Ashley is the daughter of Larry and Suzanne Tucker, Brazil and the granddaughter of Rex and Marilyn Tucker, Shirley Roeschlein, and the late Elbert Roeschlein, Brazil and the late Richard and Joan Hoffman, Terre Haute. She is a 2001 graduate of Northview High School and a 2005 graduate of Indiana State University with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing. She is employed as a Registered Nurse in the Infection Control Department at Union Hospital, Terre Haute.
Michael is the son of Janet Nicoson-McMullen and Michael Von Kester, Terre Haute. He is the grandson of Donald and Janice Nicoson, Terre Haute. He is a 1998 graduate of Terre Haute North High School, and is employed by Parson's and works as a manager at the Newport Chemical Depot.