Yasmine was born in Abu Dhabi, but moved with her family to Texas at the age of three. Despite her diverse background, she considers herself an all-American girl. After receiving a degree in Finance, she deciding to enter the world of entertainment, and improve her studies in Chicago, Illinois. She is of Jordanian-Palestinian and Filipina decent.
She started her career in 2010 with the short movie Unimaginable. In 2013, she made a debut in the TV series The Originals.