Minka Kelly is a well-known actress from America. She has done many roles during her acting career including some memorable characters like Charlie’s Angles. With more than a decade in the film industry, she has made her name in the top notch. Let us know more about the life, career and net worth of Minka Kelly in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Kelly was born on June 24, 1980, in Los Angeles, California as Minka Dumont Dufay. She was the only child of Rick Dufay, Aerosmith guitarist, and Maureen Dumont Kelly.
Kelly moved with her mother to different communities before finally settling in Chicago. Kelly’s ancestors were related to French, Irish and Indonesia.
Kelly attended the Valley High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After finishing her graduation, Kelly returned to Los Angeles where she started working for a model shoot agency.
Kelly was in a relationship with baseball player Derek Jete, from 2008 to 2011. The couple united again but briefly and finally separated in 2012. In 2017, it was rumoured that Kelly and Jesse Williams were dating.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Kelly started working as a receptionist at a surgeon’s office, later switched to become a surgeon’s assistant, and then as a scrub technician. During her work, she auditioned for many films and television roles.
It was in 2003; Kelly made her debut in a short film The Turbo-Charged Prelude for “2 Fast 2 Furious”, where she had a brief role. Then, she made a guest appearance in Cracking Up followed by television offers. In 2005, Kelly did three-episode on the WBcomedy series What I Like About You.
Till 2006, Kelly was seen in many televisions shows and movies in the leading role. She became famous for her roles in Friday Night Lights (2006–2009), Parenthood (2010–2011), Charlie’s Angels (2011), and Almost Human (2013).
In 2006, Kelly received praise for her performance from The New York Times.
In 2011, she was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best Scared-As-S**t Performance for the movie “Roommate”. In the same year for the same film, she was also nominated for Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress in a Drama. In 2017, Kelly was seen in the DC Universe live-action web television series Titans, as Dawn Granger / Dove.
Net Worth & Earnings
Minka Kelly has an estimated net worth of more than $6 million. Most of the fortune is the result of her successful career as a television and movie actress.
For over a decade Kelly has been starring in movies, television and music videos. She has achieved a lot in a short span because of her talent and wisdom.
She has been appreciated by the critics and has won few nominations. Her acting abilities has fetched her success and fame throughout her career.
Minka Kelly is one of the most talented and versatile actresses in the United States. She has portrayed every character with utmost ease and truthfulness. Her beauty and her acting talent has won millions heart and will continue to win over with her upcoming films and TV series.