Constantinos Yiorkadjis was born in 1968 in Nicosia. He is the first child of Polycarpos Yiorkadjis and Fotini Papadopoulou, descendant of Leventis family. After the loss of his father, he was raised by his mother and his stepfather, Tassos Papadopoulos. He graduated from Ayios Andreas elementary school and the English School. Between 1986 and 1988 he served his military service as an officer at Stavrovouni 33MK and KEMK. Constantinos Yiorkadjis holds two bachelor’s degrees with distinction (Magna Cum Laude with GPA 3.83), one in Economics and one in Business Administration, both from Boston University.