“I get paid to make out with the hunks!”
“If there's cheesecake in the house, I'll have some.”
“I'll quit tanning when the satchel handle grows out of my back.”
Kelly Ripa (born Kelly Marie Ripa in Stratford, New Jersey on October 2, 1970) is an American actress, talk show host, and television producer. She played Hayley Vaughan on All My Children from 1990–2002. She also played Faith Fairfield on Hope & Faith from 2003 to 2006. Kelly was named as Kathie Lee Gifford’s replacement on the morning talk show Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee on February 5, 2001. Kelly co-hosted with Regis Philbin on the then titled Live! with Regis and Kelly until September 4, 2012, when Michael Strahan replaced Regis. The show was renamed Live! with Kelly and Michael.
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Kelly Ripa is best known as the co-host of the popular syndicated morning talk show Live! with Kelly and Michael.
Kelly met her husband Mark Consuelos on the set of All My Children. After dating for a year, Kelly and Mark eloped in Las Vegas on May 1, 1996. On June 2, 1997, they welcomed their first son, Michael Joseph. The couple’s second child, Lola Grace, and third child, Joaquin Antonio, were born June 16, 2001 and February 24, 2003, respectively.