Chris Young was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. While growing up he attended Trinity United Methodist church.
His grandfather, Richard Yates, was a performer on the Louisiana Hayride.
He showed interest in music from an early age, performing in various children’s theater productions; while attending Oakland High School (Tennessee), he sang in his high school choir and began playing in local clubs.
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