Shweta Tiwari was born on October 4, 1980 in Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India.
She played the role of Prerna in Balaji Telefilms's popular Television Show Kasautii Zindagii Kay that used to be aired on an Indian television channel STAR Plus, for which she has received so many awards. She has done several commercial advertisements, dance shows, plays and cameos in other television serials. Tiwari is now working in Bhojpuri Films.
At the age of 12, Shweta worked in a travel agency with a salary of Rs. 500/- per month. She did her graduation in commerce from Burhanis College in Mazegaon. She has a younger brother by name Nidhaan
Shweta married Raja Choudhary, her co-star in a Bhojpuri movie. They have a daughter named Palak. In 2008, Shweta filed for divorce from Raja accusing him of domestic violence against her and are now separated.