What Is “Cobra Kai” Actor Ralph Macchio’s Net Worth?

Professional since 1980, Ralph Macchio, an American actor got a career breakthrough after portraying Daniel LaRusso in the martial arts film The Karate Kid trilogy.

Moreover, his appearance in Ugly Betty (2008-2009), Dancing with the Stars (2011) & Whose Line Is It Anyway? (2017) gained her additional fame & fortune.

As of November 2022, Macchio owns the net worth of $8 million; his major income source is TV & movie career with 53 acting credits to date.

Currently, the New York-born stars in the web series Cobra Kai (2018- Present), based on The Karate Kid movie series.

Commercials To Movie Breakthrough “The Karate Kid”: Journey & Earnings

Beginning with a TV commercial career in Bubble Yum and Dr. Pepper, Ralph got his on-screen debut at the age 19, through the teen comedy Up the Academy (1980).

Having appeared in the TV series Eight Is Enough (1980- 1981), he was cast in 1983 movie The Outsiders featuring Tom Crusie, Patrick Swayze, and Rob Lowe.

However, Ralph Macchio lead role breakthrough came up after he portrayed Daniel LaRusso in The Karate Kid (first installment) in 1984 alongside Elisabeth Shue.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, the American actor has an estimated net worth of $8 million, as of November 2022.

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Thereafter, his career success followed up with the release of martial arts movie sequels: The Karate Kid Part II (1986) and The Karate Kid Part III (1989).

As reported, the movie trilogy made a gross collection of $245 million.

Having earned 53 acting credits, the actor has appeared in numerous movies like Crossroads (1986), My Cousin Vinny (1992) & Hitchcock (2012). 

Her notable TV appearances include Ugly Betty (2008- 2009), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2010), How I Met Your Mother (2013), Whose Line Is It Anyway? (2017) and The Deuce (2017) alongside Jason Segel & Drew Carey.

Did you know? Macchio competed in the dancing reality show 
‘Dancing with the Stars’ (Season 12) partnering with pro-dancer Karina Smirnoff, though was eliminated in the semi-finals.

Box Office Collection Through “The Karate Kid” Movie Series

Films Budget Gross Collection
The Karate Kid (1984) $8 million $91 million
The Karate Kid Part II (1986) $13 million $115.1 million
The Karate Kid Part III (1989) $38.9 million

Career Update: How Much Salary Does Ralph Macchio Earns?

Currently, the American actor appears in the web series Cobra Kai, the TV series sequel of The Karate Kid. The web series’ executive producer is the Pursuit Of Happiness actor Will Smith.

Since 2018, he plays Daniel LaRusso alongside Courtney Henggeler and William Zabka in the martial arts TV series & earns $1 million per season.

Till date, the Cobra Kai has released 2 seasons and announced the renewal for Season 3 on May 2, 2019, set to premiere in 2020.

Endorsements & TV Commercials

For now, Ralph Macchio is yet to have any personal endorsements, though has appeared in numerous commercials in the past. He appeared in TV commercials for Bubble Yum, Dr. Pepper and in VitaminWater commercial in 2008.

Well, an avid user of Instagram & Twitter, the American has over 207K followers and 187K followers respectively, as of September 2019.

As per Influencer Marketing Hub, Macchio’s sponsorship through Instagram can earn him $621 – $1,036 per sponsored post.

Lives In New York: House, Lifestyle & Assets

Currently, Ralph Macchio lives in his residence in East Hampton, New York, with his wife Phyllis Macchio and 2 children.

The average price of a house in New York is $671,700 while the insurance premium calls on $1,287 per year.

Surely, the millionaire actor lives a lavish lifestyle, though, prefers to keep his asset detail low-key.

Ralph, reportedly, owns a 1947 Ford convertible in his garage; the car is from the first movie The Karate Kid, that his character Daniel received from Miyagi.

No doubt, the daily life luxury of the actors costs him a huge bill, accompanied by expenses on tax payments.

As a resident of New York, the Cobra Kai star has to fill up the state’s tax policy; the average property tax rate in New York is 0.8% while the income tax levied lies in the range of 4%- 8.82%.

Ralph Macchio’s Age, Height, Wife, Family, Children & Relationship

Macchio was born Ralph George Macchio Jr. on November 4, 1961, in Huntington, Long Island, New York. His parents Ralph Macchio, Sr., and Rosalie owned a ranch.

Raised alongside brother Steven Macchio, Ralph attended Half Hollow Hills West High School.

For a fact, his family is originally from Naples, Italy. The actor holds American nationality and is of mixed ethnicity (half-Italian and half-Greek on father’s side & has Italian ancestry on mother’s side).

What Is Ralph’s Age & Height?

As of November 2022, Ralph Macchio’s age is 60 and has a height 5 ft. 8.5 inches (174 cm).

For a fact, the actor was 22 years old when he began shooting for the movie The Karate Kid.

Wife, Children & Relationship

Macchio is a happily married man and enjoys blissful relationship with his wife Phyllis Macchio (nee Fierro). The duo exchanged vows on April 5, 1987, after many years of relationship.

Sources report that Ralph and Phyllis met at the age of 15 when his grandmother introduced them.

His wife Phillis Macchio is a nurse practitioner.

Together, the couple shares 2 children: Julia (born in 1992) and Daniel (born in 1996).

The family of 4 currently lives in New York.