Yuvraj was born in a Punjabi Sikh family to Yograj Singh, a former India cricketer, and Shabnam Singh.Tennis and roller skating were Yuvraj’s favorite sports during his childhood and he was quite good at both. He had also won the National Under-14 Roller Skating Championship. His father threw away the medal and told him to forget skating and concentrate on cricket. He would take Yuvraj to training every day.
Yuvraj studied at the DAV Public School in Chandigarh. He also did two short roles as child star in Mehndi Sagna Di and Putt Sardara. After his parents divorced, Yuvraj chose to stay with his mother.On 12 November 2015, Yuvraj got engaged to Hazel Keech.