In the talk show Live with Kelly, audiences favored Kelly Ripa's loved and supported her son Michael Consuelos. The TV actor remained gracefully on his mother's side from the time he was a kid. The mama's boy stood up with the rest of the family when his mother received 'Hollywood of Fame' in 2015.
Michael has appeared on TV series like 'Duck Dodgers' and 'Go, Diego! Go!.' He is all set to portray the character of Hiram Lodge in the Season 3 of TV series Riverdale.
The opportunity to play the character of Hiram fell on his laps because of his appearance as he looks like his younger version of his father. Moreover, fans even call him his dad Mark Consuelos’s clone. But the opportunity to play that role didn’t come to him as easy as that. First, he had to audition for the position and later had to work on his acting skills.
Furthermore, Michael’s mother Kelly Ripa also got the role on the TV series, Riverdale as the mistress of her husband. It seems as though the whole family is taking over the series.
Family Life: LGBT Community Supporter Parents
Michael was born to Hollywood couples Mark Consuelos and Kelly Ripa. After welcoming their eldest son, they embraced two other children, Lola Grace and Joaquin. Michael's younger sister, Lola Grace was born on 16 June 2001 whereas his younger brother, Joaquin was born in 2003. The TV actor celebrated Joaquin's 15th birthday in February 2018 with his parents.
Whether it is Christmas or visiting several places, the family of five mostly enjoys spending their time together.
Michael Consuelos and the rest of the family members at the 'Hollywood Hall Of Fame' in 2015 (Photo: popsugar.com)
His mother, Kelly, who is a co-host of Live! With Kelly and Michael is a supporter of the LGBT community. She won the Excellence in Media Award for her stories and support for the LGBT community in May 2015. Michael's younger brother Joaquin once asked Kelly whether it was legal for her to get married to Mark since he witnessed his parents friends who were also gay and lesbians. The mother of three children recalled the moment and described that her younger son had a dilemma as he thought heterosexual marriage might be illegal in the country.
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Both of Michael's parents spent most of their time in New York City where they spent their time with gay and lesbian people. The gay community also supports the Hollywood couple, and during one Halloween, when her younger son Jaoquin's second-grade teacher went to a Halloween party at one period, he witnessed some gay men who enjoyed their dance in honor of the actress name, 'The Kelly Ripa.' When Joaquin grade-teacher recited the story to Kelly, she found it to be incredible.
The family stays together most of the time, and they are keenly aware of supporting each other in any way possible. As in 2019, the entire family celebrated the forty-eighth birthday of Mark Consuelos’ on 30th of March, and Michael’s mother posted a video of the family celebrating the birthday together on Instagram.
Parent's Love Story
Michael Consuelos's parents; Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos first met during the set of All My Children. In the project, Kelly had a significant acting role as Hayley, whereas Mark landed the part of Mateo Santos, Hayley's husband.
As per Kelly, she used to see her husband on television before. Eventually, she got a chance to work with him. During the time of their first encounter, the lovebirds did not make their journey long to begin their romantic life.
Michael's parents; Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos (Photo: Page Six)
After a few years of their love initiation, the couple eloped back in May 1996 after sharing a wedding vows in Las Vegas. Kelly reportedly appeared in $200 wedding dress.
Similarly, after a year, the couple welcomed their first child, Michael in June 1997. Similarly, their son became the elder brother in June 2001 after the birth of his sibling, Lola Grace in June 2001. The couple also has a son named, Joaquin Antonio who was born on 24 February 2003.
Graduated From High School; Attends College At NYU
At the age of 17, Michael graduated from high school and chose his new college destination like New York University. The proud mother took her Instagram on 28 August 2016 and shared a picture of Michael and her two children. While his siblings said goodbye to the college freshmen, his family became proud towards the TV actor.
Michael Consuelos, the college freshman, with his siblings in a picture posted on 28 August 2016 (Photo: Instagram)
Meanwhile, Lola Grace and Joaquin humored about their big brother and said that the siblings are conspiring to take over their older brother's bedroom. Michael, who attended the New York University, majored in film and TV production. While studying at NYU, he interned in business in the development and production at Los Angeles at the Blumhouse Productions.
What Is Michael Consuelos' Net Worth?
Michael Consuelos, 21, accumulated his net worth from his career as a TV actor. He gathered some handsome amount of salary from his appearances on the talk show Live! With Kelly from 2008 to 2013. The TV star fulfilled his acting job as Mike in 2012 short film The Bensonhurst Spelling Bee. His stint on TV series 'Duck Dodgers' and 'Go, Diego! Go!' (from 2006 to 2007) has further served to elevate his revenues. Michael is set to earn big bucks from the TV series Riverdale, with a role of Hiram Lodge in Season 3.
His father, Mark Consuelos, has a staggering net worth of $40 million as an Italian-Mexican actor. His 2006 romantic movie Wedding Daze grossed a box office of $11,492,406 worldwide. Mark earned some remarkable amount of salary from his appearances on TV series and movies like Cop Out, Alpha House, and Queen of the South. The father of Michael also fulfilled his job as a host in 2007 TV series Age of Love.
The actor's mother, Kelly Ripa, has an outstanding net worth of $120 million. The American actress boasts her annual salary of $22 million from her appearances in TV series. Being one of the highest-paid actresses, Kelly gathered some excellent revenues from TV series like All My Children, Hope and Faith, Dance Party USA, and Live! With Kelly.
Michael Consuelos was born on 2 June 1997 in the United States. At an early age, he became passionate about acting and had exposure to the television industry. The actor has a height of 1.75 m and holds American nationality. As per wiki, he interned from Blumhouse Productions in Los Angeles at the development and production.