The youngest of Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos’s three children, Joaquin Consuelos, enjoyed one of the rites of passage as a high school student and went to the prom on Tuesday.
And his famous parents took to social media, sharing photos of the 18-year-old getting ready and then going to the prom with his date, Melissa.
‘Prom Night 2021. Joaquin and Melissa,’ Ripa, 50, captioned a photo showing the couple posing together.
Consuelos, 50, shared a similar view of the couple, showing off their outfits and matching corsage and boutonniere, gushing, ‘It’s Prom night…. Quino and his lovely date Melissa. ‘
Transition ritual: Kelly Ripa and husband Mark Consuelos both shared photos of youngest son, Joaquin and his date Melissa, at prom night on Tuesday
Life! With Kelly and Ryan, the host also took to her Instagram story, giving her 2.9 million fans and followers a glimpse of her boy’s pre-date preparations along with his proud dad.
With a lovely addition, Joaquin wore a sleek black tux, which his mother revealed was his father’s.
One photo showed the proud father helping Joaquin fasten his tie and another photo of him straightening his suit.
Family touch: it turns out that Joaquin was wearing a sleek black tuxedo and shoes, which his mother revealed was his father’s
Proud Dad: The actor helped Joaquin fasten his tie while he was getting dressed
College Bound: Joaquin, 18, is gearing up to attend the University of Michigan in the fall
Finishing touch: The Riverdale star, 50, also helped his son straighten his suit
“Pre-prom scenes,” Ripa headlined the series of snaps.
She also included a photo of the proud parents posing with their son, as well as some photos of Joaquin receiving his white flower boutonniere.
There were also a few images that Joaquin and his date posed with tall apartment buildings in the background.
In March, Joaquin revealed that he will attend the University of Michigan in the fall and join their wrestling team.
Proud parents: Consuelos and Ripa, who celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary earlier this month, also posed with their son before leaving for the prom
Traditions: Ripa also shared a photo of Joaquin receiving his boutonniere consisting of beautiful white flowers
Monumental Moment: There were also images of Joaquin and Melissa posing for photos outside with tall apartment buildings in the background
Super excited to get into this next chapter with @umichwrestling! Honored to be a part of this great program. Big thanks to @the_wrestling_coach, @buddylasta, @izzystylewrestling and @seanbormet, ‘the teen wrote in the caption of a photo announcing his commitment.
After that, Ripa proudly posted a photo of Joaquin and his dad posing in University of Michigan hoodies and writing, “ Sunday vibes. ”
Earlier this year, Ripa revealed that Joaquin had to overcome dyslexia and dysgraphia on his journey to graduate from high school and continue on to college.
Ripa and Consuleos, who just celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary earlier this month, are also the proud parents of their eldest son Michael, 23, and daughter Lola, 19.
Committed: Joaquin will join the wrestling team when he enters the University of Michigan in the fall of 2021
Hard Work and Determination: Earlier this year, Ripa revealed that Joaquin had to overcome dyslexia and dysgraphia on his journey to graduate from high school and continue to college