Anthony Traina was born in 1986 in Ohio and raised in Wellsville, Ohio. His mother's name is Penny Traina, his father, Alfonso Traina. He also has a older brother, Alfonso Traina. He attended Wellsville High School, where Traina was involved in sports, student government and theatre. Traina attended The Ohio State University, where he majored in Theatre. He left Ohio State after 2 years to move to California to pursue acting.