He first experienced delight in music by covering the Blink-182 song "Dammit" on the guitar when he was a teen.
He helped Falling in Reverse earn a top five album on the U.S. Alternative and Indie charts in 2011 with The Drug in Me Is You.
He was once engaged to Emily Elison and had a daughter named Willow Grace Radke with Playboy model Crissy Henderson on June 11, 2013. He began dating DJ and Dash Dolls reality star Caroline Burt in 2015.
He appeared on an episode of L.A. Ink with Kat Von D, during which he got a tattoo of a frog riding a horse.