Kelly Ripa heading to a taping in New York in February 2017.
There's a new man in Kelly Ripa's life.
Ryan Seacrest is the official new co-host of Live! with Kelly Ripa. The news was revealed, well, um, live, on the show on Monday morning. “It’s funny because Kelly and I are friends — we’ve known each other for a long time,” said Ryan, who sat in with Kelly on the talk show. “I could not be more excited.”
Kelly's longtime co-host Michael Strahan left in May 2016 to take a job on Good Morning America. Kelly had teased the news about her new co-host on Instagram over the weekend.