|Alma mater||New Jersey Institute of Technology|
|Occupation||Entrepreneur, Bodybuilder, and artist|
|Known for||Founder and CEO of New York's Hunk-O-Mania nightclub|
Early life and education
Peri was born and raised in Vila do Conde, (Porto District) Portugal. At 12 years old, Peri and his family migrated to the United States and he later became a US citizen. He received his First Class BA (Hons) degree from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Peri is an artist who often creates self-portraits to help himself build and maintain his ideal physique. This made him venture into bodybuilding a niche where he has won prizes.
Awards and honors
- 1984 - NPC Teen New Jersey Bodybuilding Championship - Teen Overall Winner
- 1993 - Mr. New Jersey Heavy-weight Winner
Peri married Bonita de la Parra and had a child with her. He also married his second wife Francielle Melo and they have 3 more kids.
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