Ehab Tawfik (إيهاب توفيق) is an only child, and got married in 2006. He learned how to play the lute as a child, and his love for music started when he was only nine years old. In 1995 he received his Masters Degree for his thesis: "The Egyptian Song in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century". Not satisfied with just a master degree, Ehab worked toward his Doctorate in Music and Arabic singing, completed in April 2002. The doctorate was entitled "The Methods of Performing Arabic Singing in Egypt during the second half of the last century".