Linda Ripa

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Linda Ripa, an American novelist, is the author of the world-famous book ‘The Ladybug Blues.’ But she is more renowned as the celebrity sister of famed actress Kelly Ripa. She is, in fact, Kelly’s older sister. Kelly, her younger sister, is well-known for her work with ABC New Media Productions, CN8, and Philly 57.

Net Worth and Salary of Linda Ripa

According to recent reports, Linda Ripa has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

She has earned $15 million from an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Menachem Meller after the court declares a decision in her favor.

Also, she has been collecting worth through her work as an author. Linda collected more than $1.3 million from her book ‘The Ladybug Blues’.

She is living a lavish life out of his earning. Also, her elder sister Kelly Ripa has an estimated net worth of around $120 million.

Also, she has been earning an annual salary of $22 million from her work.

Linda Ripa
Linda Ripa posing with her sister Kelly Ripa. Source: Hello! magazine

Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education of Linda Ripa

On 3rd December 1968, Linda Ripa was born in Camden County, New Jersey, under the birth sign Sagittarius.

Her father, Joseph Ripa, was a bus driver and a labor union president. But her mother Esther Ripa was a homemaker.

Linda is of mixed heritage and is of American nationality ( Italian and Irish ancestry).

She was brought up as a devout Roman Catholic. Kelly Ripa, an actress, and dancer was her younger sister.

Linda is the sister-in-law of actor Mark Consuelos. Steve Ripa is a cousin of hers. Micheal Joseph Consuelos, Lola Grace Consuelos, and Joaquin Antonio Consuelos are her nephews.

Her sister Kelly Ripa is an American actress, dancer, talk show host, journalist, and television producer born on October 2, 1970.

She is popular for her roles Hayley Vaughan on the ABC daytime soap opera All My Children (1990–2002) and Faith Fairfield on the ABC sitcom Hope & Faith (2003–2006).

She has been the co-host of the syndicated morning talk show Live! with Kelly and Ryan in various incarnations since 2001.

She with her husband Mark Consuelos, owns a New York-based production firm, Mojo.

The Hollywood Reporter named her one of the Most Powerful People in Media in the year 2014.

Relationship Status of Linda Ripa

Linda Ripa is tight-lipped on her personal life. Also, Linda refused to disclose the identity of her companion.

It doesn’t mean, she has never been married or engaged. She was photographed wearing a beautiful diamond engagement ring until 23 August 2013.

She has probably been through a personal difficulty or a bitter split. But Linda is raising her son as a single mother.

According to sources, she tied the wedding vows with a police officer till mid-2013.

During, their connection, she gave birth to a baby named Sergio-Giuseppe Ripa born on September 8, 1999.

She is having a lovely existence. She drove about Northeast Philadelphia performing errands while she was seven months pregnant in the year 1999.

Linda got hit head-on while waiting for a red light to turn and spun into a minivan.

In the accident, she had several bone fractures. Also, her damaged pelvis was forced upon her unborn son, Sergio-Giuseppe, and caused him to go into a coma.

She declined anesthetics when surgeons had to heal the injuries to her legs out of worry that certain medications may further hurt her son.

She bears pain medicine that goes along with it. Finally, her son Sergio responded to stimuli after four weeks in a coma.

He came into the world seven weeks early on September 8, 1999. In 2002, she told the New York Times “We don’t know how it happened, but it did and, of course, we call him Miracle Baby,”

Her son sustained from the trauma except for respiratory problems other than that he has no negative effects.

She remained bedridden for about a year following the accident. Then Linda has to live with physical injury to her body became second to not being able to hold her kid.

”It was the worst thing you could imagine,” she added. ”As much as I hurt from all the broken bones and surgery, the worst thing was not really being able to hold my son for very long. Any mother would tell you that.”

She has a love for drawing then had her take up colored pencils someone had given her, and from that sprung the children’s book “The Ladybug Blues.”

”My nickname as a little kid was Ladybug, so I drew some,” she said. ”My little nephew, Mikey, would come in to visit and I would hold the papers up with my arms and draw for him.

And I would tell stories to him and my son.”
The driver who drove the vehicle under the influence of alcohol got sentenced to six to twenty-four months in jail.

She sued the orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Menachem Meller who operated on her. According to reports, Dr. Meller rushed into surgery without discussing the risks with her.

Also, the doctor wrongly set the bones in her right ankle. The botched operation left her with nerve damage that caused constant pain. Also, her clawed foot which medical experts testified, left her unable to walk correctly without crutches.

Because of her injures, Linda’s lawyer Roberta Pichini argued, prevented Linda from continuing an acting and modeling career and the loss of a $150,000 annual salary as personal assistant to older actress sister, Kelly Ripa.

The doctor refused, Linda offered to settle for $2.4 million before the trial started. In February 2004, the trial ended and the Philadelphia jury voted in favor of Linda. The court ordered the orthopedic surgeon to pay her $15 million.

Professional Career of Linda Ripa

Linda has indulged herself in vivid fields such as News Media Productions, Philly 57, CN8, and NLP while talking about her professional career.

Also, she starred in ABC’s show known as Across America.

Linda has contributed a lot to American literature as well as the broadcasting sector.

She is a skillful and multitalented person. Also, has published the world-famous book ‘The Ladybug Blues’.

Height, Weight & Body Measurement of Linda Ripa

Linda Ripa has a height of 5 feet 3 inches tall. While her body weighs around 63kg.

She has dark brown colored hair with blue colored eyes.

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Quick Facts of Linda Ripa

  • Linda Ripa got hit head-on while waiting for a traffic light to turn and spun into a minivan.
  • Her broken pelvis pushed onto her unborn son, Sergio-Giuseppe, and caused him to go into a coma.
  • The court ordered the orthopedic surgeon to pay her $15 million.
  • She has earned $15 million from an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Menachem Meller after the court declares a decision in her favor.
  • Her elder sister Kelly Ripa has an estimated net worth of around $120 million.