Kelly Ripa Net Worth – Well Pursued Dreams!
Kelly Ripa net worth is at a good $75 million, more than her husbands’ $10 million. The superstar is always making our Wednesday mornings with her cool dance moves on their talk show Live! with Kelly and Michael.
Okay, her moves are somewhat crazy and many can’t picture themselves doing that on live national television, but if you knew how much she makes per 60 minutes on the show, you too would break out yours. She makes a hefty $36000 per episode with an annual salary of $20 million on the show, whoa!
Born in New Jersey, Kelly debuted in acting early 2009 in some minor roles here and there. “Multi-talented” would be a good adjective to describe her as she can play the piano, is a ballet dancer and an incredible singer! She has been passionate about acting and pursued it throughout high school, staring in local play productions. She was actually discovered while on a high school play during her senior year, forcing her to drop out of college to chase her acting dream.
Kelly’s first national television appearance was in the early 1986 on a dancing show, Dancing’ on Air. At that time, her dream was to be a newscaster and often did news reports for the cast. Acting wise, her major role came when she played a troubled teen-Hayley Vaughan in the 90’s show All My Children to 2002.
In 2003, she ventured into primetime on the sitcom Hope and Faith staring alongside Faith Ford as an ex soap star living with her sister. The show received good reviews being the best comedy of ABC channel since 1996. Although, Kelly is better known for her television work, she has featured in some movies like the 1996 Marvin’s Room co-staring alongside big names like Leonardo DiCaprio and Maryl Streep. She has also bagged some awards along the way like the 1996 New York International Independent Film and Video Festival-Best Actress Award.
Kelly’s Live! Show has been the majority contributor to her huge net worth. She first joined on Regis Phiblin on the Live! Show early 2001 and the fans instantly loved her, she even brought in another demographic by appealing to the younger generation. The two was a match made in heaven, their banter, conversations about their families, New York, personal lives attracted a strong successful 6 million viewership per day! And we all know the more the people loves you, the better your paycheck.
Currently, Kelly stars on the show alongside her husband Michael after Phiblin’s retirement in 2011. The show won its first award in June 2012 for Outstanding Talk Show on the coveted Daytime Emmy Award.
Kelly Ripa’s wealth
In addition to her television contributions to her net worth, Kelly has other ventures that have to top onto her already huge income. She has partnered with various businesses such as Tide, 7 Up, TD Bank, Pantene just to mention a few. Currently, the superstar works primarily with Ryka and Electrolux – million dollar contracts under her wing not forgetting her sports line The Kelly Ripa Collection.
Kelly has worked hard to earn all those millions in her bank account. She works hard and plays hard as seen on modernly furnished killer New York Penthouse that costs a handsome $20 million. She also gives back to charity and is an active supporter of the Ovarian Cancer cause.