Minka Kelly

In line with the rich tradition of American actresses, Minka Kelly has been able to leave her impact in the film world quite strongly. She was born as Minka Dumont Dufay, she has over the years been able to create an impression for herself in the highly competitive film industry through her hard work, exceptional looks and her ability to create a place for herself in the small screen. She is famous for some very popular television shows including the much talked about Friday Night Lights and Almost Human. We will over the next few lines look at a brief biography of the actress and get to know more about her achievements. She was born on June 24, 1980.

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Early Life

Minka was born in Los Angeles, California. Her mother’s name is Maureen Dumont Kelly and also the guitarist Rick Dufay. She moved various communities before settling in Chicago with her mother. At that point in time Kelly was doing her junior high school. She has multiple ethnicities including Irish, French Indonesian and Dutch. Kelly made her acting debut in 2003 when she was around 23 years old.

Personal Life

There aren’t too many details available about her married life and therefore nothing much can be said or written about her personal life. But it is believed that she might have dated baseball player, Derek Jeter. They did unite for a short period of time during 2012 before separating again. They dated from May 2008 to August 2011, but unfortunately it did not last long. She is still good looking and therefore it is believed that she will have a number of occasions to date again and perhaps even getting married.

Net Worth

The net worth of Minika Kelly it is expected that it will be around $3 million and there are chances that it will go up considering the fact that she has quite a bit of acting left in her.


Minika graduated from Valley High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After graduating, she went back to Los Angeles. She had a bizarre working experience of working as a receptionist in exchange for free breast augmentation. This did not work and she was fired from the job. She tried her luck off and on and eventually she got her acting debut as an extra in a film way back in 2003. In the year 2006 she got her first break in the film Friday Night Lights. Kelly also was famous for her role in the TV series Cracking Up, where she did the role of Monica. Since then she has acted in more than fourteen titles in the small screen the last one being Titans which is scheduled for release in 2018.

Coming to her career in filmography, apart from her debut in 2003, she has acted fourteen films in different roles including some famous roles such as the Devil’s Highway and Naked which was released in the year 2017. Minika is still young, fresh and good looking and in this gives credence the fact that she has much more acting left in her.

01 Feb, 2018