His maternal grandfather was Irish Catholic. His maternal grandmother was of English, Huguenot French and Scots descent. HIs paternal grandmother was of German (perhaps Jewish) and mixed Northern European descent. His paternal grandfather was of Northumbrian and mixed Northern European descent.
Hearle, Kevin James was born on March 17, 1958 in Santa Ana, California, United States. Son of H. David and L. Patricia (Flaherty) Hearle.