If the who is who in the entertainment industry is mentioned, the name Kelly Macdonald will shine like a star in the firmament. Kelly is a Scottish actress and an excellent performer in the entertainment industry. She began her acting career on a par time basis while she retained her regular job as a barmaid in Glasgow. It was the power in advertising that brought her to a career that appears to be her real destiny in life.
The advert on a leaflet calling for auditioning of the play: Trainspotting was all that Kelly needed to take a shot at a career that has today brought her fame and glory. It is recalled that Kelly played the part of an underage seductress; it was a success; other roles followed, at the moment, Kelly has evolved over the years and she is an established force in the industry as at today.
Macdonald became more visible with her role in the flick: ‘The girl in the Café in 2005. By year 2006, she was nominated for an award and she actually won at the end of voting.
Kelly was born in Glasgow, Scotland on 23 February 1976. The data about her parents is sketchy; it is however known that Kelly’s mother is garment industry sales executive. Macdonald got married to musician Dougie Payne in August of year 2003. The couple is blessed with two children.
Little is said about Kelly’s educational attainments. She attended Eastwood High School.
Kelly’s net worth is estimated at $8 million dollars.
From her humble beginning, Kelly has participated in 35 films; three of them are billed for release in 2017. On television, she has been involved in eight episodes at the last count.
From year 1997-2012, Kelly has gotten 24 nominations for various awards. On ten occasions, she has been declared winner. Her ward robe of awards is that rich which goes to show that she is truly on top of the game in the entertainment industry.
- Occupation: Actress.
- Age: 40
- Date of Birth: February 23, 1976.
- Place of Birth: Glasgow, Scotland.
- Gender: Female.
- Height in m: 1.60.
- Height in ft: 5’ 3”.
- Height in cm: 160.
- Hair color: Light brown.
- Eyes color: Light brown.
- Children: Two children.
- Spouse: Dougie Payne.
- Ethnicity/Race: Scottish.
- Nationality: Scotland.