Born in Zagreb, Croatia, Mina discovered performing at a very young age. As a member of various youth theatre companies in her hometown, she received her training in singing, acting and dance. Flirting with a career in arts in many ways, which included playing keyboards and singing in diverse rock bands, doing voice-overs for radio, even hosting her own radio show, she decided to pursue her first love of theatre professionally. This led to her moving to Vienna, Austria, where she studied at the Conservatory of Music and Performing Arts, earning a Diploma in Musical Theatre and Acting. She has been working for theatre, film and television ever since, dividing her time between Austria and Germany.