'Generation Gap' on ABC: How Kelly Ripa draws an annual salary of $22M from her projects
ABC looks all set to air one of its most anticipated game shows - 'Generation Gap'. The game is a takeaway from 'The Jimmy Kimmel Show' that has regularly played with contestants of different generations. The segment definitely deserved its own show.
Kelly Ripa will host the comedy quiz game show featuring family members of varying ages who work together to answer questions about each other's generations. The show is produced by Kimmel’s Kimmelot, MGM Television, and Ripa and Mark Consuelos’ Milojo.
Who is Kelly Ripa?
The actress was born and raised in Berlin, New Jersey. Ripa graduated from Eastern Regional High School in Voorhees Township. Her first national television exposure came in 1986 when she appeared as a regular dancer on 'Dancin' On Air', leading into 'Dance Party USA.' Her career goal at the time was to be a newscaster and she often did cast news reports.
Ripa was cast in her first major acting role in 1990 as Hayley Vaughan, a troubled party girl, in 'All My Children'. She ventured into primetime in September 2003 with 'Hope & Faith,' playing Faith Fairfield, an unemployed ex-soap star. Though best known for her television work, Ripa also has several feature films to her credit. She appeared in the acclaimed Miramax feature 'Marvin's Room' in 1996 alongside Meryl Streep and Leonardo DiCaprio.
She was honored with her sixth daytime Emmy award in 2019. Recently, Kelly Ripa has been receiving some flak owing to her hosting dynamic with Ryan Seacrest. Fan opinions are largely divided, but there have been several comments claiming they thought Kelly was constantly interrupting and challenging him on air.
What is Kelly Ripa's net worth?
The 'All My Children' actress is worth a whopping $120 million. She hosted a variation of the show with Michael Strahan and now hosts alongside Ryan Seacrest on 'Live with Regis and Kelly.' Kelly Ripa draws an annual salary of $22 million from the shows.
Kelly Ripa’s fixed assets include some cash-churning properties which provide her a consistent income. If current estimates are taken at face value, her net worth will cross $200 Million in less than twelve months, which will put her on the Forbes Richest list.
She currently lives in a breath-taking $27 million New York townhouse. The property serves as the main residence for Kelly and her husband, Mark Consuelos, who share three children, Joaquin, Lola, and Michael. The home boasts five bedrooms and six bathrooms and certainly looks like luxury living.