Brett Richter was born and raised in Brookfield Wisconsin. After high school, he attended Indiana University and UW Milwaukee where he got his undergraduate degree. Upon graduation, he spent the next 19 years of his professional life in media sales, working for companies such as Fox Sports and the Journal Broadcast Group. Deciding it was time to pursue his passion, Brett obtained a Master's in Teaching from Carroll University.
He resides in Brookfield with his wife Karen and son Benjamin, and also serves as a JV Boys Basketball Coach at Brookfield East High School.