- Is of Irish and Croatian heritage.
- First entrepreneurial enterprise was selling pancakes to his grandmother's friends at age 10.
- Founded Cigars Around the World, an Internet based company, from a Chicago apartment at the age of 23.
- Is the author of two books: You're Hired: How to Succeed in Business and Life from the Winner of The Apprentice (2004); and Beyond the Lemonade Stand (2006).
- Married TV personality Giuliana Rancic in a televised 2007 ceremony.
- Enjoys scuba diving and running marathons.
- Beth — Sister
- Karen — Sister
- Katie — Sister
- Gail Rancic — Mother
- Giuliana Rancic — Wife
- Edward Duke Rancic — Son
- Edward T. Rancic — Father
- Attended Bradley University, Peoria, IL; Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL (BS, 1994)