Rayver Cruz

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Rayver Cruz
Born Raymond Oliver Cruz Ilustre
(1989-07-20) July 20, 1989 (age 25)
Other names Rayves
Occupation Actor, Dancer, Singer
Years active 1993–present
Agent Star Magic (2005–present)
Family Rodjun Cruz (brother)

Raymond Oliver Cruz Ilustre, better known by his screen name Rayver Cruz (born July 20, 1989), is a Filipino actor, dancer and singer.

Personal life[edit]

Rayver is a member of the Cruz family, a noted family line in the Philippine entertainment industry. He has two older brothers, Rodjun Cruz and Omar Cruz-Ilustre. His father, Rodolfo Cruz, Sr., died in 2009 from kidney failure. He is currently part of ABS-CBN contract talents. Rayver also appears on the noontime variety show ASAP XV. He finished Grade 6 in Maria Montessori School in Visayas Ave Quezon City. He is a talent of Star Magic.

Cruz started as a child actor in the GMA show Kiss Muna but later moved to ABS-CBN. His first lead role was via the primetime TV series Spirits as Red in (2005) with actress Maja Salvador. He played another lead role as Mythos in the primetime show Rounin in (2007).

Rayver is also a cousin of singer actress Sheryl Cruz, Sunshine Cruz, Geneva Cruz and Donna Cruz.



Year Title Role Notes
2014-2015 Two Wives Supporting Role
2014 Ipaglaban Mo: Akin Ka Lang Anderson
2013 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Pasa Raymond
2013 Bukas Na Lang Kita Mamahalin Main Role
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Motorsiklo Xerces
2012 Toda Max Jun-Jun
2012 Ako Ang Simula Himself/Guest
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Saklay - The Bringas Brothers Story Kurt Bringas
2011 Gandang Gabi, Vice! Himself/Guest
2011-2012 Reputasyon Henry Aragon Main Role
2011 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Tsinelas Joward Johnson
2010–2011 Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Kristine Lance Navarro
2010 Wansapanataym: Inday Bote Greg
2010 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Stitch Rey
2010 Magkano Ang Iyong Dangal? Troy Sandoval Main Role
2009–2010 May Bukas Pa Francisco "Cocoy" Bautista
2008 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Board Game Dennis
2008 That's My Doc Jai(10 yrs after)
2008 Your Song: Kapag Ako Ang Nagmahal Jack
2007 Your Song: Just A Smile Away Brian
2007 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Ilog Eden Main Role
2007 Your Song: Break It To Me Gently Nico
2007 Rounin Mythos Main Cast
2007 Love Spell: Shoes Ko Po, Shoes Ko ’Day! Stephen
2006 Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv Genesis 'Gens' Brondial
2006 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Rugby Jomar Main Role
2006 Da Adventures of Pedro Penduko Allan
2006 Star Magic Presents: My Friend, My love, My Destiny Jun
2006 Your Song: Cuida Samuel
2006 Love Spell: Charm & Crystal Johnny
2006 Komiks Presents: Agua Bendita Ronnie
2006–present ASAP Host/Himself/dancer
2005 ASAP Fanatic Host/Himself
2005 Maalaala Mo Kaya Billy Crawford
2005 Ikaw Ang Lahat Sa Akin Nat
2005 Spirits Red
2000 Kiss Muna Piolo
1999 Flames Vince
1997 Ibang Klase (GMA 7)
1993 5 and Up (TV5) Host


Year Title Role Film Company
2014 Dilim Emerson Regal Films
2013 Saturday Night Chills Mark Cinema One Originals
2013 On the Job Bernabe Star Cinema & Reality Entertainment
2011 A Mother's Story King Star Cinema & The Filipino Channel
2011 Forever and A Day Mico Star Cinema
2010 Shake, Rattle and Roll XII: Isla Engkanto Ray Regal Films
2010 Cinco Alvin Star Cinema
2009 Shake, Rattle & Roll XI: Lamang Lupa Archie Regal Films
2009 You Changed My Life Marcelo "Macoy" Romero Star Cinema
2008 Kelly! Kelly! (Ang Hit na Musical) Boom
2007 Katas ng Saudi Kyle
2005 My Gym Partner's a Monkey Phineas Porpoise
2007 Bahay Kubo Cholo Regal Films
2007 Happy Hearts Alvin Regal Films
2003 Mr. Suave Carl Star Cinema
2002 Pakisabi Na Lang Na Mahal Ko Siya -

Dance Albums[edit]

Year Released Album Title Details Record Label
2007 ASAP Ultimate Dance 4 1st ASAP dance album certified platinum; carrier single: "Kembot" ASAP Music/Star Records
2010 ASAP Supahdance 2 1st Dance Album with Kim Chiu, John Prats,Gab Valenciano & Mickey Perz ASAP Music/Star Records

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