Kris Slater was born in Oregon. He enjoyed being on stage from a young age and performed in the Ashland, Oregon, Shakespearean Festival. After graduating High School from Phoenix High in Phoenix, Oregon, Kris joined the Army and became an Airborne Air Assault Infantryman. He spent the next two year serving with the Army at Schofield BKS, Hawaii. He left the army with an honorable discharge after being in a helicopter accident that killed seven people. From there, Kris moved to Los Angeles and began working as an adult film actor.