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Minka Kelly Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Tue Mar, 2016
Minka Kelly

Facts of Minka Kelly

Date of Birth: 1980 , June-24
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch

Quick Timeline of Minka Kelly

1980 Born in Los Angeles, California, United States
1998 Graduated from Valley High School
2002 Appeared in the music video, If You C Jordan
2003 Began her acting career
2008 Began dating Derek Jeter
2012 Broke up with Derek Jeter
2010 Honored by Esquire magazine
2009 Nominated in Teen Choice Awards

Detail Timeline of Minka Kelly

June 24 , 1980

Born in Los Angeles, California, United States

Minka Kelly was born as Minka Dumont Kelly in Los Angeles, California, United States of America to Maureen Dumont Kelly and Rick Dufay. She is an American and is of Austrian, German, French, Irish, English, Scottish, and Dutch descent.

1998

Graduated from Valley High School

Minka received her formal education from Valley High School. There she also appeared in several school plays. She completed her high school graduation from there in 1998. Initially she desired to be a surgical technician; however, she was influenced in acting.

2002

Appeared in the music video, If You C Jordan

She made her professional acting debut in 2003. However, she also appeared in several music videos in 2002. That year she appeared in several music videos like If You C Jordan and She Hates Me. In 2012, she appeared in the music video One More Night.

2003

Began her acting career

During the late 1990s, she joined a modeling agency. There she was also approached by the former Playboy Playmate. She made her professional acting debut in 2003. In 2003, she appeared in the short movie Turbo-Charged Prelude.

2008

Began dating Derek Jeter

In May 2008, Minka was seen having romantic love affairs with Derek Jeter. Derek Jeter is a retired professional baseball shortstop from United States. As a baseball player, he played for New York Yankees for about two decades in Major League Baseball. 

2012

Broke up with Derek Jeter

She began dating Derek Jeter since May 2008. They were together till August 2011. They announced their separation at the end of 2011 but they reunited in early 2012.  They called off their love life in 2012.

October 11 , 2010

Honored by Esquire magazine

Besides being nominated in lots of prestigious awards, she has also been honored with several hot magazines. In 2010, she was honored by the Esquire magazine. They honored her by listing her in their lists of Sexiest Woman Alive. 

2009

Nominated in Teen Choice Awards

For starring the role of Lyla Garrity in the TV series Friday Night Lights, she got her first nomination in Teen Choice Awards in 2009. She was nominated in this award that year for Choice TV Actress: Drama.

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In May 2008, Minka was seen having romantic love affairs with Derek Jeter. Derek Jeter is a retired professional baseball shortstop from United States. They were together till August 2011. They called off their love life in 2012.

Minka received her formal education from Valley High School. There she also appeared in several school plays. She completed her high school graduation from there in 1998. Initially she desired to be a surgical technician; however, she was influenced in acting. During the late 1990s, she joined a modeling agency. There she was also approached by the former Playboy Playmate. She made her professional acting debut in 2003. However, she also appeared in several music videos in 2002. That year she appeared in several music videos like If You C Jordan and She Hates Me. In 2003, she appeared in the short movie Turbo-Charged Prelude. The following year she starred the role of Monica in the TV series Cracking Up. She also portrayed the role of Stacey in the TV series Drake & Josh that year. Her breakthrough role came in 2006 after she began starring the role of Lyla Garrity in the TV series Friday Night Lights. Her net worth is said to be around $5 million.