Entertainment TV Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos Celebrate 21 Years of Marriage (& 'Lit-Ness') — Read Their Love-Filled Posts! Ripa and Consuelos eloped on May 1, 1996 By Natalie Stone Published on May 1, 2017 07:34 PM Share Tweet Pin Email It’s been 21 years of wedded bliss for Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos! To celebrate their 21st wedding anniversary on Monday — the same day Ripa revealed that Ryan Seacrest will be joining her as co-host of Live with Kelly & Ryan after a yearlong search — the ABC host and the actor each took to Instagram to express their love for one another in sweet posts. “21 years of lit-ness. 🔥🔥 (sorry Lola) @instasuelos Happy Anniversary 💋I love you. Big!” Ripa, 46, first captioned an Instagram post in honor of her husband, which included numerous photos of the pair cuddled up on trips they had taken together. Also utilizing Instagram’s carousel feature, Consuelos, 46, shared multiple pictures of the couple together throughout the years. “Yes!!! We did it!!! ❤️🌹🌹🌹Happy 21st anniversary to my fave…,” Consuelos, 46, wrote about his bride. “I’ll save the mushy stuff for when I see you.” FROM COINAGE: The True Cost of Famous TV Apartments The morning show host married Consuelos on May 1, 1996 when the duo chose to elope and shares three children with the All My Children actor: Michael, 19, Lola, 15, and Joaquin, 14. “It goes like this,” Ripa said with the snap of a finger about being married to Consuelos for 20-plus years on a recent episode of her morning show. Speaking with PEOPLE in 2013, Ripa said about her husband: “I love everything about him, even his annoying habits.” “He is the person I was meant to be with forever, and I think he feels the same way,” Ripa said. “We really do have quite an allegiance to one another. No matter what, we support each other in everything we do.” Live with Kelly & Ryan airs weekdays (check local listings).