Elli Avram was born on July 29, 1990 in Stockholm, Sweden. Her Father, Jannis Avramidis is a musician who is now settled in Sweden and her Mother, Maria Granlund, is notably a famous Swedish actress. She has done her schooling from Frans Schartau in Stockholm, from where she graduated in Society-Economics. Elli Avram learned ballet, belly dance, Bollywood, kathak, Bharatnatyam, jazz and modern dance. She also been represented Miss Greece in year 2010. She received training in acting from her mother and aunt who runs a theater in Skåne County, Sweden. In September 2012, She moved to Mumbai to pursue an acting career in Bollywood.
The first considerable project she managed to get was a TV commercial for Eveready Industries India with the leading Indian actor Akshay Kumar. Elli came to prominence after participating in the Indian reality TV show Bigg Boss. She eventually got her first major breakthrough by bagging a lead role in Saurabh Varma’s comedy thriller film Mickey Virus with the Bollywood debut opposite TV anchor and actor Manish Paul. She is presently a contestant on a reality TV show, Bigg Boss 7, where she is the favorite of Salman Khan and also come up in news that she is Salman’s next girlfriend.