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Max Bennett Kelly Bio, Age, Parents, Ella Purnell Boyfriend

Ella Purnell’s character on Yellowjackets might be a bit of a snake when it came to romance, but her love life IRL couldn’t differ more. The actress was dating Max Bennett Kelly in 2023.

So, who is her boyfriend? Keep reading this Max Bennett Kelly Bio to learn all about him.

Meet Max Bennett Kelly, Ella Purnell Boyfriend

Max and Ella Purnell started their love story at least in March 2022. At the time, Ella shared her first pic with Max on her IG post captioned, “Max Bennett Kelly appreciation post.”

According to the Yellowjackets star, Max was her rock in mid-2022. “There’s just no way I could have gotten through this without him. He’s dealt with everything like a total champ,” she said. It seems Max dealt with all the “annoying stuff” — the phone calls, the police reports, the insurance stuff, all the paperwork, driving, cooking, and more. Plus, “the emotional labor” of taking care of Ella when she couldn’t cope at all.

“I’ve never seen anything like it. How overwhelming his love is. It’s emotional being loved like this – being in the light of someone so kind and generous and gentle. Max, I adore you,” the star added.

Overall, Ella labeled Max to be a “wonderful, vibrant, funny, talented, and smart,” person. She love the way he treated people and interacted with the world. And having found him was the greatest joy in life for her. “You bring out the best in me, and then some. Thank you for standing up for me and inspiring me in everything you do and teaching me so much. You feel made for me, and I feel made for you, and I know that’s gross and corny but I don’t care because that’s how you make me feel. You are the greatest partner,” Ella praised him a little more.

The last saw the lovebirds after their joyous Valentine’s Day celebration was at the premiere of the Yellowjackets season 2 in April 2023.

Prior to Max, Ella dated her Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children co-star Asa Butterfield. Sadly, the two only lasted a year.

Max Bennett Kelly Age

Max Bennett Kelly was 26 years of age in 2023. He is the same age as his girlfriend Ella Purnell.

Di you know: Max’s real name is Marcello Mottola Jr

Who Are Max Bennett Kelly Parents?

Max Bennett Kelly was born to his parents Marcello Mottola Sr and Stefanie Abadilla Mottola.

His father, Marcello is a  Seattle, Washington native who attended Rainier Beach High School and Loyola Marymount University and joined Comcast/Effectv as a “Senior Producer/Creative Director” in Feb 1991. Even now, after 32 years, he’s still employed there — writing, producing, and directing award-winning television/digital advertising campaigns, long-form video content, and short films,

As for his mother, Stefanie is from  Renton, Washington. She went to Renton Senior High School and graduated in 1985.

Marcello and Stefanie were 56 and 57 years of age in 2023 respectively. They were married on November 16, 1991.

Talking about his sibling, Max has a sister named Adriana Elisa Mottola. “She’s fierce, smart, independent, loving, and loyal. She is also the heart of our family,” their mother described.

Max Bennett Kelly Height

Max Bennett Kelly stands tall at a height of 6 feet (182 cm).

His distinct features include — blond hair, brown eyes, and a fit body.

Max Bennett Kelly Career

Max is an actor, model, and singer.

He started his musical journey as a kid joining the orchestra (where he played upright bass). Then, he discovered the band Green Day at 9 and that changed everything. “I was obsessed with reading their lyrics. So I started writing songs that were just lyrics because at the time that’s all songs were to me,” he said. Eventually, he formed a band with his neighbors, and that lasted for the next 10 years.

Fast forward to 2020, Max then launched his solo project “Happy, Healthy, Well-Adjusted” bridging his nostalgic teenage angst years with the new era of alt-rock resurgence. Now, “Happy, Healthy, Well-Adjusted” is his most popular song followed by Birthday, The Outsiders and So Far Gone.

His biggest influence is the band Brand New. “I take a lot of inspo from them. I also went through a huge Wonder Years kick earlier this year,” he said. 

But it’s not just emo stuff. Max also listens to a lot of hip-hop like Mac Miller.

As for his education, Max got his bachelor’s in Business Economics from the University of Arizona in 2019.

How Much Is Max Bennett Kelly Net Worth?

By 2023, Max garnered a net worth of under $200 thousand.

Related FAQs

  • Is Max Bennett Kelly On Instagram And Twitter?

Find him on Instagram @maxbennettkelly and Twitter @maxbennettkelly.

Also, here’s his TikTok @maxbennettkelly, Youtube @MaxBennettKelly, and Facebook @marcellomottola.

  • When Is Max Bennett Kelly Birthday?

Max receives his birthday wishes on January 10 and is of the Capricorn zodiac.

On his 26th birthday, Ella took to her IG to write, “Happy Birthday to my love 🌹 you are the best thing to ever happened to me. X”

  • Where Is Max Bennett Kelly From?

Max hails from Seattle, Washington.

But in 2023, he resided in Los Angeles, California.

His ethnicity is Asian, Ethnically Ambiguous / Multiracial, Indigenous Peoples, Latino / Hispanic, Southeast Asian / Pacific Islander, White / European Descent.

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