Andrew Dollberg was born and raised in New Jersey. He graduated from Montclair State University in 2018 with a BA in English literature and a BA in German language. He also obtained minors in business as well as creative writing. During his year as a US teaching assistant he is living in Hartberg, Austria, and working at two schools. Andrew previously lived in Graz, Austria, in 2015–2016 as an exchange student, studying at the University of Graz.