Shvan Aladin was born on November 26, 1989, in Sulaymaniah, Kurdistan (Northern Iraq), and was the youngest of three children. Shvan was 9 years old when he moved with his family to Gothenburg, Sweden. Shvan attended Elof Lindalv High School in Kungsbacka. During High School, he made his first TV appearance on the Swedish teenage drama "Andra Avenyn", playing "Samir Mohammed" in 9 episodes. Later, after graduating High School, Shvan got signed to do the Swedish channel (SVT) teen drama series, "Riverside".
Shvan decided to continue pursuing his dream, moving to Untied States, Los Angeles to enroll at the world famous Stella Adler Studio of Acting LA. Shvan is currently (august 2012) enrolled in the full time 2 year program at Stella Adler.