Kurt Isaiah Perez was born on December 1, 1997 in Cabanatuan, Nuevo Ecija, Philippines. He is the youngest of three children of Arlene Marcelo and Erwin Perez. He attended Angel College.
Kurt moved to Australia. He went on to study in Brisbane, Australia.
In 2003, Perez and Sharon Cuneta advertised for Colgate Toothpaste and Ai-Ai delas Alas for Swift n’ Juicy Hotdog. He participated in StarStruck Kids (2004) with 14 finalists. He won as Ultimate Male Survivor, while Sam Boumathai won as Ultimate Female Survivor.
His credits include playing a young Aguirre in the TV series “Muravin,” an older Aguirre played by Richard Gutierrez, and stars Angel Locsin and Dennis Trello. In 2006, Perez received a FAMAS nomination for best child actor for the film La Visa Loca starring Robin Padilla and Rufa Mae Quinto.
Kurt Perez easily won hearts with his charming looks. No wonder he became the ultimate male survivor in 2004’s StarStruck Kids, along with Sam Bumatay, who was hailed as the ultimate female survivor.
Before joining the reality talent show, the cute little boy had already caught the attention of viewers by appearing in several TV commercials.
After winning StarStruck Kids, Kurt appeared on several shows on the GMA Network. But he is best remembered in the hit Telefantasya “Mulawin” in which he played the role of a young Aguiluz.
Although Kurt successfully entered the acting world at a young age, his career did not last long as his family decided to immigrate to Australia.