Kaylee Anne DeFer is an American former actress famously known for playing the role of Hillary Gold on The War At Home and Ivy Dickens on teen drama Gossip Girl. She also runs two businesses, one is her own fashion chain Milkitla and the other is her food business “The Trencher Girls”.
Kaylee DeFer was born on September 23, 1986, in Tuscan, Arizona, the United States to father David DeFer and mother Cynthia DeFer. she is not the only kid in the family and has a brother named Link DeFer. Kaylee attended Pusch Ridge Christian Academy in Tucson. Her first ever role was in musical theatre when she was only 8 years old. In high school, she portrayed the main character of Kim MacAfee in the musical Bye Bye Birdie. While she was a teenager, she left her hometown and shifted to Los Angeles to pursue her lifelong dream of being an actress.
Kaylee DeFer Career
In 2003, when Kaylee was merely a teenager, she moved to Los Angeles to become a professional actress and achieve her dream. In March 2004 she made her debut with an appearance in the Nickelodeon sitcom Drake & Josh. Since then, Kaylee made a number of appearances on North Shore as Emily, in Quintuplets as Stephanie, and The Mountain as Scarlett for the following year. In 2005 she made her film debut by playing the role of Des in the action comedy film Underclassman. Kaylee. The same year she was also signed up for the role of Hillary Gold in the American sitcom The War at Home where she played the main role. DeFer was also seen in the drama film Flicka as Miranda Koop.
Subsequently, over the years, she was seen in television shows such as Shark as Katie Dobbs in 2007, in 2009 in the series Ghost Whisperer as Angie Halsenback and as Tory Payne in Bones, and finally in drama series CSI: Miami as Valerie Metcalf. In 2010 she was seen on the sets of popular comedy series How I Met Your Mother as Casey and the same following year she made her highlighting appearance in teen drama Gossip Girl as Ivy Dickens/ Charlie, which made her the main character in season 6 of the series.
In 2011, Kaylee featured in three films named In My Pocket, Renegade and Red State, and also featured on an episode of Friends with Benefits as Mary Webber. Kaylee also made an appearance through her role as Rebecca White in the television film Layover. She was last seen in the role of Michelle in the film Darkroom. The actress has announced in May 2013, that she plans to take a break from acting after the birth of her son.
Kaylee DeFer Biography
|Real Name||Kaylee Anne DeFer|
|Birth Date||23 September 1986|
|Birth Place||Tucson, Arizona, U.S.|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimetres – 168 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 59 kg – in Pounds – 130 lbs|
|Bra (Breast) Size||32B|
|Shoe Size||8 (U.S.)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Brother||Will DeFer, Lincoln DeFer|
|School||Pusch Ridge Christian Academy|
|Is she a lesbian?||No|
|Husband||Michael Fitzpatrick (m. 2015)|
|Children||One (Theodore Ignatius Fitzpatrick)|
|Favourite TV Show||Breaking Bad!|
|Favourite Shampoo||Klorane Dry Shampoo|
|Favourite Mascara||Shiseido Perfect|
Kaylee was in a relationship with Michael Raymond Pereira, who is a Jewellery designer since 2002. The couple was engaged but in January 2012, Kaylee called off the engagement. Later in May 2013, Kaylee along with Michael Fitzpatrick announced that they are expecting a baby and are 20 weeks pregnant. The two were not planning on a baby nor they were planning to marry anytime soon. However, on July 25, 2015, both of them tied the knot and now have three sons, Theodore Ignatius, Sebastian Danger, and Rémy Lincoln.
Kaylee DeFer Net worth
As of 2020, the former actress’s net worth is estimated to be around $800 thousand dollars. Kaylee who was last seen playing roles on the screen back in May 2013, has been on a break ever since. Side-by-side being a mom, she also runs her two businesses.
- Kaylee Anne DeFer is an American former actress known for starting as Ivy Dickens on Gossip Girl and Hillary Gold on The War at Home.
- She resides with her husband Michael Fitzpatrick and their three lovely sons in Los Angeles
- She has over 29.1k followers on Instagram.
- Kaylee had previously auditioned for the role of Raina Thorpe on Gossip Girl but bagged the role of Ivy Dickens.
- She has co-founded a food business named The Trencher Girls along with her best friend, Nicola Tallarico.