Kelly was born and raised in the South suburbs of Chicago. She is the eldest child of five and has loved animals since she was very young.
She started her career at an animal shelter in 2003 and has been working with animals ever since. Kelly has performed the duties of a veterinary assistant and technician.
She lives with her husband and two cats, Peanut and Cheddar, and two dogs, Dutchess (a Shepherd mix) and Diesel (a Pitbull mix). In her free time, Kelly enjoys scrapbooking, biking, and pretty much anything that has to do with the outdoors.