Wade Hunt was born in Ripley, Tennessee on October 15, 1983. He graduated from Freed-Hardeman University in December 2006 with majors in Bible and Computer Science. In December 2011, he received his Masters of Ministry degree from Freed-Hardeman University. He preached from the Erin Church of Chris in Erin, Tennessee from 2006-2008. Since May 2008, he has been working with the Cox Boulevard Church of Christ. He has participated in evangelistic campaigns in Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi. He has done foreign mission work in Panama and the Dominican Republic.
Wade is married to the former Bethany Willingham of Tuscumbia, Alabama. They have two girls: Sophie and Lucy.