Siva Kaneswaran, born 16 November 1988 (age 24), grew up in Blanchardstown, Dublin with his Sri Lankan Tamil father, Irish mother, twin brother Kumar and six other siblings. Siva started modelling at 16 and appeared in various ads and landed a contract with Storm Model Management. Siva took part in Rock Rivals, televised in eight episodes between 5 March and 23 April 2008. His brother took part as well. Siva played the role of Carson Coombs and his brother that of Caleb Coombs. The brothers also appeared briefly in one episode of Uncle Max. The episode "Uncle Max Plays Tennis" aired on 11 July 2008. Siva was spotted through his modelling campaigns and recruited as a result for the band. He is the younger brother of former Dove member and former Popstars: The Rivals contestant Hazel Kaneswaren.