Caper was born in Whyalla, South Australia. Raised by his mother, with his brother and sister, he has never met his father. A lifetime spent facing adversity; Caper grew up less fortunate and lost his Brother and Mother to heart disease. Remaining strong, Caper moved to Adelaide to pursue an AFL career. However, music soon became his main focus to establish himself as an original lyricist, producing his own beats and honing his craft.