Kelly Ripa Biography: Kelly Ripa is a talk show host and actress from the United States. She has co-hosted the syndicated morning discussion show Live! with Kelly and Mark in different formats since 2001.
Kelly Ripa Biography
Kelly Ripa Biography: Kelly Maria Ripa was born in Berlin, New Jersey, on October 2, 1970. She is the daughter of Camden County Democratic County Clerk Joseph Ripa and homemaker Esther. Linda, her sister, is a children’s book author. Their parents raised the girls as Roman Catholics. Kelly is the 1st member of her family to pursue a career in acting. She studied ballet and grew up playing the piano. Her theatre teacher encouraged her to pursue acting while attending Eastern Regional High School in New Jersey. She appeared in local theater productions & attended Camden County College before dropping out to pursue performing in New York City.
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|Date Of Birth
|October 2, 1970
|Berlin, New Jersey
Kelly Ripa’s Personal Life
Ripa met her co-star Mark Consuelos on the set of All My Children in 1995. On May 1, 1996, they married. They have three children: Michael Joseph (born in 1997), Lola Grace (born in 2001), and Joaquin Antonio (born in 2003). A celebrity psychic was among the guests for Ripa’s first Live! With Regis audition on November 1, 2000. She correctly predicted Ripa’s pregnancy with her second child.
Kelly Ripa’s Net Worth
American actress and daytime television host Kelly Ripa has an estimated net worth of $120 million.
Kelly Ripa’s House
Kelly Ripa resides in Berlin, New Jersey, in an 11,400-square-foot luxurious home. Kelly Ripa purchased this home for $18 million. Kelly Ripa’s house has nine bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, two large pools, and additional features.
Kelly Ripa Career
Ripa immediately began getting local television appearances, and her first national television appearance came in 1986 when she was cast as a regular dancer on the show Dancin’ On Air. This led to a position at Dance Party USA.
Ripa became famous in 1990 on the ABC soap series “All My Children” as party girl Hayley Vaughn Santos. She appeared on the soap opera from 1990 to 2002, where she met her future husband, co-star Mark Consuelos. She worked on the comedy “Hope and Faith” after “All My Children.”
Ripa has co-hosted the morning talk show “Live with Regis and Kelly” since February 2001 while at the same time continuing to act in numerous television shows and movies, including “Hope and Faith” and “Missing.” The banter and chemistry between Ripa and her co-star Regis Philbin drew many new viewers to the show and helped it achieve high ratings. They were well-known for discussing their personal and family life on the broadcast. Their daily viewership averaged over 6 million people.
Kelly took over the show when Philbin departed in January 2011 and had a rotating cast of guest co-hosts when it was known as Live! with Kelly. In 2012, Michael Strahan became her new co-host, and the show was renamed Live! with Kelly & Michael. When Michael Strahan left the show in 2016, it was renamed Live! with Kelly. In 2017, Ryan Seacrest became her new co-host, and the show was renamed Live! with Kelly and Ryan. After Ryan’s departure in April 2023, Kelly’s husband, Mark Consuelos, is now positioned to replace Seacrest on the show.