Robert William was born in Bristol, England but raised in Chicago, where he completed his post graduation in University of Chicago. He had an interest in French language so he learned it. He can speak and read French fluently. He has written for dozens of magazines and newspapers including People Magazine, Taste of Home, Men's Health, National Geographic, Houston Chronicle and many more. He lives in Chicago with his family. Kristin is his wife's name and they conceive of three children. In leisure, he enjoys rafting Kayaking, hiking, snorkeling with his family.