Elizabeth Punsalan Acosta-Kuntz was born in the Philippines. Her parents are Ernestina and Guillermo Acosta. She inherited her creativeness from her mother who was her first teacher in piano.
She has three sisters namely: Adolovni, Evangeline, and Wilhelmina. Her brothers are Rogiwil, a CPA and Dr Gil P. Acosta, MD.
Elizabeth studied Business Administration and Education at the University of the East in Manila and attended the University of the Philippines Conservatory of Music majoring in Voice and minor in Piano. She earned her Nurse Assistant Certificate after graduating from Lehigh Carbon Community College in Allentown, Pennsylvania in 2006. She is a member in good standing of the PA Dept.of Health Nurse Registry. Also she studied Quick Books at LCCC. She is computer literate.
Before moving to the United States, Elizabeth was the lead singer of the Coeds band (an all girls band) and the Funky Sound Band where she performed all over the Philippines and Japan. She then won first prize in a singing competition in Palau Island in 1992. She operated bonjour Talent Agency in Quezon city Philippines where she promoted and trained singers for performances abroad. She writes poetry as a hobby.