Entertainment TV These Magical Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos Throwbacks Will Make You Believe in Love Again The parents of three have been madly in love since 1996 By Diane J. Cho Diane J. Cho Diane J. Cho was the Features Editor of PEOPLE Digital from 2019 to 2022. She worked at the brand for nearly four years covering news, features, human interest, evergreen, holiday gift guides and more. She launched the How I Parent and What It's Really Like to Be …. digital series and has interviewed several celebrities and influential leaders within the entertainment industry. Prior to joining PEOPLE, Diane worked at Bustle, VH1 and Complex. She received her bachelor's degree in Journalism from Rutgers University and her master's degree from Columbia Journalism School. People Editorial Guidelines Updated on May 1, 2022 03:27 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 18 Man Crush Monday Robert Milazzo/Walt Disney Television via Gett "Babies in black and white #magic 🎱," the Live with Kelly and Ryan host posted on Instagram in honor of her forever #mcm. 02 of 18 Birthday Babe Mark Consuelos/Instagram On Kelly's 49th birthday, Mark posted a sweet birthday tribute on Instagram to celebrate his loving 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," he jokingly wrote. "Which would've been really expensive, not to mention the super tense parent teacher conferences and all the awkward blended family holiday/vacations," he hilariously continued. All jokes aside, he ended with: "Anyway, happy birthday sweetie." 03 of 18 Meet the Parents Kelly Ripa/ Instagram Here's Kelly meeting mama Consuelos for the first time back in 1995. 04 of 18 The Honeymooners Kelly Ripa/ Instagram The happy newlyweds smiled during their 1996 honeymoon in Capri, Italy. 05 of 18 TV Wedding Ann Limongello/Walt Disney Television via Getty Kelly and Mark got hitched again ... but for television. The two, who played Hayley and Mateo, posed in full costume on the set of All My Children to snap this frame-worthy photo back in 2000. 06 of 18 Picture Perfect Kelly Ripa/ Instagram Just two baby-faced kids in love! 07 of 18 Behind the Photo Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Kelly revealed what her and hubby Mark discussed before she stepped out on the 1999 Daytime Emmys carpet: "ME: is this dress see through? HIM: no. ME: are you sure? You're not even looking! HIM: let's go we're going to be late. ME: but.... HIM: elevators here." 08 of 18 Hollywood Heartthrobs The two sizzled on the 1996 Soap Opera Digest Awards red carpet. 09 of 18 Yearbook Realness The TV host loved herself some hairspray back in the day. 10 of 18 Heart Eyes Kelly Ripa/Instagram "This is NOT the reverse of the old age app it's @instasuelos on our honeymoon," the host jokingly clarified on Instagram before tacking on five heart emojis alongside this darling snap. 11 of 18 Party People Albert Ferreira/startraksphoto.com This sweet shot shows the two living it up at the 2007 Angel Ball. 12 of 18 Met Gala Muses Evan Agostini/Getty The bombshell duo posed at the 2007 Met Gala when the theme was Poiret: King of Fashion. 13 of 18 Proud Parents Kelly Ripa/Instagram Mom and Dad lovingly looked over their then-newborn Lola back in 2001. 14 of 18 Then & Now Kelly Ripa/Instagram; Taylor Hill/FilmMagic "Double #fbf 1995 vs. 2009 before i discovered that i needed a stylist and had a GOOD side. 👀," Kelly captioned this amazing side-by-side comparison. 15 of 18 Sunsets & Smiles Kelly Ripa/Instagram Could they be any more perfect? 16 of 18 Party of 5! Kelly Ripa/Instagram Here's the Consuelos family looking extra adorable back in 2011. 17 of 18 Laugh Out Loud Kelly Ripa/Instagram Get you a partner who will make you belly laugh anywhere, anytime. 18 of 18 Family First Kelly Ripa/Instagram Mama Kelly shared this snap from 2001 of #daddy with her oldest Michael and baby Lola on their trip to Hawaii.