Melanie Leis

Melanie Leis

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Updated On June 23, 2022
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Melanie Leis is an American ex-wife of the famous actress, Kelly McGillis. Melanie Leis is a Bartender, works as Sales Executive, and is also a Theater Artist.

Early Life

Melanie Leis came to this world in the year 1967. She was born and raised in the USA. Presently, she is 55 years old as of 2021 and her birth sign is Cancer. She is currently living with her parents in Philadelphia, USA. Likewise, she did her schooling at a local High School. She graduated from Berklee School of Music. Then, she started doing theaters, and sales.

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Caption: Melanie Leis’ smiling picture. Source: Waterpark


Melanie Leis is a famous sales executive, bartender, and theatre artist. Moreover, she is involved with the multi-dimensional business world and carries expertized knowledge in business.

She came into the limelight as their wife of Kelly. However, as a theater artist, she has her own valuable existence in the theater world. Leis doesn’t have many more fans following her social media. Though, she keeps posting pieces of stuff from time to time for her dearest ones.

Moreover, Leis started her career working in a restaurant. And recently, as seen on her social media, it is quite clear she is busy in the corporate world, and also in recreational activities. Moreover, she did a job as a regional sales executive at Independent Communications.

Furthermore, she also has been a partner for KPMG. Therefore, KPMG is an international working network for advisory and business assistance. Moreover, it looks like she is a pure businesswoman trying to make her mark in the corporate world.

Personal Life

Melanie is a lesbian and was previously married to a popular actress, Kelly McGillis. The two first met at a bar in Key West in 2000. She came for her film. Kelly was with her first husband, Fred Tillman. Leis worked as a bartender in the restaurant at the time. Therefore, both saw each other and left unnoticed.

Then, they met again and fell in love. Both Leis and Kelly faced challenging situations in life. They lived together in Mohnton, Pa. Similarly, in 2010, she tied the knot with her in the New Jersey area. The pair went for a civil union ceremony along with their family. Sadly, their relationship came to an end in early 2011. At the moment, she is enjoying her single life and focusing on her career.

Leis has hobbies of going to cinemas and shopping. Moreover, she also has a deep love for Italian cuisines. Further, there are rumors that she was involved in drug abuse and alcohol. Therefore, Kelly and Leis were partners in destructive activities like alcohol and drugs. Leis had to join rehabilitation centers.

Melanie Leis

Caption: Melanie Leis and Kelly McGillis during their civil union ceremony. Source: The New York Times

Body Measurements

Melanie is a beautiful and gorgeous lady. She has a height of 5 feet 3 inches and weighs around 56 kilos. Her body stats, and chest-waist-hip measurements are 34-26-34 inches respectively. Likewise, she wears a bra size of 32B and wears a shoe size of 6.5 (UK). Moreover, she has a set of black eyes and also has black hair color.

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Caption: Melanie Leis and Kelly walking in after their wedding ceremony. Source: The New York Times

Social Media and Net Worth

Melanie Leis’s presence is not much in the media world and looks like she is enjoying her own personal space. She is not active on social media sites like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and others.

Leis has collected the source of income from her professional world. Therefore, she has diverse interests and seems to make quite a lot of money from her passionate works. At the moment, she has a net worth of around $600K. However, her ex-partner has a net worth of $7.5 million.