Kelly Ripa is the co-host of Live! with Kelly and Ryan. Her absence from the show has arisen the rumor of her quitting the show. Let’s take a look at the news and whether there is truth in the rumors.

Kelly Ripa is an American television producer, talk show host, actress, and dancer. Ripa has acted in numerous soap operas and sitcoms.

A prolific dancer, Kelly studied ballet since the age of three. Apart from dancing, she also plays the piano, which is a true testament to the talent the television presenter possesses.

Kelly has been an undeniable presence in television and the field of talk shows. She was named one of the Most Powerful People in Media by the famous American magazine The Hollywood Reporter in 2014.


2022: Did Kelly Ripa Quit Live And Is She Leaving?

Kelly Ripa did not quit Live with Kelly and Ryan. The actress reportedly took a break from the popular daytime TV talk show. The show has aired since 1983 under various names. The current version is named after her and her co-host Ryan Seacrest.

Previously, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the hosts of the show had to step away from the studio and run the program from their homes virtually in March 2020. Later in 2022 January, the hosts were once again forced to work from home due to the rise of cases in New York.

In recent episodes, Ryan hosted the show alone, with Kelly’s prerecorded segments shown. The actress reportedly took a break from the popular TV talk show. Shen explained her absence to her fellow host after making the return.

Absence Reason Explained

After making a comeback to the show, Kelly revealed to fellow co-host Ryan that she was busy cheering on her youngest son Joaquin, who is a collegiate wrestler at the University of Michigan. She told that the couple supports their son in reaching his ambition.

So it can be confirmed that Kelly is not leaving the show, much to the relief of millions of her supporters and fans.

Salary Net Worth And Husband

Kelly Lipa has a high salary as a host of Live with Kelly and Ryan. A large portion of her salary can be attributed to her endorsements. She has partnered with many brands, such as Colgate, Tide, 7-Up, Electrolux,, and Pantene.

The net worth of Kelly is estimated to be over $120 million. Kelly and Mark own several homes and real estate around the USA. Their primary residence in New York City is estimated to be worth $30 million. The real estate portfolio of the couple is estimated to be around $50 million.

Talking about her personal life, Kelly has been married to actor Mark Consuelos. The two first met in 1995 while filming the soap opera All My Children. The couple eloped on May 1, 1996. The love birds frequently post photos of themselves together on their Instagram account.

Kelly and Mark are parents to three children, two sons, and a daughter. Michael was born in 1997, Lola in 2001, and Joaquin in 2003.

Kelly is very active on Instagram. She has a huge following of 3.1 million on her Instagram account. Her Insta handle is kellyripa.

Similarly, Mark has 2 million followers on Instagram. His Insta handle is instasuelos.