Born Kelly Maria Ripa, the actress cum talk show host and TV producer is worth 55 million dollars. Kelly Ripa net worth is an estimated value of her TV, movie and endorsement earnings.
She was born in Stratford, New Jersey to Esther and Joseph Ripa on the 2nd of October, 1970. Kelly Ripa who is of Italian descent studied ballet, played the piano very well, and was raised in a Roman catholic home, thus making it unsurprising that she was the first to go into the acting profession in her family. She has stated on several occasions that her high school theatre teacher who encouraged her to go into the acting profession is one of the major reasons for her success.Kelly Ripa dropped out of Camden county college where she was studying psychology to go to New York to pursue her acting dream.
Kelly Ripa started her television career on the cast of Dancin’ on air and was only cast in a major role in All my Children in 1990, where she played the role of Hayley Vaughan, a party girl, till 2002.She also had a career in the movies, notably in Marvin’s room (1996) alongside Leonardo di Caprio and Meryl Streep, and most recently in Fly me to the moon as a part of the voice cast.
Kelly Ripa is best known for her TV show where she hosts Live! With Kelly a syndicated breakfast talk show. The TV shows, movies and her awards such as Best Actress Award at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival for her role in The Stand in have all contributed immensely to creating the wealth that forms a part of the Kelly Ripa net worth.
Kelly Ripa who was acknowledged by The Hollywood Reporter as one of the Most Powerful People in Media is a successful spokesperson for several brands. A list of companies she endorses include: Tide, Pantene, TD Bank, Electrolux, Ryka and 7-Up. Money made from these endorsement deals forms a substantial part of her net worth. Kelly Ripa oversees design of her own fitness collection in Ripa and her images are a part of the Electrolux marketing campaign.
She is married Mark Consuelos who she first met on the set of All my children where he played her on-screen lover. They got married in 1996, and have three children. They own a production company known as Milojos (which is an acronym of their children’s names) together.
Milojos has produced some feature films such as the Emmy-nominated The Streak, a deal with Discovery channel for a non-scripted series, including the Homemade Millionaire etc. The production company however has produced its first true filmwhich is a collaboration with Funny or Die by Will Ferrel. The cast included Kelly Ripa, her son and husband Michael. Being married for close to 20 years, they boast of one of the most long-lasting celebrity marriages.
Assets owned by Kelly Ripa
Kelly Ripa owns several homes. One of which is a penthouse in Soho. This penthouse is a 6,792 square ft, has five bedrooms and bathrooms, two dining rooms, a media room, a private roof deck and a fireplace. Bought at $9.5 million dollars when she first moved in, the penthouse is now listed as $24.5 million on the market.
Kelly Ripa contributes immensely to several causes. In 2001, she appeared as the guest on a celebrity version of Who wants to be a millionaire that was hosted by Philbin. She won $250,000 which was contributed to the Tomorrow Children’s Fund, which is a non-profit designed towards speeding up the rehabilitation of children with cancer.
She is also involved in Cancer research especially Ovarian Cancer and has worked with Electrolux to raise over $3.5 million ovarian dollars for The Ovarian Cancer Development. This she did during her annual event tagged Super Saturday which is a day-long event. She is also a firm supporter of the MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) which she reportedly started as a support group after her sister nearly died from a collision with a drunk driver.
Kelly Ripa, as is common with most talk show hosts, favours designer clothing and accessories. She is well known for her expensive Rolex, BoteggaVeneta sandals, and Gucci sunglasses (which is an almost constant for celebrities) among others.
Kelly Ripa Body Statistics
Measurements: 32-24-33 inches (81-61-84 cm)
Height: 5′ 3” (160 cm)
Weight: 100 lbs (45 kg)
Bra Size: 32AA
Shoe Size: 7
Dress Size: 0
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue