Kelly Paniagua is a famous Australian model and media personality. She rose to fame because of her marriage with famous Australian actor Julian McMahon.
Dating and marrying the famous Doctor Doom of the Fantastic Four series has won Kelly many admirers around the world. However, there is so much we still do not know about her and her life. Like How old is she? When did she marry handsome Mr. McMahon? And, we are sure the fans are eager for the answers.
Worry not, we are the answers to your prayers. In this section, we will deal with the various aspects of the life of lovely Kelly Paniagua.
Who is Kelly Paniagua? How old is she?
Kelly Paniagua is a model who was born on December 15, 1977, in Australia. She is 44 years old and her birthday is coming soon in December.
Kelly was born and raised in Australia by parents of Portuguese and Spanish ancestry. Her ancestral family hails from western Europe. Meanwhile, we could not find any details about the names and professions of her lovely parents. Also, the information about whether she has any siblings remains a mystery.
Paniagua is a very reticent person who likes to keep her life private. There is little to no information regarding her education on the web. But still, it is safe to assume she has passed her high school and even pursued some level of higher education.
Kelly Paniagua’s is Julian McMahon’s wife
The Nip/Tuck star Julian and his wife Kelly met each other in the year 2003. At the time, he had reportedly just broken up from his prior marriage and found refuge in the arms of model Kelly. The couple hit it off instantly and they started dating from the very same year.
After dating for around a decade Kelly married her boyfriend-turned-husband McMahon in 2014. It has now been over 6 years since they walked down the aisle and they are still very close to each other.
Hopefully, their relationship continues forever.
Julian proposed to his then-girlfriend Kelly’s with the help Of stepdaughter, Madison
After 11 years of relationship, Julian wanted to propose to Kelly, but he was having second thoughts. So, he asked his then 14-year-old daughter Madison Elizabeth McMahon (nicknamed Maddy) for suggestions. He later said in the interview to DailyMail:
When we got on the plane, I told Maddy that I wanted to propose to Kelly in Paris but I wasn’t sure we were going to get there, so do you think maybe we should propose on the plane together?
Apparently, his daughter encouraged her father to propose to beautiful Kelly, whom she adores wholeheartedly. So, Julian proposed to Kelly on the airplane few thousand meters up in the air and Kelly said Yes. How romantic!
Kelly Paniagua’s wedding with husband Julian was a secret ceremony
Most people want the grandest weddings in their life, and we know most celebrities like to show off. But this couple opted for a secret wedding ceremony with close family members and relatives present. However, the sisters of the handsome bridegroom were not present in the ceremony due to various undetermined reasons,
In July 2014, Kelly walked down the aisle in a white dress in the lovely landscape of glistening Lake Tahoe surrounded by snow-capped mountains on the edge of California and Nevada.
After marriage, the couple, along with the aforementioned daughter Madison went on a honeymoon to exotic destinations around the world.
Kelly’s husband, Julian McMahon, and his past relationships
Julian is the son of late former Australian Prime minister Sir William McMahon and his late wife, Lady Sonia McMahon. He has acted in many television series as well as movies such as Fantastic Four, Nip/ Tuck, Flammable Children, Home and Away, and Charmed.
Just in case you were unaware, Julian’ has been married three times. His marriage to Kelly is his third marriage. The Home and Away actor was married to Australian singer Dannii Minogue, sister of Kylie Minogue, in 1994. The marriage lasted less than two years.
After his divorce from Dannii, McMahon moved on and married actress Brooke Burns in 1999. As the marriage was not working out, despite having a child together, the couple divorced each other in 2001. He even has a daughter with Burns named Madison McMahon, born in 2000. Burns and McMahon jointly raise their daughter and they are still on good terms with each other.
The past relationships of Kelly are not as well documented as that of Julian. We do not know anything about her dating life prior to her relationship with Fantastic Four star. However, given her sexy looks and goddess-like body, she must have pulled a lot of guys.
Kelly Paniagua is close to her step-mother Madison
Madison lives together with her father, Julian, and stepmother Kelly in their massive him full of pets and plants. She also spends time with her mother Brooke Burns regularly. Maddy is really fond of her stepmother Kelly and even helped her father propose to her.
We all love to see the good mother-daughter relationship, and Kelly seems really proud of Madison as well, who plays Beach Volleyball and aspires to be an artist.
Professional career of Kelly Paniagua
Kelly has had a decent modeling career. Like most of the details regarding her life, her achievements in modeling also seem to be under the wraps. Many of you might be unaware, but the 44-year-old model has also tried her hand at acting. But because of the modest success of her venture, she decided to stick to modeling.
Kelly is an accomplished, award-winning book author
Yes, you heard it right, the third wife of Australian Hollywood actor Julian McMahon has written a book titled, “Bedtime for Sarah Sullivan.” It is a children’s book, rated 5 on 5 by Barnes and Noble, which was published in July 2012.
She even developed an app for children called Bedtime for Sarah Sullivan, inspired by her husband Julian and his close relationship with his daughter Madison McMahon. The app is available on iOS for Apple, Google Play for Android, and Kindle.
How much is Kelly Paniagua’s net worth?
Kelly is pretty much well established when it comes to her financial status. However, she has not revealed the exact sum of her net worth. On the other hand, her husband has a net worth of $16 million as of 2021.