Mark Consuelos is back for another week of Oprah's Fridays Live and is looking more rested than ever—thanks to an early 13th anniversary trip with his wife, Kelly Ripa. "I'm a very lucky man," he says. "I have a very patient wife—that's what 13 years means."
Mark and Kelly jetted off to Turks and Caicos' Amanyara Resort. "It's very peaceful; it's a very sexy place," he says. "You walk in, and your clothes literally fall off."
"My clothes did fall off, and then the resort immediately demanded I put them back on because I've had three kids and there's too much to explain," Kelly jokes.
Although they went kid-free, Mark says not all the families vacationing there had the same idea. "Everyone else brought their kids this week," he says. "It was spring break."
Though she's known as Kelly Ripa to television audiences, Kelly goes by Kelly Consuelos at home—which Mark says he loves to hear. "Especially because I have a wife like this," he says.
But Kelly's name can create confusion when they travel together, Mark says. "Sometimes we're at hotels, and I'll answer the phone. They'll say, 'Mr. Ripa, your breakfast is coming upstairs.' And I'm like, 'Is my father-in-law here?'" Mark says. "But, obviously, I'm proud either way—Ripa or Consuelos."
Kelly says she keeps it simple when referring to Mark. "Sweetie, baby, my man," she says. "Sometimes Oprah's man."
While looking through Kelly and Mark's vacation photos, Oprah and the panel noticed one strange thing—Kelly isn't in most of the pictures! "[For one photo] I threw the camera at the waiter and I said, 'Please take a picture of me so my children know what I look like in case something happens to me,'" she says.
Mark admits that Kelly is almost always behind the camera. "She's the family photographer," he says. "I'm a horrible photographer, so every time I take a picture, she'll go through and delete it."
Mark came home with a spectacular tan, but Kelly says she slathered on the sunblock—a lesson she learned early in their relationship. "When I met Mark, I'm competitive by nature, so I wanted to be dark like Consuelos, but it's impossible for me," she says. A warning from her doctor also helped. "My dermatologist said, 'Do you like your nose?' And I said, 'I do.' He said, 'You're not going to have it for much longer,'" Kelly says. "So I really try to protect my skin. … I use a lot more sunscreen, and I wear a hat."