Alfonso Ribeiro, Dancing With the Stars Finalist: Age, Wife, Son, Net Worth (+Pictures)

November 24, 2014 Updated: November 24, 2014

Alfonso Ribeiro, best known for playing Carlton Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, has burst back onto the entertainment scene with his smooth moves on Dancing With the Stars season 19.

It’s been a while since The Fresh Prince, and Alfonso is now 43, married, and a father. 

Alfonso has two children–12-year-olde daughter, Sienna, whose mother is Ribeiro’s ex-wife Robin Stapler; and Alfonso Jr., who was born in October 2013 and whose mother Angela Unkrich is Alfonso’s current wife.

Alfonso announced on Dancing With the Stars on his son’s first birthday that he and Angela are expecting another child.

“We’re having a baby! I wanted to announce it here on the show because I just wanted to say thank you to all the fans and say I love my wife,” he said, smiling.

Unkrich, 33, is a consistent presence in the DWTS live audience, along with AJ. 

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Witney Carson and Alfonso Ribeiro. (ABC)
Witney Carson and Alfonso Ribeiro. (ABC)

Witney Carson and Alfonso Ribeiro. (ABC)
Witney Carson and Alfonso Ribeiro. (ABC)

Witney Carson and Alfonso Ribeiro. (ABC)
Witney Carson and Alfonso Ribeiro. (ABC)

Actor Alfonso Ribeiro attends the Screen Actor's Guild Foundation's 5th Annual 'Actors Fore Actors' Los Angeles Golf Classic at Lakeside Golf Club on June 9, 2014 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for SAG Foundation)
Actor Alfonso Ribeiro attends the Screen Actor’s Guild Foundation’s 5th Annual ‘Actors Fore Actors’ Los Angeles Golf Classic at Lakeside Golf Club on June 9, 2014 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for SAG Foundation)

Actor Alfonso Ribeiro and his wife Angela Unkrich attend a private event hosted by Sandals Resorts at The Grove at on May 14, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Sandals Resorts)
Actor Alfonso Ribeiro and his wife Angela Unkrich attend a private event hosted by Sandals Resorts at The Grove at on May 14, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Sandals Resorts)

Alfonso Ribeiro, left, and Angela Unkrich attend the premiere of "Movie 43" at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Alfonso Ribeiro, left, and Angela Unkrich attend the premiere of “Movie 43” at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

(L-R) Actor Alfonso Ribeiro, his wife Robin and comedian Kevin Hart arrive at the premiere of Open Road Films' 'A Haunted House' at the Arclight Theatre on January 3, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
(L-R) Actor Alfonso Ribeiro, his wife Robin and comedian Kevin Hart arrive at the premiere of Open Road Films’ ‘A Haunted House’ at the Arclight Theatre on January 3, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

 

Unkrich, who stands about 5’3″, is from Winfield, Iowa and attended Northwestern University, where she competed in diving and also lettered in basketball and track, in addition to being vice president of the National Honor Society.

The Communication Studies major, who was born to Stan and Valerie Unkrich, describes herself on Twitter as an “Iowa Farm Girl, Former Springboard Diver & Gymnast, Travel Lover, Cubs Fan, & Golf Enthusiast.”

She also noted that she’s a wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend.

Unkrich is perhaps best known besides being Ribeiro’s wife as a writer.

Angela has helped welcome Alfonso’s Dancing With the Stars partner Witney Carson, 20, into their family and the trio, sometimes with the baby, are often seen together.

As for Alfonso, he has been hard at work since The Fresh Prince ended in 1996. He’s appeared in a range of television shows and movies, including TV movie Kidz in the Wood, competition Celebrity Duets, and sitcom Shake It Up.

Alfonso has also been a host on a number of shows, including the game show Catch 21, and has taken the director’s chair for multiple projects, including 19 episodes of the sitcom Are We There Yet?

Ribeiro is reportedly worth an estimated $5 million.

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