Kelly Marie Tran is an American actress most famously known to star in the 2017 film Star Wars: The Last Jedi. She played one of the lead characters named Rose Tico in the movie. She most recently made headlines earlier this year due to her deleting all of her social media accounts. Sadly, many online bullies mocked her since many of them did not like how Star Wars: The Last Jedi turned out to be. That said, she still makes a decent living and is expected to be in more feature films in the near future.
So what is Kelly Marie Tran net worth in 2018? What are Kelly Marie Tran’s salary/earnings? Read on…
Kelly Marie Tran was born on January 17th, 1989 in San Diego, California, U.S. Her mother and father left their home country of Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Her father was actually homeless in Vietnam and was living on the streets. When her parents moved to the United States, her father had to support his family by working at Burger King and her mother was working at a funeral home. Life was never easy of the family, but they still mustered to live in the USA.
As for Kelly Marie Tran, she attended Westview High School and also worked at a yogurt shop to support herself. She did the yogurt shop job in order to get enough money to produce some head shots. Before she went into acting though, she attended University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she earned herself a B.A. in Communication.
She never really got big acting roles over the years as most of her resume consisted her of starring in short films or appearing in a few episodes of TV shows. The biggest thing she was involved in is a series of videos on the CollegeHumor YouTube videos.
It was not until she got cast in Star Wars: The Last Jedi in the role as Rose Tico did she become a household name. That said, her fame came at a price since she got exposed to a lot of angry fans who harassed her online for months.
The role of Rose Tico allowed Tran to finally pay off all of her student loans so she got paid a decent amount. She made history because she was the first Asian-American woman to be in a leading role of a Star Wars film. Not to mention she was the first Asian woman to appear on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine. While she has not been cast in anymore big roles yet, it’s likely she’ll get more roles in the future. Many nicer Star Wars fans gave her support after the many trolls upset her feelings when she deleted all of her social media accounts.
In all, we estimate Kelly Marie Tran net worth in 2018 at $100,000.