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'Fresh Prince' Star Alfonso Ribeiro and Wife Expecting

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    Alfonso Ribeiro of "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" shared a picture from his engagement on Twitter.
By Emma Koonse, Christian Post Reporter
May 1, 2013|2:00 pm

Alfonso Ribeiro, best known as Carlton from "Fresh Prince of Bel Air," has announced exciting news via Twitter on Wednesday.

The 41-year-old actor informed fans that he and his wife Angela Unkrich are expecting their first child later this year.

"Coming This Fall," started Ribeiro on the social media site. "A Baby Alfonso or A Baby Angela!"

Along with the news, Ribeiro added pictures of both himself and his wife from when they were babies.

The child will be the first for the couple, but Ribeiro is already a father to 9-year-old Sienna from a previous marriage.

Ribeiro and Unkrich, 32, married back in October, according to Us Weekly. Cast members from "Fresh Prince" attended the California nuptials, including "Fresh Prince" star Will Smith who served as groomsman. N'Sync singer Joey Fatone was also a wedding guest, as well baseball player David Justice.

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"Just married the man of my dreams today… happiest day of my life," Unkrich posted to her Twitter account following the ceremony.

One day later, the bride added, "1st morning waking up as Mrs. Ribeiro= AMAZING!!! So happy and blessed!"

Ribeiro also took to Twitter with his happiness at the time, writing, "Last night I got married to the most incredible woman in the world @angiesue224."

Native to New York City's the Bronx, Ribeiro portrayed Carlton on "Fresh Prince" from 1990 to 1996. While he played the cousin to Will Smith's lead character on the show, Ribeiro also directed a few episodes of "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air." His character's frequent dancing to Tom Jones' "It's Not Unusual" has become well known as "The Carlton Dance."

Ahead of his television role on the favorite series, the actor played a leading role in the Broadway musical "The Tap Dance Kid" and also appeared in a Pepsi commercial that also featured Michael Jackson.

Additionally, Ribeiro has served a director of episodes of "Meet the Browns" and "Are We There Yet?"

 

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