Actress, Host and Executive Producer, "Live with Kelly and Ryan"
Entrepreneur, host, actress and producer, Kelly Ripa, is one of the most powerful voices in media, with a diverse body of work both on and off camera. A household name for nearly two decades, Ripa has anchored the award-winning top morning talk show “Live” franchise for 16 years. In May 2017, it was announced that…
Entrepreneur, host, actress and producer, Kelly Ripa, is one of the most powerful voices in media, with a diverse body of work both on and off camera.
A household name for nearly two decades, Ripa has anchored the award-winning top morning talk show “Live” franchise for 16 years. In May 2017, it was announced that Ryan Seacrest will be her new permanent co-host. Ripa has established “Live” as a major destination for politicians, entertainers, athletes and other cultural icons. Ripa’s accomplishments extend beyond daytime television as she has evolved her career as an entrepreneur, producer and designer.
In 2016, Ripa was honored with her fifth Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host on behalf of “Live.” Her contributions as host of “Live” have helped garner the show 14 Daytime Emmy® nominations for Outstanding Talk Show, winning the award for the first time in 2012. In addition, Ripa has received two TV Guide Award nominations for Favorite Daytime Talk Show and multiple People’s Choice nominations for Favorite Talk Show Host.
Beginning her entertainment career as an actress, Ripa’s success spans numerous celebrated television series. Most recently, Ripa guest-starred on an episode of the hit comedy series Broad City, where her performance, playing an alternate side of her television persona, was met with rave reviews. In 2003, she ventured into primetime, starring in the half-hour sitcom, Hope & Faith as “Faith Ford.” The series ran for three seasons on ABC. Prior to this, Ripa concluded her 12-year tenure as “Hayley Vaughan,” the role which launched her career, on ABC’s beloved daytime drama, All My Children. For her performance on the successful show, Ripa won three Soap Opera Digest Awards, two for Outstanding Younger Lead Actress and one for Hottest Romance, which she shared with her real-life husband and co-star, actor Mark Consuelos. In addition, Ripa received three Daytime Emmy® nominations, two for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and one for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series.
Ripa’s versatility and breadth of character lent her to other on-screen opportunities including a recurring role on the hit NBC series Ed; an appearance in the telefilm It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie; as well as late night TV’s most coveted role, hosting Saturday Night Live. In addition, she voiced guest appearances on the popular animated series Kim Possible and Duck Dodgers. In 2007, Ripa hosted the “50 Funniest Women Alive” special on the Oxygen network, adding to notable credits including hosting the TV Land Awards twice in 2007 and 2012. Ripa has also served as host of the annual ABC “Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade” for the past nine years, receiving a 2006 Daytime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Special Class Special, and nominations in 2007, 2008 and 2009.
In film, Ripa appeared in the acclaimed Miramax film with Meryl Streep and Leonardo DiCaprio, Marvin’s Room in 1996. Following, she won the Best Actress award at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival for her lead role in The Stand-In. Furthermore, she also was part of the voice cast of the computer-generated animated feature Fly Me to the Moon.
Through her NY-based production company, Milojo Productions, now in its tenth year, Ripa works alongside her husband, Mark Consuelos to bring powerful stories to life. The company, which champions top-of-the-line documentaries, has partnered with several successful comedy writers and sold several scripted projects to ABC, a dark comedy to HBO, and a musical comedy to ABC Family (now known as Freeform). They have also developed and produced for many other networks such as Logo, Bravo, VH1, CMT, HGTV, TLC and Discovery. In addition, Milojo has produced an Emmy®-nominated documentary called The Streak for ESPN, and a critically acclaimed documentary Off The Rez for TLC, both which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. The company has been involved in such projects as Masters of Reception, Homemade Millionaire, Dirty Soap, Cheer, Secret Guide To Fabulous, My Diet Is Better Than Yours, Secret Guide to Summer, and the New Now Next Vote election specials with Wanda Sykes. Their newest docu-series for Logo, Fire Island, premiered in April 2017. Furthermore, they are deeply involved in the digital space with multiple web series’ both past and present, including their current series for YouTube’s AwesomenessTV, Joffrey Elite.
As an entrepreneur and designer, Ripa has two exclusive home lines at Macy’s and Joann’s Fabrics, where her products are trademarked by vibrant colors and patterns that speak to the current trends in interior décor.
Ripa has earned numerous accolades over the years including the prestigious Excellence in Media Award from GLAAD in 2015, for her efforts advocating for equality and dedication to driving acceptance forward. She is consistently recognized by The Hollywood Reporter’s as part of its annual Women in Entertainment Power 100 list, and was recently acknowledged as one of the 35 Most Powerful People in NY Media. In October 2015, Ripa was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Ripa is actively involved with the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance (OCRFA), the largest global organization dedicated to advancing ovarian cancer research while supporting women and their families. OCRFA engages the survivor community with programs like Woman to Woman, pairing gynecologic cancer patients with gynecologic cancer survivors and Survivors Teaching Students®: Saving Women’s Lives, an educational program connecting ovarian cancer survivors with health professional students to present their unique stories and facts about the disease. Since 2004, she has hosted the organization’s popular Super Saturday event, which is held every year in Water Mill, New York.
Ripa met her husband Mark Consuelos on the set of All My Children. The two married in 1996, a year before their characters married on-screen. The couple lives in New York with their three children.
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UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – KANSAS CITY
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BAYLOR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
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SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
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DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL BREAKFAST, BOSTON, MLK SPEAKER
Everything went well. Atsuko was very easy to work with and the students enjoyed her performance! Thank you again for your recommendation and I hope to work with you again in the future!
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
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GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
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WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
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FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
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WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
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