Mark Consuelos Sends Loving But Hilarious Message to Wife Kelly Ripa on Her 49th Birthday


Kelly Ripa is halfway to 99. At least that’s how she put it on Wednesday morning (Oct. 2) during Live With Kelly and Ryan while celebrating her 49th birthday.

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The birthday girl was surprised by her co-host Ryan Seacrest with a dressing room full of balloons. Even gold balloons that spell out her name.

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But it was her husband Mark Consuelos who out did himself. The “Riverdale” actor overloaded his wife with flowers. He sent her flower arrangement after flower arrangement after flower arrangement. Kelly took to her Instagram story to let everyone know she has the “best husband ever…and ever and ever.”

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Kelly Ripa Husband send flower arrangement for her birthday

Mark didn’t stop there. He then took to Instagram to share a way back throwback picture of his beloved wife blowing out her birthday candles at a very young age along with photos of the couple together and Kelly over the years. In the caption for the photos, Mark sent a loving but hilarious message to his wife.

“Happy Birthday to my Fave..I’m really glad you were born.. Because let’s face it, if you weren’t , I would’ve been married 3 or 4 times by now,” Mark wrote. “Which would’ve been really expensive, not to mention the super tense parent teacher conferences and all the awkward blended family holiday/vacations. Anyway, happy birthday sweetie.”

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Kelly had an enthusiastic response saying, “Thank you sweetie ♥️ heartfelt.”

Kelly and Mark have bee married 23 years and share three children together—Michael Joseph (22), Lola Grace (18), and Joaquin Antonio (16).

Happy Birthday, Kelly!