Ecem was born and raised in Turkey. She became a Zumba® instructors in 2013 and shortly after became a Zumba® Jammer and recently a Zumba® Education Specialist who travels around the world to spread the Zumba® passion.

Ecem was recently part of the selected team for the Zumba® Fitness Concert at the Zumba® Convention 2017 in Orlando, Florida attended by 7000 Zumba® instructors from all over the world. She is well known in Turkey and has quite an impact on her local community.