Hiro Peralta

Hiro Peralta
Hirojenel Benz Magalona Peralta

(1993-11-07) November 7, 1993 (age 26)
Manila, Philippines
Other namesHiro Magalona
Years active1997–2001; 2004–2018; 2019–present
AgentGMA Artist Center
Notable work
Sam (Parikoy)
Height1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
RelativesEngelbert G. Peralta (Father)
Jean Senen M. Peralta (Mother)
Enrique B. Magalona Sr. (great grandfather, deceased)
Vicente G. Magalona(grandfather, deceased)
Carolina A. Magalona (grandmother, deceased)
Edilberto D. Peralta Sr. (grandfather,deceased)
Felecitas G. Peralta (Grandmother)
Francis Magalona (uncle, deceased)
Maxene Magalona (cousin)
Frank Magalona (cousin)
Saab Magalona (cousin)
Elmo Magalona (cousin)

Hirojenel Benz Magalona Peralta (born November 7, 1993 in Manila, Philippines), better known by his stage name Hiro Peralta, is a half-Filipino quarter-German quarter-Portuguese actor. He made his acting debut when he joined the cast of Tween Hearts where he was paired with Kim Rodriguez. He is currently in GMA Network and a talent of GMA Artist Center. He is the nephew of late Master Rapper Francis Magalona and a second degree cousin of Maxene Magalona, Frank Magalona, Saab Magalona, and Elmo Magalona. He is also the grandson of late veteran actor Pancho Magalona's eldest brother Vicente Gayoso Magalona.

Personal life

Early life

Peralta was born in Manila and grew up in Quezon City . His father, Engelbert Garcia Peralta, was a sous chef turned custom broker, and his mother, Jean Senen Magalona Peralta, is a crooner in Japan. Peralta has five siblings, Benjamin Peralta III (deceased), Mark Joseph Peralta, Aira Camille Peralta, and twins Engelbert Peralta Jr. (deceased) and Edilbert Peralta (deceased). He was raised by his father's uncle Edgardo B. Garcia Sr. and wife Daisy D. Garcia. His surname, Peralta, is a Portuguese surname from the Latin "Pedras Altas" which means High Rocks.


Peralta started Nursery and Kindergarten at St. Vincent School. Peralta then went to grade school at Siena College of Quezon City. At the age of 8, peralta's family thought he has an attention deficiency so he transferred to J. Christmont School and stayed there till 4th grade. For his 5th grade he transferred to Sto. Ñiño Parochial School. He Graduated at Esteban Abada Elementary School in 2006, his mother's alma mater. Peralta then spent his high school and graduated from St. Patrick School of Quezon City in 2010 where he and Liza Soberano were schoolmates. He was then admitted to St. John Technological College of The Philippines which is owned by his family, but deferred because he entered show business. He was also admitted to Trinity University of Asia, a university located in Quezon City, where he pursued his bachelor's degree in business administration majoring in financial management, but later deferred because of show business.



Year Title Role Notes Network
2018 Sherlock Jr. Bart Lopez Supporting Role GMA Network
2017 Wagas: Haplos ng isang kuba Renz Main Role GMA News TV
Alyas Robin Hood Miguel Rodrigo Guest appearance / Antagonist GMA Network
Karelasyon: Love Is Blind Miko Main Role
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Yusei Fudo Voice Only
The King of Fighters XIV K'
2016 Wagas Ely Main Role GMA News TV
Unang Hirit Himself Co-host GMA Network
Magpakailanman: You and Me Against the world Bong Main Role
Dishkarte of the Day Himself Guest GMA News TV
Magpakailanman: My Little Wife Teddy Main Role GMA Network
2015 Little Nanay Archie San Pedro Main Role / Antagonist-Protagonist
The King of Fighters XIII K' Voice Only
Maynila: Christmas is My Heart Chino Main Role
Karelasyon: Cougar Mico
Maynila: My Mother, My Yaya Vince
Pari 'Koy Sam Supporting Role
2014–2015 Kamen Rider OOO Eiji Hino/Kamen Rider OOO Voice Only
2014 My BFF Baron Supporting Role
The King of Fighters XI K' Voice Only
2013 Anna Karenina Brian Main Cast
2012 Cielo de Angelina James Aragon Supporting Role
Maynila: Brave Heart Benj
Biritera Teofi
The King of Fighters 2001 K' Voice Only
The King of Fighters 2002
The King of Fighters 2003
2011 Party Pilipinas Himself/Performer Guest
The King of Fighters '99 K' Voice Only
The King of Fighters 2000
Regal Shocker: Anito Onid Main Cast TV5
Iglot Luis Bustamante Supporting Role GMA Network
2011-2012 Tween Hearts Bayani 'Ian' De Castro
2010 Maynila: The Best Girl Topher Main Cast
2010–2016 Walang Tulugan with the Master Showman Himself Host / Performer


Year Title Role Film Production
2015 Tomodachi Rafael n/a
2014 Kamkam Anton Heaven's Best Entertainment
2012 The Mommy Returns Emil Regal Films
2011 Shake, Rattle & Roll 13 Andoy Regal Films


Awards and nominations

Year Award-Giving Body Category Work/Award Result Source
2010 25th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Male TV Personality Reel Love Presents: Tween Hearts Nominated

External links

Hiro Peralta on IMDb

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