Kelly Marie Tran is an American film and television actress who achieved limelight after portraying the character of Rose Tico in 2017's blockbuster movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Before becoming part of the Star Wars franchise, she was involved in various other acting projects that include television series, short movies as well as web videos.
Age, Height & Ethnicity
Kelly Marie Tran was born on 17th January 1989 in San Diego, California, USA.
Moreover, the beautiful actress who embraces the Vietnamese ethnicity stands at the height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 meters).
Kelly Marie Tran is the daughter of Tony and Kay, where her father works at Burger King, and her mother works in funerals for living.
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Her parents are initially from Vietnam, who moved to America after the Vietnam War, which ended in 1975.
Moreover, Kelly was raised by her parents, along with her sister in American society with the parenting methods of the Vietnamese culture.
Kelly Marie Tran maintains a very secured personal life; that is why the detail of her current dating or relationship has not come out in public yet.
However, while speaking to The New York Times in 2018, she mentioned that she had a boyfriend when she was 17 and also added that she was friendly with his family.
Her Pre & Post Star War Career
Adding to that, her pre “Star War” career credits include Ladies Like Us (2015), The Indie Thing (2011), Incredible Crew (2012), About a Boy (2014), Comedy Bang! Bang (2015) and CollegeHumor Originals (2014-2014).
Kelly Marie Tran poses with her co-star John Boyega at Star at the premiere for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker on 16 December 2019 (Photo: Getty Images)
Similarly, her post “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” filmography includes Star Wars: Forces of Destiny (2018), Lego Star Wars: All-Stars (2018), Sorry for Your Loss (2018-2019) and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019).
Her Net Worth Details
Actress Kelly Marie Tran banks a net worth of $3 million, as of 2018. Although not much has been disclosed about her earning sources, the primary and visible source of hers is from her acting career.
7 Things To Know About Kelly Marie Tran
- Kelly deleted her Instagram account in August 2018 after she faced months of harassment and was bullied with racist and sexist comments by Star Wars fans because of her Asian American originality.
- She is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles.
- She is the first Asian-American actress to star in a Star Wars film franchise.
- Before getting the casting call from Star Wars, she had not watched any Star Wars movie.
- She is in the Top 30 list of Forbes’ Under 30 Hollywood & Entertainment 2019.
- Her movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi collected a total box office of $619.2 million in the United States.