Kelly Overton Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Kelly Overton Quick Info
Height5 ft 7 in
Weight62 kg
Date of BirthAugust 28, 1978
Zodiac SignVirgo
SpouseJudson Pearce Morgan

Kelly Overton is an American actress who is best known for being cast as Vanessa Van Helsing in the hit series of Van Helsing and as Christie Monteiro in the action film Tekken (2009). She is also noted for being cast as Rain Wilkins in All My Children (2000-2001), Rikki Naylor in True Blood (2012-2013), and Nina Brenner in Legends (2015). This magnificent actress is also distinguished for her appearances in several films such as It Runs In The Family (2003), Breaking Dawn (2004), The Ring Two (2005), In My Sleep (2010), and Correcting Christmas (2014). Besides that, she is also the co-founder of the charitable brand Benevolence LA. Kelly has also amassed a huge fan base with more than 100k followers on Instagram and more than 80k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Kelly A. Overton

Nick Name

Kelly

Kelly Overton as seen in a picture taken in 2008
Kelly Overton as seen in a picture taken in 2008 (Judsonmorgan / Wikimedia / CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Wilbraham, Massachusetts, United States

Residence

California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Kelly graduated from Minnechaug Regional High School in Wilbraham, Massachusetts in 1997. Later, she graduated with The Charles Jehlinger Award from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York City.

Occupation

Actress, Entrepreneur

Family

  • Father – Robert Overton
  • Mother – Paddy Overton
  • Siblings – Staci Overton Schmid (Sister), Sean Overton (Brother)
  • Others – Samuel Henry Overton (Paternal Grandfather), John F. Overton (Paternal Great Grandfather), Evelyn Irene Smith (Paternal Great Grandmother), Dorothy May Angell (Paternal Grandmother), Thomas Edgar Angell (Paternal Great Grandfather), Gaynelle Adams (Paternal Great Grandmother), Frank Edward Byrd (Maternal Grandfather), Charles Byrd (Maternal Great Grandfather), Clara Payson (Maternal Great Grandmother), Anne McClelland (Maternal Grandmother), John James McClelland (Maternal Great Grandfather), Mary Jane Clarke Lyttle (Maternal Great Grandmother)

Manager

Kelly is represented by –

  • Innovative Artists Agency
  • Klevan Longarzo Vance Blumensaadt LLP (Legal Adviser)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

62 kg or 136.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Kelly has dated –

  1. Judson Pearce Morgan (2002-Present) – Kelly and actor, director, and producer Judson Pearce Morgan met one another at the theatre production of The Graduate in 2002. Later, the duo got married in 2004 and had their first child a girl named Ever Morgan in 2011. However, after spending almost a decade together, the two decided to part ways in 2014. But, according to sources, the duo reconciled with one another the same year and had a second child also a girl, while she was working on the season 2 of Van Helsing in July 2017.
Kelly Overton as seen in a selfie with her sister Staci Overton Schmid in December 2015
Kelly Overton as seen in a selfie with her sister Staci Overton Schmid in December 2015 (Kelly Overton / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (White and Black)

She has Cherokee Indian, English, German, Irish ancestry along with other possible roots.

Hair Color

Light Brown (Natural)

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Lean physique

Brand Endorsements

Kelly has not done endorsement work for any brand yet.

Kelly Overton as seen in a picture taken in September 2016
Kelly Overton as seen in a picture taken in September 2016 (Kelly Overton / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Being cast as Vanessa Van Helsing in Van Helsing and as Christie Monteiro in Tekken (2009)
  • Starring in several other shows such as All My Children (2000-2001), Numbers (2007), True Blood (2012-2013)
  • Portraying important characters in many films like It Runs in the Family (2003), Breaking Dawn (2004), The Ring Two (2005), The Wager (2007), The Collective (2008), and In My Sleep (2010)

First Film

Kelly made her debut theatrical film appearance as Erica in It Runs in the Family in 2003.

First TV Show

She made her first TV show appearance as Rain Wilkins in All My Children in 2000.

Personal Trainer

She has always been an athletic person ever since her schooling days. This explains how she did a great job in the physical scenes in True Blood from 2012 to 2013 and Tekken (2009).

In order to play her part as the strong female lead character in the show Van Helsing, her workout routine was to set to help her attain a slightly bulkier physique with a lot of strength and weight training.

Kelly Overton Favorite Things

  • Part About Filming Van Helsing – Going into a coma on the very first day of the shooting
  • Experience On Tekken (2009) – Doing all the stunts by herself

SourceInverse, YouTube

Kelly Overton as seen in a selfie taken in Arlington, Texas in July 2016
Kelly Overton as seen in a selfie taken in Arlington, Texas in July 2016 (Kelly Overton / Instagram)

Kelly Overton Facts

  1. She was raised in Wilbraham and stayed there until she completed her high school in 1997. After that, she moved to New York to pursue a career in acting.
  2. In December 2018, her parents Robert and Paddy celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
  3. She co-directed, co-produced, and wrote the film The Collective alongside her husband Judson Pearce Morgan. It was released in June 2008.
  4. Prior to making her appearance in television, she starred in the off-broadway play  Shakespeare.
  5. She was awarded The Charles Jehlinger Award, at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, which is the highest achieved honor.
  6. In 2009, she was cast as the fictional video game character Christie Monteiro in Tekken. Actress Candice Hillebrand had also auditioned for the role.
  7. Kelly was featured in singer and songwriter Katharine McPhee and Zachary Levi‘s music video of Terrified in 2010.
  8. During her high school days, Kelly excelled in athletics and was unbeatable in hurdles.
  9. Actress Bethany Joy Lenz and Kelly are close friends.
  10. In the past, she co-founded the charity based company, Benevolence LA.
  11. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.

Featured Image By Kelly Overton / Instagram

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