Ralph Macchio

Birth Day November 4th, 1961
Birth Place Huntington, New York, United States
Age 62 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

Ralph Macchio Karate Kid Biography

Ralph George Macchio Jr. famed as Ralph Macchio is an American actor who is famous for his role as Daniel LaRusso in three "Karate Kid" films ad "Cobra Kai" which is a sequel of TV series. He is also well recognized for his role as Eugene Martone in Crossroads, Bill Gambini in My Cousin Vinny, and Johnny Cade in The Outsiders. He made his theatrical film debut in the 1980 comedy film "Up the Academy" as Chooch Bambalazi. Whereas he made his debut TV show appearance in "Eight Is Enough" as Jeremy Andretti in the year 1980. He also competed on the twelfth season of Dancing with the Stars finishing fourth. At present, he is reprising his role as Daniel LaRusso in "Cobra Kai". Scroll more to know about his Full Biography, Present Age, Facts, Net Worth, Wiki, Early Life, and Birthday.

Ralph Macchio is famous for being an actor. He is best known for his roles in The Karate Kid film series, Cobra Kai, Crossroads, My Cousin Vinny, and The Outsiders. 

Ralph Macchio, a famous actor

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On 4th November 1961, Ralph Macchio was born in Huntington, New York, the USA. His birth name/full name is Ralph George Macchio Jr. Talking about his family members; he was born to his parents; Ralph Macchio Sr. (father), and Rosalie (nee DeSantis) (mother). He has a sibling; a brother named Steven Macchio. His father is of half Greek and half Italian descent, whereas his mother is of Italian ancestry. Thus, his ethnicity is Mixed. He holds an American nationality and his zodiac sign is Scorpio. Concerning his educational background, he attended Half Hollow Hills West High School, & graduated in the year 1979. By religion, he is Christian. As of 2020, he celebrated his 59th birthday. 

At the age of 59, Ralph Macchio has maintained his body a lot. He still looks young at this age. He has a slim body build with the perfect height of 1.74 m or 5 ft and 8.5 in. His balanced bodyweight consists of 159 lbs or 72 kg. He has a pair of dark brown eyes color and his short hair color is black. His other body measurement is still to get publicized yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body with a charming personality. 

Ralph Macchio Career (Movies and TV Shows)

  • When Ralph was only three, he began to tap dancing lessons. Later, he was found by a talent agent at the age of sixteen.
  • Then, he was cast in the TV series "Eight Is Enough" and later appeared the role in the 1983 film "The Outsiders". 
  • He later cast as Daniel LaRusso in the 1984 film "Karate Kid" and its two sequels; The Karate Kid Part II and The Karate Kid Part III.
  • In the year 1986, he appeared in the film "Crossroads" and starred in Cuba and His Teddy Bear on Broadway.
  • He then starred in the next hit comedy film "My Cousin Vinny" in the year 1992. He also performed the lead role of J. Pierrepont Finch in the U.S. tour revival of the 1962 Tony Award-winning musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying in the year 1996. 
  • He appeared in the HBO series "Entourage" in the year 2005 and also he appeared in the 2007 music video for the song "Sweep the Leg". 
  • He was then seen in the TV series "Ugly Betty" as Archie Rodriguez. 
  • As of July 2010, he was seen in Funny or Die's online short, "Wax On, F*ck Off". He played the adult Carl Morelli in a staged reading of the Charles Messina play "A Room of My Own" on 20th September 2010. 
  • In the year 2011, it was announced that he would be competing on ABC's Dancing with the Stars. Appearing in the show, he was eliminated during the semi-finals finishing in 4th position. 
  • Then, he was cast in the film "Hitchcock" in April 2012, and also he appeared in "How I Met Your Mother" in the year 2013. 
  • Besides this, he has guest appeared in other TV series such as CBS Afternoon Playhouse, The Outer Limits, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Twice in a Lifetime, Head Case, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Psych, The Whole Truth, Happily Divorced, Robot Chicken, The Deuce, Kevin Can Wait, and Conan.
  • His other films are Teachers, Distant Thunder, Too Much Sun, Naked in New York, Can't Be Heaven, A Good Night to Be, Beer League, A Little Game, and Lost Cat Corona. 
  • His TV films are High Powder, Dangerous Company, The Three Wishes of Billy Grier, The Last P.O.W.: The Bobby Garwood Story, Holiday Spin, and Psych: The Movie. 
  • He has also appeared in short films, Dizzyland, The Office Party, Popcorn Shrimp. 
  • He is currently reprising his role in "Cobra Kai", an action comedy-drama YouTube Premium series that began in the year 2018. What's more, he is also the co-executive producer of the series. 

Ralph Macchio on ‘Cobra Kai’

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Ralph Macchio Wife and Kids

Regarding the marital status of Ralph Macchio, he is a married man. He is married to his pretty wife, Phyllis Fierro who was introduced by his grandmother at the age of fifteen. The duo got married on 5th April 1987. By profession, his wife, Fierro is a nurse practitioner. The couple is also blessed with two kids named Julia (born in 1992), and Daniel (born in 1996). His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. He is happily residing in Long Island, New York with his family. 

Ralph Macchio and his wife, Phyllis Fierro

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Ralph Macchio Net Worth & Salary

An American actor, Ralph Macchio has made a huge amount of money throughout his career. Until now, he has appeared in numerous movies and TV Shows. His major source of wealth comes from his acting career. As of 2021, the net worth of Ralph is estimated to have $4 Million as per sources and he was receiving a cool salary of $1 Million per season. What's more, he also earned through several commercials. He has even appeared in the VitaminWater commercial that featured NASCAR driver Carl Edwards. As of 2019, his net worth was estimated at $3 million. He is living a luxurious lifestyle from his career earnings. 

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