Aldis Alexander Basil Hodge was born in Onslow County, North Carolina.
His parents, Yolette Evangeline Richardson and Aldis Hodge, Sr., served
in the U.S. Marine Corps. His mother is from Florida and his father is
of Dominican heritage.
Hodge played both the clarinet and the
violin as a child, but as an adult his focus is on the violin; he
purchased his first at the age of 18. In addition to acting, Hodge
designs watches, writes, paints, and attends the Art Center College of
Design in Pasadena, California, although he does take breaks from
attending full time due to his acting work.