Yasmine is an actress, producer, and a tv presenter. She was born in Istanbul, Turkey, and moved to England in 2008. She is half Turkish and half Kurdish (and according to a DNA test, also Native American!). She studied LLB Law with German at the University of Sussex, German Law with Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, and completed her Legal Practise Course with the University of Law Bloomsbury.
She worked as a corporate lawyer for 5 years until one day, she was scouted online for a tv show. She then started working as a news reporter, airing on a popular tv network twice a week reporting from London. She filmed numerous documentaries and reported for many channels, from Amnesty International to TV8.
Her transition into acting was a surprise, with her ﬁrst acting job in a popular British tv series called Red Dwarf. Since then, she has appeared in 2 feature ﬁlms where she was the lead and 20 short ﬁlms that have gone to ﬁlm festivals. She has won three Best Actress awards for her performance in Anxious (2021). She has appeared in numerous commercials and hosted many events on stage, from film festivals to awards ceremonies. She was also the lead actress in a play called Tangled which opened at the Criterion in West End in 2019.
Currently, Yasmine resides in London and is also working as a producer. She is the founder of Bastet Productions and is in pre-production for 3 new fully-funded short films, a web series, and a docu-series in 2021.