Ralph Macchio
Ralph Macchio

Ralph Macchio is a popular actor known worldwide for, and eight is enough and The Karate Kid series. He considered the most popular and successful teen actor of all time.

Quick Biography

Ralph George Macchio Jr was born on 4 November 1961 at Huntington, New York, United States. The actor participated in ABC’s Dance Show Dancing with the Stars.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Ralph George Macchio Jr
Age: 60 years old
Birth Date: 4 November 1961
Birth Place: Huntington, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: Christian
Parents: Ralph Macchio Sr and Roselie Macchio
Spouse: Phyllis Fierro (m. 1987)
Children: Daniel Macchio, Julia Macchio
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 72 kg
Profession: Actor
Net Worth in 2022: $6 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Ralph Macchio is 60 years old. He looks quite young, according to his age. The height of the actor is 1.75 m, and the weight of the Ralph is 72 kg. The body type of actor is slim. The eye color of the Ralph is dark brown eyes. The hair colors of the actor is black.

Education, School/College University

In 1979, the actor graduated from Half Hollow Hills West High School.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

The actor’s father is the owner of the ranch. The ethnicity of Ralph’s father is half Italian and half Greek, whereas the ethnicity of the mother is Italian. In an interview, the actor stated that his elder is from Naples.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Ralph Macchio With Wife Phyllis Fierro
Ralph Macchio With Wife Phyllis Fierro

Ralph Macchio met his wife when he was 15 years old. His grandmother introduced him to Phyllis Fierro. On 5 April 1987, Ralph and Fierro married each other. They had two children, Julia was born 1992 and Daniel born in 1996.  The actor’s wife is a nurse practitioner.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 5 April 1987
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Ralph Macchio Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Phyllis Fierro
Kids: Daniel Macchio, Julia Macchio

Professional life and career

The actor started his acting career with television commercial of Bubble Yum and Dr. Pepper. In 1980, the actor did an on-screen debut with film Up the Academy. Ralph received his first major role in television series Eight is enough. In 1983, the actor worked in The Outsiders with stars named C. Thomas, Tom Cruise, Emilio Estevez, Patrick Swayze, and Matt Dillon.

The talented actor gains fame through Karate Kid film. Ralph worked in the early twenties when the Karate Kid was named. After the success of the first movie, the actor worked in the sequel of the movie The Karate Kid Part II and The Karate Kid Part III. The actor appeared on the cover of magazines Tiger Beat, 16 and Teen Beat.

In 1986, the actor worked in the movie Crossroads. He did the role of a music student in the movie. Ralph stuck in a lean phase for some years. In 1992, the actor appeared in My Cousin Vinny. The movie was a hit, and the actor received his first adult role. The actor worked in Indie film Naked in New York with popular actors as Mary-Louise Parker, Jill Clayburg, Kathleen Turner, and Tony Curtis.

The actor did not receive any major role since the mid-1990s. He did a cameo role in A Good Night to Die and Beer League. In 2015, the actor played the role of himself in the HBO series, Entourage. The talented actor appeared in a commercial of VitaminWater, which also features NASCAR driver Carl Edwards. In 2012, the actor worked in the movie Hitchcock; the movie was based on a book of Alfred Hitchcock and Making of Psycho.

In the film, he worked with Anthony Hopkins and Jessica Biel. The actor appeared in an episode of the television show How I Met Your Mother. He is working Off-Broadway production A Room of My Own since 2016. The actor also did several music videos named Sweep the Leg, Had Enough, I Think Bad Thoughts, and The Ballad of Danko Jones.

Awards & Nominations

In 1982, the actor was nominated Young Artist Awards in category Best Young in a television Special. In 2002, He won the Audience Choice Awards in Stony Brook Film Festival. The actor was ranked no-18 in VH1’s 100 Greatest Teen Stars. Ralph received the nomination for various awards.

Ralph Macchio Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

Ralph Macchio Net Worth
Ralph Macchio Net Worth

As of August 2022, The net worth of Ralph Macchio is $6 million. The actor receives stardom with The Karate Kid. Ralph earns more than $1 million per season from the Cobra Kai series. The series premiered on YouTube. The actor appeared on various brand commercial and music videos. The major source of earning of Ralph is from movies and TV series.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

In June 2016, media spread rumors of the sudden death of Ralph Machos. It was just an another celebrity death hoax.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Ralph Macchio Facebook page has around 65,640 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 187k followers. On Ralph Macchio Instagram account, he has around 205.5k followers.

Ralph Macchio made his name in Hollywood through Karate Kid. The actor did not have much work nowadays.


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