Mario Spiteri was born in Woolwich, London on the 20 September 1962.
After finishing his Upper Secondary Education at the Sixth Forma at Msida, he obtained his First Degree as a Teacher from the University of Malta. After several years of eaching in both the Primary and Secondary Sector in the public sector he became an Assistant Head of School. In 2000 he obtained a Diploma in School Counselling. He spent three years as a Local Councillor at Ħamrun. Currently he is Assistant Head of School at Saint Ġorġ Preca College, Ħamrun Primary School.
After having written several poems and hyms, he was encouraged to start writing songs for festivals by Christabel Scerri, one of this collegues. “Warda” is therefore the very first song lyrics he has written so far!
Married to Annabelle Spiteri, he has two children, Dorielle and Marianika.