Kelly Harmon

24 Jun 2022   | 27 Sep 2022  | 

Kelly Harmon (aka Tic-Tac girl) is a famous American actress and model of the 80s who today, is also an entrepreneur. Her role as Sunny Hayward in ‘Bay City Blues, made her popular as an actress. In the same way, Harmon gained a new height from the commercial Tic-Tac mint.

The Tic-Tac girl is not only an actress, but she owns a company too. She has become a successful entrepreneur at the current time. How did she switch her career, from an actress to an entrepreneur? And what is she doing today?

Let’s dig into everything about her: her early life, her career as an actress and designer, her family background, her love life, and her net worth.

Kelly Harmon’s Early Life: Her Parent

Kelly Harmon was born as the middle child to the father Thomas Dudley Harmon and the mother Elyse Knox on November 9th, 1948 in California, USA. A well-known actress, she was born to a famous and multitalented family, father Dudley Harmon and Elyse Knox. 

Kelly Harmon Parents
Kelly Harmon in her Young age. Source: TV show stars

Her father Thomas, sometimes familiar with the nickname ‘Old 98’, was an American Football player. He was also a military pilot, actor, and sports broadcaster.

Moreover, Harmon’s mother, Elyse was also a popular actress, model, and fashion designer. Kelly followed her mother’s path, in the modeling and acting field.

Her Siblings

Besides, Kelly has two siblings; an older sister named Sharon Kristin Nelson and a younger brother named Thomas Mark Harmon.

Kelly Harmon Siblings
Kelly with her sibling and mother.

While talking about her siblings' profession, they all are known faces of the TV industry. Kelly's older sister, Sharon is a painter, author, and actress. Likewise, her younger brother Thomas is a popular TV and film actor. All three siblings show their talent parallelly and gained huge success in the glam world.

The Harmon siblings grew up watching their versatile parents, who later gained abundant success in their careers and established themselves in their respective fields. This really inspired them to do good in their career as well.

How old is Kelly Harmon?

As of 2022, Kelly is 74 years old.

Kelly's Ethnicity and Nationality

Harmon belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity and her nationality is American.

Kelly Harmon’ career as an actress 

At the age of 14, Kelly started her career with the CBS Network’s TV series ‘The New Loretta Young Shout’. In the show, the actress played the character named Teedee Doley.

Kelly Harmon, 80s actress
Kelly Harmon is a popular model. Source: Celebrity XYZ

She started being active in the TV industry in 1973. She also worked as a voice-over artist and, played the role of voice artist in the drama film Jonathan Livingston Seagull. The drama later gained two Academy Award nominations. In this particular drama, she voiced a character named Kimmy.

Likewise, in 1976, she appeared in a couple of episodes of the detective TV series ‘Switch’. In 1978, the American actress was seen playing a minor role in ‘California Suite’, a comedy-drama film.

Kelly Harmon's Growth in her acting career

The year 1979 was fruitful for Kelly, which granted her a role in two series. In the year, she played the role of Sarah in an episode of the science fiction TV series ‘Battlestar Galactica’. Also, she made an appearance in the successful crime drama series on NBC TV Network ‘Chips’.

Furthermore, in 1980, she played a character named Laurie in one episode of the detective series ‘The Incredible Hulk’.

Similarly, the next year, in 1981, she appeared in an American TV Soap opera The Young and the Restless. Additionally, Kelly also played supporting roles in two different TV series named Nero Wolfe and One Day at a Time.

Also, in the same year of 1981, she was signed to play the character ‘Jenifer’ in the episode The Protectors in Police drama TV series, T.J. Hooker.

Well-known for her several roles in numerous TV series, people appreciated Kelly massively for her work in the Tic-Tac commercial, which eventually gave her the moniker Tic-Tac girl in the 1980s.

Kelly Harmon is an Entrepreneur

Kelly is an entrepreneur. She has her own Interior and design company in Los Angeles, California. By the name, you can assume what actually the company specializes in.

Popular magazines like ‘House Beautiful’ and ‘Town and country, have highlighted her company’s work, thus it is a successful company.

Kelly is also a Costume Designer

She is not just the owner of a company, she is also a costume designer. Her career as a costume designer started in 2010. She worked as a costume designer in the well-known TV reality show ‘Top Chef Master’, a competitive show.

In 2010, she took a break from her acting career to indulge in designing. However, the same year, she showed up in her brother Mark's documentary.

Who is Kelly Harmon’s Husband? Is she divorced? 

Kelly Harmon is currently enjoying married life with her spouse. Since June 24th, 1984, she is in a marital relationship with  Robert L. Miller

Miller is an L.A.-based publishing entrepreneur. As an MBA student, he started his business career at the parent company of Sports Illustrated (American Sports Magazine), Time Inc. He already has been an executive at Time-Life Books. Robert is C.O.G. Miller's (who is a founder of Pacific Lighting Cooperation) great-great-grandson.

Nonetheless, in her 74 years of life, the beautiful actress married twice. On May 31, 1969, she exchanged vows with the automotive executive John Zachary DeLorean. But after two years, they got separated and they divorced on June 3, 1973.

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Kelly with her first husband John.

Eventually, after 11 years of her divorce, she met Robert Lyman Miller. Now, the successful designer and actress is living blissful married life with her second husband.

Kelly Harmon's Children

According to different sources, Harmon has three children altogether from her marriages. However, the name of her children is unknown.

Where is Kelly Harmon now?

Today, Kelly is living with her second husband Robert Lyman Miller. They are residing together in Southern California.

Kelly Harmon’s net worth

Kelly Harmon's net worth is estimated at around $5 million. Today, her source of income is majorly her design company in Los Angeles. As per sources, a designer can earn around $58K in the United States.

Besides, throughout her life, she earned a name, fame, and money being an actress and model. 

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