At 5 feet and 3 inches, talk show host Kelly Ripa has a small stature. She was born on October 2, 1970 in Stratford New Jersey. She got her break by playing on the soap opera All My Children, where she met her future husband Mark Consuelos. In 2001, Kelly joined Regis Philbin as co-host on Live with Regis and Kelly. She quickly became a success and ratings for the show increased. Her newfound fame led to endorsement deals with Tide, Pantene, 7 Up and Smart Water. She also starred in the short-lived ABC sitcom Hope & Faith. Kelly and her husband Mark have been married since 1996 and they have three children; sons Michael and Joaquin, and daughter Lola.