Kelly Rutherford Bio, Age, Husband, Net Worth, and Gossip Girl

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Kelly Rutherford Biography

Kelly Rutherford is an American actress well known for her television roles as Stephanie “Sam” Whitmore on the NBC daytime soap opera Generations (1989–1991).

She is also best known as Megan Lewis on the Fox primetime soap opera Melrose Place (1996–1999),[1] and as Lily van der Woodsen on The CW series Gossip Girl (2007–2012).

Kelly Rutherford Age

Kelly Rutherford Deane was born on November 6, 1968, in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, U.S. She is 54 years old as of 2022. She shares her birthday with other famous people such as Arturo Sandoval, Ben Rector, Corey Glover, Emma Stone, Ethan Hawke, June Squibb, Katie Leclerc, Lamar Odom, Maria Shriver, Patina Miller, Rebecca Romijn, Demi Moore, and Sally Field, among others.

Kelly Rutherford Family

Kelly Rutherford Deane was born in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, to (mother) Ann Edwards. She is the Older sister to Anthony, Courtney, and Lindsey.

A photo of Kelly Rutherford
A photo of Kelly Rutherford

Kelly Rutherford Husband

Rutherford married Venezuelan banker Carlos Tarajano in June 2001. She later files for divorce in January 2002, having married for six months.
She later married her second husband Daniel Giersch, German businessman on in August 2006. The two have two kids a son and a daughter. Later on December 30, 2008, she divorced her husband when pregnant with there second child.

Kelly Rutherford Kids

Rutherford has two kids a son and a daughter from her second marriage with Daniel Giersch. son Hermés Gustaf Daniel Giersch, born in October 2006 and a daughter by the name Helena born in June 2009.

Kelly Rutherford Height

She stands at 1.72 m tall

Kelly Rutherford Career

Rutherford started her career on daytime soap operas. She featured on Loving in 1987, and later was cast as a regular on Generations from 1989 to 1991. In 1992 she joined the cast of the ABC drama Homefront. She also appeared in the film I Love Trouble. She also starred in the short-lived series The Great Defender as Frankie Collet (1995), and in Kindred: The Embraced as Caitlin Byrne (1996). In 1996, Rutherford joined the cast of Fox primetime soap opera Melrose Place, as Megan Lewis. She starred on the show until 1999.

She also starred as Christine Hamilton in the horror film Scream 3 (2000). From 2003 to 2004, she later on starred in the ABC drama Threat Matrix as Special Agent Frankie Ellroy Kilmer. In next television season she starred in another short-lived series, E-Ring, on NBC. In 2007, Rutherford began starring as Lily van der Woodsen in the CW series Gossip Girl. The series ended in 2012. Rutherford has also starred in a number of Lifetime movies.

In 2016, Rutherford was cast in the ABC thriller Quantico recurring role of Laura Wyatt. Rutherford was casted in the reboot series, Dynasty as Melissa Daniels, Steven’s elderly married ex-girlfriend, she was in the show for 3 episodes in 2018. In early 2018, Rutherford was casted in Pretty Little Liars’ spin-off, Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists. Rutherford is set to play the role of Claire Hotchkiss, The matriarch of the Hotchkiss family, Claire along with her husband is the founder of Hotchkiss Industries and the respected Beacon Heights University.

Kelly Rutherford Net Worth

Following her bankruptcy filing, it’s estimated that Kelly Rutherford’s net worth is negative $2 million.

Kelly Rutherford Custody

Rutherford had disagreements over her kid’s custody with her ex-husband, but In December 2015, the Monaco courts reconfirmed that full custody of the kids remained with the children’s father.

Kelly Rutherford Gossip Girl

She starred in the TV series Gossip Girl and played the role of Lily van der Woodsen. The is an American teen drama television series based on the book series of the same name.

Kelly Rutherford Melrose Place

In the Melrose Place, an American primetime soap opera Rutherford starred in as Megan Lewis. The show follows the lives of a group of young adults living in an apartment complex called Melrose Place, in West Hollywood, California.

Kelly Rutherford Pregnant

Rutherford filed for divorce from Giersch on December 30, 2008, while pregnant with their second child.