|Real Name/Full Name||Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro Sr.|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Alfonso Ribeiro|
|Birth Place:||The Bronx, New York, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||21 September 1971|
|Age/How Old:||51 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 167 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 63 Kg
In Pounds – 138 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Micheal Ribeiro
Mother –Joy Ribeiro
|School:||New York Film Academy|
|College:||California State University|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Angela Unkrich (m.2012), Robin Stapler(m. 2002-2007)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Sienna Ribeiro, Ava Sue Ribeiro, Anders Reyn Ribeiro, Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro Jr.|
|Profession:||Actor, Dancer, television personality|
|Net Worth:||$8 million|
|Last Updated:||November 2022|
Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro Sr., popularly known as Alfonso Ribeiro is an American dancer, actor, TV show host and media personality. He appeared in many sitcom television shows and is also the current host of the TV show America’s Funniest Home Videos. As a dancer-actor, Ribeiro has also appeared in Broadway musicals as well as in the popular dance show Dancing With the Stars.
Well, how well do you know about Alfonso Ribeiro? If not much, here is what we know about Alfonso Ribeiro to date.
Biography and Early Life
Ribeiro was born on 21 September 1971 in the Riverdale neighborhood in the Bronx County, New York. His parents, Micheal And Joy Ribeiro are Trinidadian and Tobagonian Americans and has been living with the Caribbean- American community in New York for a long time. Ribeiro’s paternal grandfather, Albert Ribeiro, was a musician from Trinidad (also known as calypsonian or chantwell).
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Alfonso Ribeiro in 2022 and what is his height and weight? Well, Alfonso Ribeiro’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 26th November 2022 having been born on 21 September 1971. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 167 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 138 lbs in Pound and 63kg in Kilograms.
Ribeiro has attended the New York Film Academy and also the California State University. He was trained from a very young age and started his career of dancing and acting at the age of eight. He got the chance to make a Broadway debut at the age of 13.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Ribeiro married actor Robin Stapler in 2002 and they officially divorced in 2006. They have a daughter named Sienna Ribeiro together (born 2003) and the couple shares their daughter’s custody. Ribeiro married American writer-actor Angela Unkrich on 13 October 2012 at the Lakeside Golf Club in the city of Burbank, Los Angeles, after a three-month-long engagement.
They met in 2011 and started seeing each other and got engaged in 2012, in the month of July. The couple has three children, sons Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro Sr.(born 2013 and is also known as AJ) and Anders Reyn Ribeiro (born 2015), and daughter Ava Sue Ribeiro, who was born on May 2019. Ribeiro currently resides with his family in Los Angeles, California.
Is Alfonso Ribeiro Gay?
Alfonso Ribeiro is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He has been married twice, and both were women. He is currently happily married to Angela Unkrich, his wife of 9 years. There has never been any rumor surrounding Ribeiro’s sexuality, and Ribeiro himself has never said anything particular about his sexuality. We can safely assume that he is a heterosexual cisgender man.
Ribeiro’s debut in the entertainment industry happened when he was just 8 years old when he appeared in the PBS show, Oye Ollie. After that in 1983, at the age of 13, he starred as a leading character in the Broadway musical The Tap Dance Kid, which brought him to the attention of pop legend Micheal Jackson who gave him a chance to appear in a Pepsi commercial with him in 1984.
The same year, he appeared on the television series Silver Spoons from season 3 t 5 as Ricky Stratton‘s (played by actor Ricky Schroder) best friend Alfonso Spears. Ribeiro’s first breakthrough role was on the NBC sitcom series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air where he starred as Carlton Banks, a spoilt but lovable cousin of Will Smith’s leading character. His character was frequently seen dancing to singer Tom Jones’s song “It’s Not Unusual” and later the dance routine came to be known as “The Carlton”.
In 2006, he joined the singing show Celebrity Duets where he was partnered with singer Lucy Lawless, and they became the runner-up in the show. He started hosting shows in 2008, with the game show Catch 21 on the GSN channel. On 24th May 2013, he appeared on a British comedy talk show called The Graham Norton Show with Will Smith and Jaden Smith where he performed the Carlton Dance. The same year, he appeared on another British TV show titled I’m Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!
In 2014, he participated in Dancing with the Stars in season 19 of the show where his dance partner was choreographer, Whitney Carson. On 25th November 2014, it was announced that they had won the competition. He returned to the show on 2015 as a guest judge on season 21.
The same week, he became the host of the show America’s Funniest Home Videos, succeeding the former host Tom Bergeron. In 2019, Ribeiro returned as the host of Catch 21. In 2020, he appeared in various commercials for an insurance company.
In 2014 Ribeiro won season 19 of Dancing with the Stars along with his professional dance partner Whitney Carson. In 2020, he was nominated for Daytime Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Game Show Host, but he didn’t win. In 1996, he won an Image Award in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actor for his role as Carlton Banks in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Alfonso Ribeiro in 2022
Alfonso Ribeiro’s net worth is about $8 million as of 2022. In 2015, he bought a mini-mansion with eight bedrooms in Granada Hills, California at the asking price of $2.3 million, and currently resides there with his family. Being an actor he has gathered a huge bank balance for himself. He has even taken part in many racing competitions and made earned a lot from there.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He was ranked 95 in VH1’s list of The Greatest: 100 Greatest Star Kids in 2005
- Ribeiro is an avid racer and has won The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Celebrity Race two times. He also came third in the Las Vegas Motor Speedway
- He also plays golf and has been credited wins numerous times.
A many of many talents, Alfonso Ribeiro, who has been a part of the entertainment industry from a young age, sure knows how to charm his audience with his wit and humor.