Éva Zupkó was born in 1973 in the Hungarian city of Miskolc. In 1994 she obtained her diploma in foreign trade studies. She worked in the construction industry in Germany between 1992 and 1997. In 1998, together with Leopold Sandler, she built the gravel plant "Yorks"
in Kiskunlachza, in whose successful management she was involved until 2003. Afterwards, she was employed by Patht Kavicsbénya Kft., until she became Managing Director of CEE Real Invest Kft. in April 2005. In addition to her Hungarian mother tongue, she also speaks fluent German.