Chris was born in Duval Washington and Grew up in Eastern Washington near Burbank, on the Snake and Columbia Rivers. He started singing at the age of Three and with his mom who was a member of the Lighthouse Gospel Singers sang Gospel music as a child in Churches in the Northwest. Chris wrote his first song at 13, a song called “Uncle Charley’s blues” . The song was about a colorful uncle he had. After that song, Chris has continued and has written hundreds of songs. He started touring with a band in High School, and started opening shows for Tracy Byrd, Eddie Money, James Otto, Curtis Salgado, and others. Chris scored a top indie hit in 2005 with his song “Not on my watch”. Chris has worked and lived in Portland the last ten years before recently moving back to Eastern Washington.Chris recently scored a #1 hit in 2014 on New Music Weekly Main Country Chart as well as several other charts,with the single "Until The Earth Stands Still"