Older brother of Anton Zaslavski, better known by his stage Zedd. He is also a music producer.
He and his brother both became interested in music at a young age, and played guitar while Zedd played piano.
In childhood, he used to perform alongside his brother and father.
He was born in Saratov, Russia, but grew up in Germany. His parents are both professional music teachers; his father teaches guitar while his mother teaches piano.
He wrote and produced the music for a trailer of the interview series Beyond the Horizon, which was directed by Jared Leto.