Originally Nick is from Woodbury, MN. From 1990-1994 he lived in Brussels, Belgium. He attended the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL from 2004-2008. There, he studied computer animation and eventually became a YouTube sensation after entering a Little Mermaid singing competition. He currently resides in California, working for Pixar as an animator as well as working on his musical career.