Kelly McGillis
Kelly McGillis
Real Name/Full Name Kelly Ann McGillis
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Kelly McGillis
Birth Place: Newport Beach, California, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 9 July 1957
Age/How Old:  66 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 62 Kg
In Pounds – 137 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father –Dr. Donald Manson
Mother –Virginia Joan
Siblings: Kathleen McGillis, Karen McGillis
School: Juilliard School
College: Allan Hancock
Religion: Unknown
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: No
Husband/Spouse Name: Boyd Black [M.1979; div. 1981], Fred Tillman [m.1989; div.2002]
Kids/Children Name: Sonora Tillman, Kelsey Tillman
Profession: Actress
Net Worth: $5 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Kelly McGillis, also known as Kelly Ann McGillis, is an American actress. She is mostly known for her film role as the Rachel loop with Harrison Ford in Witness. Kelly received Golden Globe and BAFTA proposals. Also, she featured with Jodie Foster Kathryn Murphy in The Accused, with Tom Cruise in Made in Heaven, with Charlie in Top Gun, and many more.

Well, how well do you know about Kelly McGillis? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Kelly McGillis’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Kelly McGillis to date.

Biography and Early Life

McGillis was born in Newport Beach, California, on 9 July 1957. Kelly is a daughter to Dr. Donald Manson McGillis, a doctor, and Virginia Joan, a homemaker. Kelly was raised in Los Angeles, and she has a Scots-Irish lineage from her father and German lineage from her mother’s side. She also has a Welsh Descent.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Kelly McGillis in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Kelly McGillis’s age is 66 years old as of today’s date 17th April 2024 having been born on 9 July 1957. Though, she is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 137 lbs in Pound and 62kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Blonde.


McGillis was brought up in Los Angeles, where she joined the pacific Conservatory of Performing Arts in the Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria, California. She got her GED after dropping out of school in 1975. Later she relocated to New York City and enrolled with the Juilliard School to study acting, where she graduated in 1983.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Looking at Kelly McGillis’s personal life, she married her fellow student in Julliard School, whose name was Boyd Black IN 1979. The couple married for a span of 3 years before divorcing in 1981. Not long after the divorce from Boyd Black, Kelly was raped by two men in his apartment in New York. She was stabled, spit, and attacked by the two men. One of the victims was sentenced to three years imprisonment, where the other one had all the charges dropped due to lack of evidence.

McGillis later married Fred Tillman in 1989, where the couple was blessed with two daughters who are; Sonora Tillman and Kelsey Tillman. Kelly and Fred didn’t stay for long in marriage, for they divorced in 2002.

Kelly became a lesbian though this was a result of rape though she overcame it. Later she became a full-time drug addict and was taken to a Rehab Centre, where she still overcame it.

Is Kelly McGillis Lesbian?

Though she overcame, Kelly was once a lesbian. Her being a lesbian as a result of rape she encountered. Following her sexual orientation, right now, she is a straight forward woman and can be used as an example.

Professional Career

Kelly, after making her film debut in Reuben, Reuben broke-out the role of an Amish mother in the film Witness, which she did with Harrison Ford. In that film, she received Golden Globe and BAFTA award nominations. Later she acted in an imaginary-comedy, Made in Heaven, which was directed by Alan Rudolph.

In another film, she acted as a caretaker for Miss Venable in The House on Caroll Street, wherein the house next door she suspects that she’s fallen in a  scheme to Nazi War criminals in the U.S. Also, she acted the part of Babe Ruthi’s second wife, Claire Merrit Ruth, in The Babe. In The Monkey’s Mask, she acted the uncertainty in the disappearance of a young woman in an international lesbian cult film.


Kelly has won many awards and has been nominated as well. Some of the awards include; the Bravo Otto Award for the best actress. Also, she has won the Golden Ciak Award for the best actress in the movie Made in Heaven.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Kelly McGillis in 2024

Kelly McGillis Net Worth
Kelly McGillis Net Worth

Kelly McGillis’s net worth is from the movies that she does. She has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2024. She is one of the most earning actresses. Though she was once attacked, that didn’t affect her career at all. Kelly owns a restaurant as well, which boosts her earning too.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Kelly was once a lesbian and a drug addict where she was taken to a Rehab center though she overcame it.
  • After the divorce from her first husband, the following year, she got raped and attacked by some men in her own apartment in New York City.

Kelly can be referred to as a committed woman in matters career. Despite the attacks which she went through, she overcame though, at some point, she involved herself in immorality and drug abuse, which led her to be taken to a rehab center. She is a victim of rape from two men, although she overcame it.


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