Robin Stapler biography- First wife of Alfonso Ribeiro

Who is Robin Stapler?

Robin Stapler is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Kelly Kawicki in the television series “In the House,” which aired from 1995 to 1999. Stapler has also appeared in other TV shows such as “Martin,” “ER,” and “The Parkers,” as well as films like “The Replacements” and “Dancing in September.” In addition to acting, Stapler has also worked as a producer and writer.

Despite her acting career, Robin Stapler is perhaps best known for marrying actor Alfonso Ribeiro, whom she wed in 2002. The couple’s union had its ups and downs but ended in divorce in 2006.

Robin Stapler biography
Robin Stapler biography

Quick facts

Full nameRobin Stapler
Also known as Robin Michele Stewart and Robin Ribeiro
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.
BirthplaceNashville, Tennessee, USA
Currently residingNashville, Tennessee, USA
ParentsWinnie Stewart
SiblingsDennis Stewart
Marital statusSingle
SpouseAlfonso Ribeiro (2002-2007)
ChildrenSienna Ribeiro
EducationNo information
ProfessionActor, fitness educator, healer, and entrepreneur
Net worthUSD 5 million
Social mediaInstagram
Height5 feet 5 inches
Eye colorBlue
Hair colorBlonde

Early life

Robin Stapler childhood photo

Robin Stapler’s roots may lie in England, but she has spent most of her life in the United States. Before her birth, her parents relocated to the US, and she has spoken openly about how grateful she is for their hard work and dedication. Despite their challenges growing up, Stapler remained close to her family, particularly her younger brother, Dennis Stewart.

Stapler’s love of acting began at a young age, and she landed her first significant role when she was just 19 years old. She played the character of ‘Denise’ in a short film called ‘The disco years.’ Although she had previously appeared in minor roles in movies and television shows, this was her first breakthrough in the industry.

While Stapler’s acting career may have been short-lived, her talent and beauty helped her land several significant roles. However, despite her success, she has always remained grounded and appreciative of her upbringing. Her social media posts show that she still cherishes her family and their shared memories over the years.


Alfonso Ribeiro and Robin Stapler

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 of Robin Stapler from her husband Alfonso
Daughter of Robin Stapler

Sienna Ribeiro is a TikTok sensation. With her gorgeous curls and awesome dance moves, Robin Stapler’s daughter has amassed over 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.

Robin Stapler Controversies

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

Robin Stapler
Robin Stapler

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

There always seem 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 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 retired 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

Robin Stewart business venture

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.

Robin Stapler Net Worth

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 more than one million.

With all the money 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 few can manage. However, Robin Stapler seems to have mastered it.

She only has an Instagram account, and with her 761 followers, 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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