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Kelly Ripa

Actress + Talk Show Host
Born Oct 2, 1970

Kelly Ripa is an American actress and television host. Since February 2001, she has served as the co-host of talk show Live with Regis and Kelly, along with Regis Philbin and now solo host of Live! With Kelly. Earlier in her career, Ripa played Hayley Vaughan for twelve years (1990–2002) on the television soap opera All My Children (1970–2011); she also played Faith Fairfield on the television situation comedy Hope & Faith (2003–2006).… Read More

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1970 Birth Born on October 2, 1970.


1986 15 Years Old Aside from local TV gigs, Ripa's first national television exposure came in 1986 when she appeared as a regular dancer on Dancin' On Air", leading into Dance Party USA. … Read More
1990 19 Years Old Ripa was cast in her first major acting role in 1990 as Hayley Vaughan, a troubled party girl, on All My Children. … Read More


1999 28 Years Old Ripa is also an active participant in Mothers Against Drunk Driving. According to Ripa, her involvement with MADD is motivated by her sister, Linda, who was almost killed by a drunk driver in 1999.
2000 29 Years Old On the day of Ripa's initial Live! with Regis tryout, November 1, 2000, psychic Char Margolis was among the guests. … Read More


2001 30 Years Old Ripa was announced as official replacement on February 5, 2001. … Read More
2003 32 Years Old Ripa ventured into primetime in September 2003 on Hope & Faith, playing Faith Fairfield, an unemployed ex-soap star. … Read More
2006 35 Years Old The show ended in May 2006 with Ripa declaring she "never wanted to work that hard again." … Read More
2007 36 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, Ripa and her husband Mark Consuelos founded Milojo, the highly successful production company, named for their children Michael, Lola, and Joaquin. … Read More
2008 37 Years Old In 2008, Cowboy Mouth, a New Orleans, Louisiana-based rock band, honored Ripa by writing a song in tribute, entitled Kelly Ripa, that appeared on their album Fearless. … Read More
2010 39 Years Old The Broadcast Pioneers inducted Ripa into their Hall of Fame for her tremendous success in the television industry on November 19, 2010 and also honoured her as their Person of the Year.


Ripa is a supporter of the ovarian cancer cause, and has teamed with Electrolux to raise funds for The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund. Every summer, she hosts an event called Super Saturday, a day-long fundraising event. 2011's event raised over $3.5 million for OCRF. … Read More
2012 41 Years Old In 2012, The Hollywood Reporter named her one of the Most Powerful People in Media. … Read More
2015 44 Years Old She and co host Michael Strahan won Emmy Award's for their work in 2015.
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