Kelli Finglass was born on the 30th December 1960, in Dallas, Texas USA, and is a former cheerleader of the NFL Dallas Cowboys, currently working as the director of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders. Finglass is also an executive producer of the reality show “Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team”. Her career as a director started in 1991.
Have you ever wondered how rich Kelli Finglass is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Finglass’ net worth is as high as $1.5 million, an amount earned through her successful career with the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader’s team.
Kelli Finglass Net Worth $1.5 Million
Kelli Cecile McGonagill grew up in Texas and went to Lindale High School where she exhibited her dancing skills. She later studied Modern Dance at Texas Christian University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in international marketing from the University of North Texas.
Kelli started her career as a cheerleader in 1984 when was 20, and stayed with the team until 1989 when the Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones hired her as an assistant director of the cheerleader’s team – the position that she held for the next year. In 1991, she moved to the post in the sales and promotions department, and few month later was promoted to director of the Cheerleaders.
Finglass doesn’t only serve as a cheerleader director, she is also a business planner and manager, and has acquired numerous sponsors and developed a serious business out of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader’s team. Jerry Jones is very thankful for her skills as she managed to establish such events as the DCC Dance & Drill Team Competitions, Cheers for Fitness, Cheers for Years, and Camp DCC, among others.
Finglass’ versatility allowed her to become an executive producer of the reality series “Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team” that was premiered in 2006 and is still running, which has increased her net worth by a large margin. The show follows the audition process and the creation of the annual Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders squad. Kelli has the leading role in it, but the former colleague choreographer Judy Trammell also helps her in selecting the most suitable girls for the team.
The system is not simple at all, hundreds of girls compete every season and going through the training camp before being considered for the new Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders. Kelli has the time to select the 36 girls before the Cowboys’ first home preseason game, and she has been quite successful in doing it for 25 years now. The girls are not allowed to have any visible tattoos; they have to be very fit, and also to comply with other specific requests if they want to be on the team. The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders team is one of the best organised in the country, and Kelli Finglass is the person most deserving for that reputation.
Aside from her primary job, Kelli Finglass also appeared in the romantic-comedy movie “Dr. T & the Women” (2000), starring Richard Gere, Helen Hunt, Farrah Fawcett, Laura Dern, Shelley Long, Tara Reid, Kate Hudson, and Liv Tyler.
Regarding her personal life, Kelli Finglass has been married to Joel Finglass since 1996, and they have a son and a daughter. The Finglass family currently reside in Coppell, Texas, and regularly attends the Christian Tambourine Church.
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