Kelly Ripa : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

Kelly Ripa is a household name in the entertainment industry, known for her vibrant personality and remarkable career. From her early days as a soap opera actress to her current role as a beloved television host, Ripa has captured the hearts of millions of fans around the world. In this article, we’ll delve deep into the fascinating world of Kelly Ripa, uncovering interesting facts about her life and career.

Early Life and Upbringing

Born on October 2, 1970, in Stratford, New Jersey, Kelly Maria Ripa was raised in a close-knit family with Italian and Irish heritage. Her father, Joseph Ripa, was a labor union president and bus driver, and her mother, Esther, was a homemaker. She has a younger sister, Linda, who is a children’s book author.

Ripa was a cheerleader during her high school years at Eastern Regional High School in Voorhees Township, New Jersey. Encouraged by her drama teacher to pursue acting, she starred in local theater productions and was discovered while performing in The Ugly Duckling during her senior year. She attended Camden County College studying psychology, but dropped out and moved to New York City to pursue an acting career.

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameKelly Maria Ripa
Alternative Names(s)Kelly Consuelos
Date of BirthOctober 2, 1970
Age (as of 2024)53 years
Zodiac SignLibra
BirthplaceStratford, NJ
HometownBerlin, NJ
Current AddressN/A
Education QualificationCollege Dropout
Hobbies and InterestsActing, Dancing
Languages KnownEnglish
Social Media ProfilesFacebook, Instagram, Twitter
Wikipedia ProfileLink
IMDb ProfileLink

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Physical DetailsInformation
Body TypeSlim
Body Measurements33-24-33 inches
Height5’3″ (160 cm)
Weight110 lbs (50 kg)
Chest33 inches
Waist24 inches
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourBlonde
Distinctive FeaturesSquare-shaped face

Family and Relationships – Boyfriend/Husband, Affairs

Kelly Ripa is married to actor Mark Consuelos, whom she met on the set of “All My Children”. They have three children together: Michael, Lola, and Joaquin. Ripa and her family are known for their close bond and shared love for the entertainment industry.

Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse – HusbandMark Consuelos
FatherJoseph Ripa
MotherEsther Ripa
Children Michael, Lola, Joaquin
Siblings Linda Ripa
Affairs – Boyfriend(s) Mark Consuelos
Significant RelationshipsMark Consuelos (Husband)

Rise to Stardom

Ripa’s first national television exposure came in 1986 when she appeared as a regular dancer on Dancin’ On Air, leading into Dance Party USA. Her career goal at the time was to be a newscaster and she often did the cast news reports. Ripa was cast in her first major acting role in 1990 as Hayley Vaughan, a troubled party girl, on All My Children. She concluded her 12-year role in 2002, but returned for two episodes in 2010 to help celebrate the soap opera’s 40th anniversary.

Kelly Ripa - Rise To Stardom
Kelly Ripa – Rise To Stardom

Kelly Ripa – Debut Film – All My Children (1990)

"All My Children" Cast Reunion Part 1

Kelly Ripa – Successful Film – The Great Buck Howard (2008)

Career, Awards, and Achievements

Ripa’s career spans numerous celebrated television series playing various roles. She is best known for her role as a co-host on the popular morning talk show “Live! with Kelly and Ryan,” alongside Ryan Seacrest. The show has been on the air since 2001. Ripa has won three Daytime Emmy Awards. In 2014, The Hollywood Reporter named her one of the Most Powerful People in Media.

Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actress, Host
Debut FilmMarvin’s Room
Notable RolesHayley Vaughan, Faith Fairfield
Recent FilmsThe Stand In
Upcoming FilmsPine Valley
Popular TV SeriesLive!, Hope & Faith
AwardsDaytime Emmys, Hollywood Walk of Fame
EndorsementsElectrolux, Ryka
PhilanthropyOvarian Cancer Research, WIN
Professional AssociationsN/A
TrainingBallet, Acting
Production CompanyMilojo
Box Office SuccessThe Fall Guy
Critical AcclaimThe Fall Guy

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Dollars$120 million
Per Movie Charges in Dollars$22 million
Per Endorsement Charges in Dollars$45.5 million
Sponsorship Deals Campobasso 1919
Business Ventures Milojo Productions, Clothing Line
Investments Real Estate
Real Estate Holdings Manhattan Townhouse, Hamptons Home
Luxury Items/Properties Owned NYC Brownstone, Hamptons Estate
Cars Collection SPORTS CARS

Favorite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Favorite profileInformation
Favorite ActorMark Consuelos
Favorite ActressN/A
Favorite FilmJaws
Favorite Music BandsN/A
Favorite SportSnowshoeing
Favorite BooksN/A
Favorite ColourGreen
Favorite Foodsalad piled with microgreens, avocado, sprouts, and raw nuts
Things She LikesDownton Abbey, Dance Moms, Portrait of a Lady by Frederic Malle
Things She DislikesN/A

Top 5 Best Films – Kelly Ripa

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman2003N/A
The Great Buck Howard2008N/A
Marvin’s Room1996N/A
I’m Still Here2010N/A

Controversies – Kelly Ripa

  • Tumultuous relationship with Regis Philbin.
  • Strained relationship with Michael Strahan.
  • Criticism over her memoir, “Live Wire”.
  • Alleged feud with former “Live!” co-host Regis Philbin.
  • Controversy over her new memoir “Live Wire”.

Interesting Facts – Kelly Ripa

  • Ripa was a cheerleader before entering the world of glamour.
  • She donated her money to charities like Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Stand Up For A Cure, The Heart Truth.
  • She has won three Daytime Emmy Awards.
  • She was named Best Actress at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival in 1999.
  • She was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2015.
  • She is known for her dedication to fitness and maintains a rigorous workout routine.

Kelly Ripa’s journey from a local dancer to a renowned television host is truly inspiring. Her dedication, talent, and resilience have made her a role model for many aspiring actors and hosts. Despite the controversies and challenges, she has always emerged stronger, proving that with hard work and passion, one can achieve great heights in the entertainment industry.

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