The Chainsmokers are a disc jockey/producer duo consisting of Andrew "Drew" Taggart (born December 31st 1989) and Alexander "Alex" Pall (born May 16th 1985) from New York City, United States. Andrew "Drew" Taggart was born December 31st, 1989 in Portland, ME. He was a member of the Love Team. Alexander "Alex" Pall was born May 16th 1985 in New York City. Pall studied art at New York University, while Taggart studied at Syracuse University. In 2012, they came together as a DJ duo.