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Kelly Jenrette Biography

Updated On 06 Nov, 2022 Published On 06 Nov, 2022
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Facts of Kelly Jenrette

Date of Birth :
Age : 44 years old
Family Name : Jenrette
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Virgo
Height : 5 Feet 6 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Kelly Jenrette

What is Kelly Jenrette marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Kelly Jenrette have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Kelly Jenrette having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Kelly Jenrette Lesbian ? No

Kelly Jenrette is an actress, writer, and producer best known for her appearance in All American: Homecoming. She received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in the drama series The Handmaid's Tale.

Is Kelly Jenrette Married? Who's Her Husband? 

Kelly Jenrette is happily married to her husband Melvin Jackson Jr. Jenrette tied the knot on November 29, 2015. Lately, the pair has been residing in Los Angeles, California.

Kelly and Michael are the first African-American couple nominated for an Emmy in 2018. According to IMDB, Jackson is said to be the father of three sons but has never introduced his kids to the media. 

Kelly Jenrette wishes her husband on his birthday. SOURCE: Instagram

Melvin Jackson is a fine actor best known for her character in shows such s Everybody Hates Kr. As an athlete, Kelly's husband has won two gold medals in track and field for 1500m and 300m; and a bronze medal in wrestling while residing in Ankara, Turkey.

Jackson began his entertainment career by managing artists, which influenced him to pursue acting, comedy, and writing. He watched movies from an artist's perspective and acted like Eddie Muphy, Samuel L. Jackson, and Denzel Washington.

According to his interview with Lasentinel in 2017, Jackson was still working a 9-5 job despite his fast-paced lifestyle, which included red-carpet interviews, movie series, auditions, and travel. The Wire star said, "it's a humbling experience for those who want to encourage people in a similar situation." 

Does Kelly Jenrette have Three Sons?

As far as we know, Kelly Jenrette does not have biological children. But she plays the mother figure role to her spouse's kids. Melvin has three kids from his previous relationship and became a father for the first time at just seventeen.

The Emmy-winning actor welcomed his eldest child in 1998. He has already obtained a degree from the reputed University of the United States.

Kelly Jenrette is the proud mother to three handsome sons. SOURCE: Instagram

Jackson welcomed the couple's second child Melvin Jackson III in 1999 and youngest son Donovan on January 18, 2008. It seems like two of Jenrette's sons are in the R&B field.

On January 14, 2022, Jackson shared a cute family photo og himself with two sons. He captioned the post, writing, "I have had so many chapters in my life. I have been a father for 23 years of my life". 

How Much Is Kelly Jenrette's Net Worth?

Kelly Jenrette has an estimated net worth of around $1 million as of 2022. She receives a big chunk from her successful career as an actress, writer, and producer. 

Kelly Jenrette has supported her husband since the beginning. SOURCE: Instagram

In 2018, Jenrette earned an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in drama series for her role in "The Handmaid's Tale." The 44-year-old has been in the entertainment field since the 2000s.

Kelly Jenrette Movies and TV Shows

Jenrette has starred in numerous movies and tv series, including Honor Student, The Handmaid's Tale, Frisky Dingo, Grandfathered, and This is Us. The Arizona native appears in short videos, including Night of the Dead, Killer, Frisky Dingo, The End of Light, and Black prom.

Kelly Jenrette lately stars on the TV series All American: Homecoming. SOURCE: Instagram

Apart from acting, Jenrette has written scripts for This Eddie Murphy Role is Mine, Not Yours, Much Ado About Mr. GQ, and Your Just Big Boned. Likewise, she has produced shows like You Just Big Boned, Honor Student, and Much Ado About Mr. GQ.

Jenrette has recently landed the role of Amara Patterson in the 2022 tv series All American: Homecoming. The series is based on the story of a young hopeful from Beverly Hills and a famous baseball player from Chicago. She appeared in episodes like Me Myself & I, No Love, We Need a resolution, Irreplaceable, Confessions, Family Affair, and many others. 

Check out Kelly Jenrette and Melvin Jackson Jr. on how they turned brief roles into two unlikely noms.

In 2020, Jenrette's featured in two Netflix movies, Uncorked and All Day and A Night. In the latter, Kelly shared the screen alongside Ashton Sanders and Jeffrey Wright. On the small screen, Jenrette was a series regular on Fox's sitcom Grandfathered opposite John Stamos.

Are Kelly Jenrette and Brittany Inge related?

For years, many people assumed Kelly Jenrette and American artist Brittany Inge were twins because of their facial similarity. Many constantly tag these two women in each other's photos. 

Even Facebook tagged Kelly's face as Brittany in one of her recent posts; when the public says Kelly on television, Brittany's phone rings.

So on November 30, 2018, Jenrette finally got to meet her "long lost twin" as she posted photos and videos with Inge. In addition to it, through her Instagram post, she also revealed the two were working on the same projects for the same network. 

Kelly Jenrette  Body Measurement: Height

Kelly Jenrette has a slim hourglass-shaped body measuring 33-25-35 inches. She is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 55 kg.

Jenrette has not yer rumored of being through cosmetic plastic surgeries and weight loss. She does gym, yoga, and a balanced diet to stay fit.

Kelly Jenrette Social Media: Instagram

Kelley Jenrette is a fun-loving cum extrovert personality. She uploads her daily activities on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

The Handmaidson has amassed almost 28k followers on Instagram. The Frisky Dingo actress joined Twitter in March 2012; today, she has amassed 2119 followers under her name Kelly M. Jenrette. 

Kelly Jenrette's Wiki-Bio

Kelly Jenrette was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on September 12, 1978, as one of six children. The black beauty had a keen interest in performing arts from a young age. She was introduced to the entertainment industry as Sinn in Frisky Dingo. 

Jenrette attended high school and graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in theatre. Midst of her sophomore year, she performed a play for HIV/Aids awareness. Her first acting gig came when she portrayed Kaiser Permanente live production. 

Kelly Jenrette Quick Facts

  • Kelly Jenrette was a Youth Ensemble of Atlantica member and her high school step team.
  • Kelly Jenrette fell under the list of the 2012 Ovation award for best-featured actress in a musical. She played Nettie in The Color Purple: The Musical.
  • Before fame, Kelly Jenrette appeared in several humorous Kmart commercials.
  • Kelly Jenrette made her on-screen debut in 2014.
  • Kelly Jenrette has curly black hair and alluring black eyes.
  • Kelly considers her mother as her biggest inspiration.
  • Kelly Jenrette would have become a forensic psychologist if she weren't an actress.
  • The Jenrette family had a good bond with late NBA stars Kobe Bryant and Snoop Dogg.

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Kelly Jenrette Married

First Marriage with Melvin Jackson

Melvin Jackson Jr. and Kelly Jenrette are happily married for five years. The couple exchanged vows on November 29, 2015.

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