Antoine Becks (born Antoine Toupin; June 28, 1981) is a Canadian-American musician, producer, actor, former singer of the live act duo Second Sun, and frontman of the alternative band CB7. Becks was born in Montreal, but lived in New York City in the first four years of his life. He is French Canadian on his father's side and American on his mother's side. His parents are both artists, which is why they've supported his desire to be a musician since the beginning. In an interview during one of his visits to Kiev he told the story of, "When I was 5 years old, I was obsessed with The Beatles. I made myself a cardboard guitar, sat everyone around and pretended that I was one of The Beatles. I had my first real guitar at the age of 7. I sang and played, and I never stopped",. At 8 years old, besides the guitar, he already played bass, drums and the piano.