How ‘Cobra Kai’ Star Ralph Macchio Has Stayed Married for 33 Years

Cobra Kai reveals appearances from a ton of originals Karate Kid stars, but none are more prominent than Ralph Macchio and William Zabka. The two actors will play Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence, the hero and rival from the original film.

Macchio has had a long career in Hollywood full of ups and downs that fans are sure to be familiar with. They may not know that the actor has been married for 33 years, an eternity for relationships in Hollywood. In a recent interview and People Magazine, talked about how he met his wife, Phyllis Fierro, and why he thinks they’ve been able to make him work over the decades.

Macchio and Fierro met as teenagers

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Ralph Macchio and his wife, nurse, Phyllis Fierro. | Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo / FilmMagic

Unlike her husband and children (both of whom have done some acting), Fierro herself does not work in the show business. She is a long-term nurse and has been treating patients as a frontline worker during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

While he has done some acting, Daniel Macchio has has become more prolific as a composer for several independent films. This includes a collaborative streak with director Edgar Muñiz on films like The Haley Project, The shipwrecks, and From the heart of the people. The duo’s latest project, Broc, currently in post-production.

Julia Macchio currently works as a dance teacher and has appeared in a handful of stage productions as a dancer. She is too a handful of acting careers, including positions in Most likely girl with Kristen Wiig, and Last weekend Stella with Nat and Alex Wolff.

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