Kelli O’Hara

Inside Biography

Tony Award-winning American actress, Kelli O’Hara is famously known for her appearances in the musical Broadway and Off-Broadway. O’Hara made her acting debut in 2000 in Jekyll & Hyde. She appeared in several plays, and some of them include South Pacific, The Pajama Game, The Light in the Piazza and The King and I. Some of her TV and Film credits 13 Reasons Why, and Sex and the City 2

Early Life And Education Of Kelli O’Hara

Kelli O’Hara was born on Kelli Christine O’Hara to Patrick O’Hara on 16th April 1976 in Elk City, Oklahoma under the birth Aries. O’Hara is American by nationality and belongs to Irish ancestry.  

O’Hara attended Deer Creek High School and later earned a Bachelor’s degree in Music in vocal performance/opera from Oklahoma City University. She studied voice with Florence Birdwell who was the teacher of Kristin Chenoweth

Kelli O’Hara’s Career

Kelli O’Hara made her acting debut in 2000 as Emma in the Broadway musical horror-drama, Jekyll & Hyde. O’Hara then worked in several musical Broadway such as Follies, Sweet Smell of Success: The Musical and Dracula, the Musical. Particularly, she is famous for The Light in the PiazzaThe Pajama GameSouth Pacific and Nice Work If You Can Get It among others.


Moreover, O’Hara also worked in other several Off-Broadway like Beauty by Tina Landau and Far From Heaven.

In 2010, O’Hara appeared as Elle in the romantic comedy film, Sex and the City 2 with Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon. As of 2018, she is working as Jackie (‘’a pa s sionate advocate for victims of bullying’’) in Netflix’s mystery teen drama web series, 13 Reasons Why with Katherine Langford, Dylan Minnette, Alisha Boe, Ross Butler and Amy Hargreaves.


Her acting helped her to win Tony Awards in the category of Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical. She has also been nominated for several awards including Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk Awards, and Drama League Award.

Kelli O’Hara’s Net Worth

As per Celebrity Net Worth, Kelli O’Hara has an estimated net worth of $2 million. O’Hara makes her money from her Broadway career. As per some online sources, Broadway actor averagely earns the salary of $2,034 weekly.

Kelli O’Hara Personal Life

Kelli O’Hara is a married woman. O’Hara tied the knot to American actor Greg Naughton (son of James Naughton) on 28th July 2007 after dating for several months.  The couple shares a very healthy relationship with no divorce rumors.  

10 yrs ago today I married Greg Naughton, and he's still my boyfriend Happy Anniversary! @thesweetremains #joy #babydaddy #stillinlove

— Kelli O'Hara (@kelliohara) July 28, 2017

The duo has two children, a son Owen James Naughton and a daughter Charlotte Naughton. Their first child Owen was born on 27th June 2009 whereas their second child was born on 16th September 2013. 

Here is the video where Kelly O'Hara talks about her Broadway plays:

by saru, 15 May, 2018

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