Amin Hayaei was born on 9 June, 1970 in Tehran, Iran. He is an Iranian actor of Persian descent. He is married to Niloofar Khoshkholgh, who is an Iranian actress.
He started acting in theater along his education. After finishing high school, he served in the military service, and also acted in the art center of air force army. In 1991 he acted in a theatrical show for kid with the directorship of Soraya Ghasemi. It took him long to get a main actor role in movies, and he was not successful in his first movie “Eve’s Red Apple”.
In 2002, Amin was the top actor having played the most movies in one year with six including “The Smell of Heaven” and “Mani and Neda”. He has also won the best male actor award in Fajr film festival for the movie “Night” in 2007. Also in the fifteenth Fajr Film Festival he was nominated for the best actor in supporting role for the movie “Splinters of Sun’.