K. Alex Shaw was born on August 7 in Iowa City, IA. The self-proclaimed "natural-born writer" considers Chicago her hometown and is the eldest of nine children. She obtained her Marketing degree from DePaul University and has worked primarily in the Fashion, Entertainment, and Sports industry. Currently, she freelances and writes songs. Following her mother's advice, she decided to follow her passion: writing. She published her first work, "The Bizarre Baby Name Book" on July 7, 2015.