Eddie Grey was born in Colorado Springs to a mother and father who came to America as economic refugees from Central Europe. In his early years, he often traveled in and out of the United States, visiting his grandparents and relatives in Europe.
Upon becoming an adult, Eddie searched for a calling in life, striving for a noble purpose to dedicate himself to. Initially wishing to be a doctor one day. Ultimately he made the decision to find his calling in the armed forces, signing up for active duty in the U.S. Air Force, eventually becoming a Pararescue operator within the Special Forces.