Do you remember the best friend of Simba from Disney's The Lion King franchise? If you recognize her then you must know about the voice actor. She is none other than Moira Kelly.
Moira Kelly is a popular American actress known for her prominent roles in The Cutting Edge, One Tree Hill, Chaplin, and many other movies and TV series.
Moira Kelly’s Early Life, Bio, & Education
Moira Kelly was born on 6th March 1968 in Queens, New York U.S. She was born in an Irish Immigrants family who moved to Ronkonkoma, the United States. She is the third child of her father Peter Kelly and mother Anne Kelly among her six siblings.
Moria Kelly holds American Nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
After graduation from Connetquot Senior High School in 1986, she further continued her study by attending Marymount Manhattan College. During the college years, Kelly did several jobs to support herself.
Moira Kelly’s Career
Kelly portrayed as a Miss Hannigan in her high school’s 1984 production of “Annie”. Initially, she played for a small role, but later she substituted the main cast girl as she got sick.
Kelly began her professional career from TV miniseries in 1991, portraying the role of a young girl named Cinnamon Brown in Love, Lies and Murder. After her debut, not wasting much time, she made her cinematic appearance in Juan Jose Campanella’s drama thriller The Boy Who Cried, Bitch.
Since then she has made her appearance in almost 16 TV series and 26 films portraying different roles in her career as of 2019. Over the three-decades-long careers, she performed memorable roles in TV miniseries and films such as The West Wing, To Have & to Hold, Chaplin, Twin Peaks, The Cutting Edge, The Lion King 1, 2 &3, Law & Order and many other blockbuster movies and TV series.
For her acting skills, she received the ‘Screen Actors Guild Award’ for outstanding performance in The West Wing by Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2001.
Kelly’s Personal life
After a year of a romantic relationship with a Texas businessman Steve Hewitt, the boyfriend and girlfriend turned into a married couple on 5th August 2000. The power duo is blessed with two children; daughter Ella and son Eamon.
Currently, the Kelly family is residing blissfully in Flower Mound, Texas.
Kelly’s Net Worth And Salary
Kelly has given outstanding performances in various popular roles of TV series and films in her professional career. The successful actress is estimated to have a net worth of $2 million as of 2019. However, there is no much information about her sources of income and salary.
All the numerals are yet to be disclosed by the beautiful actress herself.
Body Stats: 32-23-33 inches
Height: 5 feet 4 inches
Weight: 57 kgs
Age: 51 years old
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