Kelly Reilly Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 25 Nov, 2018
Facts of Kelly Reilly
Date of Birth: 1977 , July-18
Age: 41 years old
Birth Nation: England
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Kelly Reilly
Birth Name Jessica Kelly Siobhán Reilly
Father Jack Reilly
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Chessington
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $5 million
Eye Color Green
Hair Color White Brown
Body Measurements 35-25-35
Weight in KG 55 kg
Married Yes
Married to Kyle Baugher (m. 2012)
Children N/A
Education Tolworth Girls' School
Awards Spotlight Award at the 2012
Movies Calvary
TV Show True Detective
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Born and raised in Chessington, Surrey, Kelly Reilly is a popular English actress who came to limelight after her performance in After Miss Julie at the Donmar Warehouse. Following the play, she became the star of the London stage, receiving the nomination for Laurance Oliver Theatre Award for Best Actress in 2003. Aged 26, she became the youngest person ever to be nominated for that award. Similarly, for her role, Wendy in The Russian Dolls, Reilly received Best Newcomer Award at the Cannes Film Festival in 2005. She has appeared in several popular movies and Television series since then. Some of them are Heaven Is for Real, Gangster, Bastille Day, Black Box, Britannia and among others. As of 2018, she is appearing in the Paramount Network's cowboy-themed drama series, Yellowstone portraying the lead role, Beth Dutton.

Early Life And Education Of Kelly Reilly    

Jessica Kelly Siobhan Reilly known as Kelly Reilly was born on 18 July 1977, in Surrey England under the birth sign cancer. She is the daughter of Jack Reilly, a police officer, and a hospital receptionist mother who also worked at the part-time secretarial jobs in factories. Her grandparents are of Irish descent.        

Reilly went to Tolworth Girls' School in Kingston and studied drama for GCSE. Interested in acting since childhood, Reilly left home at the age of 16 and started working as a waitress until gaining professional roles.  Her grandparents are Irish. 

Kelly Reilly's Career

Kelly Reilly started her career working in the television series Prime Suspect 4: Inner Circle and since then she is unstoppable. Her fame was increased along with the presence that made her get many professional roles in her professional life. 

She then started working in the English stage. She worked with British dramatist and director Terry Johnson in four productions; Elton John’s Glasses, The London Cuckolds, The Graduate, Piano/Forte. Impressed with her acting ability. Johnson wrote Piano/Forte for her and said, "Kelly is possibly the most natural, dyed-in-the-wool, deep-in-the-bone actress I've ever worked with."

British filmmaker Karel Reisz is Reilly's idol-he directed her in The Yalta Game in Dublin in 2001. She stated, "He was my masterclass. There is no way I would have been able to do Miss Julie if I hadn't done that play."  



Reilly is mostly remembered for her role in After Miss Julie. This was held within the Donmar warehouse and she was dictated by her adorable presence within the London Stage. In 2019, she will appear in the upcoming horror movie Eli which is scheduled to be released on January 4, 2019. 

This additionally made her list herself within the nomination of Best Actress during the year 2003 within Laurence Olivier Award. 

Kelly Reilly's Net Worth 

Kelly Reilly's net worth is $5 million at present. She earns a decent amount of salary from her acting career. She has appeared in dozens of movies, including "Last Orders", "Dead Bodies", "Pride & Prejudice", "Me and Orson Welles", "Sherlock Holmes", "Eden Lake", "Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster", "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows", "Innocence", and "Heaven Is For Real".

One of her box office hit movie Sherlock Holmes which grossed over $524 million worldwide against its producing cost of $90 million. In the movie, she shared the screen alongside Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, and Mark Strong

Her major TV roles came in the "Above Suspicion" franchise as Anna Travis; she starred in four installments of the series, including "Above Suspicion 2: The Red Dahlia", "Above Suspicion: Deadly Intent", and "Above Suspicion: Silent Scream".

Awards And Nominations

From her outstanding career, Reilly has been honored with several prestigious awards and nominations and some of them are listed below. 

Year Movie/Television Show Role Award Category  Result
2003 After Miss Julie - Laurence Olivier Theatre Award Best Actress Nomination
2005 The Russian Dolls Wendy Cannes Film Festival Best Newcomer Award Won
2005 The Russian Dolls Wendy César Award for Best Supporting Actress Best Actress Nomination
2005  Mrs. Henderson Presents Maureen London Film Critics' Circle London Film Critics' Circle for British Newcomer of the Year Won
2005  Mrs. Henderson Presents Maureen Empire Awards Empire Award for Best Newcomer Won
2005  Mrs. Henderson Presents Maureen National Board of Review National Board of Review Award for Best Cast Won
2009 Othello Desdemona Olivier Award - Nominated
2010 Eden Lake Jenny British Independent Film Awards Best Actress Nominated
2012 Flight Nicole Spotlight Award Hollywood Film Festival Won

Kelly Reilly's Personal Life And Married 

Kelly Reilly along with her personal life is totally different than that of her professional career viewing to her bio that can be seen. She was into many affairs during the college days and even today many of the guys around claims as being the boyfriend of Kelly during those college days. But her husband with whom she got married after getting into the serious affair was Kyle Baugher in the year 2012.



During the very time, they were even spotted in the public places but they always denied about their affair but later when they got married it was mentioned by their fans that they were true in this regard stating and guessing about their affair. With their healthy and wealthy married life, there is no any stating of divorce among the couple in the current time. 

She was previously engaged to Jonah Lotan. Kelly is working in the social organizations that are related to child rights.

Kelly Reilly's Body Measurement  

  • Kelly Reilly stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches. 
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Birth Name: Jessica Kelly Siobhán Reilly
  • Age: 18 July 1977 (age 41)
  • Eye Color: Brown 
  • Sun Sign: Cancer
  • Education: Tolworth Girls’ School
  • Body Measurement: 
  • Weight: 58 kg or 128 lbs
  • Breakfast – Coffee, Buttered up bagels, and Juice
  • Lunch – Salad
  • Dinner – Roasted butternut squash with salt and pepper, Roasted chicken, and Veggies 
  • Bra Size: 34C
  • Body Measurement: 35-25-35