Axi was born in a Siberian town called Tomsk, she came to US in 2010 as a student, later transferring into full time tattoo artist. Her apprenticeship started in 2004, when she was only 16 years old. Starting 2007 she worked out her private studio in Tomsk. In 2009 she made her first trip abroad, to North-West Germany, where she worked as a guest artist. Axi is fluent in Russian, English and half-fluent in German.