Alfonso Ribeiro | Biography

Posted On: 28 May, 2014


Alfonso Ribeiro | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth August 21, 1971
Age 46 Years 3 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Angela Unkrich , Robin Stapler (ex-wife)
Girlfriend Not Yet
Ethnicity Black
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Net Worth $5 million dollars
Height 1.68 m
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Sienna Ribeiro (Daughter)

An American actor, director, game show host and a dancer Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro, Sr. is most known among people as Carlton Banks on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

Ribeiro was born on September 21, 1971, in The Bronx, New York, the United States to parents Trinidad, and Tobago. He also became popular for his lead role in The Tap Dance Kid.

He belongs to American nationality and has an Afro-Carribean ethnicity.

Ribeiro started his career at an early age of eight by acting in a drama production Oye Willie. He released songs named “Sneak Away With Me” and “Not Too Young” when he was only ten years old.

For his role in The Tap Dance Kid, he became nominated for Outer Critics Circle Award. In 1984, he also appeared in a Pepsi commercial along with superstar Michael Jackson. He also appeared on the TV series Silver Spoons.

He became most famous among people after appearing in NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince Bel-Air from 1990 to 1996. His dancing style also became famous after this show.

Since 2008, he began hosting the game show Catch 21 on GSN. Later he also hosted ABC family show Spell-Mageddon.

As a director, Ribeiro directed some episodes of television series Meet The Browns. He also directed many series of Are We There Yet? He also appeared as a contestant in the thirteenth series of the British celebrity jungle-based reality show I’m a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here on ITV.

His voice was also featured in the animated series Extreme Ghostbusters and currently, works as a director for episodes of All of Us.

Ribeiro is 5 feet 5.75 inches tall of his height. He has got an athletic body built. He has maintained perfect body measurements and regularly visits the gym to remain fit and healthy. He is now 45 years old.

His shirtless pictures are also available on internet sites. You can also check out his roles in TV series The Fresh Prince Bel-Air. He is also paid a good amount for his work and time. His net worth is estimated to be $82 million.

He is also one of the most prestigious as well as talented actor and dancer. Alfonso has won the hearts of millions of viewers, and the credit goes to his hard work and determination towards his work.

Talking about his personal life, he was married to Robin Stapler in 2002, but after 4 years of their marriage, Stapler and Ribeiro divorced in 2006.

They had a daughter Sienna Ribeiro, and after their divorce, they share a joint custody of their daughter.

Later he married writer Angela Unkrich on October 13, 2012. Alfonso and his wife Angela were blessed with a son whom they named Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro Jr. He was born on October 27, 2013.

The couples are living happily, and there are not any rumors flying about their divorce. This can also prove that he is not a gay.

There are rumors spread that he is of Dominican descent and in an interview, he has cleared to viewers that it is false.

Additionally, he said that neither he nor his family is from the Dominican Republic. His parents are from Trinidad and Tobago. Rumors were also spread about his death which caused tensions for many of his fans.

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Other information about him can be found in his personal as well as official sites. His fans can also follow him on Twitter and Instagram as well as like his page on Facebook. His short biography can also be accessed via wiki and IMDB.