Linh Dao was born in Hanoi, where she has spent a considerable part of her life. Having adjusted to the temperate climate of the Czech Republic, she took up art, graduating in Illustration in Brno and then in Animation in Zlín. Her graduation film won several awards at international festivals. In 2016 she was a prize-winner in the Young Creative category at the ADC Creative Awards. For a while she tried the corporate life, and with the experience she gathered decided to work for herself. Now she again works as an illustrator and animator. She lives mainly on potato chips and green tea.