Making it into the entertainment industry is not a joke. Plus, for a woman of color trying her luck in Hollywood appeared a little far-fetched a few years back, given the cultural clash and socio-cultural climate of the United States. However, Kelly Marie Tran successfully built an impressive resume with her acting career and she won’t be stopping anytime soon.
She is best known for her role as Jule Shaw in Sorry For Your Loss. In 2020, Hulu premiered Monsterland where the actress played Lauren which got her people searching for her bio. Worry not and scroll down as this article brings you details on her life.
Kelly Marie Tran Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity
On 17 January 1989, a Vietnamese refugee Couple residing in San Diego, California gave welcomed their daughter to the world, who we know today as Kelly Marie Tan. While in Vietnam, lived and grew up in the street as a homeless.
As a people of color living in America, Kelly too faced harassment for her ethnicity. As mentioned in the New York Times, she stopped speaking Vietnamese when her classmates mocked her. Likewise, her parents named themselves Tony and Kay, making it easier for people to pronounce.
But Kelly proudly boasts her Vietnamese-American ethnicity regardless of the hate she received.
But after moving into the United States, they waved their hardship goodbyes as their life changed for the better. Kelly Marie has rarely spoken about her family which obstructed the details of her other possible family. And this included her possible siblings.
Height, Weight, Measurements
While encapsulating all the beauty Vietnam has to offer, Kelly Marie Tran stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 meters). Plus, she weighed 52 kilograms (115 lbs) at the time of this writing.
While blessed with attractive measurements of 37-26-36 inches, Kelly stuns men with her exotic looks and her beauty as an Asian-American.
Kelly Marie Tran Net Worth — $600 Thousand
Growing up in San Diego, Kelly attended and graduated from Westview High School located in her hometown. Following graduation, she went on to join the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She graduated from university with a bachelor’s degree in communication.
Kelly got herself into the entertainment industry when she started doing theatre works. She participated in the plays such as Beauty and the Beast performed in Westview Choir, 42nd Street and Guys & Dolls at Westview Theatre Company, Anything Goes in Rancho Bernardo Youth Theater, and A Chorus Line in Young Actor’s Theater playing supporting role.
Along with that, Kelly also worked in CollegeHumor Originals videos around 2014-2016 which garnered he wider audience. By then, she had gained training as an Improv and Sketch. Her other training included on-camera audition technique and training mostly focused on comedy.
Kelly also boasts a long list of on-screen work on her resume. She debuted landing minor roles on TV shows such as Vincent Cosmos: The Time-Thief (2011), This Indie Thing (2011), Impressions (2011), and Hope & Randy (2014).
She went on to land a recurring role in Ladies Like Us (2013-2015) where Kelly played Kelly/Larry. But her breakthrough role as a lead actress came when she landed the part of Jules Shaw in Sorry for Your Loss (2018-2019).
However, it was her work in movies such as XOXO (2016), Pub Quiz (2016), and Star Wars: Episode VIII -The Last Jedi (2017) that helped her land the role.
In August 2020, Hulu premiered the first look of their newest horror fiction offering, Monsterland. Ths show premiered the first episode where Kelly portrayed the role of Lauren.
Kelly Marie Tran has earned several accolades in her career. Not only she is the first woman of color to play the lead in a Star War movie, Kelly became the first Asian woman to appear on the cover of Vanity Fair.
With almost a decade worth of career as an actress, Kelly Marie Tran sits on a net worth of 600 thousand.
Kelly Marie Tran Husband, Boyfriend, Married
Kelly Marie Tran was 17 years old when she began dating her first boyfriend. But, she avoided updating the relationship status from that point on.
As of the summer of 2020, Kelly made zero posts on her Instagram account and even deleted the platform once she received hate comments. So, her social media platform left zero clues regarding her relationship.
Even if Kelly Marie Tran had a boyfriend who could become her husband, she preferred keeping it away from media attention. So, on a surface level, Kelly seemed like a single woman.
Last modified: August 28, 2020