- Played football in the Big Ten for the Fighting Illini.
- Is a certified personal trainer.
- Enjoys scuba diving, tennis, snowboarding and racquetball.
- Modeled for Abercrombie & Fitch.
- Danielle Kirlin — Wife
- Wyatt McPartlin — Son
- University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, United States (BA in Speech Communications, 1997)