Actor Mark Consuelos and TV host Kelly Ripa started dating in 1995 after they met while working together on a soap opera called All My Children. They instantly connected with each other and got married less than a year later in 1996. The two have been together for over 25 years now. In the past three decades, Mark Consuelos has established himself as a successful actor by performing in famous series like Riverdale, All My Children, American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, and Ugly Betty. After making enough money from the industry, the actor turned to real estate to expand his empire.
Mark Consuelos’ started acting in 1995
In the early 1990s, actor Mark Consuelos was in Florida working small jobs trying to find his big break. He was a dancer with the Suncoast Calendar Men but left the group in February 1995 after he landed the role of Mateo Santos on the soap opera All My Children. On the sets of the show, he met actress Kelly Ripa, who played the role of Hayley Vaughan. The two instantly connected and got married less than a year later. That was the beginning of his career.
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The actor’s net worth is currently $40 million
Today, Mark Consuelos is a well-known name in the industry, appearing in TV series like Riverdale, All My Children, American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, and Ugly Betty. His role as Hiram Lodge in the drama series Riverdale helped him in cementing his place in Hollywood.
The actor’s net worth is currently about $40 million. He primarily earns from real estate as he and his wife have a lot of expensive properties around the world. Their primary residence is a five-bedroom NYC townhouse that is reportedly worth an estimated $30 million. Apart from this, it was also revealed that they are working as executive producers to produce movies on behalf of their entertainment company, Milojo Productions.
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Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos got married in 1996
Mark Consuelos was quite fortunate back in 1995 as he got his big break and also met Kelly Ripa. The two worked together on All My Children and their chemistry was sizzling, with Consuelos playing Ripa’s love interest. Less than a year later, the two decided to get married in Las Vegas. They welcomed their first child, Michael Joseph, in June 1997. Then they welcomed their second child, daughter Lola Grace, in June 2001. Finally, their third child, Joaquin Antonio, was born in February 2003.
The two have been together for over 25 years now, and are as happy as they can be. But back in September 2022, Kelly Ripa admitted that she and Consuelos were too young to get married when they did.
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