Minka Kelly, whose birth name is Minka Dumont Dufay is a well-known actress from America. This actress is very famous for her characters in some of the TV shows like Friday Night Lights (from 2006 to 2009), Parenthood (from 2010 to 2011), Charlie’s Angels (2011), as well as Almost Human (2013). To know more about Minka Kelly’s and her net worth in 2018, read the following article.
Minka Kelly Early Life
Kelly was born in Los Angeles, California, on June 24, 1980, as the only child of prior Aerosmith guitarist named Rick Dufay and late Maureen Dumont Kelly. Prior getting settled in Chicago, Kelly along with her mother relocated to different communities and during this time Kelly was studying in her junior high school. She possesses Irish, French, and Dutch-Indonesian origin. She has completed her graduation from Valley High School, positioned in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Minka Kelly Career, Awards & Achievement
After completing graduation from Valley High School, Minka Kelly came back to Los Angeles. While she was on a test shoot, working for a modelling agency, she was being contacted by a previous Playboy Playmate who was fascinated in handling her, and who positioned her in position of receptionist at the office of surgeon. Also, the Playboy Playmate offered Kelly the breast augmentation in lieu for the total hours worked. Finally, she made decision against the process, directing to her getting fired. The corresponding contact to the medical field directed her to appear in school for period of one year to work as a surgeon’s assistant.
It was in 2003 that Kelly noted her acting debut in form of an extra, working in a short movie titled The Turbo Charged Prelude for 2 Fast 2 Furious. Later in 2006, she was featured in form of series regular on well-known NBC drama series titled Friday Night Lights. In the same year, she was featured in a horror slasher film titled The Pumpkin Karver, and got minor role within State’s Evidence. The following year, the actress has reunited with creator of Friday Night Lights named Peter Berg in a movie titled The Kingdom, appearing in a cameo role. Furthermore, in 2009, she too appeared in cameo role in a movie titled 500 Days of Summer.
Awards & Achievements
In 2011, for her role played as Sara Matthews in The Roommate, Minka Kelly got nominated for MTV Movie Award for Best Scared-As-S**t Performance and also got nominated for Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress in a Drama.
Net worth of Minka Kelly
The estimated net worth of Minka Kelly is $6.5 million. The actress initially got fame by featuring in role of Lyla Garrity on the TV show titled “Friday Night Lights”. Furthermore, she too appeared in guest starring roles, played on “Parenthood” as well as “Entourage”. She earned well through minor roles played in some projects like “Drake and Josh”, “Cracking Up”, “American Dreams”, as well as “What I Like About You”, prior featuring her role as Lyla Garrity on “Friday Night Lights” that made her a household name.
Minka Kelly possesses sufficient acting talents and this can be adhered from the fact that she progressed continuously and got nominated for prestigious awards. She is still working on to further attain fame.