Tomer Yosef was born and raised in kfar saba, Israel. began his acting career as a stand-up comedian in the early 1990s. He performed live throughout Israel, appeared on a TV show called "Platefuls" and had a radio show on Reshet Gimel, an Israeli radio station, And acting in a couple of Israeli feature films. Tomer moved to New York City and in 1998 started along with itamar zigler "the Zion train" which was a 9 piece band who was performing in n.y.c. after 2 years got together with tamir muskat to produce his first album "Say Something.