Taylor Zakhar Perez

Taylor Zakhar Perez, born December 25, 1991, is an American actor, social media personality, and model. Perez rose to fame after starring in the film “The Kissing Booth 2” as Marco Valentin. Perez’s journey began in the opera houses, where he performed in musical theaters, eventually leading him to pursue a film and T.V. career. The Hollywood star has appeared in various films and shows throughout his career. Some popular shows include “iCarly, “Young & Hungry,” and “Scandal.” Perez also starred in the limited series “Embeds.” In 2022, Perez starred in the comedy series “Minx,” and he is set to star in the gaming comedy film “1UP.”

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Taylor Zakhar Perez

Birth date:

December 25, 1991



Zodiac Sign:



6' 1"

Net Worth:

$5 million

Taylor's Social Media:


Taylor Zakhar Perez is an American upcoming Hollywood star, social media personality, and model. Perez was born in Chicago on December 25, 1991, but grew up in Chesterton, Indiana. His Zodiac sign is Capricorn; he is of Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, and Mexican ethnicity. Perez completed his education at the University of Chicago. He worked as a restaurant manager before he became an actor. Perez’s mother, Antoinette Zakhar, is an aesthetician. He made his debut in acting by starring in the “Young and Hungry” T.V. series. He also played a significant role in N.B.C./Sony T.V. show “Cruel Intentions” and later starred in the limited series “Embeds.” Perez has appeared in several other T.V. shows, including A.B.C’s “Scandal” and “12 Deadly Days.”

Perez rose to stardom in 2020 after playing a significant role in the Netflix film “The Kissing Booth 2” as Marco. For the part, Perez had to take choreography and guitar lessons. The following year, he later appeared in the sequel of the same film, “The Kissing Booth 3.” Apart from his acting career, Perez is a professional swimmer and model. In addition, he is an active social media user who has attracted a massive following on popular platforms such as Instagram, where he has garnered four million followers. Through social media, Perez has landed endorsement deals and sponsored posts which have contributed immensely.

Perez is a philanthropist; he partnered with Variant Malibu, a 3D tech company, to make masks in 2020. The proceeds from the sales went to charitable organizations in Chicago to help disabled kids, adults, and families. Perez has many female and male admirers due to his gorgeous looks. The upcoming Hollywood star has not declared his relationship status to the public. Perez has several upcoming projects in 2022, including gaming comedy “1Up” and “Red, White & Royal Blue.”

Career timeline

His Makes His Acting Debut

Perez makes his debut in professional acting with "Hush," a British horror film.

His First T.V. Role

Perez first appears on T.V. on Nickelodeon's "iCarly" and briefly appears on season six of the show, where he plays Keith.

His First Major T.V. Show

Perez gets a significant role in the T.V. show "Embeds," in which he stars as Michael De Luca.

His Rise to Stardom

Perez's popularity soars after he appears in the internationally acclaimed movie "The Kissing Booth 2" as Marco.

Why We Love Taylor Zakhar Perez

  1. He is a philanthropist

    The year 2020 saw Perez team up with 3D tech company, Variant Malibu, to produce masks. Along with his co-stars, he also created his own masks. A Chicago-based organization that supports disabled children, adults, and other families with disabled children received the proceeds from the sale of the masks.

  2. Perez has a huge fan following

    Perez is extremely charming and good-looking. He is known to be extremely warm with his fans. After Marco's role in "Kissing Booth 2," his fan base has only increased.

  3. He is a fantastic actor

    Perez has done well in T.V. shows and films. But his popularity rose after his role as Marco in "Kissing Booth 2." He is not just good-looking but talented as well and is capable of playing a wide range of roles.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. He was a swimmer

    Perez was a swimmer in school and earned a swimming scholarship to Fordham University.

  2. "Kissing Booth 2" makes him a star

    Perez rose to stardom after appearing on the cast of the Netflix show "Kissing Booth 2" as Marco.

  3. He has many siblings

    Perez is the third youngest of eight siblings.

  4. He took choreography and guitar lessons

    Perez had to take choreography and guitar lessons for his role as Marco in the film "Kissing Booth 2."

  5. He has various sources of income

    Perez is not only an actor but also a social media influencer and a model and earns from all these avenues.

Taylor Zakhar Perez FAQs

Are Perez and Joey King in a relationship?

No, Perez is single at the moment.

Who are Perez's parents?

Perez’s mother is Antoinette Zakhar, while details about his father are unknown.

Can Perez really sing?

Perez sings and has a background in music in real life.

Taylor Zakhar Perez’s birthday dates

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