Mark Consuelos stars as the host of NBCs surprising new dating series Age of Love.
Consuelos has an extensive list of television credits and is perhaps best known for his role on the long-running soap favorite, All My Children. Playing the tormented Mateo Santos since he joined the cast in February 1995, Mark met his future on and off screen wife, actress Kelly Ripa, on the set. Consuelos starred with Vivica A. Fox in the hit series Missing as Antonio Cortez, a charming, strong, extremely intelligent and free-thinking FBI Special Agent.
Consuelos also guest-starred on Hope & Faith. He played former baseball star, Gary 'The Gooch' Gucharez, who left to play ball in Japan after beginning a romance with Faith, portrayed by Kelly Ripa. Additional television credits include the romantic comedy Beautiful Girl, and guest appearances on Third Watch, Friends, American Family, Fortune Hunter and SeaQuest.
Marks next film project is Wedding Daze, opposite Isla Fisher and Jason Biggs, out this summer. His film credits include My Super Ex-Girlfriend, starring opposite Uma Thurman and Luke Wilson. He also starred in the WWII action film, The Great Raid, directed by John Dahl.
Born in Zaragoza, Spain, Mark grew up in Lebanon, Illinois and Tampa, Florida. He attended Bloomingdale High School in Illinois and Notre Dame University before receiving a degree in marketing in 1994 from the University of Florida.
Consuelos early acting credits include Hello, Dolly at the Looking Glass Playhouse in Illinois. He has appeared off-Broadway in Boys Life by Howard Korder, Orphans by Lyle Kessler and the Penguin Repertory production of One Shot, One Kill by Richard Vetere.
Mark resides in New York City with Kelly and their children, Michael, Lola and Joaquin.