ZOE.LEELA was born the daughter of a Croatian mother and an Italian father in Ulm.
Directly after high school, she traded her home in southern Germany for a place in Berlin.
Her interest in artistic expression led her to the Nawrot-Reduta Acting School, where she
studied under Theresa Nawrot. Her acting studies further landed her a spot at the Lee
Strasberg Theater and Film Institute in New York City, where Robert DeNiro, Dennis Hopper,