Jörg Klebingat was born in Zweibrücken, Germany, on December 19, 1967. He married Julia Poltorak in August 1991. They are the parents of three children.
He received both a bachelor of arts degree in Russian and a master’s degree in organizational behavior from Brigham Young University.
Since joining the Church in 1985, he has served in numerous Church callings, including a full-time missionary in the Colorado Denver Mission, Young Men president, elders quorum president, high councilor, bishop, and mission president.