Mrs. Sandya Ransinghe was born in Anuradhapura which known as a historical kingdom in Sri Lanka. She received her primary education from Anuradhapura Girls’ School and higher education from Central College-Anuradhapura. During her school time she participated in extracurricular activities like Netball, Hockey, and Badminton etc. She did her higher studies in Math’s stream and entered to the Faculty of Civil Engineering at University of Peradeniya and obtained degree in Bsc Civil Engineering. At present she works as a Civil Engineer in the Faculty of Civil Engineering at University of Peradeniya. She married to Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe the Commander of the Navy on 21st October 1991 and blessed with a daughter, Supuni Ranasinghe on 17th February 1999.