Jyothi Raj is a dancer and an actress. She was born and brought up at Warangal, Hanumakonda. She studied 10th class at SreeSai Sivani Talent Public School, Warangal and she did her inter at Kakathiya Junior College. She is a dancer, and she started her career through dance competition at her intermediate, and the show was called AATAJuniors. She participated in that dance show, and she was the finalist. She got married to Sandeep; he is also a dancer and choreographer. He won the title of AATA-1 dance reality show. Now Sandeep is working for movies as a choreographer.

Jyothi Raj has said that she is very close to her mom and dad, and she has four sisters and she is the youngest of all. She likes her mom more than her dad. She had not learned dance from anywhere, but she tried it herself at home, and she participated in AATA auditions, and she got selected in that. She is a big fan of her husband.

When Jyothi was in school, her principal called her parents and told them that ‘your daughter has talent but I don’t know what it is, encourage her in that way and she will be in a very good position in the future’ and then they encouraged her in dancing and now she is the celebrity. She participated in various dance based shows. Jyothi Raj’s real name is Dhana Lakshmi. Her pet name is Raj. After that, she got a chance to act in a serial and the name of the serial was Mudhu Bidda, which came on Zee TV. She even played a negative role named Jwala. Every one called her with the name of Jwala. She is very talkative. Now, Jyothi and her husband are running a dance institute.