Mark Consuelos posts video tribute to ‘sexy’ wife Kelly Ripa on her 53rd birthday

Mark Consuelos is celebrating his “sexy” wife, Kelly Ripa, as she turns 53.

The actor took to his Instagram page Monday to pay tribute to his “Live” co-host by sharing a slideshow of photos of them together over the years, plus several snaps of Ripa solo — including one of her as a child.

“Another trip around the sun for the heart and soul of our family,” Consuelos, 52, captioned the sweet post. “Happy birthday sexy ♥️♥️ we love you.”

Friends and fans alike took to the comments section to send birthday wishes to Ripa as well.

“Happy birthday to the most beautiful amazing funny talented woman Kelly !!!” one fan wrote alongside several celebration emojis.

“Happy Birthday Kelly! Thank you for making me laugh every morning- you and Mark are a true delight! May all your birthday wishes come true!❤️❤️❤️,” a second user added.

Mark Consuelos sent love to his “sexy” wife, Kelly Ripa, on her 53rd birthday.
Consuelos called Ripa the “heart and soul” of their family in his Instagram post.
Fans and famous friends commented under Consuelos’ post to wish Ripa a happy birthday.
Ripa and Consuelos co-host “Live with Kelly and Mark.”

Andy Cohen, Lisa Rinna and Consuelos’ sister, Adriana, also sent birthday love to Ripa.

The couple chatted briefly about Ripa’s birthday during Monday’s episode of “Live with Kelly and Mark,” which they began hosting together after Ryan Seacrest’s departure in April.

Consuelos, who looked dapper in a classic dark gray suit, joked that he wore his birthday suit for the actress. He also gushed that meeting her changed his life “tremendously.”

Consuelos joked on “Live” that he wore his “birthday suit” for his wife.
Ripa appreciated the love but made sure to shout out her niece, who shares her birthday.

While appreciative of the birthday love — and the Fudgie the Whale cake she was presented with at the show’s end — Ripa suggested that the attention should be on her niece, who turned 23 on the same day.

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The birthday banter came after Consuelos lovingly complimented Ripa’s “perfect” body during Friday’s broadcast.

Ripa was presented with a cake on “Live.”
Ripa and Consuelos have been married since 1996.
The couple met on the set of “All My Children” in the 1990s.
Ripa and Consuelos have two sons, Michael and Joaquin, and one daughter, Lola.

The pair famously met on the set of “All My Children” and walked down the aisle in 1996. They went on to have three children: sons Michael, 26, and Joaquin, 20, and daughter Lola, 22.

The “Riverdale” alum also called his longtime love “sexy” when he celebrated her birthday last year.

“Happy Birthday Sexy!!!” he captioned a slideshow at the time featuring gorgeous shots of Ripa. “What a year of accomplishments. So proud of you.”