Moira Kelly: Age, Kids, Career, Full Facts

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Moira Kelly

What would you do if you see Moira Kelly in your neighborhood or a mall or at an event? You might walk up to her, introduce yourself as a fan and ask for a selfie or you might walk past or move on with your business. This is Moira for you. You can never tell how fans will react to her. Who is Moira Kelly and what hers she been up to? (And don’t confuse her with the Moira Kelly, the Australian humanitarian worker).

See all the details about Moira Kelly the actress.

Moira Kelly: Age and early life

Moira Kelly was born on March 6, 1968, in Queens, New York to Peter Kelly and Anne Kelly. Her father was a professional concert violinist and her mother worked as a nurse. Kelly has five more siblings and they all grew up in Ronkonkoma, Long Island, New York.

Growing up, Kelly picked the musical gifts of her father and became very good with the violin; adding the drum and the flute to her art. She attended Connetquot Senior High School in Bohemia, Long Island and after her graduation in 1986, she gained admission to study at Marymount Manhattan College where she bagged a degree in Drama in 1990.

Her university days were not what you will call bread and butter. She had to do several odd jobs to support herself in college.

Moira Kelly: Kids

How many kids does Moira Kelly have? Is she married? Who is her husband? Calm down. Moira is married to a Texas entrepreneur Stephen Eric Hewitt. The duo exchanged marital vows on August 5, 2000. A year later, a new being was added to the family and they christened her Ella. In 2003, the couple welcomed another child, this time a boy named Eamon.

The couple and their kids live in their Flower Mound mansion in Texas.


Moira wanted to be a Reverend Sister following her deep Catholic convictions. However, during high school days, she replaced a sick girl who was billed to play the role Miss Hannigan in the film “Annie”. After her role in the film, Moira quietly moved from her nun dream and firmly pursued a career in the screen.

Her professional acting debut came later in the miniseries “Love, Lie, Murder” playing the role of Cinnamon Brown in 1991. The same year, she starred in four more films including “The Boys Who Cried Bitch” (always) and “Thirty Below Zero”.

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Moira was also in the science fiction television drama series “Heroes” which aired on NBC. Moira portrayed the role of Abby Collins. The series told the stories of ordinary people who realized they had superhuman powers. She was also in the American legal comedy-drama series “Drop Dead Diva” as Cindy Kasper

Kelly landed more acting roles as her career advanced. Karen was in “One Tree Hill” as Karen Roe from 2003 to 2009. She also appeared in “Law & Order” as Katherine Donovan. As a voice artist, Moira has lent her voice to the Disney “The Lion King” series from 1994 to 2004. She also voice-acted in the video game “Lion King”.

With more than 50 acting credits, Moira received the Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance in the series “The West Wing” on NBC by Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2001. One of her latest screen appearances was in the 2018 film “Girl in the Bunker” where she played the role of Madeline Shoaf.

Net worth and body measurement

Moira has appeared in many films since making her debut in the acting industry 27 years ago. The actress net worth is estimated to be around $2 million. Unlike other stars who do other things on the side – some even own gambling sites -all this she earned only from her acting credits. She is not slowing down and with more projects set to come in the future, Moira has enough time to make more money in Hollywood. Or not.

Moira Kelly has that kind of body that doesn’t age with time. She stands at a modest height of 1.63 meters or 5 feet 3 plus inches. She weighs 57kg or 125 pounds.  Her bra size is 32 inches while her hip size is 33 inches. Her waist is 23. Making for a decent 32-23-33 (or 82-58-84 cm) body measurement.

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