Alfonso Ribeiro Net Worth Revealed After Joining Tyra Banks As Dwts Co-Host
Dancing with the Stars (DWTS) is scheduled to start a new season this fall. Tyra Banks will be taking up her hosting responsibilities, but this time she won’t be working alone. Alfonso Ribeiro, a former DWTS champion, will co-host Season 31 with Banks. As co-workers at The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, the two have known each other for many years.
The fact that the next season is premiering on Disney+ instead of ABC is another notable difference.
In a press release, Ribeiro had this to say about his return to the reality show stage:
“Dancing with the Stars has been a huge part of my life for so many years and I am thrilled to officially rejoin this close-knit family as a co-host. Tyra and I have a longstanding friendship that I hope will resonate with all the fans back home as we kick off this new season on Disney+.”
Uncovering Alfonso Ribeiro’s Net Worth: A Man of Many Talents on the DWTS
Alfonso Ribeiro is a multi-talented person who worked hard to establish himself in the entertainment business. According to Celebrity Net Worth, his estimated net worth as of 2022 is $4 million.
Alongside Will Smith, Ribeiro played Carlton Banks on the venerable television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. He is recognized for his role as the host of the comedy television show America’s Funniest Home Videos.
In addition to acting and hosting television shows, he is a great director, dancer, singer and broadcaster. At age eight, he began acting professionally on the Broadway stage. Notable works by him include The Tap Dance Kid, for which he received an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination.
Later, she gained notoriety by co-starring in a commercial with the late Michael Jackson. He became known in 1990 for his role as Carlton Banks in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air when he performed a well-known dance number to Tom Jones’ It’s Not Unusual.
TV shows Ribeiro has hosted include Catch 21, GSN Live, Big Time Rush, Spell-Mageddon and I’m a Celebrity. America’s Funniest Home Videos, Things We Do For Love, Shake It Up And Get Me Out Of Here!
Since 2012 he has been married to Angela Unkrich. Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro Jr., Anders Reyn Ribeiro and Ava Sue Ribeiro are his three children and all reside in Los Angeles. Previously, Ribeiro co-parented his daughter Sienna with Robin Stapler, whom he was married to from 2002 to 2006.
Alfonso Ribeiro once served as a guest judge on the DWTS
Almost all of the DWTS characters have been played by Alfonso Ribeiro. He participated in the competition in season 19 alongside professional dancer Witney Carson. The team took the season honors. Carson expressed his delight at Ribeiro’s return to the dance reality show on Instagram.
Subsequently, as a guest judge in season 21, Ribeiro returned to the stage and will soon assume a permanent position on the show. On social media, professional dancer Cheryl Burke and host Tyra Banks shared the news of Ribeiro’s reappearance.
This fall, Season 31 of DWTS will debut on a different network. Episodes from the new season will stream on Disney+ instead of ABC.