Ömer Yücel was born in 1977 in the Piraziz district of Giresun. He completed his undergraduate education at Istanbul University, Department of Mathematics. He has worked in many different fields for more than 20 years within the body of Bahçeşehir Uğur Educational Institutions, where he started to work after graduation. Yücel, who is still a Member of the Board of Bahçeşehir Uğur Education Foundation, has supported the entrepreneurial activities of thousands of young people within the body of Bahçeşehir University. Known for his work to increase youth employment, Ömer Yücel also continues his duty as the chairman of Bahçeşehir College Sports Club, which was established to make young people love sports. Yücel, who is also the president of the Healthy and Quality Life Foundation, is married and has two children.