Kelly Ripa is an award-winning American actress, talk show host, and television producer who came to prominence for her role as Hayley Vaughan on the ABC daytime soap opera All My Children and also for her role as Faith Fairfield on the ABC sitcom Hope & Faith.
She is also known to be the co-host of the morning talk show, Live! with Kelly and Ryan. She also owned a New-York based production company, Milojo with her husband, Mark Consuelos.
|Full Name:||Kelly Maria Ripa|
|Date of Birth:||October 2, 1970|
|Place of Birth:||Stratford, New Jersey, United States|
|Occupation:||Actress, TV Host|
|Parents:||Esther Ripa, Joseph Ripa|
|Husband:||Mark Consuelos (m. 1996)|
|Children:||Lola Consuelos, Michael Joseph Consuelos, Joaquin Antonio Consuelos|
|Height:||5 feet 2 inches|
|Net Worth:||$120 million|
Kelly Ripa was born on October 2, 1970, in Berlin, New Jersey, United States into a catholic family. His parents, Esther is a homemaker, and Joseph Ripa, a labor union president. She has a sister named Esther who is a children’s book author.
She attended Eastern Regional High School in Voorhees Township, New Jersey, and also studied psychology at Camden County College before dripping out to focus on her acting career.
Ripa began her career as a dancer when she made an appearance on Dancin’ On Air, in 1986.
She made her acting debut in 1990, with a role as Hayley Vaughan in All My Children. She became the co-host of Live! with Kelly replacing Kathie Lee Gifford.
She came to the limelight for her role in Marvins Room in 1996 featuring alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Meryl Streep. She has starred in other films and TV series alike such as Riverdale, The Stand In, American Housewive, Broad City, Hannah Montana, Family Guy and many others.
She has a production company Milojo with her husband. “Miljo” was formed from their children’s names, Michael, Lola and Joaquin.
She has partnered with the likes of Pantene, Tide, 7 Up, and TD Bank. She also worked with Ryka, as the spokesperson for the brand’s footwear and sporting apparel in 2008.
Awards & Nominations
Kelly Ripa has won numerous awards such as:
- Best Actress Award at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (1999)
- Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host (2015 and 2016)
She was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2017 and also recognized for her work on the Disney Christmas Day Parade, which she co-hosted from 2001 to 2009, with the Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Special in 2006.
Kelly Ripa met Mark Consuelos in 1995 and got married in 1996. Their union is blessed with three children, Michael Joseph, Lola Grace and Joaquin Antonio.
Kelly Ripa is active on social media platforms. She has over 3.3 million followers on Instagram @kellyripa and more than 1.4 million followers on Twitter @KellyRipa
Kelly Ripa earns her career as an actress and television host. She has an estimated net worth of $120 million.
Frequently asked questions
Below are some frequently asked questions about Kelly Ripa:
Who is Kelly Ripa?
Kelly Ripa is an American actress, Tv host, and television producer.
How old is Kelly Ripa?
Kelly Ripa was born on October 2, 1970
Where is Kelly Ripa from?
Kelly Ripa is from Berlin, New Jersey, United States.
Is Kelly Ripa married?
Kelly Ripa got married to Mark Consuelos in 2009.
What is Kelly Ripa’s Net Worth?
Kelly Ripa has an estimated net worth of $120 million.