Kelly Jackson is an American writer, producer, and former model. She is known for being the mother of the famous American actors Talia Jackson and Armani Jackson.
Kelly Jackson was born on Sunday, August 16, 1970 (age 50 years; as in 2020), in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. She did her schooling from Southern Door High School. She studied Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She lived with her husband and children in Madison in Wisconsin until her divorce in 2009 and moved with her children to Los Angeles.
Height (approx): 5’ 6”
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Family & Ethnicity
In 1992, she got married to Trent Jackson, former UW basketball star. They both decided to split in 2009 and ended their seventeen years of marriage.
From her marriage to Trent Jackson, she has son and daughter; Talia Jackson (known for acting in the series ‘Family Reunion’) and Armani Jackson (known for acting in Grey’s Anatomy series).
She began her career as a model. She traveled to more than 20 countries in several years of her career as a professional model. As a model, she was featured in magazines such as Vogue Mexico, Novias Mexico, Chic Diva, and Joy Magazine.
She is also a part of the Screen Actors Guild. She has produced the film ‘A Home of My Own.’
She was also a producer of the documentary ‘More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story’ (2019).
- 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. In fact, they are so close that Jim and Jessica named her daughter ‘Talia.’
- Kelly and Trent met when she was studying at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
- When the Black Lives Matter Movement started in the US, she talked about the discrimination she faced being the wife of an African American man. She also actively participated in the BLM protests with her children to give justice to African-Americans facing racial discrimination.