Dushyant Singh was born to Hemant Singh, the erstwhile Maharaja of Dholpur in Rajasthan . His mother, Vasundhara Raje, is the ex-Chief Minister of Rajasthan, a former Union Minister, Maharani of Dholpur and a member of the Scindia royal family of Gwalior. He was educated at Doon School, Dehradun; St. Stephen's College, Delhi; Johnson and Wales University, Providence, R.I., and IHTTI School of Management, Neuchatel, Switzerland.
Dushyant Singh entered politics with BJP.
Dushyant Singh is married to Niharika Kumari,from the royal principality of Samthar in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. He has two children Bhairawi Raje and Kunwar Vinayak Pratap Singh. He is the first cousin of the Congress Party MP for Gwalior, Jyotiraditya Scindia.