Leslie lived in San Francisco, New York, and Barcelona for 18 years. She studied Design, Multimedia & Animation at San Francisco (1994-1998). While she was working in an advertising agency in Barcelona, she met Mercedes Boronat and began to study acting which was a long-time dream.
In 2011 she returned to Turkey. She took acting lessons from Şahika Tekand, İpek Bilgin, and Çağ Çalışkur for four years and completed her directing education at Galata Perform. She’s currently residing in Spain and Turkey since 2013 acting, stand-up and directing.