Kelly Maria Ripa was born in Berlin, New Jersey on October 2, 1970, to Esther and Joseph Ripa. She is known as an American actress, talk show host, dancer and television producer. In other words, Ripa is an entertainment goddess and she does not fail to show her fans what she is capable of. The actress is also married to 'Riverdale' star actor, Mark Consuelos, and they have been together for twenty-three years. Ripa was a student of Camden County College, but she backed out to pursue a career in acting.