Kelly Rutherford Age, Husband, Net Worth, Kids, Height, Measurements

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Kelly Rutherford is an American actress. She made her debut in acting from soap operas and entered the film industry. Her best TV credits are Generations, Melrose Place, Gossip Girl, and Dynasty reboot.

Quick Facts

Age: 51

Birthday: November 6, 1968 

Birthname: Kelly Rutherford

Birthplace: Elizabethtown, Kentucky, U.S.

Nationality: American

Ethnicity: White

Home Town: Los Angeles, US

Residency: New York, America

Marital Status: Divorced

Husband(s): Carlos Tarajano (divorced), Daniel Giersch (divorced)

(Ex)Boyfriend: Matthew Settle

Children/Kids: 2

Father: N/A

Mother: Ann Edwards

Siblings(brother): Anthony

Profession: Actress


Years active: 1987–present

School: Corona del Mar High School

College: HB Studio, Beverly Hills Playhouse

Height: 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm) 

Weight: N/A

Hair Color: Blond

Eye Color: Brown

Net worth: $1.5 Million (estimated)

Kelly Rutherford’s Biography

Kelly was born on  November 6, 1968, in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, U.S. She is a daughter to Ann Edwards. Apart, she has a brother, Anthony. 

Besides, she joined Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach, California. 

Subsequently, Kelly attended HB Studio in New York City. Later, Rutherford went to Beverly Hills Playhouse in California.

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Kelly Rutherford made her acting debut from Loving, an ABC aired soap opera. The year was 1987, when she showed up in the series. From 1989- 1991, she was cast in NBC’s Generations.

Later, she played as a regular on the Fox series, Brisco County. Likewise, Kelly starred as Megan Lewis in Fox’s Melrose Place. She worked in the primetime opera till 1999.

In the same fashion, she took the first step into the film industry. That is, Kelly starred as Christine Hamilton in the horror film Scream (2000). Later, Kelly starred in the CW series Gossip Girl in 2007.

Since 2018, she is playing in the recurring role of Melissa Daniels in the TV series Dynasty reboot.

Rutherford’s Personal Life, Husband, and Kids

Kelly wed Carlos Tarajano in June 2011. Actually, Taranjano was a banker. Soon, the couple was divorced. And parted their own ways after six months of their marriage.

In 2016 she married German businessman Daniel Giersch. They had their first child son Hermés Gustaf in 2006.

Children and Custody Case

Amidst Kelly’s second pregnancy, she filed for a divorce with her husband. Subsequently, they had a dispute over the custody of their son and the unborn child. Later, the actress gave birth to her daughter, Helena, in June. 2009.

Afterward, they agreed upon temporary joint physical custody upon the children. In 2015, the dispute was settled as per the court confirmation. Meanwhile, Rutherford was granted sole custody of their children but was temporary.

Lastly, the children’s full custody was granted to Giersch in 2015. Since then, the kids lived with him in his residences in France and Monaco. However, Rutherford was allowed to visit them. And both of them had equal rights to input the children’s basic needs. 

Rutherford’s Net Worth and Salary

As of 2020, the actress has an estimated net worth of $1.5M.

However, her exact income is not yet found.

Kelly Rutherford in 2020

Kelly shares to Hollywood Life about what keeps her engaged during the time of the global health crisis.

Amidst COVID-19 pandemic, Kelly is on a health kick. In other words, eating right and keeping fit are her priorities. Besides, Rutherford takes her pet dogs to walk. Kelly read articles and journals too.

Notably, she suggests her fan to stay home and stay well.

Kelly Rutherford in Social Media:

She likes to update her social media time and again.

Kelly is on Instagram with one million fans following. Probably, Kelly loves arts and literature. She shares personal and favorite quotes through Instagram.

Also, her self-titled Twitter account has accumulated 141.2K of her followers.

Moreover, the famous actress is listed on Wikipedia.

Lastly, her official Facebook page has garnered over 125K followers.


Kelly Rutherford once dated Matthew Settle, who played as her husband in Gossip Girl.

What’s more, Kelly’s birth sign is Scorpio.

Additionally, her first marriage was featured in the February 2002 issue of InStyle magazine.


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