Linda Ripa is an American writer and author who is highly recognized as the sister of the famous American actress and dancer Kelly Ripa.
Linda Ripa was born on December 3, 1968, in Camden County, New Jersey, United States. As of 2019, her age is 51 years old and her sun sign is Sagittarius. Her parents are Esther Ripa(mother) and Joseph Ripa(father). Her mother was a homemaker and her father was a bus driver. Linda’s nationality is American and belongs to the mixed ethnicity of Italian and Irish.
Professionally, Linda is a writer and author. She came to the limelight as the sister of Kelly Ripa who is a famous American actress and dancer. Concerning her educational background, she completed her high school education in the nearby school of New Jersey.
Linda Ripa’s Career
Linda Ripa began her career as a writer after her graduation. She has published many children’s books. She published a children’s book titled The Ladybug Blues in the year 2002.
Linda is a multi-talented person and working in many fields like CN8, Expressions Modeling and Talent, New Media Productions, NLP, and Philly 57.
Linda has also appeared in ABC’s show named Across America. The American author must have accumulated a decent amount of money from her successful career as a writer and author.
Who is her Sister?
Linda’s sister Kelly Ripa is an American actress, producer and as well as T.V personality. She is also popular as the co-host of the morning talk show called Live! with Kelly since 2001.
Her Sister’s Career
Kelly Ripa started her career as a dancer and appeared in T.V series “Dance Party USA” from 1986 to 1992. She is the first one to enter into the entertainment industry from her family. Kelly appeared in one of the successful T.V series called “All My Children” as ‘Hayley Vaughan’.
For her performance in the series, Linda received two awards ‘Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Younger Lead Actress’ and ‘Soap Opera Digest Award for Hottest Romance’. Also, she was nominated for the other three awards.
Currently, Kelly is co-hosting the show called‘Live! with Regis and Kelly’ since 2000. Kellly won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host’ twice in 2011 and 2012.
Then she also won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host’ thrice in 2016, 2015, and also in 2012. The show is one of the successful shows in her lifetime career.
Kelly’s Personal Life
Linda’s sister is a married woman. She married her boyfriend Mark Consulos. Kelly first met her husband on All My Children. The two have dated each other for several years and they finally tied the wedding knot on 1st May 1996.
The couple shared three beautiful children from their marriage. They are Michael Joseph Consuelos, Lola Grace Consuelos, and Joaquin Antonio Consuelos.
Linda Ripa’s Relationship Status
Talking about her relationship status, Linda Ripa is probably single at the moment. As per some online source, she was once engaged with a police officer but his name is not revealed to the media. Linda also had a romantic affair with the cop and she also gave birth to a child as a son named Sergio Giuseppe Ripa.
When Linda was seven months old pregnant, she met with an accident at the traffic stop where she was hit by a minivan. Because of the accident, she broke her pelvis bone leading her child to go into a coma. The accident left Linda with a scar that left her unborn baby into a coma for four weeks.
She went through a major operation while taking out the child before time. At the time of the operation, Linda insisted the doctor not to take any sort of anaesthetics to save her child. Luckily, Sergio came out of a coma after four weeks and Linda had a big sigh of relief.
Her Sister’s Net Worth
Her sister Kelly Ripa has a net worth of around $ 75 million as of 2019 which she earned from her professional career as an actress and TV personality. She receives an annual salary of $20 million dollars. Looking at her successful career we can say that her net worth will increase in the near future.
Besides, her sister Kelly’s penthouse in upscale New York is on the market for the asking price of 24.5 Million.
Linda Ripa’s Height & Weight
The talented author has got a height of 5 feet and 3 inches while her body weighs around 50 kg. She has blonde hair color with light blue color eyes. Similarly, she has a body measurement of 32-24-33 inches.
Facts of Linda Ripa
|Full Name||Linda Ripa|
|Date Of Birth||December 3, 1968|
|Age||51 years 6 months|
|Place Of Birth||Camden County, New Jersey, United States|
|Height||5 feet 3 inches|
|Profession||Author and Writer|
|Children||Sergio Giuseppe Ripa|
|Parents||Joseph Ripa, Esther Ripa|