Jesse Biter born in Philadelphia

Biter grows up in a middle-class household in Westchester, Philadelphia. His father is an administrator with the U.S. Department of Transportation. His mother sells real estate. Jesse shows an early knack for business. If the power went out, Biter fixes clocks and other settings on neighbors’ VCRs for $1 apiece. By high school, he has graduated […]

Drops out of high school

Leaves high school at 16 and works in the Pye plant in Waihi as a TV repairman’s apprentice. I was living in a caravan and living off apples and muesli because I had no money. It was good character-building, looking back