Narsingh Yadav is the son of Pancham Yadav and Bhulna Devi from eastern Uttar Pradesh. Narsingh and his brother Vinod both lived with their father Pancham, a milk distributor in Mumbai, while his mother lived in the Neema village in Varanasi district, where she looked after farming in their 2 bigha land.
Both the brothers became wrestlers. Yadav has been training since he was 13 and is currently a resident of suburban Jogeshwari in Mumbai. Narsingh is a DySP with the Maharashtra Government.