Where Is He Now: Ernie Reyes (Actor) as Ernie - Sidekicks.
Name: Ernie Reyes, Jr.
Born: January 15, 1972 in San Jose, California
Claim To Fame: No info available.
Family Life: Siblings: two younger brothers, Lee and Tino, and two younger sisters, Destiny and Espirit.
Info: Ernie is of Filipino descent and
is the son of Ernie Reyes Sr. who has been called one of the greatest martial
Ernie began training Tae Kwondo under his father at the age of four. He entered
tournaments against adult blackbelts and won at the age of seven. By the time he
was ten he was teaching martial arts seminars.
He finally retired from competitions at the ripe old age of twelve so he could
persue his acting career.
Ernie has been wowing audiences since he was six years old and performing with
his father's now famous West Coast Demo Team. The team became known as "The
Harlem Globetrotters of the Martial Arts" and "The World's Best Demo Team"
because of their spectacular choreography filled with dynamic moves mixed with
comedy. There was no doubt that Ernie Jr. was a crowd pleasing favorite. Because
of his work with the demo team, Ernie was noticed by a Hollywood talent agent
and he broke into the
world of acting at the age of eleven.
Trivia: He holds 4th Dan (Degree) Black Belt in Tae-Kwon Do under his father.
Trained and competed in Muay Thai.
Recorded a Hip Hop CD called "Asia's Last Dragon".
His nickname is Kono.
He is an active Scientologist
Where Is He Now: Ernie is still acting and had a small role in "Rush Hour 2". Most recently he was in the movie "Rundown" where he had a fight scene against The Rock.