Carlos Knight was born on September 22, 1993 and raised in Columbia, South Carolina.
He began his acting career performing at a number stage productions in his hometown. After attending a industry convention in Atlanta, Georgia, he was recruited by several talent agents. After signing with an agent, he moved to Los Angeles. In 2008, He guest starred on episode ER, a role for which he won a Young Artist Award in 2009 tied with Joey Luthman. In 2009, he had a uncredited role in the film Down for Life with Danny Glover as well as guest starring in the pilot episode of Southland as a teenaged boy who was shot down by a drive-by shooting. As of 2011, Knight co-stars as Owen Reynolds in Supah Ninjas. In 2012, he's playing Diesel in Fred: The Show (after Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred).