Ronald Billius Easley is a pure-blood wizard, the sixth child of Arthur Easley and Maybelle Easley. He is also the youngest of all five Easley boys and the older brother of his sister, Ginerva Easley. When Ronald was very young, the Easleys was very poor and couldn't afford anything accept clothes, food and their house.

In 1991, when Ronald was eleven years old, he attended to WizTech School of Witches and Wizards where he met Harry Lockhart and Hermione Krueger. The trio had later became best friends during his first year after he along with Harry saved Hermione from a big troll in the Girls Lavatory on Halloween.