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Alfonso Ribeiro | Biography

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Dashing and intelligence, Alfonso Ribeiro was born in New York City, in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, to parents Trinidad and Tobago Ribeiro. Ribeiro is the grandson of the late Albert Ribeiro a.k.a. Lord Hummingbird. His date of birth was on September 21, 1971. He holds an American nationality and belongs to black ethnicity. Ribeiro is known as actor, dancer, singer, television personality, television director and game show host. He was raised by his parents.

He attended University of California and Valley Professional School in L.A. He started his Career pretty early and began his career at the age of eight. He first gained recognition in 1983, when he played a leading role in the Broadway musical The Tap Dance Kid. Any other can only dream of being in national television at the age of eight but he showed it doing. This shows his passion and enjoyment towards his talent.  He received positive reviews for his performance, and was nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award. He also appeared in one of Michael Jackson's Pepsi television commercials as a dancer in 1984. The same year, Ribeiro was cast as Rick Schroder's best friend on the TV series Silver Spoons. In 1985, Alfonso appeared as himself in a commercial on MTV advertising a dance instruction book he authored, called "Alfonso's Breakin' & Poppin' Book". Ribeiro's most notable role was that of spoiled, rich Carlton Banks in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air from 1990 to 1996. He played the cousin to Will Smith's lead character. The Carlton character was known for frequently dancing to Tom Jones' "It's Not Unusual," a dance move that gained infamy as "The Carlton Dance." In 2008, Ribeiro began hosting the game show Catch 21 on GSN. He also directed some episodes of Meet the Browns television series. In 2013, Ribeiro began hosting his second game show Spell-Mageddon on ABC Family Television. Ribeiro has huge working Experience. At the age of eight he has gained professional experience which helped him to grow with own ideas and knowledge. It does socks a man having net worth of $5 million has started his career from about $200 per show when he was eight.

Marriage is one of the most important togetherness which makes person feel that there is someone who cares about each other and like he was married to Robin Staple In 2002 ,but they got separated in 2006 .They had one daughter named sienna Ribeiro. Alfonso in his life married twice in July, 2012 Alfonso Ribeiro got engaged with the writer Angela Unkrich and just after three month of their in 13 October, 2012 they both got married with each other. He has one son named Alfonso Lincoln Riberio Jr. Their son was born on 27 October 2013.Recenty Alfonso, wife Angela and their son a happy family lives in Los Angeles. Altogether he has two children and he loves them a lot. Alfonso is having happy married life with his wife and children. He is in deep love with his wife Angela and they are going strong. This couple compliments each other and share equal responsibility. Alfonso is straight and he is not into the relation with some other guy which means he is not a gay. 

His height is considered to be five feet six inch. His body appearance is black though he is good when he smiles. He regularly works out to stay fit and widen his acting career. He is a gentleman who has a great respect for the ladies. He is good looking and has great personality. He has achieved great career height in his life. He loves Disney world and his favorite restaurant in Disney world is Blue bayou.

He had played leading role in “The Tape Dance Kid “and received positive review so, he was nominated for “outer critics circle award” but he didn’t received award. He has very fantastic way of handling his personal as well as his professional life. He is very kind, handsome and intelligence. He normally get engaged in the twitter and face book uploading pictures ,sharing about his days so his can follow him in face book ,twitter and his personal networking site. His complete biography can be found in internet and wiki as well.