|Birth name||Michael Luke P. Mejares|
June 26, 1975 |
Tagbilaran, Bohol, Philippines
|Genres||Pop, RnB, dance, soul|
|Years active||1998–2002 (with South Border)
2002–present (solo artist)
Ivory Music (2012-present)
|Associated acts||South Border (former member)
Mejares was born to an African American father named Robert Davis, and to a Boholana mother, Elvira P. Mejares. His biological father left him when Mejares was still young and grew up with a stepfather named Leonides S. Mejares. Mejares studied high school in University of Bohol in Tagbilaran City.
He was chosen as the new vocalist of neo-soul band, South Border in 1998 replacing Brix Ferraris, but he left the group in 2002. As a solo recording artist he remade Rivermaya's "214". He was also one of the co-hosts of Sabado Boys, a weekly musical talk show on TV5.
Luke Mejares also joined the fraternity for youth, the Order of Demolay in his native of Tagbilaran City, Bohol.
In 2017, Mejares was named as board member of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB), along with Dennis Padilla and comedy duo Moymoy Palaboy.
- Salterio, Leah C. (4 October 2007). "Sabado Boys beef up weekend primetime TV". Philippine Headline News. Retrieved 25 May 2010.
- "Dennis Padilla appointed MTRCB board member". ABS-CBN News. June 3, 2017. Retrieved June 4, 2017.
- "Groove to the beat of your well-loved OPM classics with Luke Mejares’ latest album "KASAYAW"". Ivory Music.
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