Kent Bishop resides in a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia, where he was born. He has four children: two girls, two boys, and five grandchildren. He is a graduate of Duke University (A.B. with Distinction in Economics) and Harvard Law School (J.D.) where he cross-registered into Harvard Business School. He is a member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court. He plays the piano, runs, bikes and swims weekly. After second year of law school he was employed by Shell International Petroleum Co., Ltd. in London. His time abroad peaked his initial interest in researching his family's Anglo-Saxon descent from Domesday ancestors. In 2014, he spent two months in the English East Midlands, home of his Saxon ancestors, visiting friends, relatives, historians, former business associates, and historical sites.