The Karate Kid Actor Ralph Macchio Net Worth

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Actor Ralph Macchio is famously known for his appearance in The Karate Kid movie. He is an American TV and movie actor, and Ralph Macchio net worth is $4 million. Ralph is best known for his leading role as Daniel La Russo, in The Karate Kid movie as well as the television series Cobra Kai. He also featured on the 12th season of Dancing with the Stars. His other notable roles include Eugene Martone in Crossroads, Johnny Cade in The Outsiders, and Bill Gambini in My Cousin.

Ralph Macchio Net Worth

Ralph Macchio Net Worth is $4 million. Macchio started his career by appearing in commercials. Later he appeared in the Vitaminwater commercial, which featured NASCAR driver Carl Edwards. Ralph’s major income comes from his acting career. He has done several movies and television series.

Early Life Of Ralph Macchio

Ralph George Macchio Jr. was born in November 1961, in New York. His parents, Ralph Macchio Sr. (father), owned a ranch, and Rosalie (mother) was a housewife. Ralph is of Greek and Italian descent. He started tap dancing at an early age.

Career Of Ralph Macchio

When he was 16 years old and after cast as the recurring character Jermy Andretti in a tv show, “Eight Is Enough.” Macchio made his feature movie debut in the comedy film Up The Academy, followed by the movie The Outsiders. After that, he has done the role of Daniel LaRusso in the movie Karate Kid in 1984, followed by The Karate Kid Part 2 (1986) and The Karate Kid part 3 (1989). 

Ralph also appeared in other movies like Crossroads (1986), Distant Thunder (1988), Too Much Sun (1990), My Cousin Vinny (1992), Naked in New York (1993). Can’t Be Heaven (1999), A Good Night To Die (2003), Hitchcock (2012), A Little Game (2014) and Psych: The Movie (2017).

Some Tv shows in which Ralph has appeared as the guest star include HBO series Entourage (2005), ABC series Ugly Betty (2008), How I Met Your Mother (2013). Moreover, in 2011 he joined season 12 of the show Dancing With The Stars. 

In addition to his on-screen acting roles, Ralph has also appeared in several successful stage productions. He also starred in the production of the play Cube and His Teddy Bear in 1986 and many more.

YearTitleRole
1984The Karate KidDaniel LaRusso
1986Crossroads
The Karate Kid Part II
Eugene Martone
Daniel LaRusso
1988Distant ThunderJack Lambert
1989The Karate Kid Part IIIDaniel LaRusso
1990Too Much SunFrank Jr.
1992My Cousin VinnyBill Gambini
1993Naked in New YorkChris
2000Can’t Be HeavenHubbie Darling
2003A Good Night to DieDonnie
2006Beer LeagueMaz
2012HitchcockJoseph Stefano
2013He’s Way More Famous Than YouHimself
2014A Little GameTom
2015Lost Cat CoronaDominic

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Cobra Kai

Ralph returned to his dojo when he starred in the Youtube produced reboot of Karate Kid called Cobra Kai in 2018. In April 2019, the second season of Cobra Kai premiered. Both William Zabka and Ralph Macchio, who reprises Johnny’s role and reports say that they earned  $100,000 per episode for two seasons. 

The first season of Cobra Kai was released in May 2018. Cobra Kai received high universal praise but sadly low audience because no one has Youtube Red. Thankfully, in August 2020, the series was finally released on Netflix, where it found a wider viewership and became one of the most famous shows on the platform.

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Personal Life Of Ralph Macchio

So How old is Ralph Macchio? Currently, Ralph Macchio age is 59 years old. He is married to the nurse practitioner, Phyllis Fierro, and has two kids. They were introduced by his grandmother when Ralph was just 15 years old. Phyllis and Ralph married in 1987. He also owns the 1947 yellow Ford that he waxes in Karate Kid movie.  

Net Worth:$4 Million
Gender:Male
Date of Birth:Nov 4, 1961 (59 years old)
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
Profession:Actor, Television producer
Nationality:United States of America

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