Peter Wizenberg was born and raised in New York City. He has degrees from Excelsior College and Florida International University College of Law, and years of experience teaching and tutoring mathematics and other subjects, he has taught for Kaplan, the test-prep company, City College of NY, Hunter College, Stevens Institute of Technology, and at high schools in New York and Miami. Professionally certified in math, social science, and business education, he is a licensed attorney, and lives with his wife, also a math teacher, in a Miami suburb.