Soheir Khashoggi was born in Alexandria, Egypt. She comes from one of the most prominent and respected families in Saudi Arabia. By the age of 14, Soheir was fluent in Arabic, English, and French, and was an accomplished artist. Lauded for her literary as well as artistic talent, she continued to win many prizes for her short stories, drawings, and paintings during her teen years.
She attended college at San Jose State in California for one year before relocating to Beirut, Lebanon, where she continued her studies at the American University of Beirut. She then completed her degree in art and design at the Interior Design Center of Beirut and later began a career as an interior designer as well as a fine artist.