Who is Anthony Alabi?
Anthony Abayomi Alabi II was born on 16 February 1981 under the zodiac sign of Aquarius, in San Antonio, Texas USA. He is a 40-year-old actor, producer and former professional American football player, who played in the position of offensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins in the National Football League (NFL); he also played for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. As an actor and producer, he is probably best recognized for starring in the role of Moz McKellan in the Netflix comedy series “Family Reunion” (2019-present).
How rich is he, as of now? Anthony Alabi Net Worth
As of mid-2021, Anthony Alabi’s net worth is estimated at close to $10 million, earned through his successful involvement in the sports industry as a former professional American football player, and his career in the entertainment industry as a professional actor and producer. He has worked on nearly 50 television and film titles since he launched his acting career back in 2010.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity
Anthony Alabi spent his early years in his hometown of San Antonio, where he was raised by his Nigerian father, Tony Alabi, and his Puerto Rican mother, Edna Alabi; however, there is no information about their professions, and it’s also unknown whether he has siblings or is an only child.
He is the first cousin of N. D. Kalu, known for being a former professional American Football defensive end. Anthony holds American nationality, and belongs to African-American ethnic group.
Educational Background and Amateur Career
Anthony Alabi went to Antonian College Preparatory High School in San Antonio, where he was a letterman in American Football as well as in basketball and such track and field disciplines as shot put and discus throw. He was honored with all-district and all-state awards in football, since he distinguished himself as a player who led the team in tackles and sacks in his senior year. He also twice won state championships in track and field, and was later inducted in the 2013-14 Antonian Athletics Hall of Fame class.
Upon matriculation, Anthony enrolled into the US Naval Academy, which he attended for a short time in 1999 before he transferred to Texas Christian University (TCU), where he was also a letterman for four years. He started his final three seasons and made 35 career starts in college, and received two first-team All-Conference USA honors for his final two seasons there. Anthony graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, and a minor in Business; he would later obtain his Master’s in Liberal Arts.
Anthony Alabi’s professional playing career began when he signed a four-year contract with the Miami Dolphins after being selected as the 162nd overall pick in the fifth round of the 2005 NFL Draft by former head coach Nick Saban. He was initially tried at left tackle but was later transferred to right tackle. He didn’t have much success, since he played in a reserve role in five pre-season matches, and then was inactive for regular-season games after he suffered an elbow injury and missed practice time. He made his regular-season debut in 2006, appearing in six games during the season, however, he was let go by the team in February of the following year.
The same month, Anthony joined the Kansas City Chiefs, but he was released by them in August 2008. He then signed a reserve/future contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in January 2009, but after being released in September of the same year, he retired and focused on acting.
Acting Career Beginnings
Anthony Alabi started his acting career in 2010, when he made his debut appearance in a support role in the action TV series “Secret Weapon”, after which he wrote, produced and starred in the short comedy video “Sleep Boner” in 2011.
Later that year, he did the voice-over of Ulysses in the animated fantasy film “Dante’s Inferno”, which was followed by his portrayal of Bob in the 2013 made-for-TV mystery thriller film “In The Dark”. Thereafter, he guest-starred in numerous TV series, such as “The Haunted Hathaways”, “The Soul Man”, “Modern Family”, and “Rush Hour”, to name a few. In 2016, he took the role of Lane in the adventure comedy film “Pee-wee’s Big Holiday”, sharing the screen with Joe Manganiello; it was directed by John Lee and released as a Netflix original film. During the same year, he was cast as Bobby in the comedy-drama film “Diva Diaries”, next to Sean Blakemore and Kirk Bovill.
Rise to Fame
Anthony Alabi’s first major appearance came in 2017, when he joined the cast of the Disney Channel family sitcom “Raven’s Home”, in which he starred in the recurring role of Coach Spitz through 2020. The series is a spin-off from “That’s So Raven”, and follows two divorced single mothers raising their children together in an apartment in Chicago, Illinois. Concurrently, he made guest appearances in such TV series as “NCIS”, “Malibu Rescue”, and “Black-ish”, among others.
Since 2019, he has been in the main role of Moz McKellan in the Netflix comedy series “Family Reunion”, which he reprised in the Netflix special “A Family Reunion Christmas” (2019), and two episodes of the Netflix family comedy series “Game On: A Comedy Crossover Event” (2020).
Most recently, he provided his voice to Colin Vernon in the English version of the 2021 Japanese fighting video game “Guilty Gear Strive”.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Anthony Alabi has short dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft 5ins (1.96m), while his weight is around 315lbs (143kgs). Information about his vital statistics, biceps size, and shoe size isn’t available.
Personal Life and Hobbies
Anthony Alabi is married to Caroline Alabi. The public isn’t aware of how long they’ve been together, but they’re the proud parents of a son named Axton and a daughter named Ande. The family’s current residence is in Los Angeles, California.
In his spare time, Anthony enjoys playing with his children, writing, and playing golf. He also likes photography. He has a black belt in Japanese Go-Ju.