Dhani dated love of his life Solveig 'Sola' Karadottir for several years as his girlfriend. After having romantic love affairs for several years, they got married in 2012. Sola is the loving daughter of Kári Stefánsson. They are happy to be each other's loving husband and wife.
When Dhani was just six years old, he began taking drumming lessons with Uncle Ringo Starr. Ringo Starr is the great musician and is the drummer for the Beatles. Initially he was frightened to take drumming lessons with him. He received his primary education from Badgemore Primary school and then he joined Dolphin School. He was also enrolled at Shiplake College. Later he attended Brown University with a major in visual arts and he finally earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from there in 2001. He dreamed to be an aerodynamicist but after the death of his father in 2001 he joined Jeff Lynne, who is his father's band mate and together they began working on his father’s incomplete album Brainwashed. It was finally released on 18th of November 2002. He also appeared in Concert for George at the end of 2002. In the early 2006, he was seen at Podcast Video Variety Show, Lynchland. He formed the band Thenewno2 in early 2006 with Oliver Hecks, and their debut album You Are Here, was finally released on 1st of August 2008. Besides his musical career, he has also starred in several movies like Beautiful Creatures, Learning to Drive and so on. He is one of the richest musicians with net worth of $275 million and has been earning lucrative amount of salary annually.