Iqbal Khan was born youngest son to Mr & Mrs Mohammed Amin Khan. Iqbal's father served as an officer in the Indian Civil Service. Iqbal, the last of four siblings, 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.
In 2011 Sneha gave born their first child.
Iqbal's role of "Angad Khanna" for the Balaji serial Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai attracted many fans, and he gained a great deal of recognition through this production. Later, Iqbal Khan went on to play the character of "Shaurya" in Kavyanjali and "Raghu" for Kahiin To Hoga, both serials produced by Balaji Telefilms, and aired on STAR Plus. After the ending of Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai, which was not only his debut serial but as he quoted, he went on to do another Ekta Kapoor serial: Karam Apnaa Apnaa, where he played the role of Shiv opposite Pallavi Subhash, who had a 30-second role in Tumhari Disha, a serial on Zee TV. Iqbal exited from Karam Apnaa Apnaa at the end of 2006. However, Iqbal made a come back on television with Chhoona Hai Aasmaan as an airforce officer by the name of "Abhimanyu Adhikari". After some time he quit the show and he wasreplaced by Nikhil Arya. Iqbal again came back on Zee TV Channel with a show named Waaris in which he played the role of Yuvraj Malhotra's elder brother, opposite Shilpa Shinde. He is also set to portray the role of Rudra in DJ's creative unit serial airing on Zee TV, Sanjog se Bani ... Sangini.
Iqbal was also seen in the movies, Fun2shh as Vikram(vicky), Bullet - Ek Dhamaka as Captain, and Kuch Dil Ne Kaha. Iqbal is currently shooting for his next movie opposite Hazel, named Unforgettable.
Best Couple award with Neha Bamb at Sony TV Telly Awards.
10th February 1980