Midnerely "Mimi" Acevedo was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She was raised up in Chicago & San Juan. Her family moved from one city to another many times. She grew up listening to her father Mike Acevedo, a well-known songwriter and singer from San Sebastian. Singing is what she learned from her parents, singing anywhere & everywhere. At the age of 14, after two years living in Mexico City, Mimi returned to Puerto Rico for good.