Chris Wilson was raised in Corinth and is a 1993 graduate of Corinth High School. Chris attended Northeast for one year and then attended the University of North Alabama where he received a Bachelors in Nursing. After graduating, Chris took a position in the ICU at Baptist East, Memphis, TN where he worked for eight years before going back to school for is Masters in Nursing with a focus on Anesthesia at Arkansas State University. Upon graduation in 2008, Chris returned to Corinth to work at Magnolia Regional Health Center where he has worked for eleven years.

Chris has been married to his wife Crystal for 18 years. Their son, Cannon Wilson, attends Corinth Middle School.