• Ralph David Carter was born on May 30th, 1961 in New York City.
• He is an actor and singer who starred in the Broadway musical “Raisin” and also portrayed Michael Evans in the CBS’ sitcom “Good Times”.
• He won the 1973 Drama Desk Award for Most Promising Performer and the 1974 Theatre World Award.
• He released his debut studio album entitled “When You’re Young And In Love” in 197•
• His net worth is estimated to be over $1.5 million.
Known for movies
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Date Of Birth||May 30, 1961|
|Fact||Ralph released a record, "Extra Extra," that was a minor hit in the mid-1970's.|
- 1 Who is Ralph Carter? Where is he now?
- 2 Early Life and Education
- 3 Rise to Fame
- 4 “Good Times” and Other Projects
- 5 Music Career
- 6 Ralph Carter Net Worth
- 7 Personal Details
- 8 General Info
- 9 Accomplishments
- 10 Social profile links
- 11 Facts
- 12 Pictures
- 13 Movies
- 14 Awards
Who is Ralph Carter? Where is he now?
Ralph David Carter was born on the 30th May 1961, in New York City, USA, and is recognized for being an actor and singer, who starred in the Broadway musical entitled “Raisin”, and portrayed Michael Evans in the CBS’ sitcom “Good Times” (1974-1979). However, he has been inactive in the entertainment industry for a while; according to some sources he still lives in New York City.
Early Life and Education
When it comes to speak about Ralph Carter’s early life and education, there is no information avail;able about that to the public. He obviously keeps it to himself, as he has never revealed anything regarding his parents, family and education. It is only known that he became interested in acting at an early age.
Rise to Fame
“Good Times” and Other Projects
In 1974, Ralph’s career moved to the next level as he caught the attention of producers and directors who offered him an appear on the television. He was subsequently selected to portray Michael Evans in the TV series “Good Times”, which aired on the CBS channel until 1979. He appeared in more than 130 episodes, which increased enormously not only his popularity, but also his net worth.
During that period he also guest-starred in an episode of the TV series “Soul Train” (1975), but after his appearance in the TV film “Donny’s House” in 1987, Ralph decided not to pursue his acting career any further. However, he appeared as one of the cast in the 2005 title “Ain’t Supposed To Die A Natural Death” for the Classical Theater of Harlem Company.
Apart from his career as an actor, Ralph also tried himself as a singer. He released his debut studio album entitled “When You’re Young And In Love” via Mercury Records in 1975, and performed it in an episode of the TV series “Soul Train” in the same year. The title song of the album reached No. 10, while the song “Extra, Extra (Read All About It)” peaked at No. 12 on the music charts, adding a considerable amount to his net worth. During that period, he performed as a baritone balladeer at local nightclubs, including the club Sweetwaters. In 1985, Ralph recorded the single “Get It Right”, after which he withdrew from the public and apparently became dedicated to his family. He has certsinly kept out of sight, and there is no information regarding his current profession.
Ralph Carter Net Worth
His career started in 1970 and since then, he has been an active member of the entertainment industry, known not only as an actor, but also as a singer. So, if you ever wondered how rich Ralph Carter is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of his net worth is over $1.5 million. Another source is coming from his appearances at various events and TV shows.
Regarding his personal life, Ralph Carter has been married to River York since 1994; the couple has two daughters and a son together. He also has two sons from his previous marriage to Lisa Parks, which lasted from 1987 to 1992. Their current residence is in New York City.
|Full Name||Ralph Carter|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Date Of Birth||May 30, 1961|
|Awards||TV Land Impact Award, Drama Desk Award for Most Promising Performer|
|Nominations||Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical|
|TV Shows||Good Times|
|1||Currently living in New York City |
|2||Best known as a juvenile player on 70s TV with his portrayal of spunky activist son Michael, the youngest sibling in the Evans household, on the popular sitcom Good Times (1974).|
|3||In 2005 he appeared in the cast of "Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death" for the Classical Theatre of Harlem company.|
|4||For his work in the 1973 musical "Raisin", Carter won the Theatre World Award was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Supporting or Featured Actor in a Musical. That same season he also appeared in "Dude", for which he won the Drama Desk Award for Most Promising Performer, "Via Galactica" (both of which were short-lived) and "The Karl Marx Play", which performed off-Broadway. Prior to this he came in as a replacement in the Broadway musical "The Me Nobody Knows" in 1971 at the age of 10.|
|5||At the height of his Good Times (1974) run, Carter was groomed for teen-idol singing status. Mercury Records produced Carter's one and only release -- the 1976 "Young And In Love". Ralph's two singles were "Extra Extra (Read All About it)" and "When You're Young And In Love." He also sang on a couple of his TV show's episodes.|
|6||On June 28, 2006, Carter appeared at the BET Awards in a mini-"Good Times" reunion, joining former cast members Jimmie Walker (J.J.), BernNadette Stanis (Thelma) and Janet Jackson (Penny).|
|7||Showed up on an episode of "E! True Hollywood Story" (age 40+) for the story behind his landmark sitcom sporting a mustache.|
|8||Had an 80s singing nightclub act and performed mainly as a baritone balladeer performing in such NY clubs as Sweetwater's.|
|9||Like other TV child stars, Ralph's on-camera career fell away after his popular show's cancellation, unable to transition into adult roles.|
|10||Ralph released a record, "Extra Extra," that was a minor hit in the mid-1970's.|
|11||Was nominated for Broadway's 1974 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Musical) for "Raisin."|
|Donny's House||1987||TV Movie|
|Good Times||1974-1979||TV Series||Michael Evans|
|The Groomsmen||2006||writer: "Shakin'"|
|The King of Queens||2002||TV Series writer - 1 episode|
|Good Times||1976-1978||TV Series performer - 6 episodes|
|The 28th Annual Tony Awards||1974||TV Special performer: "Sidewalk Tree"|
|Steve Harvey||2016||TV Series||Himself|
|Extra||2015||TV Series||Himself - Good Times|
|Face of Darkness: Journey to Healing||2014||Documentary||Himself|
|Life After||2012||TV Series||Himself|
|Stars & Music||2011||Himself|
|TV Land Confidential||2007||TV Series documentary||Himself - Interviewee|
|BET Awards 2006||2006||TV Special||Himself|
|The 4th Annual TV Land Awards||2006||TV Special||Himself|
|E! True Hollywood Story||2000||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Ebony/Jet Showcase||1986||TV Series||Himself|
|The Merv Griffin Show||1977||TV Series||Himself|
|New American Bandstand 1965||1975-1976||TV Series||Himself|
|Soul Train||1975||TV Series documentary||Guest|
|The 28th Annual Tony Awards||1974||TV Special||Himself - Performer and Nominee: Best Featured Actor in a Musical|
|The Mike Douglas Show||1973||TV Series||Himself - Actor|
|2006||Impact Award||TV Land Awards||Good Times (1974)|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia