes, brown hair, and fair skin tone.
Early Life and Education
Minka Kelly’s birth name is Minka Dumount Dufay. She was born to parents Maureen Dumount Kelly and Rick Dufay on the day of June 24 of 1980 in Los Angeles which is located in California, USA. Her mother was an exotic dancer who also worked several other jobs and her father was Aerosmith’s guitarist from 1980 to 1984. Her father abandoned them. After this, she lived in New Mexico. She spent her early life with her mother and moved from place to place. She finished her high school education at Valley High School. After high school, she studied to become a surgical professional. She worked in the field for 4 years. She took acting lessons and auditioned for various roles while in LA.
Minka Kelly is active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. She has 919k followers on Instagram and 294k followers on Twitter.
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Minka Kelly made her film debut in 2005 with the film titled “Devil’s Highway” in which she acted in the role of River. The following year, in 2006, she appeared in the film “The Pumpkin Karver ” in the role of Tammy Boyles. In 2007, she acted in the film titled “The Kingdom” as the character named Miss Ross. 2009 saw her appear in the film titled “500 Days of Summer” in which she portrayed the role of Autumn.
In 2011, she appeared in the film titled “The Roommate” in which she portrayed the role of Sara Matthews. For this role, she was nominated for an “MTV Movie Award” for “Best Scared-As-S**t Performance”. The same year she appeared in the film titled “Just Go with It” in the role of Joanna Damon and in the film “Searching for Sonny” as Eden Mercer. 2013 saw her act in the film called “The Butler” in the role of Jackie Kennedy.
In 2014, she appeared in the film title “The World Made Straight” as Dena. The following year, in 2015, she acted in “Papa: Hemingway in Cuba” as Debbie Hunt and in the film “Away and Back” as Ginny. 2018 saw her act as Angie in the film titled “Night Hunter”.
In 2020, she appeared in the film “She’s in Portland” as Sarah Hill. She is to appear in the film titled “Shady Friend” in the role of Kara in the near future. She will be appearing in the film “Lansky” in the role of Maureen. The film is currently under post-production.
She made her TV debut in 2004 with the TV show “Cracking Up” in which she portrayed the character of Monica for the episode titled “Panic House”. The same year, she appeared in “Drake & Josh” as Stacey in the episode called “Movie Job”.
In 2005, she appeared in the TV show titled “What I Like About You” as Ricki for a total of 3 episodes. From 2006 to 2009, she appeared in the TV show called “Friday Night Lights” in the role of Lyla Garrity. She was in the main role from season 1 to season 3. From 2010 to 2011, she acted in the TV show “Parenthood” as Gaby for 9 episodes. In 2011, she appeared in “Charlie’s Angels” as Eve French.
From 2013 to 2014 she appeared in “Almost Human” in the main role of Valerie Stahl. In 2016, she acted in the TV show called “The Path” as Miranda Frank for a total of 4 episodes. From 2018 to the present, she acts in “Titans” in the role of Dawn Granger / Dove.
Minka Kelly’s net worth is estimated to be around US$ 6 million as of January of 2021. She makes most of her fortune from acting in films and TV shows. She also makes money from being a model.