Kelly and Ryan's boss Art Moore is working way beyond retirement age
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Kelly and Ryan's boss Art Moore is working way beyond retirement age

Art Moore is the man in charge on ABC‘s Live with Kelly and Ryan, but the latest question on fans’ minds is his age. Well, the truth is that the hosting duo’s boss is working past retirement age…

The American talk show sees Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest invite a variety of celebrity guests, with producer Michael Gelman often chiming in with his own musings. However, a man called Art is usually working hard in the background.

Occasionally, Art Moore makes an appearance on the show, which leaves viewers curious about just how old he is. We done some digging to find out all about the show boss, from his age to career background.

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What is Art Moore’s job on ABC?

Art Moore is the producer of ABC’s Live with Kelly and Ryan. He has occasionally joined the hosting duo for discussions, such as when they paid tribute to Regis Philbin, the show’s OG host.

It all began when he graduated from Ithaca College in 1966 as a drama major with a minor in television and radio. Now, he is the director and producer at WABC and executive-in-charge for Live with Regis and Kelly.

Also the Vice President at WABC, Art supervises all non-news local programming, helping evaluate content and talent for new shows, developing long-range strategy, and arranging syndicated shows, movies, and special projects, such as stories on cancer, crime prevention, and education.

How old is Kelly and Ryan’s boss?

Art Moore is thought to be in his 70s to 80s. Having celebrated 50 years with ABC and Walt Disney Company in 2021, Reality Titbit has worked out that he is likely around 86 years old, taking into consideration that he graduated in 1966.

Having become a director and producer at stations in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Buffalo and Philadelphia shorting after graduation and performing in theatre, Art is thought to have launched his career in his early twenties.

The programming director has spent most of his life as the show boss. It has been on air since April 4th 1983, starting out as The Morning Show, with Kelly starting in 2001, and Ryan joining in 2017, to become Ryan and Kelly.

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His career and family background

Art Moore was once a popular weather reporter in Philadelphia. Now with an estimated $60million net worth, he won the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2006 at Ithaca College, as well as served on the school’s advisory board. 

He works at the college as a visiting lecturer and mentor, giving media-related talks. The director also has links to fame, as the godfather of actor David Boreanaz, known as the voice of Angel in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

David reportedly said that once when he was two years old, Art – who is not related to him by blood but is described as his uncle – served him “shark soup.”

Art appears to wear a ring on his wedding finger, but has not publicly shared any details of his love life.

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