Minka Kelly is an American actress, model, and media personality. She popularly came into the highlight for her role as Lyla Garrity in the American drama tv series Friday Night Lights from 2006-09. Also, she has worked in several series and films including Drake and Josh, American Dreams, Friday Night Lights, The Kingdom, and 500 Days of Summer.
Moreover, she also came in the highlight for her relationship with a South African comedian, television host, producer, and actor, Trevor Noah. The duo together moved in together in Trevor’s newly bought Bel Air mansion worth $27.5 million in January 2021. Wanna know more information on the actress then keep on scrolling over.
Caption: The model and actress, Minka Kelly.
Minka Kelly: Bio, Family, Career
The actress was born on 24 June 1980 as Minka Dumont Dufay in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. She was born into a family associated with performing arts where her mother Maureen Kelly, an exotic dancer, and her father Rick Dufay is a former guitarist of the popular and acclaimed band, Aerosmith.
Regarding her education, she had graduated from Valley High School. During that time, she returned to Los Angeles while on a test shoot for a modeling agency. Following that, she has worked on several films and television series. She finally made her acting debut as an extra in the short film The Turbo Charged Prelude for 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003). Her acting includes Drake & Josh (2004), American Dreams (2002-2005), and the satirical news program ‘The Daily Show’.
Minka Kelly: Personal Life & Boyfriend
Speaking of her personal life, she is currently dating comedian and actor, Trevor Noah. They initially kept their year-long romance private and had a brief split. The duo currently moved in together in Noah’s newly purchased home in Los Angeles. She previously had been in a relationship with a few handsome guys.
Furthermore, she had dated Ray Donovan and Brian White from 2003-2004. She then moved on to dating Scrubs alum Donald Faison in 2005 which lasted for two years before splitting. In 2007, she was in an on-and-off relationship with the future Captain America star Chris Evans but amicably split due to conflicting schedules.
She had dated Derek Jeter in 2008-2011, ‘That ’70s Show’ alum Wilmer Valderrama in 2012, and ‘How I Met Your Mother’ star Josh Radnor from December 2016 to March 2017. She also went public her relationship with Jesse Williams in the summer of 2017.
Caption: Minka Kelly and Trevor Noah
Source: US Magazine
Minka Kelly: Net Worth & Social Media Profile
The talented personality might have been pocketing a significant amount from her career as a model and actress. Therefore, she has an estimated net worth of around $5 million from her decade-long career. She has also appeared in several top magazines and promoted many brands/products.
She is highly active on different social media platforms with verified accounts. On Instagram, she has an account @minkakelly with 992k followers. She has a Twitter account @minkakelly with 285.8k followers. Also, she goes by the verified Facebook account @MinkaKelly with 494k followers.
Minka Kelly: Body Measurements
The beautiful lady has an hourglass body structure that has body measurements of 37 inches chest size, 25 inches waist size, and 36 inches hips size. Further, her body stands to a height of 5 feet 5 inches or 1.65 meters and weighs around 56 kg. She has brown eyes color with the same hair color.