Alfonso Rebeiro is a dancer; actor, director and a TV personality from the United States who is a professional tap dancer and commonly known for hosting TV show, “America’s Funniest Home Videos”. When he was 14, he was fortunate to be one of the background dancers in the Michael Jackson’s Pepsi commercial. He is the winner of the nineteenth season of “Dancing with the Stars” and bagged the seventh position in the English Reality show- “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!” Keep reading to know more about Alfonso Rebeiro’s net worth in 2018.
Alfonso Ribeiro Early Life
Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro Sr. was born on September 21, 1971, in New York. His parents, Michael and Joy Ribeiro were of Trinidad and Tobago decent. His grandfather was a great Calypsonian from Trinidad.
Ribeiro first got married to Robin Staler in January 2002 but got divorced in 2007 due to conflicting differences. They have a daughter with whom they share a joint custody.
He later got engaged to Angela Unkrich, with whom he tied nuptial knot in October 2012. They have two sons together born in the years 2013 and 2015.
He had a break in his education due to consecutive series of a TV show, “Silver Spoon.” After the series ended, he went to California State University at L.A. and continued his career from 1990 onwards.
Alfonso Rebeiro Career, Awards & Achievement
Rebeiro started off his career when he was just eight years old. He achieved his first recognition in 1983 when he was in the lead role of “The Tap Dance Kid” and he was listed for the “Outer Critics Circle Award”. In 1984 he was seen as a dancer in Pepsi’s commercial featuring Michael Jackson and was cast in a TV series, “Silver Spoons.”
Alfonso advertised his dance instruction book, “Alfonso’s Breakin’ & Poppin’ Book” on an MTV commercial in 1985.
His role as Carlton Banks in a situation comedy, “The French Prince of Bel-Air” brought him all the fame which started in 1990 and continued till 1996. Playing Will Smith’s cousin in the show brought him wide acknowledgment, and “The Carlton” also became a famous dance move in the following years.
He started directing TV shows in 2001 with “One on One”, “All of Us” in 2003, and “Cuts” in 2005.
In 2008, he hosted the game show “Catch21” and directed episodes of TV series “Meet the Browns” and “Are We There Yet.” He hosted another game show “Spell-Mageddon” in 2013.
The same year, Ribeiro participated in the 13th series of “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here,” that he finished with the seventh position. In 2015, after winning the 19th season of “Dancing with the Stars” he appeared in the 21st season as a guest judge.
He began hosting the show “America’s Funniest Home Videos” in 2015.
Awards & achievements
Ribeiro in his long time of career has won different awards and several nominations. From 1985 to 1987 he was nominated for the Best Young Actor by Young Artist Award for his TV series Silver Spoon. In 1996 and 1998 he won the Outstanding Supporting Actor at the Image Awards. In 2005 he was a nomination at the BET Comedy Award for directing a Comedy series.
Net Worth of Alfonso Ribeiro
Ribeiro’s net worth is $7 million. Which he has made ever since childhood. He is a great host and a stage performer.
He has played numerous roles in numerous movies, either giving his voice or acting in it himself.
Ribeiro is a passionate car driver and is often witnessed as a participant in celebrity car contests. In the 1990s he raced in the Star Mazda Series and finished 3rd at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
He is good friends with Will Smith and he even taught driving to his eldest son Trey. He stays in Los Angeles, California with his family.