Christopher Kunzelmann was born in West Palm Beach (USA). He began his ballet training with the Florida School for Dance Education in Palm Beach Gardens. Following this, he transferred to the Next Generation Ballet at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in 2013. In 2015 he came to Stuttgart to attend the John Cranko Schule where he graduated in 2017.
In the season 2017/18 Christopher Kunzelmann was an apprentice with the Stuttgart Ballet. One season later he became a member of Stuttgart Ballet's Corps de ballet.