Ralph Macchio Net Worth
Ralph Macchio Net Worth: Macchio was born in Huntington, New York to Rosalie and Ralph Macchio. When he was just three years old Ralph took tap dancing lessons. At the age of 15, he met Phyllis Fierro through his grandmother. Eleven years later, she became his wife and they’ve been together ever since. Macchio was discovered at 16 by a talent agent and was cast as Jeremy Andretti in ‘Eight is Enough’. When the show ended he was cast in the movie ‘The Outsiders’ in 1983. One year later, he played his most well known and iconic character Daniel LaRusso in ‘The Karate Kid’. Ralph has appeared in other television series and movies since and recently has resumed his role of Daniel in the Netflix series ‘Cobra Kai’. Macchio’s net worth is approximately $4 million as of 2022.
Ralph Macchio Movies and TV Shows
Ralph Macchio is known by most for his role as Daniel LaRusso in ‘The Karate Kid’, but Ralph has been in countless other movies and television shows and even performed in musicals. Other movies he’s appeared in include ‘My Cousin Vinny’ as Bill Gambini, ‘Naked in New York’, ‘Can’t Be Heaven’, ‘A Good Night to Die’ and many more. TV Shows he’s appeared in are ‘Eight is enough’, ‘Entourage’, ‘Ugly Betty’, ‘Law & Order’, ‘Robot Chicken’, ‘How I Met Your Mother’, ‘The Deuce’, ‘Kevin Can Wait’ and ‘Cobra Kai. Those are just a fraction of the shows he has appeared on, he has been in 22 shows total and 32 films.
Ralph Macchio Height
Ralph Macchio Height and Interesting Facts: Macchio stands at 5’8.75″. This is just below the average height of an American man which is 5’9″. Ralph made a great candidate as Daniel LaRusso in ‘The Karate Kid’ because he was a wrestler and took 6 lessons in self-defense when he was a kid. Ralph was also the student choreographer for his class musicals in high school. In 1986, he performed in the play ‘Cuba and His Teddy Bear’ alongside Robert DeNiro for inmates. Macchio is a huge fan of Bruce Springsteen and has seen him in concert about 20 times and was a guest DJ on his radio station.
Ralph Macchio Ethnicity
Ralph Macchio Ethnicity: Ralph is mostly of Italian ancestry as his mother was Italian and his father was half Italian and half Greek. His maternal grandparents came from Campania in Southern Italy. More specifically, the Province of Avellino which is populated with small villages and towns. Ralph’s paternal great grandmother is Greek but both of his grandparents were born in New York. He plays mostly Italian-American characters on TV and in movies.
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