Bustos, Rey was born on October 25, 1958 in Bogota, Colombia. Son of Reinaldo Montero and Marina Bustos.
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California, 1989.
Artistic anatomy educator Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California, since 1998. Professor drawing and anatomy California State University.A., since 2005. Anatomy instructor Disney Feature Animation, Burbank, California, since 2005.
Married Susan McCarthy, August 30, 1980 (deceased August 18, 1988).