Grew up in downtown New York City and worked as a dish washer in a local restaurant. Lived with his mother and father until they were divorced early in his childhood. Dan lived with his father until he graduated High school. After he graduated his father passed away from lung cancer. Dan moved himself out of the city and lived in the suburbs alone. He quit his job in the city and worked as a mechanic close to his home in the suburbs. Through his father's passing Dan became in contact with his mother again. He soon found out that her health was in bad condition and promised that he would start funding her treatments. Shorty after her treatments began, she passed away.