Kelly Kruger was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), Entourage (2004) and Blue Mountain State (2010). She has been married to Darin Brooks since March 21, 2016.
At 17, Kelly was discovered by Elite Models while visiting her family in Los Angeles. She worked with multiple teen magazines, Macy’s, Sebastian Hair and others. After working as a model, she began pursuing her real passion of acting. Kelly landed a lead role in the feature film Vampire Clan. Kruger appeared on the CBS daytime soap opera, The Young and the Restless as Mackenzie Browning, from February 2002 to July 2003. Kruger also appeared in several movies, as well as one episode each of the TV series Knight Rider and Blue Mountain State. Kelly has appeared on Hit shows such as Entourage, Bones, Criminal Minds, Castle, and Rizzoli & Isles.
In 2014, it was announced that Kruger had joined the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful, as a day player. Kruger will make her debut as Eva, in an episode as part of the show’s location shoot in Paris, in August 2014. Kelly Kruger continues to recur as Eva.
In 2017, Kruger played villainess Joelle in the Lifetime film, Girls Night Out.
On March 9, 2018, it was announced by the Soap Opera Digest that Kruger is returning to The Young and the Restless as Mackenzie, the role that she last played in 2003.