Fotis Vergopoulos was born in 1988 in Melbourne, Australia. Before the age of 1, his family relocated to his spiritual home in Koroni Messinias, Greece. His involvement with music came at a young age with his main influence being his father, Nikos, who was an inaugural member of the Apodimi Kompania. Upon completing high school, he returned to his birthplace to receive a degree in Civil Engineering. During this time, Fotis immersed himself in the music scene, playing live gigs at various venues and festivals, such as Brunswick Music Festival and Port Fairy Folk Festival. Since late 2012, he has returned to Greece and resides in Athens. He is a member of the Rebetien band and has toured with them in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Lebanon, Madagascar to play in various music festivals.