Oliver Jonas Queen (born May 16, 1985) is a former billionaire and former playboy turned vigilante archer. At various points he owned and operated the night club, Verdant, and was CEO of Queen Consolidated. After being presumed lost at sea for 5 years Oliver returned to Starling City with a mission to clean the city of crime and corruption and became a hooded vigilante using a bow and arrow called "The Hood", willing to use lethal force if needed. However after the Undertaking, Oliver made a vow to never kill again and renamed himself "The Arrow". In his time from being shipwrecked to being a vigilante, Oliver has had numerous mentors. These include Yao Fei, Shado, Slade Wilson and Maseo Yamashiro, the latter two of who became enemies. During his vigilantism, he has also taken it upon himself to mentor a number of protégés, including Helena Bertinelli and Roy Harper.