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Melanie Leis Biography

Updated On 19 May, 2023 Published On 19 May, 2023
Melanie Leis

Facts of Melanie Leis

Date of Birth :
Age : 57 years old
Family Name : Leis
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Cancer
Height : 5 Feet 6 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Melanie Leis

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

Melanie Leis is a former American celebrity spouse of  Top Gun fame actress Kelly McGillis who came into the media attention after her relationship with the star. Let's have some closure on her personal life and professionalism.

What is Melanie Leis's Marital Status?

Well, The Us-based bartender, Melanie Leis has surely been popular as the audience prominently knows her as the former love partner of Kelly McGillis. Their relationship was one of the hot topics of the show biz industry as the duo created a buzz after confessing their love though being the same gender. During the 2000s it was not as easy as today to come out as homosexual which the love mates did back in the years.

Melanie Leis and Kelly McGillis entered the court union in 2010.  SOURCE: Instagram@mellleis67

In 2000, The former companion met each other for the first time in Caribbean Bar Grill & Brewery at Key West owned by McGilis with her second husband. Leis was working as a bartender however their love affair initiated lately. How did they fall in love? They met again and finally realized that they are made for each other.

Before tieing the knot, Kelly admitted that she is lesbian in an interview with SheWired in 2009. Finally, on September 15, 2010, the power couple got entered a civil union performed in Collingswood, New Jersey, by Judge Robert T. Zane III. They were blissfully living beautiful nuptial days in Mohnton, Pa but sadly, the love mates set apart in 2011. 

The reason behind the love partner's split hasn't been disclosed however both were involved in hazardous activities of taking drugs and drinking. As a result, the celebrity spouse, Leis had to attend a rehabilitation center. 

Kelly McGillis Was Married Twice Before Melanie Leis

It is true that the Hollywood actress, MGillis already exchanged vows twice with two men into her life before the entrance of her third companion, Leis. The gorgeous lady was previously married to her first spouse, Boyd Black on 14 April 1979 and the former pair separated in 1981.

Melanie Leis is a sales executive, bartender, and entrepreneur.  SOURCE: Instagram@mellleis67

Again, after The Accused star fell in love with businessman Fred Tillman on January 1, 1989. They were in strong bonds and even started a restaurant together where the married duo was blessed with two daughters Kelsey Lauren Tillman and Sonora Ashley in 1990 and 1993 respectively. 

Moreover, McGillis filed for divorce from her better half after certain indifference arose between the two. They separated in 2002 and after that, the celeb began a romantic relationship with Melanie.

What is Melanie Leis's Relationship Status?

The Philadelphia-based personality, Melanie had earned fame after her romance with the Hollywood star which is why the audience wants to have a glance at her current relationship status. So, the beautiful woman is living secret life after her divorce from Kelly, where she has kept most of her personal life under the curtain including her affair.

Melanie Leis is not dating anyone.  SOURCE: Instagram@mellleis67

Also, the lady may be currently single and not dating anyone as of April 2023 like another celebrity Brock O'Hurn. She is shy when it comes to her personal affair with the media. Or on the contrary, Melanie may be happy in her love life with her secret partner whose details are yet to be revealed in the media.

How is Melanie Leis's Social Media Presence?

The white ethnic origin rose to popularity and even became a household name where the movie fanatics want to have a look at her internet availability. She is surely a low-key personality who loves to make her life mysterious. Surprisingly she is available on Instagram where she makes her work-related and hobby-related posts.

The gorgeous woman doesn't have a massive fan following but has amassed 441 followers with the username @mellleis67 as of April 2023. The media star attended Adelle's concert where she post a video with the caption, "During her walk though #WWWY she stopped but MY PHONE WASN’T RECORDING!"

How is Melanie Leis's Professional Life?

Leis is a multitalented personage who has dedicatedly worked in her respective profession. Besides being a star spouse, she has developed her identity in her home country. From the beginning of her early life, she was more interested to pursue a career in theatre. The media personality worked as a theatre artist in a reputed company but later change her mind.

After minimal success in theatre, Melanie started her profession as a sales executive where she had good working experience in the reputed organizations Independent Communication,  Simply Wireless/Mobile Now, and many more. Despite being an exceptional sales manager, she initiate to work as a bartender at a Florida-based restaurant where the star met her ex-lover. 

Click the video to watch Melanie Leis and Tom Cruise's iconic kissing scene in Top Gun.


Likewise, the talented lady has been part of KPMG as a business partner where the company is a global network company for business assistance and help. To add more, she is a social worker where at times Leis is spotted selflessly helping and raising funds for underprivileged people during Houston Hurricane and Haiti Orphanage.

On the other side, Leis's ex-better half, Kelly is one of the well-recognized American actresses known for her performance in Witness, Top Gun alongside Tom CruiseMade in Heaven, and The House on Caroll Street. The TV star is an award-winning artist who has won a Golden Globe for portraying the role of Rachel Lapp in Witness. Currently, she is working as a teacher at an acting school in North Carolina.

What is Melanie Leis's Net Worth?

The stunning personality, Melanie may not be as successful as her former partner in the show biz industry but she has achieved enormous career achievement in her related expertise. She has been an alluring sales executive, bartender, and businesswoman with a hefty net worth living a comfortable life with her tireless effort and hard work.

How wealthy Leis is? The household name makes good earnings from her walk of life and her estimated net worth is $400,000. She added the sup with her consistent dedication and devotion to the business world.

Coming Melanie's former companion, Kelly has a whooping net worth of $4 million which she accumulated the wealth from her acting career. Unfortunately, The actress and her the-then spouse Tillman's $1.5 million worth of schooner was destroyed in a blaze at a marina in Florida in 1996.

Quick Facts About Melanie Leis

Melanie Leis graduated from Berklee College of Music.

The lady is a homosexual who came to the limelight after a marital relationship with Kelly.

She was born in Philadelphia, Pennoslavia.

She celebrates her birthday every July 7.

Leis is a great supporter of the LGBT community.

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Melanie Leis Married

First Marriage with Kelly McGillis

Melanie had a court marriage with actress Kelly in a confidential place legally. They do not share a child together.

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