Antonio D. Charity is from Surry County, Virginia. He is the son of James D. Charity, Sr. and Emily M. Charity. In fact, he is the youngest of their 12 children. He graduated from Howard University’s College of Fine Arts with a B.F.A. in Theatre. He booked his 1st TV role, a guest star on NBC’s “Homicide”, while still enrolled at Howard University. He moved to New York City after graduating and has since appeared in numerous TV shows, films, commercials and stage productions. He is married to Tige [TIE jee] Johnson Charity of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He met Tige at Sylvia’s soul food restaurant in Harlem while she was vacationing in the New York City area. They later relocated to Los Angeles. In addition to being a working actor, Antonio volunteers with Kids In The Spotlight (KITS), a non-profit organization founded by Tige Charity. Tige created KITS to help kids in the Los Angeles foster care system write and star in their own short films.