What Does Kelly Ripa’s Husband Mark Consuelos Do For a Living?

What Does Kelly Ripa’s Husband Mark Consuelos Do For a Living?

According to Kelly Ripa, her relationship with her husband, Mark Consuelos, was love at first sight.

“I knew it when I saw his picture,” Ripa revealed on Radio Andy’s Lunch With Bruce.

“When I saw him, the photo of him, I saw my whole future flash with him the way I saw it,” she added. “And I don’t believe any of that, and now because of that moment.”

Here’s more about Kelly Ripa’s husband, including what he does for a living.

You may remember Mark Consuelos, an actor who starred in ABC’s All My Children as Mateo Santos.

Riverdale fans may also recognize the actor from his role as Hiram Lodge in the series.

How did Mark Consuelos and Kelly Ripa meet?

The couple met when Consuelos auditioned for his role in All My Children in 1995.

While Ripa revealed she knew he was the man she wanted when she saw him, Mark admitted that he considered himself an underdog.

The actor did not think he had a chance with the beauty.

“I thought she was cute, hot and sexy and all that stuff,” Mark revealed in an interview with HuffPost Live in 2014. “But I was very focused — I didn’t really think I had a chance with her, so I was not really focused on that.”

On the other hand, Ripa revealed that Consuelos was attractive “because he was definitely an alpha male.” She revealed to ELLE, “I didn’t think I’d be attracted to that. But I just adore him. He makes me feel very safe.”

Their marriage

The actors were married in 1996 in a private and simple ceremony. “We fell in love long before our characters fell in love… but we were together a lot,” Mark once revealed to E!

Interestingly enough, the characters of Consuelos and Ripa in All My Children ended up getting married.

Consuelos and Ripa eloped in Vegas, while the actress wore a cheap $199 dress bought at a local warehouse sale!

When asked why they chose Las Vegas, Ripa revealed, “It was very weird and very simple. Mark just said, ‘Let’s go to Vegas.’”

“It was the best form of engagement,” said Mark. “I didn’t want to argue with Kelly about how many of her friends she would have at the wedding and which relatives we don’t like. For me, marriage has nothing to do with anyone but me and my wife.”

Consuelos noted that it was a “great wedding.” After the wedding, the couple experienced tranquility. Ripa remembered that it felt like this had to be done.

Do Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos have children?

Consuelos and Ripa welcomed their first child Michael in 1997. On Father’s Day 2001, the couple welcomed their second child Lola.

Their third child Joaquin was born in 2003.

Ripa has occasionally acknowledged the role of All My Children in her life and everything she lives for.

all my children is responsible for my whole life. I don’t like to say that lightly. I met my husband on all my children. I was wearing my kids all my children,” she revealed to Entertainment Tonight. “I have [Live With Regis and Kelly] standing in my dressing room on all my children. It is responsible for my whole life. I am not being frivolous when I say that.”

What does Kelly Ripa’s husband Mark Consuelos do for a living?

Mark Andrew Consuelos is an American actor, television producer and film producer by profession. You may remember him from his portrayal of Mateo Santos in All My Children and Hiram Lodge in Riverdale in CW.

The actor has a net worth of $40 million from his works in filming and acting.

What Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos’ Marriage Looks Like

According to Consuelos, he and Ripa are partners in crime. And while his wife is more famous than him, their surgery at home is completely traditional.

“I’m actually calling” [Mark] Desi, because the thing about Desi was that no matter how much attention Lucy got, Desi was always in charge,” Ripa confessed. Mark confessed, “If I were back in the 1950s, I’d be perfectly happy.”

Still, the actress doesn’t mind sharing if Mark irritates her. All in all, it’s a win-win marriage.

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