Quick Facts of Minka Dumont Dufay
- Full NameMinka Dumont Dufay
- Net Worth$5 Million
- Date of Birth1980 /06 /24
- Marital StatusSingle
- BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
- EthnicityFrench, Irish and Dutch-Indonesian
- ProfessionActress, Model
- Active Year2003-Present
- Eye colourDark Brown
- Hair colourDark Brown
- Height5feet 5inches (1.65 m)
- Weight56 KG (123lbs)
- Body Measurement35-24-36
- EducationValley High School
- Online PresenceFacebook (283k followers), Instagram (594k followers), Twitter (305k followers)
Minka Kelly is an American actress and model who is well known for her roles in the television shows, Friday Night Lights (2006–2009), Parenthood (2010–2011), Charlie’s Angels (2011) and Almost Human (2013). Moreover, she stars as Dawn Granger/Dove in Titans (2018–present).
Kelly earns an impressive salary and has maintained a lucrative amount of net worth. Besides, she was engaged to former New York Yankees star, Derek Jeter. To know more in details about Kelly’s career as well as her personal life, net worth, and height, read the biography of Minka Kelly.
Who is Minka Dumont Dufay? Her Bio & Wiki
Minka Kelly is one of the prominent actors in the entertainment industry. Moreover, Kelly’s film credits are 500 Days of Summer, The Roommate, Just Go with It and The Butler. She was born as Minka Dumont Dufay on 24th June 1980, in Los Angeles, California. Also, Kelly’s nationality is American and her ethnic background is mixed of (French, Irish, and Dutch-Indonesian).
Furthermore, Kelly is the only child of Rick Dufay, a former Aerosmith guitarist, and a former Las Vegas showgirl, Maureen Dumont Kelly. Kelly and her mother moved to many communities before settling in Chicago by the time she was in junior high school. Moreover, her mother raised her alone after Kelly’s father abandoned the family.
Concerning about Kelly’s education, she attended Valley High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and during this time, she reconciled with her estranged father. Later, she followed him to Los Angeles a couple of years when she was 19. While there, she shortly attended school to become a surgical technician and took an acting class, subsequently finding her calling.
Inside of Minka Kelly’s Career
Talking about Minka Kelly’s profession, Kelly started her career from small roles on TV shows when she was in her early 20s, including Nickelodeon’s Drake & Josh (2004), NBC’s American Dreams and The WB’s What I Like About You (2005). In 2006, she got her breakout role as a high school cheerleader on the acclaimed football drama, Friday Night Lights (2006-2009), which raised her visibility in the eye of the public as well as in the acting community.
After Kelly’s appearance on Friday Night Lights, she started appearing on the NBC series, Parenthood (2010-2011), on an adapted version of the ABC show, Charlie’s Angels (2011) and in the film thriller, The Roommate (2011). Later in 2013, she played the role of First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy in The Butler and starred alongside Giovanni Ribisi in Papa Hemingway in Cuba (2015).
In the meantime, Kelly’s model looks haven’t gone unnoticed by men’s magazines. In 2007 to 2008, she was named on Maxim magazine’s annual, Hot 100 list. Also, she named as the Esquire magazine’s Sexiest Woman Alive in 2010.
How much is Minka Kelly’s Salary & Net Worth?
Minka Kelly has an estimated net worth of $5 Million as of 2019. But, according to The Richest, she has a net worth of $3 Million. However, the accurate amount of net worth hasn’t disclosed yet. Moreover, her annual salary is $50 Thousand from American web television series, Titans.
Furthermore, Kelly has collaborated with Connie Britton, Kyle Chandler, Taylor Kitsch, Zach Gilford, Jesse Plemons, and Adrianne Palicki in the television series, Friday Night Lights. Moreover, Britton has a net worth of $8 Million which is less than Chandler’s net worth of $9 Million. Further, Gilford has an impressive net worth of $6 Milion which is more than Plemons (net worth $3 Million and Palicki (net worth $4 Million). Also, Kitsch is the highest grossing cast with a net worth of $12 Million as of 2019.
Who is Minka Kelly’s Boyfriend? Her Relationship & Affairs
Coming up to Minka Kelly’s personal life, Kelly is now 38 years old and still unmarried. Previously, she dated Donald Faison, an American actor in 2005. However, their relationship didn’t last for long and they broke up in 2006. After the break-up, she started dating Chris Evans, an American actor in 2007. Unfortunately, they separated because of some disputes between them.
Despite, Kelly also dated John Mayer, a musician in the fall of 2007. However, the couple split up in January 2008, reportedly because Mayer refused to commit. Furthermore, she went on to date New York Yankees shortstop, Derek Jeter in late 2008. Unfortunately, their relationship ended in August 2011. Later, she began dating Wilmer Valderrama, an actor in early 2012. But, they aren’t close to each other since now because of some misunderstandings between them.
Besides, Kelly hasn’t faced any controversies and rumors regarding her personal life and career. Hence, she living a happy single life and busy with her work while focusing on her career. Hopefully, we pray for Kelly to marry soon and give us a piece of happy news.