Ion Perez Biography, Love Life, Latest

Ion Perez is a Filipino entertainer who became famous as Escort in the noontime show It’s Showtime of ABS-CBN Channel 2.

Ion Perez
Ion Perez

Personal Information
Real Name –> Benigno Perez
Nickname –> Ion
Birthdate –> November 27, 1990
Birthplace –> Conception, Tarlac, Philippines
Father –> Eufronio, a jeepney driver
Mother –> Zenaida, a food peddler
Siblings –> 14 (Ion is the 11th)
Height –> 5’10”

Life Before Showbiz
Ion grew up in a big family. At the age of 11, he was bullied by two schoolmates who told him he was ugly and smelly. With that experience, he vowed to make himself more presentable. He did not pursue college education due to poverty and instead helped her mother sell food stuff to neighbors and passers-by. Later, he went to Manila to find work. For three years, he was constantly pursuaded by Yhuong Botor, a photographer, to join male pageants.

Love Life
No grilfriend at present. He is often teased to be in a special relationship with co-host Vice Ganda.

Showbiz Career
After winning the Mr. Universe – Tourism award, Ion was accepted as the Kuya Escort (Brother Escort) in the ABS-CBN noontime show replacing Greg Hawkins in the Miss Q & A segment.

Television Programs
2018-present – It’s Showtime

Movies
2018 – Fantastica

Awards
2018 – Mr. Universe – Tourism (Note: He was stripped of his crown in late August of 2018 due to non-compliance of the terms of the award. He was replaced by Mr. Indonesia.
2017 – Misters of Filipinas

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See also: List of Famous Filipino Actors

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