Minka Kelly Age, Height, Wikipedia, Boyfriend, Ethnicity, Net Worth

Minka Kelly age

Minka Kelly is an American actress known for her roles in American films and TV shows. She came into the spotlight with her breakout role in the high school drama series ‘Friday Night Lights,’ where she played the role of a cheerleader.

She has also appeared on the shows Parenthood, Charlie’s Angels, and Almost Human. Since 2018, Kelly portrays Dawn Granger / Dove on the DC Universe / HBO Max series Titans.

Apart from her acting, Minka Kelly has been a popular model, featuring in many men’s magazines. Known for her good looks, Kelly was named ‘sexiest woman alive’ by a 2010 edition of the popular ‘Esquire’ magazine.

With her increasing fan following, her fans are interested to know more about her personal life. So on deck, get to know more about Minka Kelly’s wiki facts along with updates on her age, height, weight, nationality, ethnicity, dating, boyfriend, Instagram, and net worth.


Minka Kelly Quick Facts

Name Minka Kelly
Age 42 years old
Birthday 24 June 1980
Height 5 feet 5 inches
Weight 55 kgs
Instagram @minkakelly
Dating Yes
Boyfriend Trevor Noah
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Net Worth $5 million

Who Is Minka Kelly? Wiki, Biography

Minka Kelly was born in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was born into a family associated with performing arts. Her mother Maureen Kelly used to be an exotic dancer and her father Rick Dufay is a former guitarist of the popular and acclaimed band ‘Aerosmith.’ Her father abandoned the family, so she was raised by her mother, who worked various jobs, but Kelly’s feelings for her father took her to Los Angeles and she still shares a close bond with both her parents and visits her mother regularly.

Minka Kelly Wikipedia
Minka Kelly biography | Photo Credit: Instagram 

But sadly, Kelly’s mother Maureen died in 2008, at age 51, from colon cancer. She worked as an assistant for a surgeon for almost a year and later worked as a scrub technician. Four years went by, and she kept auditioning but she got no roles. But finally, she made her acting debut as an extra in the short film The Turbo Charged Prelude for 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), a six-minute introduction to the action film 2 Fast 2 Furious. 


Her performance in the short film earned her a minor role in the series ‘Cracking Up.’ Her good looks landed her small roles in a few other shows, such as ‘Entourage,’ ‘American Dream,’ and ‘Drake and Josh’. In 2006, she landed the breakthrough role of her career that would establish her as an actress as Kelly appeared in the 2006 horror film ‘The Pumpkin Karve.

 Her 2011 film ‘Searching for Sonny’ ended up winning the ‘Best Narrative Feature at the ‘Festivus Film Festival.’ Her other critics include fashion shows for charity events and ‘New York Fashion Week.’ In June 2012, Kelly collaborated with ‘Maroon 5’ to appear in their music video ‘One More Night,’ which was part of their album ‘Overexposed.’ She has since appeared in films, such as ‘The Butler,’ ‘The World Made Straight,’ ‘Away and Back,’ and ‘Night Hunter.’

She has also made appearances in TV shows, such as ‘Jane the Virgin,’ ‘The Path,’ and ‘Man Seeking Woman.’ In 2020, she voiced ‘Arya Stark’ in one of the episodes of the adult animated stop motion sketch comedy TV series ‘Robot Chicken.’

How Old Is Minka Kelly? Age, Birthday

Minka Kelly age is 42 years old, she was born in 1980. She celebrates her birthday on 24 June every year. Her zodiac sign is Cancer. She graduated from Valley High School. However, she returned to Los Angeles while on a test shoot for a modeling agency. She worked as an assistant for a surgeon for almost a year and later worked as a scrub technician

How Tall Is Minka Kelly? Height, Weight

Minka’s height is a significant factor that makes her perfect for her roles. Minka Kelly stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs only 56 kg. She maintained her physique by following her diet which she talks about with Delish and says that she likes to make things easy for her digestion by not eating any carbs with her proteins.

She instead eats starches with vegetables, and the effects that this has on her health are easy to witness. She also does regular exercise to stay healthy and fit.

Minka Kelly Boyfriend, Her Hating History

Minka Kelly hasn’t shared much about her dating history. However, there are some of her past relationships that have been confirmed from time to time. She dated Brian White for a year from 2003. They broke apart, after which she dated Donald Faison for two years from 2005. Their relationship was rumored to have ended due to Faison’s feelings for his ex-wife.

Then she dated Chris Evans, he is probably one of Kelly’s most famous exes. However, their relationship never worked out because of their conflicting schedules. In 2007, she was dating John Mayer but the actor broke up with her to reportedly date Jennifer Aniston. She is currently dating Trevor Noah, but we are still waiting for the couple to confirm their romance.

Is Minka Kelly Still Dating Trevor Noah?

Minka Kelly and The Daily Show host Trevor Noah, ended their relationship after a year of dating in May 2021. Weeks later, they were vacationing together, again building rumors. By January 2022, they were going strong, spending time Noah’s native South Africa and going Instagram official.

Minka Kelly and Trevor Noah
Minka Kelly with her boyfriend Trevor Noah

A source told Entertainment Tonight that Kelly and Noah are in a good place currently.


Are Minka Kelly and Trevor Noah Engaged?

There isn’t much information regarding Minka Kelly and Trevor Noah’s relationship. So we cannot verify whether the rumored couple is engaged yet.

Nationality, Ethnicity

Minka Kelly holds American nationality as she was born in L.A, California, USA. However, her parents were Irish Americans and French Americans so that makes her ethnicity Irish-French American.

Minka Kelly Instagram

Minka Kelly username on Instagram is @minkakelly. She has 1 million followers with 1338 posts. She mostly posts pictures of her modeling, traveling, vlogging, and with her friends and family. She sometimes posts random things on her feed or Instagram stories to keep her followers updated on her daily life.


How Much Is Minka Kelly Net Worth?

Minka Kelly’s net worth is estimated to be around $5 million as of 2023. Her basic income source is her profession as an actor. She also does modeling from time to time for various brands. All this information helped us to assume her net worth.

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