Dylan Rouda grew up in Columbus, Ohio with his two brothers, sister, and parents. He started playing music, initially on the drums, at age 6. Shortly after, Dylan taught himself guitar, and began singing and writing. By age 17, after moving to Malibu, California for a few years with his family, Dylan started his professional career in Laguna Beach. With his first self-titled EP getting local radio play, Dylan was featured in publications like Glitter Magazine online and Local Wolves magazine. After high school, Dylan started school at Berklee College of Music, where he continued to develop as a musician. Dylan continues to perform, write, and record around Los Angeles, where he currently resides.