Sérgio Luiz Pereira (born on July 15, 1960 in the Municipality of Além Paraíba in the State of Minas Gerais Brazil), known professionally as Sergio Kato is a Brazilian-American martial arts actor.
As a child, Sergio Kato played several sports, as sports practice has always been one of his passions in his age. Sergio is the brother of the ex-footballer, ex-football coach and who currently manages SER – Santo Ângelo. Santo Ângelo Sports and Recreation Association. Mazarópi.
In (1974), the actor enrolled in the State Theater of Rio de Janeiro, in “O Tablado”, in the Botanical Garden and started learning the theatrical performance with Maria Clara Machado where Kato meets teachers specialized in: Classical Ballet, Contemporary Ballet , Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Modern Dance. Dance school of Jhonny Franklin, in Copacabana, in the South Zone. Studied and worked in Rio, where he gained notoriety acting, dancing and singing in the shows of Scala Rio in Leblon next to Grande Otelo. Ballet was his second art. Kato explains that ballet is also one of the most difficult exercises and, if you can survive a ballet workout, you can survive a workout in any other sport. Later, he started Jiu-Jitsu with master Helio Gracie in Barata Ribeiro in Brazil.
Still young, in 1981 he served in the Brazilian Air Force, Kato sends a letter of resignation to Captain Neymar, as his heart has always been to pursue an acting career.
In 1985 he moved to the United States. After studying English at California High School, he studied at the University of California at Los Angeles, where he received a diploma from the School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television).
Sergio Kato signed a contract with a modeling agency in New York. There were good campaigns appearing in commercials as a model for Ralph Lauren, Georgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana and Timex. Having a short successful career as a model in Paris Fashion Week, Japan and Milan. She appeared in ads by Calvin Klein and Dylan Bruno.
Kato was raised in a relatively conservative Catholic family since he was a child. In 1999, Israeli televangelist Benny Hinn invited the actor for an interview with Benny Ministries in California, Kato was introduced to accept Jesus Christ, and the act of accepting Jesus as his Lord and Savior will immediately guarantee his salvation, “Born of New” . The truth is that the actor never managed to share his message, so here it is. It was the BEST part of his life, as he met the Lord Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior.
Actor married “Jacqueline Pereira” in 2012. Together, they have a daughter. Ms. “Jacqueline Pereira” was born in 1980 in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in Germany. Ms. “Jacqueline Pereira” works in the medical field. The couple lives in the US and Europe and plans to move in the near future with his wife and daughter to Brazil.