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Alfonso Ribeiro Biography

Alfonso Ribeiro
  • Age: 46 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 feet 5 inch
  • Name: Alfonso Ribeiro
  • Birth Name: Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro
  • Father: Michael Ribeiro
  • Mother: Joy (De Leon) Ribeiro
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: New York
  • Profession: Actor, dancer, singer, television personality, television director, game show host
  • Net Worth: $245 million
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Angela Unkrich
  • Children: Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro
  • Divorce: Robin Stapler
  • Online Presence: Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
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Alfonso Ribeiro, full name Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro, Sr. is an American actor, dancer, television director and a game show host has an estimated Net Worth of $245 million.He was born in September 21, 1971 in The Bronx, New York, U.S. He is now 42 years of Age. He lives in Los Angeles . He is known for his role on the NBC sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” as Carlton Banks and as well as as host on “Catch 21” of GSN. He is also known for the ABC Family show “Spell-Mageddon”. He also got public attention because of his performance in the title role of the Broadway musical “The Tap Dance Kid” and as well his appearance as a Dancer in Pepsi’s commercial featuring Michael Jackson.

Personal Details

Ribeiro is 5 ft 5¾ inches (1.67m) taller in Height. He looks little fat in his Images and we can assume he has a heavy body Weight. He shows the Ethnicity as same as their family were from a Trinidad & Tobago. His father and mother are Michael and Joy (De Leon) Ribeiro. His Spouse is Angela Unkrich with whom he got married in 2012. They have a son named Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro, Jr. in the name of Children. He was previously married to Robin Stapler in 2002 and got divorced in 2006 after filing papers in Los Angeles County Superior Court which cited irreconcilable differences and they share joint custody of their daughter, Seinna Riberio.


Rebeiro began his career when he was eight and got recognized first in 1983, while palying a lead role in the Braodway musical “The Tap Dance Kid”  because of which  he got positive reviews and he too was nomitaed for an Outer Critics Circle Award for the role. His TV career started in 1980 while her played in Oye Willie. He then appeared in a commericial ad with Michael Jackson in for Pepsi in 1984. In t same year he was cast as Rick Schroder’s best friend on Silver Spoons, a TV Series.  His most noticeable role was of a rich, spoiled Carlton Banks in The Fresh Prince  of Bel-Air which aired from 1990 to 1996. In the series he played as cousin of Will Smith. The Carlton character was famous for frequently dancing to Tom Jones’ “ It’s Not Unusal,” with a dance move which gained fame as “ The Carlton Dance”. Riberio then started hosting a game show “ Catch 21” on GSN in 2008. He directed some episodes of Meet the Browns and major season of TV Series “Are We There Yet?”

Awards and Nominations

He won Image Awards’ Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series twice, once in 1996 for “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and in 1998 for “In the House”. He was nominated in different categories as actor and director in many awards functions such as BET Comedy Awards, NCLR Bravo Awards and Young Artist Awards.

  • Last modified : 18 June, 2014
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