Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan, better known as Salman Khan, was born on December 27, 1965. He is the eldest son of celebrated screenwriter Salim Khan and his first wife Salma (maiden name Sushila Charak). His stepmother is Helen, the famous veteran actress, who has co-starred with him in Khamoshi: The Musical (1996) and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999).
Salman has two brothers, Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan, and two sisters, Alvira and Arpita. Alvira is married to actor/director Atul Agnihotri.