Ayça Elif Varlıer is a Turkish actress, singer, composer and TV presenter. Born in Ankara, while she was going to high school she moved to the United States and finished her education there. She later graduated from University of Hartford Hartt School. She worked in a number of plays during her time in the US and returned to Turkey in 2000. In 2004, she got her first television role in Karım ve Annem. Her breakthrough came in 2005 with her role in Gümüş.