Richard Lee was born in Montego Bay and attended Cambridge Primary and All Age School in Cambridge Saint James, Jamaica West Indies. He attended Northwestern Academy for one year and then emigrated to the United States where he completed his high school studies.
Richard is the proud husband of Marie Lee and the father of 4 children and has 4 grandchildren.
In 1999 he was approached by co-founders Keith James and Edmund Lothian at the time the idea of Kids In Need, Inc. was conceived. He immediately agreed to attend the first meeting. Richard has been a trusted and dedicated member of K.I.N. Inc since then.