Kelly Ripa Biography

Updated On Jan 21, 2019 Published On Sep 28, 2015
Facts of Kelly Ripa
Date of Birth: 1970 , October-2
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Kelly Ripa
Birth Name Kelly Maria Ripa
Father Joseph Ripa
Mother Esther Ripa
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Stratford, New Jersey
Ethnicity Italian-Irish
Profession Actress
Net Worth $100 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Weight in KG 50 kg
Famous for Actress talk show host television producer
Married Yes
Married to Mark Consuelos (m. 1996)
Children Michael Joseph Consuelos, Joaquin Antonio Consuelos, Lola Grace Consuelos
Education Camden County College
Awards Daytime Emmy Award
Movies Delgo
TV Show Live with Kelly Since 1983
Siblings Linda Ripa
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Kelly Ripa, full name Kelly Maria Ripa is a famous American actress, talk show host, dancer, and television producer best known for appearing in Dancin' On Air, All My Children, and Dance Party USA

Kelly Ripa' Early Life And Education

Kelly Ripa was born as Kelly Maria Ripa on October 2, 1970, and is 48 years old. She was born in Stratford, New Jersey, the United States of America to a middle-class family to mother Esther and father Joseph Ripa.

Both of her parents were middle-class workers, but they worked from different fields. She studied at Eastern Regional High School and later attended Camden County College where she studied psychology. But later, she dropped out of dropped out.

She is of American nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity, Italian and Irish.

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Kelly Ripa' Career

Kelly Ripa had already established herself as a diverse woman. She is not only an actress but also the television celebrity who has hosted lots of television shows in her life.

Kelly actually dreamed of being an actress since her childhood days. While Kelly was in her high school days, she also used to perform as a cheerleader.

Kelly first began her acting career back in 1986 but during those days, she didn't act but danced. In 1986, she appeared on Dancin' On Air and then leading to Dance Party USA.

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After almost half-decade later in 1990, she played her first acting role in All My Children.

In 1996, Kelly has acted in Marvin's Room alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Meryl Streep.

Kelly serves as a spokesperson and has partnered with 7 Up, TD Bank, Tide, and Pantene, and is currently busy with Rykä and Electrolux.

Kelly Ripa' Personal Life

Talking about Kelly Ripa' personal life and current relationship status, she is a married woman. She is married to Mark Consuelos whom she first met in 1995. Her husband is also an American actor and has worked together in All My Children.

Later, just after dating for a couple of months, the couple got eloped on May 1, 1996. The pair is now living two years long married life without any divorce issues.

The pair has three children in total. Just after a year of getting married, Kelly gave birth to Michael Joseph born on June 2, 1997. Their second child, Lola Grace was born on June 16, 2001. They welcomed their third child, Joaquin Antonio born on February 24, 2003.

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Kelly Ripa' Net Worth

Kelly, who has been active in different fields, has earned a huge amount of money. As of early 2019, Kelly Ripa' net worth is estimated to be around $100 million and earns an annual salary of $20 million.

Her notable movie is Fly Me to the Moon that earned a total of $41,721,414 in the box office. Kelly Ripa' salary was around $36,000 for each episode for her role in Live with Kelly and Ryan.

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Kelly Ripa facts on timeline

Born in Stratford, New Jersey

October 2 , 1970

Kelly Ripa was from a middle class family born as Kelly Maria Ripa in Stratford, New Jersey, United States of America to Esther and Joseph Ripa. Both of her parents were middle class workers but they worked from different fields. She is an American and is of various ancestries and that is of Italian and Irish.

Joined Eastern Regional High School

1989

She also attended several schools in her life, in 1989; she was enrolled at Eastern Regional High School. While she was there, she didn't only study there but also took a step to begin her acting career. And she finally graduated from there in 1989.

Married to Mark Consuelos

May 1 , 1996

Kelly Ripa is a humble woman and is married. She is married to Mark Consuelos a long time ago. She married him in 1996 in the month of May. She also has three children with him. Besides this, she is not involved in any kind of extra marital affairs.

First child

June 2 , 1997

She became mother for the first time in her life in 1997. She actually gave birth to her first child, a son, Michael Joseph Consuelos after being married with her husband, Mark Consuelos for about a year. The father of her child is also her husband.

Second child, Lola Grace Consuelos

June 16 , 2001

She became mother for the second time in her life in 2001. She actually gave birth to her second child, a daughter, Lola Grace Consuelos on 16th June 2001. The father of her child is also her husband. She was born with average weight and with good health.

Third child, Joaquin Antonio Consuelos

February 24 , 2003

She also became pregnant for the third time in her back in 2003. She announced that she is pregnant with her third child at the end of 2002 and she also reveled that it will be soon at the start of 2003. She gave birth to her third child in February, 24th.

Began her acting career

1986

She actually dreamed of acting since her childhood days. While she was in her high school days she also used to act. She first began her acting career back in 1986 but during those days, she didn't act but danced. She took part in several dancing competitions and reveled she can do a lot in her life. 

Played her first movie

1990

Kelly Ripa had already established herself as a diverse women, she is not only an actress but also the television celebrity who has hosted lots of television shows in her life. After almost half decade later in 1990, she played her first acting role and it was in All My Children. 

Won Daytime Emmy Awards

2006

She has been nominated in Daytime Emmy Awards for sixteen different times in her life. She first got her nomination in this award back in 1993 but it took her more than a decade to be honored with this award. She first won this award in 2006 for Outstanding Talk Show Host.

Won New York International Independent

1999

She has also been honored once in her life with the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival. But she has also been nominated in this award once. She first got nominated in this award in 1999 for portraying her role in The Stand In.

Nominated in People's Choice Awards, USA

2005

She has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards in her life and she has also been honored with some of these awards. She has also been nominated in People's Choice Awards, USA not once but seven different times in her life but she has not been honored with this yet.

Won Soap Opera Digest Awards

1996

In 1993, she got her first nomination in Soap Opera Digest Awards. She was nominated for being the hottest female actress but it was three years back she was honored with this award. She was awarded for being the Outstanding Younger Leading Actress.

Listed in People Magazine's list

2001

Besides being nominated in lots of prestigious award and being honored with that she has also been listed in several magazines listings. In 2001, People Magazine’s released listings of 25 Most Intriguing People of that year and she was also included in that listings.

Net Worth and Salary

2019

As of early 2019, Kelly Ripa' net worth is estimated to be around $100 million and earns an annual salary of $20 million.