He is son Neeru Kohli and Vipin Kohli. He has one younger sister, Disha Kohli. He completed his schooling from K. R. Mangalam World School, Delhi and obtained his Bachelors in Mass Media Degree in 2011 from Amity University, Noida.
He started his professional career by working as a Radio Jockey in Delhi from May to July in 2011 and then relocated to Mumbai for auditions for Humse Hai Life. He was selected after the auditions and thus got his first break in industry through the television soap Humse Hai Life. He played the role of Raghav Oberoi and his character became an instant hit with the audience and his on-screen chemistry with Abigail Jain and Yuvraj Thakur, was widely appreciated.
In June 2012 he had to leave the show as he was signed up for a film. He made his big screen debut with Divya Kumar’s film Yaariyan in 2014. Though the movie failed at box-office, but Himansh got noticed. He has been signed for three other films and is presently working for them.