Anthony Alabi

Alabi in 2019, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Anthony Abayomi Alabi II

Place of Birth: San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States

Date of Birth: February 16, 1981

*father – Nigerian
*mother – Puerto Rican

Anthony Alabi is an American actor and professional football player. An offensive tackle, he played for the Miami Dolphins, the Kansas City Chiefs, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He is also known for his role on Netflix series Family Reunion. He is 6′5″.

His father is Nigerian, likely with Yoruba roots. His mother was from Puerto Rico. He is said to be a cousin of professional football player N. D. Kalu. Anthony is married to Pilates instructor, Caroline, with whom he has two children.

Anthony’s paternal grandfather was named Sunday Samuel Alabi.

Anthony’s paternal grandmother was named Elizabeth Awobuyide (the daughter of Solomon Awobuyide and Deborah). Elizabeth was born in Esinbode, Ekiti, Nigeria.

Anthony’s maternal grandfather was named Enrique Nieves de Jesús.

Anthony’s maternal grandmother is named Maria M. Marcano.

Sources: Obituary of Anthony’s paternal grandmother, Elizabeth (Awobuyide) Alabi –

Obituary of Anthony’s mother –

1 Response

  1. Oaken05 says:

    Nigerian [Yoruba]. “Alabi” is a Yoruban name.

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