Kevin was born in Lexington, KY on October 3, 1971. While growing up he lived on a farm until he was 9, and played little league football, high school football, rode horses, and dirt bikes.
He loves the piano, he started playing when he was 9 and got his first keyboard when he was a freshman in high school, he also participated in drama club and chorus. Before joining the Backstreet Boys he worked in theater and at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL.
Kevin holds a deep personal commitment to cleaning up and protecting the Earth. He is currently focusing his personal and political efforts on the launch of his environmental Foundation, Just Within Reach.
Full Name: Kevin Scott Richardson
Birthday: October 3, 1971
Birthplace: Lexington, KY
Astrological Sign: Libra
Pets: A black cat named Quincy
Favorite Colors: Black and Blue
Hobbies: Keyboard, water skiing, swimming, football, surfing, snowboarding, flying
Favorite Food: Italian and Asian cuisine
Favorite Music: Prince, Babyface, Elton John
Favorite Movies: Top Gun and Shawshank Redemption
Favorite TV Shows: Roseanne and Sex in the City
Favorite Book: Interview With the Vampire
Favorite Actors: Tom Cruise, Kevin Spacey, Tom Hanks, Jim Carrey
Favorite Actresses: Nicole Kidman, Michelle Pfieffer
Favorite Foreign Country: Italy
Talents: Latin and ballroom dance instructor, snowboarding
Ideal Girl: Able to be open and honest with him
Dream Date: A special restaurant followed by movie or dancing