Author Oliver Wright was born in Panama City, Florida, and reared in Quincy, Florida. After graduating from high school, he spent several years in the Army. He later graduated with an Associate, Bachelor, Master, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Business Management. He also earned a Bachelor and Master of Ministry degrees from Tripp Bible Institute. Dr. Wright is an ordained elder affiliated with the Church of God in Christ. He and his wife, Nina, are proud parents of three sons. They reside in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where they enjoy time with their children, grandchildren, and godchildren.