Best known as one half of the country duo Dan + Shay, he rose to fame with the 2013 release of his band's United States Country Music Chart #7-ranked hit "19 You + Me." His group's debut album, Where It All Began, was released in 2014.
Before pursuing a music career, he studied finance at Carnegie Mellon University.
He grew up in Wexford, Pennsylvania, but later settled in Nashville, Tennessee. In November 2016, he got engaged to Abby Law. They got married in May 2017.
His duo opened for country singer Hunter Hayes on Hayes' 2014 tour.