Christopher Heskey was born September 1, 1978 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He grew up in small towns such as Clinton and Hampstead, North Carolina before moving to Jacksonville, North Carolina around the age of 13. He graduated from White Oak High School in Jacksonville in 1997, before attending college for Criminal Justice at Mount Olive College. Chris left college after a year and joined the US NAVY spending 14 years in the service.
He started his acting career in October 2013.