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Who is Kelly Paniagua? Things You Didn't Know About Julian McMahon's Wife

Abhram Published On Sun Jul 17 2022   Modified On Sun Jul 17 2022
Who is Kelly Paniagua? Things You Didn't Know About Julian McMahon's Wife

Kelly Paniagua is an American-born model and media personality. More than her modelling career she gains attention as the wife of famous Australian actor Julian McMahon.

Julian McMahon is an Australian actor who is famous for his role as Doctor Doom in the Fantastic Four series.

The few other roles for which he gains appreciation are Detective John Grant in Profiler, Cole Turner in Charmed, Christian Troy in Nip/Tuck,Jonah in Runaways, and Jess LaCroix in FBI: Most Wanted.

Julian and Kelly dated a quite long, more than a decade. Julian and Kelly hit each other after their first meeting in 2003. Kelly took people by surprise when she appeared with Julian McMahon in public. The duo was married in 2014. Kelly is the second wife of the Fantastic Four actor, Julian McMahon.

Kelly comes to the public radar after her relationship with Julian. Hence people don't know much about Kelly Paniagua. So, Let's explore everything about Kelly Paniagua in detail. 

Kelly Paniagua Age and Early Life

Kelly was born on December 15, 1977, in Australia. The name of her parents is not known but they are supposed to be of Portuguese and Spanish ancestry. Kelly's age is 44 years as of now.

Her native background is from western Europe. Kelly Paniagua seems to enjoy a secret life. There is very little information available about her, there is no detail regarding her education.

Kelly has kept her personal life miles away from the media and public, neither the detail of her parents are known nor anyone knows about her educational qualification. Even if she had any siblings is not known. 

Kelly Paniagua is the Author of Bedtime for "Sarah Sullivan"

Kelly was a model and even tried her hands at acting but didn't succeed. Hence, she decided to stick with modeling. 

But one hidden fact about Kelly which might be surprising to others is Kelly is an award-winning book author.

Kelly penned down a children's book "Bedtime for Sarah Suvillian", the 2012 published book was rated 5 on 5 by Barnes and Noble.

Kelly even developed an app Bedtime for Sarah Sullivan, the reason for developing this app was she was inspired by his husband Julian's Close relations with his daughter Madison McMahon. She developed this app to showcase Father-Daughter bonding. 

Kelly Paniagua is Julian McMahon's Wife, Their Wedding

Kelly Paniagua and Julian McMahon's first meeting was in 2003 just when Julian Parted away with his first wife. Soon after their first meeting, the duo started dating.

Kelly Paniagua's husband, Julian McMahon

The dating lasted more than a decade before the couple turn their relationship into marriage. The dating that commenced in 2003 lasted till 2014, the couple got married in 2014.

The couple opted for a secret wedding ceremony with close family members, parents, and relatives present. In the picturesque setting of sparkling Lake Tahoe, encircled by snow-capped mountains on the border of California and Nevada, Kelly made her entrance in a white dress.

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If talking about Kelly Paniagua Spouse, He is a very well-known Hollywood actor who has famous for his role in numerous projects including Fantastic Four, Runways, Nip/Tuck, and others.

Her Father In Law is a Former Australian Prime Minister

Kelly's husband,Julian is the son of late former Australian Prime minister Sir William McMahon and his late wife Lady Sonia McMahon.His father served as prime minister from 1971-1972. Sir William McMahon died in 1988 at the age of 80.

Julian McMahon Proposed Kelly Paniagua with Daughter's Help

Both Kelly and Julian hit it off just after their first meeting in 2003. Since then couple started dating and after dating for almost 11 years, Julian wanted to propose to Kelly but was a bit scared to do so.

Kelly with her husband, Julian McMahon

Julian then confessed this to her 14-years-old daughter Maddy and asked for the suggestion and her daughter who already adored Kelly encourages her father to propose to her. 

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Julian later said in an interview,

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?

So the stage was set and it was few thousand meters above the ground, Julian Proposed to Kelly on the Aeroplane and there was no brainer that Kelly would accept it. Kelly said yes to his proposal to Julian and the couple married in a secret ceremony.

Step-Mom of Julian McMahon's Child Madison Elizabeth McMahon

As discussed above Madison Elizabeth McMahon was the one who encourages her father to propose to kelly. The Granddaughter of Sonia McMohan, Maddy was fond of her Step-Mom from the very beginning. 

Kelly with her stepdaughter, Madison Elizabeth McMahon

Julian McMohan's spouse, Kelly is also proud of her stepdaughter Madison. Madison's hobby is playing beach volleyball and has a dream to follow her father's career path and wants to become an actor. 

Madison lives with his father Julian and mother Kelly in a house full of pets and plants.

Husband Julian McMahon is a Twice-Divorced Man

Before meeting Kelly in 2003, Julian McMohan has been married and divorced twice. The Father of Madison Elizabeth McMahon's marriage with Kelly was his third marriage. He was previously married to Dannii Minogue and Brooke Burns.

Julian McMahon's Marriage With Ex-Wife Dannii Minogue

Julian McMahon's first marriage was to Australian singer Dannii Minogue, sister of Kylie Minogue, in 1994. But the marriage didn't last for long. And the couple divorced in 1996, just 2 years after their marriage.

Julian McMahon Divorced Brooke Burns Before Marrying Kelly Paniagua

Julian McMahon after separating away from Dannii, married actress Brooke Burns who was known for her role in the crime drama series, Baywatch. 

The couple was married in 1999, but things between the couple were not going well and the couple separated away in 2001. The duo had a daughter together, Madison Elizabeth McMahon. They both raise their daughter together and still are in touch for their daughter's betterment.

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Kelly Paniagua's Net Worth

Kelly Paniagua was a model and TV Personality. She was also an author of the book for which she gained numerous awards and app creators.But her true net worth is not known as she has not disclosed it.

But her husband who is a big and popular actor who featured in a number of big Hollywood movies has a net worth of over $16 million.

While her father-in-law, who was former prime minister of Australia, Sir William McMahon had a net worth of $1.5 million.

Julian McMahon has a house in Los Angeles, Calif, the size of the mansion is 3,419 square feet, and has 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. The house that was built in 1960 was acquired by Julian and he put it in a sale for $2,299,000.

Kelly Paniagua Lives with her Husband Julian McMahon in a Mansion

Kelly Paniagua shifted to Los Angeles, California after her marriage to Julian McMahon. Julian has an almost 3500 sq ft mansion there. Kelly lives in a mansion with her husband and her stepdaughter Madison Elizabeth McMahon.

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