Evcen was born in Solingen, Germany. She is of Circassian origin from maternal side and her paternal family are Turkish who immigrated from Kavala. She studied sociology for one year in Germany. At the age 19, she moved to Turkey where she studied history at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, graduating in 2014. Fahriye speaks Turkish, German, English, and Spanish fluently. On 23 December 2016, she got engaged to Burak Özçivit.