Kelly Ripa Husband, Kids, Family, Weight, Diet & More

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Kelly Ripa Husband, Kids, Family, Weight, Diet & More

American actress and TV personality Kelly Ripa is best known for her roles as Faith Fairfield in the comedy series Hope & Faith (2003-2006), and Hayley Vaughan on All My Children (1990-2010).

Apart from that, she is also widely recognized as the co-host of morning talk show Live! with Regis and Kelly (1991-2020). For her work as host in the talk show, Kelly has won the Daytime Emmy Awards six times. 

Kelly Ripa's Married Status

Kelly Ripa is married to actor Mark Consuelos.

The two met in 1994, while Mark was auditioning for a role on All My Children. Mark got the part and was cast opposite Kelly as her love interest.

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Slowly, the on-screen romance developed into an off-screen friendship and then much more. The two eventually started going out. After dating for a short time, Mark proposed to Kelly.

Following the proposal, the couple eloped to Las Vegas and got married on 1st May 1996.

Kelly Ripa with husband Mark Consuelos on January 2020 (Photo: Kelly Ripa's Instagram)

On her wedding day, Kelly wore a $199 dress that she purchased on stock clearance.

Her Husband

Kelly's husband, Mark Consuelos, is an actor who is best known for his role as Mateo on the soap opera All My Children (1995-2010). He has also appeared in other TV shows like American Horror Story (2012-2013), Alpha House (2013-2014), Queen of the South (2016-2017), and Riverdale (2017-2020), to name a few.

Mark was born on 30th March 1971 in Zaragoza, Spain, to an Italian mother and a Mexican father. But he grew up living in Italy and the United States.

Kelly Ripa's Kids

Kelly and Mark are parents to three kids. Their eldest son, Michael Consuelos was born on 2nd June 1997. Michael is the godson of actors Chris Bruno and Eva LaRue.

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After Michael, their second child- daughter, Lola Grace Consuelos was born on 16th June 2001.

Kelly Ripa with husband Mark Consuelos and kids in June 2019 (Photo: Kelly Ripa's Instagram)

And their youngest son Joaquin Antonio Consuelos was born on 24th February 2003.

Michael also has some acting credits on his name. He portrayed the role of his father, Mark's character, Hiram Lodge's younger self in CW's hit Riverdale (2018).

Short Bio/ Age/ Family 

Kelly was born Kelly Maria Ripa on 2nd October 1970 in Stratford, New Jersey, USA.

Her parents are Joseph Ripa and Esther Ripa. She boasts mixed Italian and Irish ancestry from her full Italian American father and her Italian and Irish mother. Kelly grew up alongside her younger sister Linda Ripa, who is an established children's book author. 

Height/ Weight & Diet

Kelly Ripa boasts a gorgeous body standing at the height of 5 feet 2½ inches (1.59 meters) with a complementing weight of 50 kg (110 pounds).

To maintain her glamorous physique, Kelly trains every day. She mixes her interval training workout with dance classes to make workout sessions more fun. 

Further, she also follows a strict diet. Her mornings usually start with a cup of cappuccino made by her husband. After coffee, she takes her breakfast only after completing her morning talk show, usually after 10 a.m. At breakfast, she goes for yogurt, granola, and berries. Her lunch and dinner are typically simple homemade dishes. 

Further, she also disclosed that she tries to include more fresh foods in her diet and stays away from processed and junk foods as much as possible.

Some Other Facts

  • Kelly graduated from Eastern Regional High School in New Jersey and later joined Camden County College to study Psychology but eventually dropped out to pursue a full-time career in acting.
  • On 12th October 2015, Kelly got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
  • The All My Children star has her clothing line called- The Kelly Ripa Collection.