Kelly Ripa Kids, Husband, Family, Age, Height, Net Worth, Salary, Is She Dead?
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Kelly Ripa is best known as an actress (although her actress days are far behind her) and talk show host – she’s been killing it on WABC-TV Live since 2000. Ripa has what we are tempted to call the perfect life – a great career with an enviable salary a great husband and great children. What more could she want? Read on for more details.

Age (Birthday): October 2, 1970

Kelly was born as Kelly Maria Ripa in Stratford New Jersey. Her father Joseph Ripa was president of the union and bus driver while her mother Esther was a housewife.

Kelly Ripa Kids, Husband, Family

Kelly Ripa Kids, Husband, Family, Age, Height, Net Worth, Salary, Is She Dead?
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During her time on the ABC daytime show, All My Children which is where she first became famous Kelly Ripa met a certain Mark Consuelos who was added to the show in 1995 five years after Kelly began playing her role as Hayley Vaughan.

Just out of university (he graduated in marketing from the University of South Florida in 1994) Mark came to New York with the hope of pursuing a career as an actor. His first audition was for the role of Mateo Santos on AMC and for his screen tests, he was paired with who else? Kelly.

Kelly Ripa Kids, Husband, Family, Age, Height, Net Worth, Salary, Is She Dead?
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His character would later become Kelly’s love interest but before the plot developed until then, the two men had developed a fondness for each other.

“My first impression of my wife was – she was obviously extremely beautiful – but she was very funny very smart very fast,” Mark told E! in 2006.

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Less than a year after becoming co-stars Kelly and Mark were ready to take their relationship to the next level. They fled on May 1 1996 when they married in a small chapel – Kelly has always been a Catholic.

Kelly Ripa Kids, Husband, Family, Age, Height, Net Worth, Salary, Is She Dead?
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After their wedding in Vegas, they went to Rome for their honeymoon which lasted a week. Upon their return, they both continued to play in AMC until 2001 (they came back later in 2010 when they appeared in a few episodes).

While Kelly had left the show to focus on her new concert – Live Mike continued to score roles on both small and large screens. Since Kelly’s been in Live! Mike was the favorite star guest. Mike has made an inviting appearance in Hope & Faith – Kelly’s next sitcom since he left AMC in 2001. She remained on the sitcom ABC throughout the series from 2003 to 2006.

Kelly Ripa Kids, Husband, Family, Age, Height, Net Worth, Salary, Is She Dead?
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Thirteen months after the wedding that’s how long it took Kelly and her husband Mark to start a family together. The couple welcomed their first child Michael Joseph born on June 2, 1997.

Four years later they welcomed the next child a girl named Lola Grace born on June 16, 2001. Their third and last child their son Joaquin Antonio Consuelos was born on February 24, 2003.

Kelly Ripa Kids, Husband, Family, Age, Height, Net Worth, Salary, Is She Dead?
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Kelly often talks about her children in her live show! In an episode in 2017 when she cried on the set while talking to her co-host Ryan Seacrest about her son Joaquin’s dyslexia.

In 2007 Kelly and her husband founded their own production company Milojo which used the first two letters of each of their three children. Milojo’s first project was The Streak a feature-length documentary about Brandon High School’s wrestling team and its 34 successful years.

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The Streak which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2008 was nominated for an Emmy Award. Other projects include the Masters of Reception documentary series the film Off the Rez the short film The Bensonhurst Spelling Bee and more.

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Kelly’s husband Mark has Italian and Mexican roots from his parents. Born on March 30, 1971, in Zaragoza Spain he grew up in Lebanon Illinois.

Kelly Ripa Net Worth, Salary

Ripa’s work on Live! is lucrative enough to make her one of the highest-paid television hosts in America. In 2016 Forbes estimated that she earned $17 million making her the 9th highest-paid television host of the year. On average Kelly earns an annual salary of $20 million. Kelly Ripa’s net worth is estimated at $100 million.

Height: 5 feet 2 inches (1.6 m)

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Is She Dead?

Like a number of Hollywood stars Kelly Ripa was the victim of a deadly hoax. A Facebook page called ‘R.I.P. Kelly Ripa’ mysteriously appeared saying that Ripa was dead and that his fans should like this page as a sign of condolences to the TV host. The page quickly attracted attention but almost immediately it was discovered to be fake. Kelly Ripa is alive and well.

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Quick Facts About Kelly Ripa

Date of Birth: 2 October 1970
 Age: 49 years old
 Birth Nation: United States of America
 Height: 5 Feet 2 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