Wright was born November 12th, 1986 and grew up in Miami, Florida. At age 9, he started dancing under the direction of Steve Cruz at the African Heritage Cultutal Art Center. He first studied African Dance and then branched off into Lyrical, Modern, and Contemporary Dance. When he was 12-year-old, Wright appeared on television for the first time on a local program called Wami on Miami with a group called Small Demands.
Wright would dance at school talent shows and was introduced to street hip hop when he joined the dance group the Skool Boys. Wright would dip into choreography and would choreograph the high school dance team and later became a Hip hop dance teacher at a small studio in Homestead, FL, the Paramount Dance Studios.
Wright would appear on 106 & Park with Ft. Lauderdale based dance crew Vibe the Beat was followed by the chance to work with Zedric Bembry in 2003 as a dancer with 1st place act at Dance Fever, Live in Color. He toured the US with Live in Color and also performed on a mini tour with DJ Laz and Sito OnerRock in Texas.
Wright moved to Los Angeles to further his dance career and has danced alongside Will Smith, Chayanne, Nicki Minaj, and Pitbull. Wright is currently a dance teacher for Millennium Dance Complex, Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio, IDA Dance Academy, and Abby Lee Dance Studio.
Wright has had a YouTube account since December 2007. His most popular videos are "Ayo & Teo - "Rolex" | Phil Wright Choreography | Ig: @phil_wright_", "John Legend - "You & I" - Phil Wright Proposes To His Girlfriend | Ig: @phil_wright_", and "J Balvin - "Mi Gente" | Phil Wright/Chris Gayle Choreography | Ig : @phil_wright_"
Wright proposed to his longtime girlfriend of 8 years, fellow dancer Ashley Liai while they were performing a set to John Legend's "You & I (Nobody In The World)." At the end f the performance, Wright got down on one knww and asked Ashley to be his wife.