Iqbal Khan was born Mohammed Iqbal Khan youngest son to Mr & Mrs Mohammed Amin Khan. Iqbal's father served as an officer in the Indian Civil Service.
Born on 10th February 1981, the last of four siblings he spent his younger years in Srinagar, Kashmir.
Due to the unrest in Kashmir, his devoted parents, made the decision to send him to Pinegrove boarding school and Lawrence School Sanawar in Himachal Pradesh.
In his early interviews he has mentioned that one of the things that really make him smile is the memory of his school days.
Iqbal Khan often in his interviews expresses his love for his family and work. A self confessed "workaholic", Iqbal had been working 16 to 18 hour schedules before the hectic time took a toll on his body.
Iqbal Khan married his girl friend Sneha Chhabra whom he had met six years earlier while shooting for a Falguni Pathak video, Mein Teri Prem Diwani .
He had met Sneha once again when he was a struggling actor in Bombay.
They have been together ever since. He has said that Sneha had stood by him during the most difficult part of his life. The two were married in January 2007.
Iqbal and Sneha Khan became proud parents of a daughter called Ammaara in 2011..