Last Updated on August 23, 2020
Kelly Jackson is an American writer, former model, and producer. She is the mother of the famous American actors Talia Jackson and Armani Jackson.
Wiki/Biography & Career
Kelly Jackson was born on Sunday, August 16, 1970 (age 50 years; as in 2020), in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. She attended Southern Door High School. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison to study Sociology. She lived with her husband in Madison, but after her divorce, she moved with her children to Los Angeles. She spent many years as a professional model and traveled to more than 20 countries as a part of her work. She has been featured on the cover of magazines such as Vogue Mexico, Novias Mexico, Chic Diva, and Joy Magazine.
She is also associated with the Screen Actors Guild. She was the producer for the film ‘A Home of My Own.’
She also produced the documentary ‘More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story’ (2019).
Height (approx): 5’ 6”
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Family & Ethnicity
She got married to Trent Jackson, former UW basketball star, in 1992. After seventeen years of marriage, they both decided to split and got divorced in 2009.
She is the mother of Talia Jackson (known for acting in the series ‘Family Reunion’) and Armani Jackson (known for acting in Grey’s Anatomy series).
- She is friends with Jim Doyle (an American lawyer, politician, and member of the Democratic Party who served as the 44th Governor of Wisconsin) and his wife Jessica Laird Doyle. Jim and Jessica gave her daughter the name ‘Talia.’
- Kelly met Trent while she was studying at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
- She has often talked about the discrimination she faced being the wife of a black man. When the Black Lives Matter Movement started in the US, she also showed active participation in the movement to give justice to African-Americans facing racial discrimination.