Chanukya Palukurthi born in Christian family. He heard the true gospel through his friend in his college, and accepted Lord Jesus Christ as personal Saviour. He has been mentoring the students in student ministry (EU). He worked for different international Christian NGOs in various capacities. He holds B.Tech degree from Nagarjuna University. Presently he is doing Agri base business and overseeing the print media at Grace Life Church.
He married Babita and blessed with three daughters Neethi Charissa , Ruby Glorissa and Nidhi Merissa.