Kelly Macdonald Age, Net Worth, Husband, Family, Height and Biography

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Net Worth $8 Million
Name Kelly Macdonald
Date of Birth 23 February 1976
Age 48 Years Old
Gender Female

Kelly Macdonald Net Worth

$8 Million

Kelly Macdonald also known as Kelly Dorothy Macdonald is a Scottish actress and model. As of 2024, Kelly Macdonald’s net worth is $8 million. She began her career at a young age while she was working in Glasgow. Her first role was in a movie called ‘Trainspotting’.

She is best known for her work in movies like I Country For Old Men (2007) for which she had even earned a BAFTA nomination. Her other notable world includes series like Line Of duty, Boardwalk Empire, etc. She is very active on social media. She has a huge fan following.

Kelly Macdonald Wiki/Biography

Born on 23 February 1976, Kelly Macdonald’s age is 48 Years Old as of 2024. She was born and brought up in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. Kelly Macdonald belongs to a working-class family from Scotland. She is British by Nationality and Christian by religion.

She completed her education from Eastwood High School, After that she went to Local University in United kingdom from where she completed her graduation. She is a self-taught actress and did not receive any formal training in acting.

Name Kelly Macdonald
Full Name Kelly Dorothy Macdonald
Net Worth $8 Million
Date of Birth 23 February 1976
Age 48 Years Old
Birth Place Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Currently Live in London
Profession Actress and Model
Debut Film: Trainspotting (1996)
Television Series: Flowers of the Forest (1996)
Video Games: Brave (2012)
Years Active 1996 – Present
Famous Role Gina in TV Series The Girl in the Cafe (2005)
Nationality British
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Scottish
Hometown Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Zodiac Sign Pisces
School/High School Eastwood High School, Newton Mearns, Scotland
College/University Local University in United Kingdom
Education Qualification Graduate

Family, Husband & Relationships

Kelly Macdonald’s Parents are Archie and Patsy Macdonald. Her father’s name is Archie Macdonald and her mother’s name is Patsy Macdonald. They divorced when Kelly was very young.

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Kelly Macdonald with her Mother

Her mother was a garment salsa executive. She has a brother named David and they were both raised by their mother.

Kelly Macdonald’s relationship status is Divorced. She got married to Dougie Payne in 2003.

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Kelly Macdonald with his Ex Husband

However, the couple separated in 2017. It is not known if she is currently dating anybody. She has two children name Theodore William Payne and Freddie Peter Payne.

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Kelly Macdonald with her Son (Theodore William Payne)
Father Name Archi Macdonald
Mother Name Patsy Macdonald
Brother Name David
Sister Name
Boyfriend Dougie Payne (Ex)
Marital Status Divorced
Husband Name Dougie Payne (Ex)
Children Name Theodore William Payne (Son)
Freddie Peter Payne (Son)

Physical Appearance

Kelly Macdonald is a beautiful woman with a charming personality. She has an appealing figure. She is 5 feet and 2 inches tall and weighs around 56 Kg. Her hair colour is brown and she has mesmerizing black eyes.

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Height (approx) in centimeters: 158 cm
in meters: 1.58 m
in feet inches: 5’ 2”
Weight (approx) in kilograms: 57 kg
in pounds: 125 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Brown


Kelly Macdonald was working in Glasgow when she auditioned for a role in a British movie called ‘Trainspotting’. She ended up winning the part and was cast in the movie as an underage seductress.

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In 2001 she had a meaty role in British period film called Gosford Park.

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In 2003 she was a part of an Irish movie called Intermission.

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She played the role of Peter Pan in 2004 movie ‘Finding Neverland’.

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Macdonald has also been a part of a radio drama called ‘Lifehouse’. She has also done television and two of her main ventures include television serials like State of Play (2003) and The Girl in The Cafe (2005). She was also nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance in the latter. She played the role of Evangeline in 2005 British movie called Nanny Macphee.

After that, the next year she appeared in a movie called The Cock and Bull Stoey and in 2007 she was part of a movie called ‘No country for Old Men’. She went on to feature in other movies like Choke in 2008, In the Electric Mist in 2009 and Skiing in 2009. She played the main lead in the movie ‘The Merry Gentleman’ in 2008.

In 2011 she was cast in the Hollywood blockbuster, Harry Potter and The Deathly Hollows Part 2. In 2012, she was cast in the Romantic comedy called The Decoy Bride. In the same year she lent her voice to the main character in Disney’s movie ‘Brave’.

She was a recurring character from 2010-2014 in a series called ‘ Boardwalk Empire’. In 2016 she starred in a Canadian comedy film called Special Correspondents. In the same year she played in one of the episodes of Netflix series called ‘The Black Mirror’. In the same year she was a part of T2 Trainspotting. In 2017, she was a part of a British Movie called The Child in Time. She will be seen in the sixth season of a British series called Line Of Duty.


Recently Kelly Macdonald was more in controversy after she received major backlash for commenting on Doctor Strange actress Tilda Swinton. Kelly claimed that Tilda spoke in a very ‘posh’ Scottish accent. Her Scottish accent in the television series ‘Line of Duty’ was actually a topic of discussion amongst the audiences.

She had auditioned for the hit Hollywood movie called ‘The Matrix’ but unfortunately she wasn’t selected.

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