Quick Facts of Nancy Leigh Kelley

Nancy Leigh Kelley

Nancy Leigh Kelley is the daughter of famous American-actress Katherine Heigl and American-singer Josh Kelley. Nancy was nine-months-old when she was brought in the arms of her parents all the way from Korea. Moreover, she is the eldest daughter of the family and has two younger siblings; a sister and a brother.

Nancy is now 11-years-old as of January 2020. She gets so much love and adoration from her parents that might make anyone jealous. To find out more about Nancy leigh and her relationship with her parents, read the article until the end.

Born in Korea

Nancy Leigh Kelley (Naleigh) was born as Nancy Leigh Mi-Eun on 24th November 2008 in South Korea. Her parents Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley planned to adopt her from Korea because Katherine’s elder sister Meg was also from Korea. Unfortunately, Nancy was born with a heart condition, which was corrected through a open heart surgery when she was just three-months-old. The couple was suggested to consult their own doctor regarding her condition so, they gave Naleigh’s medical records to Josh’s father who is a heart surgeon. Later, the couple was told that she has perfect health.

Katherine Heigl with her Husband Josh Kelley and three children
Nancy Leigh Kelley with her parents and siblings. Source: DailyMail

Eleven-year-old Nancy is currently in her first year of middle school. She has two younger siblings. Her little sister Adelaide Marie Hope Kelley was born on 4th April 2012. She was brought into the family shortly after her birth. Katherine and Josh planned Adelaide’s adoption before she was born. Her younger brother Joshua Bishop Kelley Jr. was born on December 20th, 2016. Joshua is Katherine and Josh’s biological child.

Parent’s Relationship

Kelly’s parents, Katherine and Josh met in the spring of 2005 when Heigl was making a feature in the music video os Kelley’s son “Only You“. The duo started hanging out after then and became good friends. Their friendship turned into a relationship in a short period of time. And by June 2006, the couple were already engaged. Josh even went on to write a song “Hey Katie” and dedicated it to his then-girlfriend Katherine. During their time in a relationship as per Katherine’s wish, they did not live together.

“ I also didn’t want to live together before we were married. I still have enough Mormon in me – not a lot, but enough – that I wanted to keep that a little bit sacred,”

She told that to Vanity Fair. Moreover, she also wanted their actual marriage to be different than dating and she wanted to save the feeling of living together for her actual marriage.

Newlywed Actress Katherine Heigl and Singer Josh Kelley in wedding dress.
Newlywed Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley. Source: Pinterest

On December 23, 2007, Kelly’s parents exchanged their vows in Park City, Utah. Her mother walked down the aisle wearing a custom-made, ivory silk Oscar de la Renta gown to an acoustic song written by her father, Josh. 

Parent’s Net Worth

Nancy Leigh Kelley’s parents has an estimated net worth of $35 million combined. Josh Kelley is estimated to have a net worth of $5million. Similarly, Katherine Heigl has a net worth of $30million. Katherine earns an average salary of $1million each year. She is an actress who is most famous for appearing in Grey’s Anatomy alongside actors, Sara Ramirez, Kim Raver, Gaius Charles, Chyler Leigh in the role of Dr. Isobel Stevens.

Nancy Leigh with her parents, siblings, and cousin at their ranch, Uttah. A horse is in the back
Nancy Leigh with her parents, siblings, and cousin at their ranch. Source: Daily Mail

Nancy Leigh Kelly resides in a 20-acre estate ranch in Utah with her parents and siblings. They also have a family ranch and about 44 animals, that include eight dogs, several cats, two donkeys, nine horses, a pig, two goats, and ten chickens, as well as two miniature horses.  Moreover, Katherine’s Loz Feliz home is listed for sale for $4.45million.