Kelly Maria Ripa (born October 2, 1970) is an American actress and television host. Since February 2001, she has served as the co-host of talk show Live with Regis and Kelly, along with Regis Philbin and now solo host of Live! With Kelly. Earlier in her career, Ripa played Hayley Vaughan for twelve years (1990–2002) on the television soap opera All My Children (1970–2011); she also played Faith Fairfield on the television situation comedy Hope & Faith (2003–2006). Both television series were on the ABC network.