Kelly Ripa Age, Height, Career, Husband, Controversy, Kids, Net Worth, IG

Kelly Ripa is multi-talented, having worked in various fields like hosting, acting, dancing, production, and many more. She has been active in kellshow business for over four decades. 

She began her career in show business and as an artist with dancing. After gaining popularity, Ripa began experimenting with her art and made a name for herself in other fields.

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Kelly Ripa is 53 years old
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Ripa is recognized to be one of the most powerful people in the Media Business in America. Ripa works mostly as a producer for many movies and TV series under her watch.

She was one of the co-executive producers of a tv-series named Exhumed. Interestingly she also broke Guinness World Record for most banana-cream pies tossed in the mouth in one minute in one of her shows. 

Let’s learn some quick facts about her life:

Some Quick Facts

Name Kelly Ripa
Full Name Kelly Maria Ripa
Date of Birth 2nd October 1970
Birth Place New Jersey
Age 53 years old
Father’s Name Joseph Ripa
Mother’s Name Esther
Siblings  one
Height 5 feet 3 inches or 1.60 m
Nationality American
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Caucasian
Occupation Actress, Host, and Producer
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Husband Mark Consuelos
Marital Status Married
Net Worth $120 million
Social Media Presence Instagram, Twitter
Last Updated February 2023

Who is Kelly Ripa?

Kelly Ripa is multi-talented, having worked in various fields like hosting, acting, dancing, production, and many more. She has been active in show business for over four decades. 

Early Life and Parents

The actress was born in New Jersey to Esther and Joseph Ripa.

Her mother was a homemaker, whereas her father, Joseph Ripa, worked as a bus driver. Her father was also the Labor Union President. 

How tall is Kelly Ripa?

Born on 2nd October 1970, Ripa is 53 years of age. She stands for 5 feet 3 inches or 1.60 m and weighs around 55 kg or 121 lbs.

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Kelly Ripa’s children.
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Besides that, her body measurements are 33-24-33 inches or 84-61-84 cm. the American actress, dancer, talk show host, and television producer Kelly wears a size 7 (US) shoe.

Kelly Ripa Religion and Ethnicity

Talking about her origin, she has Irish and Italian roots. The actress was raised Catholic.

Ripa herself is a Libra. Moreover, her sexual orientation is straight.


The acting was an unheard-of work in her family as she was the first person to work as an actor professionally. Kelly went to Eastern Regional High School for her early studies.

Her passion for acting was nurtured while she was still in high school. Ripa’s school drama teacher suggested that she try out acting. 

She began training herself in theatre plays which helped her learn the foundations of acting. Ripa started her higher studies at Camden County College with a major in Psychology but soon dropped out of the course for passion.

Kelly Ripa Husband and Kids

Kelly is married to co-star, Mark Consuelos, while working in the show All My Children. They married a year later, in 1996

Ripa is especially interested in spreading awareness about Ovarian Cancer. She reportedly helped raise a whopping $3.5 million for The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund in 2011

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Kelly Ripa with her husband Mark Consuelos
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She has also been involved with a group named Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Other than Mark in her life, hardly anyone has come through Kelly.

Kelly Ripa Daughter

Ripa has three children from her relationship with Mark Consuelos: Joaquin Antonio, Lola Grace, and Michael Joseph. 

She has been involved in various charity events and organizations throughout her life. Similarly, her daughter, Lola is more famous than the other siblings.

She was born on 16th June 2001 and is 22 years of age and is an American Social Media Sensation.

Kelly Ripa’s Acting and Dancing Career

Ripa began her career in show business as a dancer. She was on a dancing reality tv show named Dancin’ On Air.

She was soon seen in another popular show named Dance Party USA. Ripa has planned to become a newscaster at that period in her life.

But her life completely changed after she starred in All My Children’s show. She played the role of a character named Hayley Vaughan in the show, a party girl. 

Ripa began her role in the series in 1990 and concluded in 2002 after working in the show for twelve years. Ripa came back to a tv show in 2003 after being cast in a show named Hope & Faith. 

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Kelly Ripa with her father Joseph Ripa
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She played the role of an unemployed former tv star in the show. The show was a big hit and had big names like Megan Fox and Ted McGinley.

It was one of the highest-rated shows on ABC while on air. Ripa appeared in a movie called Marvin’s Room, starring alongside behemoths like Leonardo DiCaprio and Meryl Streep.

Kelly Ripa Breaking News

The NFL player Michale co-hosted along with Kelly for over four years in the show. Helft, the show after Michale, got a chance to work as a morning anchor on Good Morning America. 

The player received a backslash as Rupa was blindsided by the news. After he left the show, the host revealed that she understood how it could have been an oversight on his behalf.

She also confessed that when you are comfortable with somebody, you may not give them the same consideration as somebody you’re not as comfortable with; a certain formality falls away.

Later, he also disclosed the tension he went through working with Ripa. He said one thing he tried was to have to meet with her every few weeks. However, they met for a few minutes and eventually did not need to meet.

Nonetheless, Michael also revealed that if there are people who think that he hates Kelly, then they are wrong. He respects her for her ability and how good she is at her job.  

Kelly Ripa’s Net Worth

Kelly is reportedly worth around $120 million. She has earned most of her wealth thanks to her acting and host work.

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Kelly has a net worth of 120 million.
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Ripa has also signed brand deals with companies like Tide, 7 Up, and TD bank. She also works as a spokesperson for several multinational companies. 

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Ripa has also invested much of her wealth in real estate. Ripa owns a townhouse in New York worth around $30 million. She has also bought herself a home in Hamptons for nearly $2.35 million.

Kelly Ripa Social Media

Kelly Ripa is quite active on social media. She uses her accounts to connect with her followers and fans efficiently.

She often updates her fans’ day-to-day life on her social media accounts. Ripa has a large following, specifically on Instagram.

Instagram3.3 m followers

Twitter1.4 m followers

Interesting Facts 

  • Kelly and her husband Mark Consuelos had broken up a day before they got married, but as they thought of their time together, they patched up and eloped ways to get married in Las Vegas.
  • Ripa tries her best to stay fit, but that doesn’t mean she shies away from food. She loves eating heavy food, unlike her husband.
  • She is a coffee person and a thick frosty coffee before she goes to host her show.
  • She has always been a dancer. But few know that she also learned to play piano as a child.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Does Kelly Ripa have any daughters?

Kelly does have a daughter, and her name is Lola Grace. Grace was born on the 16th of June in 2001 and is 20 years old right now. 

Who was Kelly Ripa’s first husband?

Mark Consuelos is Ripa’s first and only husband. They got married on the 1st of May in 1996.

Was Kelly Ripa in Riverdale?

Kelly appeared in Riverdale but only for a single episode. She appeared in Riverdale in 2019 in the episode “Chapter Forty-Six: The Red Dahlia.”

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