Arinitra Chandler is the oldest of two children. Her father was a pallet builder, and her mother worked as a housekeeper at a high school. Arinitra has been in a number of independent films. She is a writer, director, actress, and producer. She is the owner of Rine and Chandler Productions, with her husband, actor Devlon Chandler Sr.. The couple, married since 2002, have two children, Devlon Chandler Jr. and Ashuntyonna Chandler.