Dane Bagley studied philosophy at Brigham Young University, but received his bachelor of science in physiological optics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, in 1999. He then received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, in 2001. He is the owner and doctor of Perfect Optical Eyecare Center in Huntsville, Alabama. He resides with his wife, two sons, and two daughters in Madison, Alabama. He enjoys sports, games, and gardening with the family. He also enjoys serving in his church.