A Danbury, CT native, Kurtis was first discovered by Bon Jovi producer Desmond Child before joining the band Menudo (a.k.a. MDO) as lead vocalist. The group's hit single, "Te Quise Olvidar," spent 5 weeks as #1 on the hot Latin Tracks Billboard Charts. Throughout his successful music career, Kurtis has performed with such artists as Ricky Martin, Christina Aguilera and Celia Cruz.
Kurtis's birthday is December 30. He currently resides in NYC.