Sotirios Dimitrios Tsiopanos was born to Rita and Jimmy Tsiopanos April 2nd, 1977 in Annapolis, MD. His first two names were the reverse of his father's in the Greek tradition, and Sotirios goes by Steve. Eventually, Steve met Brenna and they fell in love. Steve also fell in love with Brenna's young daughter Hannah. Brenna and Steve wed in 2004 and Steve assumed the role of Hannah's father. Together Steve and Brenna had another daughter, Evelyn, in the summer of 2006.