Sevda Alizadeh was born in Tehran in 1987. She immigrated to the Netherlands with his family at the age of five. She left home at the age of sixteen after receiving a scholarship in the field of basketball and finally became a member of the Dutch national basketball team. Alizadeh went to university and graduated with a master’s degree in communication. She is fluent in Persian, Dutch, English, French and Portuguese. She is an Iranian-Dutch singer, songwriter and producer with the stage name Sodaliza.