Phyllis Fierro Biography

Phyllis Fierro is an American nurse practitioner, who is married to Hollywood actor Ralph George Macchio Jr. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family, personal life, etc.

Phyllis Fierro
Quick Facts

Born: 1960

Famous: Family Members

Age: 59 Years, 59 Year Old Females

Famous as: Wife of Ralph George Macchio Jr.

Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Ralph Macchio (m. 1987)

children: Daniel Macchio, Julia Macchio

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Phyllis Fierro is an American nurse practitioner, who is married to Hollywood actor Ralph George Macchio Jr. Phyllis was introduced to Ralph Macchio by his grandmother when the actor was 15 years old. The couple walked down the aisle on April 5, 1987. Phyllis started hogging the limelight post her wedding, thanks to her husband’s popularity. Phyllis and Ralph, who have been blessed with two children, namely Julia and Daniel, have been together ever since their wedding.

Phyllis Fierro
Early Life & Career
  • Phyllis Fierro was born in 1960 in the United States of America. When she was 16 years old, she was introduced to Ralph Macchio by his grandmother. Ralph was 15 years old at the time, and the two quickly became best of friends. Phyllis then spent the rest of her teenage years with Ralph before focusing her attention towards pursuing a career in the field of medicine. Meanwhile, Ralph went for a screen test at the age of 19 and made his acting debut in 1980. After appearing in a couple of films and television series, Ralph received his big breakthrough in 1984, when he was roped in to play Daniel LaRusso in the martial arts drama film, ‘The Karate Kid.’ Phyllis, on the other hand, had chosen a career in the field of medicine. After successfully completing her college education, she started working as a nurse at a local hospital.
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Marriage & Motherhood
  • Phyllis Fierro and Ralph Macchio decided to enter the wedlock 11 years after they were first introduced to each other. Though it is not clear whether they started dating right away, speculations were rife about Ralph’s ‘long-term relationship’ with Phyllis at the time of their wedding. Ralph and Phyllis exchanged their wedding vows on April 5, 1987, when they were 25 and 26 years old respectively. The two have been married ever since and are among Hollywood’s most adorable couples of all time.
  • Ralph celebrated his 25th wedding anniversary by renewing his wedding vows. In an interview to a popular daily, Ralph had said that he wanted to celebrate his 25th wedding anniversary in a grand manner to let others know that it is indeed possible to make a Hollywood marriage work. He also said that his wife deserved such a celebration for having gone through so many things along with him.
  • Phyllis and Ralph are blessed with two children - Julia Macchio (born in 1992), and Daniel Macchio (born in 1996). Both Julia and Daniel followed in their father’s footsteps to establish themselves in the field of entertainment.
  • Julia has appeared in several films, such as ‘Girl Most Likely,’ ‘Across Grace Alley,’ and ‘Stella’s Last Weekend.’ Julia is also a trained dancer and has been dancing since the age of five. She has mastery over different styles of dances, including jazz, tap, ballet, and hip hop.
  • Daniel on the other hand became an actor and composer. He is known for working in films, such as ‘The Haley Project,’ ‘That Was Then,’ and ‘The Wrecks.’
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Personal Life
  • Phyllis Fierro has so far managed to keep herself away from the limelight. Ever since her wedding with the famous Hollywood actor, the mother of two has maintained a low profile. She is not active on social media and her personal interests are best known to her star husband and children. She currently lives in Long Island, New York along with her husband Ralph Macchio.
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Last Updated
- September 07, 2018

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