Seyyed Javad Hashemi was born in the 1344 solar year in the Nawab neighborhood of Capital. His family had migrated to Tehran from Gilan and Peresar in Razvanshahr city. He continued his studies in the field of directing at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Tehran University and graduated in 1373. Seyyed Javad Hashemi has two children named Seyed Mohsen and Fatemeh Elsadat. At first, Hashemi was in charge of security for one of the TV channels of Homeland, but after playing the role of a security guard for a few seconds in one of the sequences of a telefilm, he was noticed by the director of that telefilm.