Ion Perez was born on November 27, 1990. The full and real name of Ion is Benigno Dungo Perez and he is more popularly known as Ion Perez, is a Filipino actor, model, and television host. He is best known as the Kuya Escort in the Miss Q and A segment of It’s Showtime. Ion Perez is a regular host on ABS-CBN’s noontime variety show It’s Showtime..
Perez is the 11th of 15 siblings with his father a jeepney driver and his mother a kakanin vendor. According to some of his interviews from the past, he was bullied when he was younger because of his lanky frame. As a response, he motivated himself to get fit and take care of himself. He used to help his parents run a poultry shop inside a wet market. After developing muscles, Perez often went shirtless as a marketing tactic to help draw in customers to his parent’s stall. Ion Perez works as a model having been featured in the bachelors list of Cosmopolitan Philippines fashion magazine. Ion also participated in pageants. Perez was among the winners of the 2017 Misters of Filipinas and was the winner of the 2018 Mister Universe Tourism. His victories in pageants led him to more opportunities in his modelling career. He was initially hesitant to join pageants. It took three years of convincing from his manager for him to enter pageants. Perez first joined ABS-CBN’s It’s Showtime in September 2018 to audition for the “Kuya Escort” role. He secured the role and eventually became a co-host in the show. It was year 2018 when he first appeared in Showtime but even before he got to work with Vice, they had already met in Gandang Gabi Vice.
Ion Perez is also showing a certain level of activeness on some social media platforms which happen to be YouTube, Instagram and TikTok. On YouTube channel Ion Perez has had a presence for only 2 years. His channel, Ion Perez was created on March 22,2020. On this platform, Perez shares travel vlogs and videos, videos from racing a motorcycle, and many other very interesting contents. As for now, Perez’s channel has more than 883K subscribers, there are 71 uploaded videos and more than 30.8 million total number of views. The very first video that Ion uploaded on his channel is called “ Vlog number 1 – wash me brip, wash me nae nae”. During the video. Which was uploaded to the channel back on March 27, 2020, Ion Perez washes his clothes and makes the process interesting and funny for the viewers. This video gained more than 1.5 million views, it has 48K likes and more than 4K comments. As for Instagram Ion’s the account is called pereziion27. On Instagram Ion shares his lifestyle by sharing photos, videos, reels and stories from events, travels, and photoshoots. The audience of this platform exceeds 1.3 million followers. The TikTok account is perezion27, where people can see funny,romantic and many interesting videos. On this platform, Ion’s account has over 2.5 million followers.
Ion Perez is in a relationship with Jose Marie Viceral. Jose has an Instagram account praybeytbenjamin. The couple shares cute and romantic videos together on their Instagram pages. Ion also has videos with Jose on his TikTok account.