Kelly Ripa’s Net Worth 2023: Ever been curious to know how much Kelly Ripa is worth. Well, you’re at the right place. To satisfy your curiosity read on, as we take you through the biography, salary, earnings, and net worth of Kelly Ripa. You’ll also learn how Kelly Ripa made her money.
Who is Kelly Ripa and How Much is She Worth?
||Kelly Maria Ripa
|Date of Birth
||October 2, 1970 (age 53)
||Actress, Dancer, Talk show host, and TV Producer
||5 ft 2 in (1.6 m)
||United States of America
|Source of Wealth
||Acting and TV Show
Kelly Ripa is an American actress, dancer, talk show host, and television producer with an estimated net worth of $125 million. As an actress, Ripa is famous for her roles as Hayley Vaughan in the soap opera “All My Children” and Faith Fairfield on the sitcom “Hope and Faith”.
She is also prominent as the co-host of the popular morning talk show “Live! with Kelly and Ryan”. Ripa and her husband, Mark Consuelos are the owners of Milojo, a New-York based production company.
Ripa has also received numerous recognitions and awards over the course of her acting career, some of which include the Daytime Emmy Award and Soap Opera Digest Award.
So how much do you know about Kelly Ripa? Read on as we take a look at how Kelly Ripa began her journey to fame.
Kelly Ripa was born on October 2, 1970, in Berlin, New Jersey, United States of America. She is the daughter of Joseph Ripa (father) and Esther (mother). Kelly has a sister named, Linda who is an author. Ripa has Italian and Irish ancestry and was raised Catholic. She studied ballet since age three and also plays the piano.
Kelly Ripa attended Eastern Regional High School in Voorhees Township, New Jersey. There, she was a cheerleader and was also encouraged by her drama teacher to pursue acting. With his help, Kellystarred in local theatre productions and was discovered during her performance in ‘The Ugly Duckling’.
She proceeded to Camden County College to study Psychology, but dropped out and moved to pursue an acting career in New York.
Kelly Ripa’s first national TV appearance came when she appeared as a regular dancer on “Dancin’ On Air” in 1986. Her ambition at the time was to be a newscaster, and she often did cast news.
Kelly’s first major acting role was in 1990 on the series “All My Children”, she had a 12-year run on the show. She also appeared in the movie “Marvin’s Room” in 1996.
The Live show which Kelly Ripa is most popular for started as “Live with Regis and Kathie Lee”, after the co-host, Kathie Lee Gifford’s exit from the show, Regis Philbin began a search for her replacement by holding on-air auditions. As stated by Philbin later, “It could only be Kelly. We knew that from her memorable debut onward”. Kelly Ripa was announced as the official replacement on February 5, 2001, and the show was renamed “Live with Regis and Kelly”. The ratings of the show increased by 80 per cent, and Kelly received the credits for bringing “a new life to the show”. Philbin exited the show in November 2011 and Kelly replaced him as the head of the show which was once again renamed “Live with Kelly”.
She re-enacted the process through which she was selected in her search for a co-host to replace Philbin and on September 4, 2012, “Live with Kelly and Michael” premiered. Michael Strahan once again exited the show and moved to “Good morning America”, and after hosting the show alone for a while, the show once again became “Live with Kelly and Ryan”, after Ryan Seacrest took over as a replacement.
The show is said to be currently reaching over 3.2 million viewers a day.
Some of the movie projects that Kelly has worked on include “Ugly Betty”, “Riverdale”, “Homemade Millionaire” and many more.
Kelly and her husband also own their own production company, and they have sold scripts to HBO, ABC, and Hulu, as well as creating shows and spinoff shows.
You might be eager to know more about Kelly Ripa’s personal life. Kelly Ripa dated her co-star on “All My Children”, Mark Consuelos, and they secretly tied the knot on May 1, 1996. Together, they have three children (born June 2, 1997), Lola Grace (born June 16, 2001), and Joaquin Antonio (born February 24, 2003). They have bought and sold properties and built businesses together.
Social Media Engagement
Kelly Ripa has a huge number of followers on her social media profile. She has over 3 million followers on her Instagram account. On Facebook, Ripa has over 585,000 followers. She also has over 1.4 million Twitter followers.
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Awards and Achievements
Kelly Ripa has received numerous awards and recognitions over the course of her career.
Ripa has won the Soap Opera Digest Award, Emmy Award, and Daytime Emmy Award. She has also received other honours which include
- The Broadcast Pioneers their Hall of Fame (2010).
- Hollywood Walk of Fame (2015).
- New Jersey Hall of Fame (2017).
Kelly Ripa Net Worth, Salary and Earnings 2023
As of December, 2023, Kelly Ripa has an estimated net worth of $125 million. Ripa’s primary source of income is her acting and talk show career.
She also earns money from brand endorsement, promotion, sponsorship, advertisement. In recent years, she’s served as a spokesperson for several companies. She has done promotions for Colgate, Tide, Pantene, 7 Up, TD Bank Ancestry.com, Electrolux, Rykä and more.
Ripa’s annual salary as a co-host of the “Live with Kelly and Ryan” show is $22million. She also earns from her co-owned Production company and from the sales of her book “Live Wire” which was released in July 2021.
Real Estate Investment
Kelly Ripa also has investments in real estate. She and her husband, Mark owns several homes around the country. In 2005, they paid $9 million to buy a 6,700 square-foot home in New York City. Years later she sold the home for $12 million.
In May 2014, they sold another NYC home for $24.5 million. Their primary NYC residence is worth at least $30 million. In 2004, they paid $2.35 million for a home in Hamptons. The home is literally worth between $10-15 million. Ripa and Mark’s real estate portfolio is worth approximately $45 million.
Kelly Ripa is the co-host of the popular show “Live with Kelly and Ryan”, but beyond her show hosting skills, she has also starred in Soap operas and other TV shows, danced, and produced TV shows. She is also a wife and a mum and has worked up a net worth of a whopping $125 million.
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