Alfonso Ribeiro

Born Sep 21, 1971

Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro is an American actor, television director, dancer, game show host, and comedian. Ribeiro is best known for his role as Carlton Banks on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and host of GSN show Catch 21. He has also received attention for his performance in the title role of the Broadway musical The Tap Dance Kid and his appearance as a dancer in a Pepsi commercial also featuring Michael Jackson.… Read More

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1971 Birth Born on September 21, 1971.


1983 - 1984 2 More Events
1985 13 Years Old In 1985, Alfonso appeared as himself in a commercial on MTV advertising a dance instruction book he authored called Alfonso's Breakin' & Poppin' Book.
1986 14 Years Old In 1986, he released a 12" rap record called "Timebomb" on Prism Records.
1990 18 Years Old Ribeiro's breakout role was as Carlton Banks on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air from 1990 to 1996. … Read More


2002 30 Years Old Ribeiro was married to Robin Stapler in 2002.
2006 34 Years Old 1 More Event
Ribeiro competed as one of the celebrity singers on the reality TV show Celebrity Duets in 2006, winning over the runner-up Lucy Lawless.
2008 36 Years Old In 2008, Ribeiro began hosting the game show Catch 21 on GSN. … Read More


2012 40 Years Old Ribeiro became engaged to writer Angela Unkrich in July 2012. … Read More
In 2013, Ribeiro began hosting his second game show Spell-Mageddon on ABC Family.
2014 42 Years Old 1 More Event
On September 4, 2014, Ribeiro was announced as one of the celebrities who would compete on season 19 of Dancing with the Stars. … Read More
On May 19, 2015, Ribeiro was named as Tom Bergeron's successor and became the first African American to host America's Funniest Home Videos.
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