Junaid Jamshed is the son of Group Captain (retd) Jamshed Akber Khan and Nafeesa Akber Khan. His father was a Pakistan Air Force officer. He belongs to a Pashtun and Urdu-speaking family. Jamshed studied pre-engineering courses in PAF College in Karachi before joining University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore from where he completed his graduation in 1990. Despite applying to join the Pakistan Air Force, he later moved on to a career in Aeronautical Engineering due to his weak eyesight.
Junaid Jamshed is also actively involved in charity work and has been associated with the Muslim Charity since 2003. Under the leadership of Junaid Jamshed Muslim Charity has achieved a great deal in the last few years and expanded its operations to 16 countries.
2005 – Jalwa-e-Janan (جلوہ جاناں) (English: The Sight of the Beloved)
2006 – Mehboob-e-Yazdaan (محبوب یزداں) (English: The Beloved of God)
2007 – Badr-ud-Duja, Shams-ud-Duha (بدر الدجى شمس الضحى) (English: The Night’s Full Moon, The Morning’s Bright Sun)
2009 – Badi-uz-Zaman (بديع الزمان) (English: The Wonder of the Age)
2010 – Hadi-ul-Anaam (هادي الأنام)
By Royal Records:
2008 – Yaad-e-Haram (English: Remembrance of Haram)
2010 – Rahmatul-lil-Alameen (English: The Mercy to the Universe)