He was born in a small village in Bihar,India.
Rakesh's father, Mr Ram Nath Roy has served in Defence as a Junior Commisioned officer in 4th Bihar Regiment of Indian Amry and his mother, Mrs Nirmala Roy is a house-wife. His elder sister, Kanchan is a house wife and Younger brother, Ravi Ranjan is a Mechanical Engineering  graduate currently working at Engineer's India Limited ( a govt of India Undertaking).

Rakesh did his primary schooling from Rajendra Shishu Sadan, Pusa and sixth grade onwards he did schooling from Campus Public School, Pusa, samastipur, Bihar.  He joined Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad for his undergraduate studies in Mechanical engineering. He was then selected through campus  interviews by Wipro Technologies, where he now works as a project engineer