Duke Dance was born in Jerome, Idaho to Bart & Cindy Dance and grew up in Thayne, Wyoming. He is the middle child of the family as one of seven siblings. Duke graduated from Star Valley High School in 2005 and was involved in activities from football to chamber orchestra to jazz band. After high school, he served a 2-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the New Hampshire, Manchester Mission, followed by two years of education at Snow College where he earned is Associates of Science degree focused on marketing/advertising and communications. His education continued with online business courses from Western Governors University. He lived in Richfield, Utah for 4 years where he worked as the morning show co-host and sports play by play for KSVC. In 2015, he moved back home to Star Valley to work as the station manager and program director for KRSV.
Duke married his wife, Carrie, in 2008 and they now have 4 children-McKaty, Kenna, Carson and Benjamin.