Zach Oliva was born in San Diego California and grew up in Cornwall, N.Y. He attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and graduated in 2009. After graduation he worked as a news editor for Patch.com in Harrison and White Plains, N.Y. until 2013. He is currently attending Pace Law School in White Plains. Zach lives in Sleepy Hollow, NY. His hobbies include sports and reading.