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Happy 49th birthday to the beloved actor Alfonso Ribeiro!

Ribeiro is best known for his awesome role as Carlton Banks on the television series “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” with Will Smith. Later in his career, Banks hosted the GSN game show “Catch 21” as well as ABC’s “America’s Funniest Home Videos.”

Did you know he also took the top spot on the 19th season of “Dancing with the Stars?” He won with his partner Witney Carson. Nice!

Here are some of our favorite Ribeiro clips!

Other Celebrity Birthdays:

Jason Derulo (31)
Maggie Grace (37)
Nicole Richie (39)
Liam Gallagher (48)
Luke Wilson (49)
Ricki Lake (52)
Faith Hill (53)
Abby Lee Miller (54)
Cheryl Hines (55)
Bill Murray (70)
Stephen King (73)

Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at, follow her on Instagram at @EricksonAnne and tweet at her @AnneErickson!