Born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, son to Regina Raney and Jon Dainty Sr. Cousin Tim McGraw sister Catherine Raney brother David and fiancé Jennifer. He spent most of his life in the south after the divorce of his parent. Jon grew up running through the woods of Texarkana Texas. Jon attended a Texas high school in east Texas until joining the Army in 1993. Jon served 10 years active until joining the reserves in 2004 after his 1st deployment to Iraq ended. He later served on a 2nd tour in Iraq 2 years after beginning his movie career in Louisiana (Hollywood South). He now currently resides in Dallas/Fort Worth Texas while acting and traveling the world and the USA-still serving as a U.S. Army Reservists and continuing his acting career.