(2006-09), which raised her visibility in the eye of the public as well as the acting community.
Impressed with her performance, the creator of the series, Peter Berg, offered Kelly a role in his feature film, Minka Kelly dated actor Donald Faison in 2005, then briefly dated actor Chris Evans in 2007.
Actress Minka Kelly was born on June 24, 1980, in Los Angeles, California.
The daughter of former Aerosmith guitarist Rick Dufay, Kelly broke through with her performance as a cheerleader on the acclaimed TV series Minka Dumont Kelly was born Minka Dumont Dufay on June 24, 1980, in Los Angeles, California, the only child of former Aerosmith guitarist Rick Dufay and former Las Vegas showgirl Maureen Kelly.
We know each other in and out, and she was very happy to move out here.
She loves California and was tired of the weather on the East Coast.” cited “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the split, according to paperwork the news agency acquired.
Kelly retired from acting at the age of 26 to marry Rainier and began her duties as Princess of Monaco.Kelly boasts family roots in acting, including grandfather Richard Ney, who appeared in films such as Kelly's mother made up her unique name, though kids used it as fodder for teasing, calling her "Minka Smelly." Her mother raised her alone after Kelly's father abandoned the family.Kelly attended Valley High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and during this time, she reconciled with her estranged father.She began dating musician John Mayer in the fall of 2007, but the couple split in January 2008, reportedly because Mayer refused to commit.Kelly went on to date New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter in late 2008, but their relationship ended in August 2011. She was born in Rochester, Kent on November 23, 1979.