C Vijayabaskar was born on 8th April 1974 in Illupur Taluk, in Pudukkottai district. His schooling was at St. James Higher Secondary School, Palakurichy and Bishop Heber Higher Secondary School, Trichy. His father was his biggest inspiration and mentor whose influence was quite significant in inspiring CVB to pursue Medicine. He went onto do his MBBS from Rajah Muthiah Medical College, Chidambaram. A bright student and also an excellent orator from school days he was always destined for bigger things.
Dr CVB is also an animal lover owning many bulls .In fact he is so much smitten by Jallikattu, that he takes the lead to organise an annual event every year at Pudukkottai, which is one of the most popular events in Tamil Nadu.