Mark Consuelos is a Spanish-born American actor who is widely known for his role as Mateo on the soap opera All My Children. He was born on March 30, 1971, to his father, Saul, and mother, Camilla Consuelos and grew up with his brother Dr. Michael Consuelos, a Lehigh Valley Hospital pediatrician and sister, a lawyer.
Consuelos's father is a Mexican while his mother is an Italian. He enrolled at Bloomingdale High School, Valrico Florida. He then gained his marketing degree from the University of South Florida in 1994. Later, he joined the University of Notre Dame.
Consuelos learned English in his tender age by watching American television. His Godmother, Eva Larue is an actress. He is the fan of New York Jets. Consuelos grew up in Italy and the United States and is fluent in Italian. He was born in Spain but he does not speak Spanish.
Mark Consuelos appeared in Hello, Dolly at the Looking Glass Playhouse. Moreover, he had a starring role in the educational serial, Connect With English.
Consuelos got his first break from the American television soap opera, All My Children where he had a role of Mateo Santos. After gaining a top-level popularity, he featured in numerous television series including Road Rules, Connect With English, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, I Hate My Teenage Daughter, The New Normal, Riverdale, The Night Shift, and many others.
Mark also appeared in several movies like The Great Raid, My Super Ex-Girlfriend, Wedding Daze, A Walk Among the Tombstones, All We Had, and so on.
The actor featured in a total of 104 episodes of All My Children through which he was awarded Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Younger Lead Actor, Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Male Newcomer, Soap Opera Digest Award for Hottest Romance along with Kelly Ripa, and ALMA Award for Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama as well.
Mark forced his friend Howard Stern to get married to model/actress Beth Ostrosky.
Consuelos is married to his beloved wife, Kelly Ripa. The couple has three children named, Michael Consuelos, Lola Consuelos, and Joaquin Consuelos.
They eloped to Las Vegas instead of having a formal wedding in 1996. The duo first met during Consuelos’ audition for the soap in 1995. They currently reside in Tampa Bay, Florida with the happy 20-years relationship without any rumors of divorce.
Mark Consuelos takes fitness seriously and works out regularly. He believes in Roman Catholic. He stands at 5 ft. 7 inch and weighs around 70kg. Consuelos belongs to white ethnicity and holds an American and Spanish nationality. Back in 2017, Ripa took to Instagram to wish her husband on his 46th birthday.
Consuelos has a very successful career in Film industry and has a reported net worth of $40 million as of 2018. However, he has n't revealed the exact figure of his annual salary so far. In 2015, they bought $27 million townhouse house on the Upper East side.