Minka Dumont Kelly was born on 24 June 1980, in Los Angeles, California USA, of French and Irish descent. She is an actress, probably best known for appearing in such movies as “(500) Days of Summer”, “Just Go with It”, and “The Roommate”. In addition to this, Minka has acted in several television shows, some of the most famous being “Almost Human”, “Friday Night Lights” and “Charlie’s Angels”. During her career Minka has been nominated for such awards as MTV Movie Award, Hollywood Award and Teen Choice Award.
So how rich is Minka Kelly? It is estimated that Minka’s net worth is $5 million. Undoubtedly, the main source of this sum of money is her career in the movie and television industries. What is more, Kelly has also worked as a model for some time and this also made her net worth higher.
Minka Kelly Net Worth $5 Million
When Minka graduated from Valley High School she decided to try modeling. Soon she was noticed by “Playboy”, but it was suggested that she have a breast augmentation procedure. Kelly did not agree to this and this led to the end of her work with “Playboy”. Her career as an actress began in 2003, when she appeared in the short movie, “Turbo-Charged Prelude”. In 2005 she acted in three episodes of the television show called “What I Like About You”. Minka subsequently received more attention, and in 2006 she was cast in one of the main roles in the television show “Friday Night Lights”, during the making of which Kelly worked together with Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Zach Gilford, and Jesse Plemons. Later Kelly received invitations to act in such movies as “The Pumpkin Karver”, “The Kingdom” and “State’s Evidence”, all of which added a lot to Minka’s net worth.
In 2011 Minka got one of the lead roles in the movie, “The Roommate”, where she acted with Leighton Meester, Cam Gigandet, Matt Lanter, Aly Michalka, Danneel Harris and others. Another very successful project that year was in what became a very popular TV show called “Charlie’s Angels”, which had a huge impact on the growth of Minka’s net worth and her recognition. In addition to her appearances in various movies and television shows, Kelly has also acted in several music videos of such musicians as “Puddle of Mudd”, “Maroon 5” and “Something Corporate”. She also worked with “The Heart Truth” on its collection show. These activities also added to Minka Kelly’s net worth.
If to talk about Minka Kelly’s personal life, it can be said that for about four years she has dated several celebrities, including Donald Faison, Chris Evans, John Mayer and Derek Jeter. – the last relationship ended in 2012. Overall, Minka has worked on numerous shows and movies. Although there are only few projects where she portrayed the main role, this has not prevented her from becoming successful and making her way in the movie and television industries. She continues to receive suggestions for portraying roles and there is no doubt that Minka will remain famous and acclaimed for a long time in the future.
She has Austrian, German, Irish, English, French, Scottish, and Dutch ancestry.
Grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Named the "Sexiest Woman Alive" by Esquire magazine [October 11, 2010].
Her secret engagement to Derek Jeter, which became public in January 2010, ended in August 2011.
After graduating from high school, she returned from New Mexico to Los Angeles with her father to pursue acting as a hobby while she went to school to become a surgical technician. However, after her first acting class, she got hooked and began pursuing acting as a career.
Ranked #54 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list.
Ranked #42 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
I learned how to horseback ride in English style, which is very hard, by the way. I had no idea how challenging it was. I've always ridden horses, but Western is like riding a horse in a rocking chair, as opposed to English, where you have to balance and hold on with your legs.
No matter what you're doing, live it. Make an experience. Have fun. Relate to someone. Take them in. Learn.
I was a tomboy, not a girlie girl.
It blows my mind that anyone could be unkind to anyone.
In L.A. everyone is an actor. In Texas, everyone's a musician.
I'm confident - confident in my skin, and I'm cool with my flaws and all that stuff.
I love making characters real and believable, through my own experience and choices.
I like to go wakeboarding. It's my new favorite sport. It's like skiing but on a snowboard that has little shoes on it.
I think Miami is such a beautiful, sexy, gorgeous place. I love the people there.
I didn't go to theater school. I didn't go to Julliard. But I've lived a lot. I've seen a lot. I feel like that makes up for a little bit.
I moved to California not to pursue acting but to get out of Albuquerque.
I think the most attractive thing for me when I meet a guy is confidence and him being comfortable in his own skin. I like someone who doesn't need approval or validation.
In any solid, good relationship, it takes a while to trust someone.
I learned how to scuba dive, which is something that I've always wanted to do.
I think brutal honesty is extremely important. Don't be afraid of being up-front about your feelings and your life.
And anyway, modeling wasn't for me. I'm too short. I've got a big butt. It wasn't going to happen.