Quick Facts of Ralph Carter

Ralph David Carter aka Ralph Carter is a famous American actor and singer. Likewise, he is best known for appearing as Michael Evans on the CBS sitcom Good Times from 19741979. Moreover, Carter also appeared in Broadway products.

Carter is married twice however, his first marriage with Lisa Parks ended with a divorce (m. 1987–1992). Ralph married his second wife River York in 1994.  So, does he share any children with his wives?

Ralph Carter’s Bio

Ralph Carter was born on 30th May 1961 in New York City, NY, the USA. As a matter of fact, his birth name is Ralph David Carter. However, there is no information about his early life and family background. He belongs to Afro-American ethnicity and his nationality is American.

Ralph Carter
Snap: A American actor and singer, Ralph Carter

Additionally, he was born under the birth sign, Gemini. Unfortunately, there is no information about his educational qualifications.

Ralph Carter’s Career

Carter is one of the iconic actors in the Hollywood industry like Morgan Freeman and Viola Davis. He starred in The Me Nobody Knows. Carter came to prominence after appearing in Raisin in 1973. Not to mention, the musical won several awards such as the 1973 Drama Desk Award and the 1974 Theatre World Award.

Similarly, Carter also won a nomination in the 1974 Tony Awards. Apart from acting, Ralph Carter is also a singer. He released his debut album, “When You’re Young” and “in Love” in 1975 as well as a single, Get it Right in 1985. The albums’ title track was a top 10 hit.

Ralph with Good Times Cast
Image: Ralph with Good Times Cast

Furthermore, Carter also appeared in Good Times as Michael Evans along with Jimmie Walker, Janet Jackson, John Amos, etc.

Ralph Carter’s Married

The Raisin actor, Ralph Carter is married twice. Firstly, he tied the knot with his first wife, Lisa Parks. The two met for the first time at a Christmas party in 1982 and dated for five years before they married. The couple announced their marriage event on 5 February 1987 after six months of their engagement.

Furthermore, the pair share two children from their conjugal relationship. Their kids are, sons Michael, and James, born in 1988 and 1989 respectively. Unfortunately, Carter and his spouse Lisa divorced after being together for over 5 years in the year 1992.

Ralph with his current wife
Image: Ralph with his current wife, River York Source:  Pinterest

After their separation, Ralph weds his current sweetheart River York in 1994.  From their conjugal life, they have three children, two daughters, and a son. Phoenix Carter is the firstborn kid who was born on September 15, 1995, then their second baby, Jessica Carter was welcomed on April 23rd, 1997.

On July 25th, 1999, the duo’s third or youngest child Vivica Carter was born. Currently, the couple is living happily in New York along with their three children.

How Much Is Ralph Carter’s Net Worth?

As an actor and playing in a couple of successful movies and TV shows, Ralph Carter amasses a hefty sum of money. Carter’s net worth is reportedly around $1 Million. Besides, he also worked in popular TV shows and broadway plays such as Good Times and Raisin from which he received a good paycheque.

Image: Ralph Carter’s comedy TV show poster, Good Times Source: Instagram(#ralphcarter)

In addition, Carter further summons a colossal amount of money from his singing career. Probably, Ralph is living a lavish life with his family relishing the hefty wealth he amassed from his multiple professions.


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