- From Huntingdon, Pennsylvania.
- A singer, songwriter and guitarist, he began his career in a band called Country Generation. He also worked with Vern Gosdin, singing background vocals before launching a solo career in 1989.
- As a songwriter, he has written several hit songs including “A Woman in Love” for Ronnie Milsap, “Next to You, Next to Me” and “Rock My Baby” for Shenandoah, “Too Much Fun” for Daryl Singletary, “What’s It To You” for Clay Walker and “She’s Got a Man on Her Mind” for Conway Twitty.
- 1992, released solo country album Curtis Wright (Liberty).
- 1994, formed a band with Robert Ellis Orral called “Orral and Wright.” They released one album (Giant Records).
- 2002-2007, became Shenandoah’s third lead singer (after Marty Raybon and Brent Lamb).
- 2007, joined Pure Prairie League.
- 2016, recorded a self-titled bluegrass album Curtis Wright (Voxhall).