Ralph Carter
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Ralph David Carter is an American actor and singer. He is largely known for his role as Michael Evans, in the CBS sitcom “Good Times”. Read the full article to know about his net worth, age, salary, wife, and height.

Carter was born on May 30, 1961. He made his Broadway musical debut at only 9 years of age. His debut musical “The Me Nobody Knows” was about children living in low-income neighborhoods of New York. The child actor then went on to play in “To Get Help”, “Dude” and “Via Galactica”.

The actor’s breakout role was Travis Younger in the 1973 musical “Raisin”. The story is about an African-American family in Chicago in 1951. For the role, he won the 1973 Drama Desk Award for Most Promising Performer, 1973 Theatre World Award, and 1974 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical.

From 1974 to 1979, Carter starred as Michael Evans in Norman Lear’s sitcom “Good Times”. This primetime sitcom first featuring an African American family was a spin-off to Lear’s other television series “Maude”. The show starred some popular actors such as Ben Powers, Janet Jackson, and Johnny Brown.

The actor also tried to build a music career. In 1975, he released his debut album titled “Young and in Love”. He performed the titular song on “Soul Train” the same year. After 10 years he again released a single named, “Get it Right”. After leaving television, Carter went back to the theatre in NYC.

Ralph Carter Personal Informations:

Full Name Ralph David Carter
Birthdate 30 May 1961
Height 6 ft 0 in
Age 61
Birthplace New York City, New York, U.S.
Residence New York City, New York, U.S.
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Net Worth $1 million
Marital Status Married
Father name N/A
Mother name N/A
Salary N/A
Twitter Handle N/A
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Ralph Carter is a married man. He married River York on December 2, 1994. From their marriage, the couple has three children, two daughters named Jessica and Vivica and one son named Phoenix. They are currently living in New York City.

Previously, Ralph was married to Lisa Parks. After meeting at a Christmas party in 1982, the pair got married in 1987. From their marriage, they have two sons named Michael and James. They got divorced after five years of marriage.


Cater was born on May 30, 1961. In 2022, he is 61 years old.


The actor is 6 ft 0 in tall.

Ralph Carter’s Net Worth and Salary:

In 2022, Ralph Carter’s net worth is $1 million. The actor earned most of his wealth from participating in the tv sitcom “Good Times”. He had also previously released a music album, which was quite successful. The title song and another named “Extra, Extra” were disco hits and charter #10 and #12 respectively. Currently, the actor is working in NYC theater.

Recent News About Ralph Carter:

Ralph Carter is currently serving as 3rd vice president of AUDELCO. The organization helps highlight the work of black Americans in the theater industry.

In a recent interview, Carter expressed that he wishes to celebrate not only African American artists but also workers like cameramen, set designers, and light designers who are always on set, working behind the camera.

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