Yesim Üstün Aksoy was born on the 3rd of October 1984 in Koskluciftlik, Nicosia. Yesim spent her earlier years in life at Ortakoy and later on moved to Hamitkoy in Nicosia where she currently resides.
Yesim attended Şht Tuncer primary school and Şht Hüseyin Ruso secondary school in Nicosia where she completed Turkish Maarif College as well and later went on to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in English language teaching with a high honour at Near East University. After receiving education from the American University in Washington DC for a period of time, Yesim graduated from Near East University in 2005 and has been working as a lecturer at the university since then. To further excel in her English teaching career, Yesim has also completed her master’s degree at Near East University in late 2010.
Yesim got married in 2009. She enjoys reading books and socializing with other people. She regularly attendes seminars, workshops, courses and social gatherings.