Clayton Snyder was born in El Mote, California to Glenda Pack and Steve Snyder. He has three older brothers, Devin, Doug, and David and graduated from Los Alamitos High School in Los Alamitos, California, in June 2006. He was senior class vice-president and starred in the school musical. Clayton was the lead in the musical and got recognized by many. He was named best actor and singer in high school, even though he does not pursue into the singing career.