While starring on "All My Children", Kelly Ripa developed closeness with her co-star, Mark Consuelos, in 1995. Mark Consuelos, a Spanish-born American actor dated Kelly for almost a year, & shortly after in May of 1996, they eloped together. Together they are the parents of three children, Michael Joseph (born in June of 1997), Lola Grace (born in June of 2001) & Joaquin Antonio, who was born in February of 2003.
A renowned name in American entertainment industry, Kelly Ripa is best known for her appearance as talk show host, television personality, television producer and actress. From year 1990 to 2002, Kelly portrayed the part of Hayley Vaughan on television soap opera "All My Children". Globally renowned for co-hosting syndicated morning talk-show called "Live! with Kelly and Michael", Kelly is also better known for her appearance as Faith Fairfield on "Hope & Faith". Moreover, Kelly has along appeared with her husband, Mark Consuelo owns New York based production company called "Milojo". In year 2012, Kelly was named one of the Most Powerful People in Media by The Hollywood Reporter. It was in 1990 when Kelly earned her breakthrough role of Hayley Vaughan on television soap opera called "All My Children". In June of 2012, Kelly's show "Live! with Kelly and Michael" earned its first Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show. Mostly known for her television projects, Kelly has also appeared in numerous featured movies to her credit. She has starred in acclaimed Miramax feature movie "Marvin's Room" alongside Leonardo DiCaprio & Meryl Streep in 1996. In 1999, Kelly won Best Actress award for her performance in "The Stand-In" at New York International Independent Film and Video Festival.
An American personality Kelly Pipe, who was born as Kelly Maria Ripa, on October 2nd, 1970, in Stratford, New Jersey, United States, Kelly is the child of Esther & Joseph Ripa. Raised as a Roman Catholic alongside her younger sister, Linda, an author of children's book, Kelly is of Irish & Italian descent. First in the family members to ever choose acting profession, Kelly studied ballet since her age of three & plays the piano as well. Kelly had graduated from Eastern High School located in Voorhees Township, New Jersey, where she was the cheerleader & later was encouraged to pursue acting career by her drama teacher. Afterwards, she starred in the local theater productions & was later discovered by A.A. Milne while performing in comedy play called "The Ugly Duckling", which was during her senior year. Additionally, she has also attended Camden County College, studying psychology, but later dropped out & shifted to New York City to become an actress.
Named among the People's magazine "Most Intriguing People" as well named as one of the "Most Powerful People in Media" by The Hollywood Reporter, Kelly Ripa is an American television personality, actress, television producer, who also serves as successful & valuable spokesperson for numerous companies.