Ugne Žirgulė was born in 1976. The actress studied at Studio for Acting in association with National Kaunas Drama Theatre. Later she graduated from Vytautas Magnus University, Faculty of Theory and History of Arts, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Art History and Criticism. From 1997 she has been acting at the National Kaunas Drama Theatre. She used to work as a teacher in the Yamaha Music School. In addition, she acquired a qualification as a pedagogue at Kaunas University of Technology.