Who is Kelly Ripa?
Kelly Ripa is an American actress, dancer, as well as talk show host and television producer. She was born on October 2, 1970, in Berlin, New Jersey, US.
|Celebrated Name||Kelly Ripa|
|Profession||Actress, Dancer, Talk Show Host, Television Producer|
|Birth Date||October 2, 1970|
|Birth Place||New Jersey, US|
|Full Name||Kelly Maria Ripa|
|Parents||Father: Joseph Ripa
Mother: Esther Ripa
|Height||5 feet 2 inches|
|Net Worth||$100 million|
Kelly was born to Joseph Ripa and Esther Ripa, as Kelly Maria Ripa. She was born with the sun sign Libra. Furthermore, She holds an American nationality and a Roman Catholic religion. With the height of 5 feet 2 inches and weight about 98 pounds, she has been able to maintain her body fit and healthy.
Kelly grew up with her sister Linda Ripa, who is a book author. In the acting profession, she is the first one to enter in her family. Kelly attended Eastern Regional High School, located in Voorhees Township, New Jersey. During her high school, her drama teacher encouraged her in an acting career. After completing high school, she went to Camden County College. There, she was studying psychology. However, she dropped out and moved to New York City to pursue her in an acting career.
Kelly Ripa Career
Kelly Ripa, from her high school days, developed an interest in an acting career. During her high school, she was a cheerleader and in the school drama, as her drama teacher Jim Beckley encouraged her. Jim Beckley always commented on her as a natural performer.
Later, after she moved to New York City, she made an appearance on the local television. Eventually, in 1986, she appeared on national television for the first time as a regular cast in “Dancin’ On Air.” Meanwhile, she played the role as a regular dancer on Dance Party USA. Likewise, in 1990, she appeared in the TV series “All My Children” as the role of Hayley Vaughan. The purpose was her first significant role, which made her a well-known face in the industry, which ran till 2002.
Subsequently, she appeared in the television films, including “Marvin’s Room,” “Someone to Love,” and “The Stand-In.” Also, in 2000, she co-hosted “The Morning Show,” an American morning talk program show. The show is running till now, along with the co-hosts Michael Strahan and Regis Philbin. In 2002, she appeared in Family Guy in one episode. Family Guy is an American sitcom starring Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Lacey Chabert, Mila Kunis, and Mike Henry. Kelly also appeared as the main cast of Hope & Faith from 2003 to 2006 alongside Faith Ford, Ted McGinley, Nicole Paggi, Megan Fox, Macey Cruthird, Jansen Panettiere, and Paulie Litt.
Besides, Kelly Ripa has earned tremendous success from the production company, Milojo. This is a company which she co-founded along with her husband. Furthermore, she is the celebrity brand endorser of the company, Electrolux. Apart from her career, Kelly uses her fortune to helping the charities for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, The Heart Truth, Stand Up For A Care, and many others. Also, she has been active in supporting “Mother Against Drunk Driving.”
Kelly Ripa is a married woman. She married an American actor Mark Consuelos. The couple met in the set of “All My Children.” They dated for a brief time and eventually married on May 1, 1996. Moreover, the couple is blessed with three children together.
Kelly Ripa, along with earning massive popularity, has been able to gain a fair amount of money. Her net worth is estimated to be about $100 million.