Ralph Macchio, also known as Ralph George Macchio Jr., is an American actor who primarily works in the film and television industries. He is best known for his roles in films such as My Cousin Vinny, The Karate Kid, The Karate Kid Part 2, and The Karate Kid Part 3.
Since 2018, he has also been a part of the Netflix sequel series Cobra Kai to ‘The Karate Kid.’ He is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and has a sizable fan base.
Age of Ralph Macchio
Ralph Macchio was born on November 4, 1961, in Huntington, New York, USA. He is 60 years old and was born and raised in the United States of America in a working-class family.
Ralph Macchio comes from a middle-class American family. He was born in Huntington, New York. He is an American national with Italian and Greek ancestors. Ralph Macchio, Sr. is his father, and Rosalie Macchio is his mother. Steven Macchio is his brother’s name.
Ralph Macchio graduated from New York’s Half Hollow Hills Central School District. In 1980, he stated that his family was from Naples during a screen test.
Net Worth of Ralph Macchio
Ralph Macchio is an American television and film actor with an estimated net worth of $8 million.
Ralph Macchio’s Wife and Married Life
His marital status is married. He met his wife, Phyllis Fierro when he was only 15 years old. The couple married in 1987.
Daniel and Julia Macchio are their two children. Phyllis is a registered nurse. Ralph’s grandmother introduced them.
Height of Ralph Macchio
Ralph Macchio is a dashing man with a handsome face. He has a good body. He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighs around 70 kilograms, and has brown eyes and black hair.
Ralph began his career in commercials for ‘Dr. Pepper’ and ‘Bubble Yum.’ He made his film debut in ‘Up in the Academy,’ a 1980 film, and his first major role, as Jeremy Andretti in the television series’ Eight is Enough,’ helped him gain recognition. He played Johnny Cade in ‘The Outsiders,’ an adaptation of S. E. Hinton’s novel of the same name, in 1983.
Ralph rose to international prominence in 1984 as Daniel LaRusso in ‘The Karate Kid.’ In the sequels ‘The Karate Kid II’ and ‘The Karate Kid III,’ he reprised his role.
For the next several years, his career suffered, but he regained attention in 1992, when he starred in the hit comedy ‘My Cousin Vinny,’ playing the role of William Gambini, his first significant adult role in his entire career. In the indie film ‘Naked in New York,’ he played a sexually confused Chris.
He played J. Pierrepont Finch in the 1996 revival of the 1962 musical ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.’ He received positive feedback from both the audience and the critics for his performance. Ralph was seen in cameos and guest appearances in television shows and movies for the next few years.
He made an appearance in several episodes of ABC’s ‘Ugly Betty’ in 2008. He portrayed politician Archie Rodriguez. In 2010, he played Carl Morelli in a stage reading of ‘A Room of My Own.’
In 2011, he competed on ABC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ but was eliminated during the semifinals and finished fourth.
He was cast in the 2012 film ‘Hitchcock,’ based on the book ‘Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho.’ Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Biel, and others also appeared in the film.
Ralph also appeared in an episode of the popular comedy series ‘How I Met Your Mother.’ In 2016, he co-starred in the off-Broadway production of ‘A Room of My Own.’