Sali was born in Nicosia and then moved to England with her family. She returned to Cyprus in 1981 and completed her education until high school degree in there. In 1994, she moved to Istanbul to study and in 1999, she graduated from the ITU Turkish Music State Conservatory. She started to perform as a professional vocalist while studying. Sali made her debut in 2000 with her first studio album released by Dost Music, Ba-Ba, that contains only Turkish songs. Amman Kuzum, her second studio album which was released by Zorba Müzik in 2004 contained Greek songs too. Chiculata+1, a new edition of Amman Kuzum that also includes "Chiculata" was released by the same record label in 2005, and the next year, her third studio album Mor Yıllar was released by Ozan Video.
After release of her third studio album Herkes Evine by DMC in 2008, Bizde Böyle + Herkes Evine, a new version of the same album that also included "Bizde Böyle" was released by DMC.