Robin Stapler biography- First wife of Alfonso Ribeiro

Who is Robin Stapler?

Robin Stapler is a former actress whose last appearance was on TV in 2000. She hasn’t been in any major or minor projects since then. So it seems she has left the entertainment business once and for all.

She is still recalled for her marriage to actor Alfonso Ribeiro more than her roles in various TV shows.

Despite having had a life most people dream about, the actress chose to walk away from it to start a new, everyday life, as many of us like to call it.

Let’s find out who Robin Stapler is and what she has been doing out of the spotlight all these years.

Robin Stapler bio, relationships, career and net worth
Robin Stapler biography

Quick facts

Full nameRobin Stapler
Also known as Robin Michele Stewart
BirthdateSeptember 21, 1972
Age50 years old
Sun signVirgo
TraitsPositivity– Logical, practical, and systematic
Negativity– Shyness, worry, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play.
Currently residingMount Juliet, Tennessee, 
EducationNo information
ParentsNo information
GrandparentsNo information
SiblingsDennis Stewart
Marital statusDivorced
SpouseAlfonso Ribeiro (ex-husband)
ChildrenSienna Ribeiro
ProfessionActor, fitness educator, healer, and entrepreneur
Net worthUSD 5 million
Social mediaInstagram
Height5 feet 5 inches
Eye colorBlue
Hair colorBlonde

Early life

Robin Stapler
Robin Stapler

Originally from England, Robin Stapler’s parents moved to the United States before she was born. From her Instagram, we see that she has already lost her father and her mother is 90 years old.

Additionally, she mentions how grateful she is to have parents who have worked hard and that she appreciates their struggles since childhood. Moreover, we can see that she has always been close to her family. Nevertheless, she still mourns the loss of her father.

Stapler also has a younger brother named Dennis Stewart, with who she grew up. However, she has always shared a healthy brother-sister relationship with Dennis, as she still taunts him by calling him’ mother’s favorite’ on one of her Instagram posts.

Her first significant role came when she was still very young. At 19, she landed the role of ‘Denise’ in a short film called ‘The disco years.’

Although she had minor roles in movies and series before that, her beautiful face and talent had finally landed her significant roles.


Alfonso Ribeiro (ex-husband)

Robin Stapler with ex-husband Alsonso Riberio

Robin Stapler had a daughter named Stevie Jay Marie from a lover whose identity is undisclosed to date. She has been a single mother to a child since her teenage.
Stapler then married one of her co-stars from the show ‘In the house,’ Mr. Alfonso Ribeiro. They tied the knot on January 20, 2002.

After one year, the couple welcomed a beautiful daughter, Sienna Ribeiro. Despite the end of their marriage in 2007, Stapler and Ribeiro continue to share custody of their daughter.

Robin has never been in a relationship with anyone else after her divorce, and she is still single as of this writing. Since then, she has dedicated her life to her daughter, family, and career.

Sienna Ribeiro (daughter)

Daughter of Robin Stapler from her husband Alfonso
Daughter of Robin Stapler from her husband Alfonso

Sienna Ribeiro is a TikTok sensation. With her gorgeous curls and awesome dance moves, Robin Stapler’s daughter has amassed more than 4000 followers on her Instagram. Unfortunately, Sienna removed her account for reasons currently unknown.

Currently 19 years old, Sienna maintains a healthy relationship with both of her parents, thanks to shared custody. But, she has a strong relationship, especially with her mother.

Controversies of Robin Stapler

Robin Stapler has always maintained a low-profile life. There are no scandals revolving around him. 

We can say that Stapler has had a relatively everyday life without any disputes or controversies, apart from working in the entertainment industry for a little more than a decade. The only known one was the divorce with Alfonso Ribeiro.

There always seems to be a lot of arguments, disputes, and controversies surrounding divorce, mainly when two celebrities separate, but the divorce between Stapler and Ribeiro was a mutual decision. Even the joint custody of the child is something that both are satisfied with.


When she started her career with ‘The disco years’ in 1991, Robin Stapler was only 19. However, she began to get more and more roles in TV shows and short movies from that point forward.

Boogies Diner was her first TV series. After that, she worked on a TV show called ‘Diagnosis Murder’ in 1996. Following her appearances in TV series such as ‘Star Trek, The voyager,’ ‘The Steve Harvey Show,’ and ‘The adventures of Sinbad,’ Robin gained the most fame with her role in 1997’s ‘In the house.’

This show was where she fell in love with one of her co-stars, Alfonso Ribeiro, and later on, she married him. In ‘In the house,’ she appeared alongside many famous actors and their spouses, such as Mania Campbell, Kim Wayans, and L Cool J.

Unlike Alfonso, who played the lead in 51 episodes, Robin Stapler was only a supporting actor. Her appearances were frequent, however. She decided to retire from acting after guest appearances on TV shows like “Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction” and “The Parkers.” She then began focusing on her entrepreneur career with RipFix, which is her source of income to date.


1991The Disco YearsDenise
1994Boogies DinerCynthia
1996MartinWomen 1
1996Diagnosis MurderLinda
1997The Setting SunER Nurse
1997Smart GuyJeanine Neufelt
1997Star Trek: VoyagerAlixia
1998The Adventures of Sinbad Ula
1998The Steve Harvey ShowOfficer Hodges
1997-1999In The HouseKelly
2000Beyond Belief: Fact or FictionJocelyn Marshall
2000The ParkersRachel


Most people don’t know that after Robin Stapler retired from acting, she started her company which produces creams and ointments helpful in fixing wounds caused by gymnastic activities.

The former actress Robin is a financially independent woman. But, likewise, she is making more than just a living with her company, The RipFix.

With all the money she has made from her acting career and the riches that her company brings, Stapler is no stranger to lavish travels and luxury hotels. Nevertheless, she also donates money to the needy and helpless in her society and spends most of her money on her daughter’s education.

The net worth of Robin Stapler

Knowing her net worth was strenuous as the Star Trek actress is secretive about her personal life. However, we can estimate that her net worth is easily more than one million.

With all the money that she must have made with the roles in hit TV shows and her growing business with The RipFix, her net worth is USD 5 million.

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Social media

Remaining reticent in today’s world, with social media influence at its peak, is something only a few can manage. However, Robin Stapler seems to have mastered it.

She only has an Instagram account, and with her 761 followers currently, it seems humbling for a celebrity. But it is Robin Stapler we are talking about. by now, you should know she is as modest as one can get.

She mostly posts about her family, daughter, and her company, The RipFix, on her Instagram feed, and by a simple glance at her Instagram account, no one can tell that she was once an actress in hit TV shows like ‘Star Trek’ and ‘In the house.’

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