Kid Rock was born in Romeo, Michigan, US. He is the son of William Ritchie and Susan Ritchie.

His father owned a six-acre estate where he grew up and his father is the owner of multiple car dealerships.

He has three siblings Jill Ritchie, Carol Ritchie, and William Ritchie. Besides, his nationality is American and ethnicity is mixed (Dutch, Irish, English, German, and Scottish). Talking about his education, he attended Romeo High School.