Ari Gold was born and raised in The Bronx. He was discovered while singing at his brother's bar mitzvah at the age of five. Along with his brothers Steven and Elon, he was awarded top prize at the First Annual Jewish Children's Song Festival. Gold landed his first job as a professional singer and actor by performing the lead role on the CBS Children's recording Pot Belly Bear: Song and Stories. The album went platinum and led to his successful career as a child vocalist. He went on to sing over 400 jingles, provide various voices for Cabbage Patch Kids and cult favorite Jem and the Holograms.