Arjun Rampal was born in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India on 26 November 1972 to a family from Delhi. His father’s name is Amarjeet Singh Rampal and his mother’s name is Gwen Rampal (an Anglo-Indian). Arjun along with his sister attended the Kodaikanal International School situated at Palani Hills in Tamil Nadu. His mother was a teacher in the school at the time. Arjun went on to complete his Bachelor’s degree in Economics stream from the highly regarded Hindu College in Delhi. Actress Kim Sharma is his cousin
Arjun Rampal married former Miss India and supermodel Mehr Jesia and they have two daughters, Mahikaa, born on 17 January 2002 and Myra, born June 2005.