Who Is Kellyn Acosta Girlfriend? Inside His Personal & Family Life

Published Date: 12 May, 2022 Updated date: 12 May, 2022 By Daniel Roffer

Kellyn Acosta is already shining in the Major League Soccer with his new team Los Angeles FC. Moreover, he has fulfilled one of his life dream of representing his country in the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Kellyn Acosta is a father of a baby but who is his girlfriend or baby mama? Learn about his dating status, parents, family, ethnicity & facts here.

Kellyn Acosta is an American soccer player currently playing for the MLS team Los Angeles FC. He represents the United States national team at the international level.

Kellyn Acosta Girlfriend: Who Is He Dating Now?

Acosta is currently dating a beautiful girlfriend named Hali Carleton.

Hali is a Cardiac Sonographer by profession. Currently, she works at Hoag and The Medical Center of Aurora.


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Moreover, she is a graduate of Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a minor in Criminal Justice. She hails from Atlanta, Georgia.

Kellyn and his girlfriend have been together for a year beginning their relationship in 2021. His girlfriend is always supportive of his career as evinced by her social media posts.

Who Is His Baby Mama?

Kellyn is a father of a three years old baby boys named Emerson Acosta. Emerson was born on 12 August 2018.


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However, he has not revealed the identity of his baby mama. Indeed, Hali is not his baby mama as they just began their relationship in 2021.

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Kellyn Acosta Parents: Inside His Family Life

Acosta was born to parents Kennith Acosta and Kanikah Perry Acosta on 24 July 1995. His birth name is Kellyn Kai Perry-Acosta.

The 26-year-old grew up with his parents and family in Plano, Texas a suburb of Dallas. He has two sisters named Kenny and Kenley-Grace as per the wiki sources.

Kellyn has got support parents and siblings. His family has played an influential role in his soccer career since the beginning.

What Is Kellyn Acosta Ethnicity?

Kellyn belongs to mixed ethnicity because of his family’s diverse ethnic background. His paternal grandmother is Japanese and his father was born in Japan.

Moreover, his mother is Puerto Rican. His paternal step-grandfather is Mexican and his surname Acosta comes from him.

Acosta was eligible for Japan or the United States but chose to represent the United States.

His Career Journey

Kellyn spent his youth at FC Dallas Development Academy in his hometown. Later, he committed to play soccer at the University of Maryland.

In August 2013, he made his first-team debut for FC Dallas. Initially, he played as a fullback and eventually transitioned to a defensive midfielder.

Acosta was traded to Colorado Rapids on 23 July 2018. He spent three seasons there and was acquired by Los Angeles FC on 14 January 2022.


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Internationally, he has played in the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup and became the youngest member of the U.S. squad at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.  On 31 January 2016, he made his senior international debut for the United States in a friendly game against Iceland.

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Some Interesting Facts About Kellyn Acosta

  • Kellyn earned a nomination for the MLS WORKS Humanitarian of the Year Award in 2021.
  • He is a music lover and enjoys music while training, games, and workout.
  • He is involved in social welfare activities and supports the Global Down Syndrome Foundation.
  • Acosta is a sneakerhead and has an enormous collection of shoes.
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