Minka Kelly Net Worth

Minka Kelly is a popular American actress and model. This gorgeous actress is most widely recognized for the role of Lyla Garrity on the popular television program, ‘Friday Night Lights’. Minka made an appearance as a guest role in some TV shows like, ‘Entourage’, ‘Parenthood’ and many other programs. Keep reading to learn about Minka Kelly net worth.


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Minka Kelly Wiki

Full NameMinka Dumont Dufay
Date of BirthJune 24, 1980
Place of BirthLos Angeles, California, United States
OccupationModel, Actress, TV personality
Marital StatusDating
Spouse/PartnerTrevor Noah
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight56 kg
Minka Kelly Net Worth$5 Million

Early Life

Minka Kelly was conceived on June 24, 1980, in California, United States. Her father is the Aerosmith guitarist Rick Dufay. However, Minka was brought up by her mother who worked several jobs to make ends meet. She died in 2008 which brought grief to Minka. She went to Valley High School for her studies.


Minka moved to various places a lot, with her mother then they finally deep-rooted in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She shifted to LA after finishing high school. A plastic surgeon gave an invitation to Minka to work as a counter jumper at his hospital in return for a surgery— Breast Augmentation.

She chose not to be the receptionist and declined the major surgery however, they fired her. She started appearing in small-scale roles in various assignments suchlike, ‘Drake and Josh’, ‘What I Like About You’, ‘American Dreams’ and ‘Cracking Up’, then she received a huge break after getting the role of Lyla Garrity on the crowd-pleased series, Friday Night Lights; from the year of 2005 to 2009, she came into view on several movies like, ‘500 Days Of’.

In 2003, Minka Kelly started her career by appearing in the short film The Turbo Charged Prelude for 2 Fast 2 Furious. Next, she appeared in The Kingdom and State’s Evidence. In 2006, she got a big break when she was cast in the TV series Friday Night Lights. She played Lyla Garrity for 3 seasons. Her acting was appreciated in this series and she got fame and attention.

In 2011, Minka showed her acting chops in the horror movie The Roommate. She received critical acclaim for her performance. She joined the cast of the series Parenthood as Gaby. She went on to portray Eve French in the TV show Charlie’s Angels. In 2013, Kelly appeared in the sci-fi TV series Almost Human which gained her further exposure. This was followed by appearances in Jane The Virgin and The Path.

In 2018, Minka Kelly was cast in the superhero TV show Titans as Dove. The show was positively received. She has also appeared in Night Hunter, Lansky, The World Made Straight, The Butler, Drunk History, Robot Chicken, and Legends of Tomorrow.

Awards and Nominations

Minka Kelly has been nominated for many awards. In 2007, she was nominated for a Teen Choice Award. In 2011, Minka got nominated for an MTV movie award for her performance in The Roommate. She has won a Gold Derby Award in 2009.

How much is Minka Kelly Net Worth?

According to various sources, Minka Kelly Net Worth is evaluated to be $5 Million. She has earned her wealth via her career, movies, TV shows, and endorsements.

Facts about Minka Kelly

  • Minka’s full name is Minka Dumont Dufay. She is of French, Irish, English, Dutch, German, Indonesian and Dutch descent.
  • Her zodiac is Cancer. She has dark brown eyes and light brown hair. She is a Christian.
  • Minka has dated a lot of guys in the past including Chris Evans, John Mayer, Topher Grace, Taylor Kitsch, Derek Jeter, Sean Penn, and Jake Gyllenhaal. She is currently in a relationship with Trevor Noah.
  • Her body measurements are reported to be 35-24-36. Minka wears a shoe of size 8 and her dress size is revealed to be 4.
  • She used to work as a surgeon’s assistant in the past. She is also a generous person and has donated to several charities.
  • In 2010, Esquire named her the Sexiest Woman Alive. She has also been included in the Hot 100 Maxim list many times.
  • In 2019, Minka revealed that she had an abortion when she was very young stating that this was the smartest decision of her life.
  • She has a large social media following. Her Instagram handle has over 900k followers, her Twitter profile has more than 275k followers and her Facebook page has 450,000 followers.