Born in Slovenia (former Yugoslavian republic) to a medical scientist (mother) and technologist-inventor (father), Yana Yanezic performed in ice-skating and ballet performances since aged eight. She started her career as a professional dancer in Slovenia where she grew up and went to Grammar School as well as Ballet Academy .She has been offered a special talent grant to do further studies in dance and drama in London. While performing professionally as a dancer full time, Yana chose to fulfill her hunger and likeness for education also, and therefore studied Economics and Politics at the University of Ljubljana-Slovenia and holds a degree in Economics. She speaks fluent English, Slovenian, Serbian, Croatian, conversational Italian and Russian. On the sports ground Yana is a Tae-Kwon-Do gold medalist, avid water skier and an ice skater. She turned to acting after an extensive dance career.