Urgessa Tilahun was born to his father Tilahun Bekabil and his mother Yeshume Amente in 1983 in Ethiopia, East Wollega Zone, Haro Limu district Sombo Gadisa peasant association. He attended elementary school in Haro Primary School from 1993 to 2000. Then, He attended his senior secondary school in Limu Senior Secondary School from 2001 to 2002 and his preparatory education in Gida Ayana Senior Secondary School from September 2003 to June 2005. He then joined Addis Ababa University, in January 2006 and graduated with Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA) in Finance and Development Economics in July 2008 and He has done his MSc education at Wollega University by Agricultural Economics. He was served as Non Governmental Organizations Officer at East Wollega Zone Finace and Economic Development Office and now He is serving Haro Sabu agricultural Research Center as socio-economics researcher.