She was born on the 11th March,1980 in Southend on Sea. Her father is a retired assistant bank manager and her mother is a housewife. She came to Cyprus when she was eleven years old. After finishing Primary school at Şehit Tuncer Primary school, she continued her Secondary and High school education at Turkish Maarif College. She graduated from Eastern Mediterranean University from the English Language Teaching Department.

After graduation, she started work in 2001 at Girne American Primary School as an English teacher. Then for a few years, she worked at Güvence Education Centre. Now, she is working at Near East Junior College.

Gülin Yalçın AKÇAYLI is married and has one child.