Zach Danesh was born on March 27, 1986 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He grew up partly in Los Angeles, and then he and his family moved to a small town north of Boston. He studied art at New World School of the Arts in Miami. He received his BFA through UF with a major in printmaking and minor in art history. Upon graduation, he moved to New York City. He continued his studies at the School of Visual Arts continuing education (with a focus in animation). He currently lives and works on the North Shore of Massachusetts.