Is in relationship with Italian anthropologist Elisabetta Caraccia whom he met while filming "Rome". They have a son Sebastiano Derek Stevenson born on 24 December 2007.
Did not start acting until he was twenty-five.
Has a passion for art, especially in water color painting.
Is the third actor to play Punisher in living motion picture. All three actors that played Punisher are of different nationality. The first one Dolph Lundgren is Swedish, second Thomas Jane is American and Ray Stevenson is British.
He and his ex-wife Ruth Gemmell played husband and wife in Peak Practice (1993).