Katharine Wilson was born as Katharine Davison in Ryton, Tyne valley in 1971, when the village came under County Durham in the U.K. She was educated at Ryton Comprehensive school and left in 1987. She has worked in various support roles including early years and health and social care. She worked for one of the leading hospital trusts at Royal Victoria Infirmary where she worked a health care assistant on the Cardiology Ward until 2019. She has two grown up sons.
Her hobbies are walking, reading, writing, watching T.V. dramas, yoga and cooking.