Sri Dr. Chikka Komari Gowda (known as Sri C.K.Gowda) was born in Agriculturist family on 24th March 1940 in Harokoppa village, Channaptna taluk, Ramanagar district, Karnataka. His Late father Sri Siddegowda and Late mother Smt Siddamma were Agriculturists and Philanthropists. With a Diploma in Civil Engineering he is the proprietor of Sree Byrava Civil Engineering works, with roots still engaged as a Agriculturist.
He got married to Smt Lingamma (Padma). His has three wonderful children. His son Sri H.C Shanthakumar got married to Smt Sushma Kumar. His daughters Smt H.C Nirmala (Veena) married to Sri B.R Vivek and his last daughter Smt H.C Leelavathi (Vani) married to Sri Ravishankar.