Yafet Henock Tefera was born in 1989 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He attended high school in Miskaye Hizonan Primary and Secondary School. Then he joined Bahir Dar University to squire BA degree in Accounting. After his graduation, Yafet joined Ethiopian Airlines as a Junior Marketing Officer in which he received a Diploma in Airlines Marketing. While working there, he started acting in his very first movie in the year 2013, and has played in a total of four feature films and one TV series as of today.