Ernie Reyes Jr. is an American actor, martial artist, director, stuntman, producer, and writer who is known for having been cast in various roles in shows and movies such as Surf Ninjas, The Red Canvas, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Red Sonja, The Last Dragon, NCIS: Los Angeles, and White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild. Also, he has done the stuntwork for several of his on-screen characters.

Sun Sign



Los Angeles, California, United States

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ernie Reyes Jr. has dated –

  1. Lisa Reyes (2009-Present) – He got married to Lisa Reyes in November 2009 and they parent a daughter named Lotus Blossom who has also been cast in a couple of acting projects.

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Always wears a cap
  • Shaved head

Ernie Reyes Jr. Facts

  1. He is the oldest sibling.
  2. His paternal grandparents were Filipino immigrants who came to California in the 1920s.
  3. Ernie Reyes Jr. was around 6 years old when he joined his father’s group, the “West Coast Demo Team”.
  4. He made his first theatrical film appearance as Tai (Karate Student) in the 1985 martial arts comedy film, The Last Dragon.
  5. In 1993, he appeared as Johnny in the family comedy film, Surf Ninjas, in which he co-starred alongside his father and other actors including , Tone Lōc, John Karlen, and Leslie Nielsen.
  6. Ernie Reyes Jr. wrote as well as directed the 1998 action film, The Process, in which he also appeared as Jesse.
  7. His health problems came to light in June 2015 when it was reported that he was suffering from kidney failure and was in need of a transplant.
  8. His sister has revealed that he undergoes dialysis 3 times per week for 4 hours each day and to get help with his medical expenses, the family has set up a GoFundMe campaign.
  9. As a producer, Ernie Reyes Jr. has worked on projects like : Rolling Papers 2, Money Fight, and Surf Ninjas.
  10. He has been trained in Muay Thai and has also participated in a couple of competitions.
  11. Ernie Reyes Jr. holds a 4th Dan (Degree) Black Belt in Taekwondo.
  12. He has worked as a stuntman in films like Alice in Wonderland, Act of Valor, and Avatar.

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Facts of Ernie E. Reyes Jr.

  • Gender Male
  • full nameErnie E. Reyes Jr.
  • nicknamesErnie
  • birthplaceSan Jose, Santa Clara County, California, United States
  • Date of Birth January 15, 1972
  • Age 49 years 10 months
  • Horoscope Capricorn
  • Lucky Number 8
  • Lucky Stone Topaz
  • Lucky Color Brown
  • Best Match for Marriage Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundFilipino
  • nationalityAmerican
  • net worth$300 thousand
  • professionActor, Martial Artist, Director, Stuntman, Producer, Writer
  • weight65 kg or 143.5 lbs
  • height5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildAthletic
  • motherSue Asinas
  • fatherErnie Reyes Sr.
  • brothersLee Reyes, Santino Ramos, Ki Reyes
  • sistersDestiny Reyes, Espirit Reyes

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