Dhan is from Burichu, Tsirang. He graduated from Yangchenphug Higher Secondary School in Thimphu. Dhan was raised by a single mother ever since his father passed away when he was a toddler. His mother, who is a farmer and the sole bread earner in the family, went through difficult times raising Dhan and his three siblings. However, despite the challenges Dhan has always been an enthusiastic learner and achiever, determined to complete his education. He worked various part-time jobs during summer and winter breaks so he could buy his school stationaries.