|Alfonso Ribeiro Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||September 21, 1971|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Alfonso Ribeiro is an American actor, voice actor, director, television personality, writer, dancer, and host who is known for playing Carlton Banks in the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Dr. Maxwell Stanton in the sitcom In the House, Alfonso Spears in the NBC sitcom Silver Spoons, and Roland Jackson (voice) in the animated series Extreme Ghostbusters.
Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro
Riverdale, The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Alfonso Ribeiro studied at California State University, Los Angeles, a public university located in Los Angeles, California.
Actor, Voice Actor, Director, Television Personality, Writer, Dancer, Host
- Others – Albert Ribeiro (known professionally as Lord Hummingbird) (Grandfather) (Calypsonian)
Alfonso Ribeiro has been repped by Vin Di Bona Productions (Production Company), Los Angeles, California, United States.
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth has been $4 Million.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
73 kg or 161 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Alfonso Ribeiro has dated –
- Nia Long – It was RUMORed that he once had an affair with actor Nia Long.
- Maureen Flannigan (1991-1992) – In August 1991, he started going out with actor Maureen Flannigan but the duo broke up the following year in April.
- Gabrielle Tuite (1993-1995) – Alfonso was romantically involved with glamor model and actor Gabrielle Tuite between January 1993 and March 1995.
- Robin Stapler (1999-2006) – He began dating actor Robin Stapler in 1999 and they got married in January 2002. Their daughter Sienna was born in October 2002. The couple’s marriage ended in August 2006.
- Taryn Terrell (2007-2009) – Alfonso Ribeiro started a relationship with actor, model, stunt artist, ring announcer, and professional wrestler Taryn Terrell in 2007. However, they eventually parted ways in July 2009.
- Ashlynn Brooke (2007) – He hooked up with adult film star Ashlynn Brooke in 2007.
- Angela Unkrich (2010-Present) – His romance with writer Angela Ribeiro started in the year 2010 and they got married on October 13, 2012, after a 3-month engagement. They parent 3 children – sons Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro Jr. (b. October 27, 2013) and Anders Reyn Ribeiro (b. April 30, 2015) and a daughter named Ava (b. 2019).
Race / Ethnicity
Alfonso Ribeiro is of African-Trinidadian and African-Vincentian descent.
The Carlton Dance
Alfonso Ribeiro has been cast in TV commercials for –
- McDonald’s McGriddle Sandwich (2003)
- Progressive (2018)
- State Farm Insurance Company (with Chris Paul) (2020)
He also appeared as one of the background dancers in Michael Jackson‘s Pepsi commercials in the early 80s.
Alfonso Ribeiro Facts
- He grew up in New York City.
- From 1990 to 1996, he co-starred as Carlton Banks in the television sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The show also starred Will Smith, Tatyana Ali, Joseph Marcell, Daphne Maxwell Reid, and others.
- He is an avid race car driver and won the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach celebrity race in 1994 and 1995.
- Alfonso Ribeiro appeared as Brent Hernandez in the 2005 adventure romantic comedy film Love Wrecked, starring Amanda Bynes, Chris Carmack, Jonathan Bennett, and Jamie-Lynn Sigler.
- Alfonso was ranked #95 on VH-1‘s list of “The Greatest: 100 Greatest Kid Stars” in 2005.
- As a director, he has worked on various projects such as The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Meet the Browns, K.C. Undercover, Are We There Yet?, Mighty Med, All of Us, In the House, Shake It Up, and Young & Hungry.
- In 2014, he appeared as a contestant on the 19th edition of Dancing with the Stars and later emerged as the season’s winner alongside his partner Witney Carson.
- Alfonso Ribeiro has been friends with his Fresh Prince of Bel-Air co-star Will Smith.
- In 2021, he started hosting the television series America’s Funniest Home Videos: Animal Edition.
- In May 2023, his daughter Ava underwent surgery after a scary scooter accident.
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