Christopher Andrew Cusick was born on July 31, 1985 in Merseyside, Liverpool, UK, to English parents, Peter and Lynda. Chris left home at the age of sixteen to join the British Armed Forces, on 9th September, 2001. While serving he completed two tours, Iraq in 2003 and Afghanistan in 2007-2008. Also while serving Chris joined the military boxing team, at Battery level, for his Regiment and competed in two tournaments. In 2009 he left the Armed Forces to pursue a career in Acting.