Arshad Warsi was born on 19th April 1968 in Mumbai. With a strong interest in dance, Warsi joined a dance group and when he was twenty-one years old he participated in the English Jazz Dancing Competition and he was placed fourth. He set up a dance school with the money he made from the win. Dancing aside, he was also a part of the English Theater Group.
Wedding bells rang in 1999 when Warsi and video jockey Maria Goretti said ‘I Do’. They had a son Zeke in 2004 and a daughter Zene Zoe in 2007.