Trevor Noah, Mzansi's most beloved son, is on the headlines, and it is not as per the norm; his achievements. He is topping the headlines because of his alleged relationship with Minka Kelly. Who is she? How about availing the details of the star to find out who she is?
If you are a fan of Hollywood content, Minka Kelly is not a stranger to you. For more than a decade, she has been gracing the screens in your most favourite movies and TV shows. Is it true that she is dating Trevor Noah? You might want to read on for more details.
Minka Kelly profile
- Real name: Minka Dumont Dufay
- Date of birth: 24th June 1980
- Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
- Minka Kelly nationality: American
- Education: Valley High School
- Profession: Model and actress
- Minka Kelly height: 1.65m
- Instagram: minkakelly
- Twitter: @minkakelly
Minka Kelly biography
The speculated Trevor Noah new girlfriend 2020 is a forty-year-old star who is putting her public profile to good use. With close to 1 million followers on Instagram and over 290k followers on Twitter, Kelly is championing the Black Lives Matter campaign. She is also imploring young Americans to take part in the 2020 elections for a better and more inclusive nation. Apart from her admirable career, she is also the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).
Minka Kelly age
Minka Dumont Dufay was born on 24th June 1980 in Los Angeles, California.
Minka Kelly parents
She was the only child of the late Maureen Dumont Kelly and Rick Dufay, the former Aerosmith guitarist. She grew up under the care of her mother, who worked several jobs to earn a livelihood. As a result, she ended up settling in Mexico. Maureen passed on in 2008 at the age of 51.
Minka Kelly acting career
Minka is not new on the screens. For more than ten years, she has carved a covetable acting career that has culminated in her featuring in some of the best-selling movies and TV shows. Some of the most successful projects that she has featured in include Jane the Virgin, Legends of Tomorrow, to mention a few.
Minka Kelly TV movies
She made her debut into the acting scene in 2003 when she featured in The Turbo Charged Prelude for 2 Fast 2 Furious. She has since then featured in the following movies,
- Devil's Highway
- The Pumpkin Karver
- The Kingdom
- State's Evidence
- 500 Days of Summer
- Just Go with It
- The Roommate
- Searching for Sonny
- Papa: Hemingway in Cuba
- The World Made Straight
- The Butler
- Away and Back
- She's in Portland
- Night Hunter
Minka Kelly TV shows
Apart from the movies, she has also featured in the following TV shows,
- Cracking Up
- American Dreams
- Friday Night Lights
- Drake & Josh
- Body Politic
- What I Like About You
- Jane the Virgin
- Charlie's Angels
- Drunk History
- The Beach House
- Man Seeking Woman
- Almost Humans
- Legends of Tomorrow
- Robot chicken
- The Path
Featuring in these shows significantly influenced her transcendence to fame. In 2011, through a poll, she was certified as a household name. Her beauty also saw her land the opportunity to be featured in the Hot 100 section of the Maxim Magazine.
Minka Kelly nominations
Her acting career influenced her nominations for some of the most coveted awards like;
- The Teen Choice Awards in 2009 and 2011
- MTV Movie Awards for 2011
Minka Kelly dating life
In 2007, Kelly was reported to be dating Chris Evans; however, they broke up and later rekindled their relationship in 2012. In 2013, they broke up again. In May 2008, she got into a relationship with Derek Jeter, who was by then a baseball player at the New York Yankees. Derek Jeter was Minka Kelly boyfriend up until August 2011.
Minka Kelly and Trevor Noah
The pandemic and the measures to combat it have been a blessing in disguise for some people. According to a source that spoke to E Online, Trevor Noah has been dating Minka Kelly for several months now, and the lockdown measures have helped the couple keep their relationship under the radar. According to the source, the couple has been living together in New York City, and things are "getting serious."
Trevor Noah recently made the following remarks,
We're in a similar position in more ways than we've ever been to many in our audience. We're not coming to you from a glitzy, glamorous world. I'm not in a studio. I'm in my apartment.
Keeping the relationship under the radar
As a celebrity, it is difficult to keep some of the personal issues to yourself. However, Minka has chosen an interesting way of maintaining her personal space and ensuring that personal issues do not find their way on social media. Therefore, she has not been documenting so much about her life during the quarantine. To avoid speculations, she has been focusing on the campaigns regarding black people.
Trevor Noah, on the other side, has equally laid a low profile since 2017 when he broke up with Jordyn Taylor. Before then, Noah was so vocal about his struggles with relationships and how much effort he had to put in building his confidence. It is not clear why the two broke up, but the funnyman chose to take a different route regarding his talk show, The Daily Show, to discuss social justice and politics.
Minka Kelly net worth
According to celebritynetworth.com, the actress has a net worth of $5 million.
Frequently asked questions
As a celebrity, fans will always want to find out the least of detail about your personal life. Therefore, the answers to these questions will help you in knowing Minka Kelly more. Some of them will provide a recap of her life before the speculations of Trevor Noah dating came up.
Is Minka Kelly in a relationship?
According to a source, there are speculations that she is Trevor Noah's girlfriend.
Who is Minka Kelly's father?
She is the daughter of Rick Dufay, who is the former Aerosmith guitarist.
Why did Trevor Noah and Jordyn Taylor split?
Trevor Noah and Jordyn Taylor had dated for four years before the breakup. He opened up about the end of the relationship through an Instagram Q&A session, although he did not give the details of what caused the end of the relationship.
Is Trevor Noah still married?
Currently, the funnyman is not married; he is speculated to be in a relationship with Minka Kelly.
Does Minka Kelly have a daughter?
Kelly is not a mother. She recently opened up on Instagram about having an abortion saying:
It was the smartest decision I could've made
What is Minka Kelly doing now?
She is actively involved in her acting career as she featured in two movies and two TV shows that were released in 2020.
So far, neither Minka Kelly nor Trevor Noah has come out to admit that they are together. However, the claims convince us that they are seeing each other. Stick around for more details when they own up to be dating.
The lady who goes by the name Thola_md posted a side-by-side of herself and the funnyman. In the post, she was drawing a comparison of their resemblance. The reaction to the post was more hilarious than the post itself.