Kelly Maria Ripa is an American actress, talk show host, and television producer, who was best known for her role as Hayley Vaughan on the ABC television soap opera All My Children from 1990 to 2002 and currently co-hosts the syndicated morning talk show, Live with Kelly and Ryan since 2001.
For Disney, she hosted the Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade special from 2001, until 2009 and voiced Future Bonnie Rockwaller in the 2003 animated film, Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time. She also appeared as herself on the Disney Channel original series Hannah Montana (episode: "I Am Mamaw, Hear Me Roar!") and the ABC TV shows: The Knights of Prosperity, Ugly Betty, and Brothers & Sisters. She even played Faith Fairfeld in the ABC TV show, Hope & Faith. In addition, she was mentioned in the Good Luck Charlie episode "All Fall Down". She currently plays Whitney in the ABC TV show, American Housewife.