Timoor Afshar was born in Indianapolis (USA) and grew up in Fishers, Indiana. He received his first ballet training at the Indiana Ballet Conservatory; as of 2011 he attended The Harid Conservatory. From 2012 – 2016 he completed his education at the John Cranko Schule.
In 2016/2017 he joined the Stuttgart Ballet as an apprentice, one season later he became a member of the Corps de ballet. At the beginning of the 2019/20 season he was promoted to Demi Soloist.