Jonah Wright grew up in various towns in central Illinois, and moved to the Chicago suburbs during his high school years. The son of church planters, he was raised in the church and believed in Jesus from an early age. But it was during his time attending Moody Bible Institute where he really felt God begin to work in his life. It was also at Moody where he discovered his passions for leading worship and the city of Chicago.

In his free time, Jonah enjoys performing comedy, watching snobby movies, playing board games, and eating on patios with his friends and family.