Michael Kelly's Married Life, Wife & Net Worth

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Michael Kelly's Married Life, Wife & Net Worth

American actor Michael Kelly is famous for portraying Doug Stamper in the Netflix show House of Cards from 2013 to 2018.

Apart from the star's successful career, the fandom is curious about his married life with his wife.

Michael was consecutively nominated thrice for his excellent portrayal in the show for Primetime Emmys in the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category from 2015 to 2017. He was again nominated for the same role in the same category in 2019. 

Married Life With Wife & Kids 

Kelly is married to Karyn Mendel. The pair met when Karyn was bartending in the Park Avalon restaurant. There, the team developed a friendship and gradually started going out. 

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Finally, the couple got married on 10th December 2005. Taking a step forward in their happy life now, the married duo is parents to two children: a daughter named Frankie Kelly and a son named Clinton Kelly.

Michael Kelly with wife Karyn Mendel in December 2019

Michael Kelly with wife Karyn Mendel in December 2019 (Photo: Michael Kelly's Instagram)

If we talk about the happy family right now, the family lives in New York. 

Net Worth 

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Michael has a raving net worth of $3 million.

Career: Movies and TV Shows

Initially, Michael wanted to pursue a career in law. However, the star never gave up on his dream and joined Coastal Carolina University in the law program. Then, however, an elective acting course changed his career path. 

And Michael's debut in acting came in 1994; he portrayed a minor role as a gym manager in the TV show, Lifestories: Families in Crisis. After that, he continued working on TV shows like Level 9 (2000-2001), Third Watch (2001), The Shield (2002), and Judging Amy (2003).

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Similarly, Michael's movie credits also include successful projects such as Out There (2006), Invincible (2006), and Broken English (2007). 

Although he worked in Hollywood from 1994, the actor's big break only came nearly a decade later. He broke out as Doug Stamper in House of Cards in 2013. 

Michael Kelly's Bio & Family 

Michael was born on 22nd May 1969 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. But, the actor was raised by his parents, Michael and Maureen Kelly, in Lawrenceville, Georgia.

His birth name is Michael Joseph Kelly. He has three siblings: two sisters, Shannon and Casey Kelly, and one brother, Andrew Kelly.

Facts on Michael 

Michael was part of a rock band called Leroy Justice. 

He stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 meters). 

He is a Gemini. 

He won the Best Actor (Jury) award for the TV movie, All Square (2018) at Newport Beach Film Festival. 

Michael holds a lifetime membership of the Actor's Studio.

If we talk about the star's academic background, the actor is a graduate of Brookwood High School in Snellville, Georgia.

His children, Frankie and Clinton, appeared as his niece and nephew in an episode of House of Cards season three. In addition, he has Irish and Italian roots. 

Stay with us for more updates regarding the star's happily married life and rising and successful career.