Marina father is a Greek descent and he met her mother when they were attending university in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. They began their love affairs since then and they finally got married. They were loving spouse and also welcomed two children together and Marina is the younger one. However, they got divorced when she was 4 years old.
When Marina was child, she was enrolled at Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls. She began her interest in music from there and wrote her first song when she was in her late teens. She also joined University of East London and learned music. She also gave several auditions in the music contest but she was unsuccessful in most of them. She gets tired with those auditions and began composing her own songs taking the example of Daniel Johnston. She released her first play in 2007 under the title Mermaid vs. Sailor and finally her debut single on 14 February 2009. As a singer she is earning massive salary and her net worth is rumored to be around $3 Million.