Jean Louisa Kelly - Biography
Last Modified: Nov 15, 2022
|Best Known For:||Uncle Buck (film)|
|Net Worth:||$6 million|
|Born on :||March 9, 1972 (age 51)|
|Birth Name /
|Jean Louisa Kelly|
|Birth Place:||Worcester, Massachusetts, USA|
|Father's Name:||J. Joseph Kelly|
|Mother's Name:||Wendy Kelly|
|High School:||Easton High School|
|University:||Columbia University's Columbia College|
|Married Date:||May 25, 1997|
|Husband's Name:||James Pitaro|
Sean Pitaro (son)
|Height:||1.63 meter (5 feet 4 inch)|
|Weight:||53 kg (116.84 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
|Shoe Size:||8.5 US|
|Dress Size:||6 US|
|Breast Size:||34 inch|
|Waist Size:||27 inch|
|Hip Size:||35 inch|
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Who is Jean Louisa Kelly?
Jean Louisa Kelly is an actress by profession and American by nationality. She is well known for starring in the TV series Yes, Dear, and films The Fantasticks, Uncle Buck, and Mr. Holland's Opus.
Jean Louisa Kelly – Age, Parents, Siblings
Jean Louisa Kelly was born on March 9, 1972, in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. She was born to her mother Wendy Kelly, a music teacher, and her father J. Joseph Kelly, a high-school English teacher. There is no information to claim that she has a sibling(s) or is the only child of her parents.
young Jean Louisa Kelly (Image: Instagram)
For education, Jean Louisa Kelly attended Easton High School. She went on to study at Columbia University's Columbia College, graduating in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts in English.
The ethnicity of Kelly is Caucasian.
Jean Louisa Kelly – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce
Kelly married her longtime boyfriend James Pitaro on May 25, 1997. Pitaro is a media executive and attorney who was named president of ESPN in March 2018. With her husband, she has two children- son Sean Pitaro (born in the summer of 2003) and daughter Josey Pitaro (born on April 12, 2006).
The couple seems to be happy in their marriage, even after more than 20 years together. There are no rumors of divorce surrounding them.
Jean Louisa Kelly, James Pitaro (Image: Instagram- posted 2020)
Jean Louisa Kelly – Career
Kelly had already found success as a child actor. In her teens, she played Snow White in the Broadway cast of Sondheim's Into the Woods followed by the role of Tia Russell in the film Uncle Buck (1989) and as Maria in American Shaolin (1992). After college graduation, she resumed her career as an actress.
Over the years Jean Louisa Kelly has starred in the films Mr. Holland's Opus (1995), A Stranger in the Kingdom (1999), Ant-Man (2015), The Neighbor (2018), The Call of the Wild (2020), Top Gun: Maverick (2020), etc. Moreover, in the last three decades, she has done extensive work in TV series.
Some series in which she has portrayed character(s) include Princess Gwenevere and the Jewel Riders (1996), Cold Feet (1999), Yes, Dear (2000-2006), Hero Factory (2010-2013), Outcast (2017), The Fosters (2018).
Also, Jean Louisa Kelly is known for appearing in the TV films Harvest of Fire (1996), The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998), Hallmark Channel’s Chance at Romance (2013), Lifetime’s Zoe Gone (2014), etc.
Jean Louisa Kelly in Uncle Buck (Image: Daily Star)
On the set of Top Gun: Maverick, Jean Louisa Kelly has worked with fellow actors Monica Barbaro, Lewis Pullman, Manuel Jacinto, Danny Ramirez, and Charles Parnell.
Jean Louisa Kelly – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of Kelly is estimated to be around $6 million while the figure on her annual salary is under review.
Jean Louisa Kelly – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media platforms Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Jean Louisa Kelly is followed by thousands of followers. Her YouTube channel has over 600 subscribers and she also runs an official website- jeanlouisakelly.com.
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