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Beren Saat: The Most Popular Turkish Actress of the Last Decade!

You have probably read so many articles related to the life and career of competent Turkish actress Beren Saat. It is absolutely understandable as she is one of the most successful and well-known Turkish actresses. What’s more, Beren Saat is not only a famous figure in Turkey but also in all over the world. Thanks to her debut in Aşk-ı Memnu – The Forbidden Love (aka Amor Prohibido) between 2008-10, Beren Saat’s popularity spread all over the world.

Beren Saat's first debut was in an acting competition names Türkiyenin Yıldızları - Starts of Turkey.
Beren Saat‘s first debut was in an acting competition names Türkiyenin YıldızlarıStarts of Turkey.

So, the last series of Beren Saat is the Atiye (The Gift). The internet series is the second original Turkish series on Netflix. Apart from her past TV shows, Netflix brought her wide audience from the Western part of the world, too. Therefore, a great number of audience have been searching for the details of Beren Saat’s life. So, we are going to try answering each question such as “how old is Beren Saat?”, “Is Beren Saat married?”, “Where is Beren Saat from?”, so on.

Who is Beren Saat? A Brief Story of Beren Saat’s Life

First of all, Beren Saat was born on 26 February 1984 in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey. She is a Turkish Television Actress, Film Actress, Voice Artist and Philanthropist. Beren Saat has won two Golden Butterfly Awards and is one of the highest-paid actresses from Turkey.

Beren Saat was born on 26 February 1984 in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey.
Beren Saat was born on 26 February 1984 in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey.

The Turkish actress Beren Saat was born and raised in a Muslim family from Turkey. She completed her primary school education at TED Ankara College High School. It is a very prestigious school in Turkey. For the university, she enrolled at Baskent University. Then, she obtained her Business Administration degree from there. During her time in university, she once participated in a famous TV competition. The name of the acting competition is  Türkiye’nin Yıldızları (Stars of Turkey) and she completed this contest in the second place. Thus, the doors of the fame opened for her all the way through!

Beren Saat’s Early Career

The beautiful Turkish actress Beren Saat then started getting various offers. And she appeared in various commercials before finally making her television debut. Beren Saat’s first television debut came true with renowned series Aşkımızda Ölüm Var Turkish TV series. She played as Ece Uslu‘s sister in this series. In 2005, a year later, she played her first lead role in the series called Aşka Sürgün. She then became a household name in Turkey after her performance as Yasemin Ünsal. The TV series was Hatırla Sevgili – Remember Beloved and the series became such successful that there are still plenty of fans of the series.

Beren Saat took place in a lot of movie and TV projects.
Beren Saat took place in a lot of movie and TV projects.

In 2008, she again reunited with the famous Turkish director Tomris Giritlioglu. The duo gathered with Güz Sancısı (Pains of Autumn) Turkish feature film. She won Golden Butterfly Awards under the category of Best Actress for 2 years in a row.

The Milestone in Beren Saat’s Enchanting Career: Aşk-ı Memnu – The Forbidden Love Turkish TV Series

When the calendars showed the year of 2008, Beren Saat didn’t know that she was about to reach the peak of her career! She played the leading role as Bihter Yöreoglu Ziyagil in Aşk-ı Memnu (Forbidden Love), one of the most popular Turkish TV series ever! It was a romantic drama series and was an adaptation from Turkish author Halit Ziya Usakligil’s novel. Saat shared the leading role with Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ, Selçuk Yöntem, and Nebahat Çehre. For her role in the series, she won two Golden Butterfly Awards. Meanwhile, Beren Saat is the first nominee to win the award for two consecutive years.

The legendary couple of Turkish televisions: Beren Saat as Bihter and Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ as Behlül in Aşk-ı Memnu - The Forbidden Love Turkish TV series.
A legendary couple of Turkish televisions: Beren Saat as Bihter and Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ as Behlül in Aşk-ı Memnu – The Forbidden Love Turkish TV series.

Beren Saat’s First Feature Film: Güz Sancısı (Pains of Autumn)

Güz Sancısı (Pains of Autumn) is her first feature film experience. It was a period film and Tomris Giritlioglu was the director of the movie. This production was released in 2009 where Saat played with Murat Yıldırım, Okan Yalabık and Belçim Bilgin. In 2009, she also acted in Serdar Akar’s film Gecenin Kanatları (Wings of the Night). The screenwriter was Mahsun Kırmızıgül. She shared the lead role with Murat Ünalmis, Erkan Petekkaya and Yavuz Bingöl.

Beren Saat won Golden Butterfly Awards under the category of Best Actress for 2 years in a row.
Beren Saat won Golden Butterfly Awards under the category of Best Actress for 2 years in a row.

In 2010, this time she acted in Fatmagül’ün Suçu Ne? – (aka ¿Qué culpa Tiene Fatmagül? or Fatmagül). The screenplay was an adaptation of the movie written by Turkish author Vedat Türkali in 1986. She played with Engin Akyürek who also took part in Türkiye’nin Yıldızları and accomplished in the first place. The actress acted as the leading role of Fatmagül who is a victim of rape. Beren Saat was nominated for Best Drama Actress in Antalya Television Award and Seoul International Drama Awards for her role in the series. The series ended in June 2012.

The Third Film of Beren Saat: Rhino Season – Gergedan Mevsimi

In 2012, Beren Saat acted in her third film Rhino Season – Gergedan Mevsimi. The original name of the movie is Fasle Kargadan and the director is world-famous Iranian director Bahman Ghobadi. She played along with world-famous actress Monica Bellucci, as her daughter Buse. The world premiere of the film was held at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Beren Saat played in Rhino Season, a feature film of Iranian director Bahman Gobadi, along with world-famous actress Monica Bellucci, as her daughter Buse.
Beren Saat played in Rhino Season, a feature film of Iranian director Bahman Gobadi, along with world-famous actress Monica Bellucci, as her daughter Buse.

In 2013, Beren Saat took place in İntikamRevenge Turkish TV series. It was the remake of the American series Revenge. The series lasted two seasons and ended in February 2014. Beren Saat’s dressing style was one of the most talked topics, as well as her acting performance.

Beren Saat starred as the titular character in the Turkish historical TV drama Muhteşem Yüzyıl: Kösem - Magnificent Century: Kösem.
Beren Saat starred as the titular character in the Turkish historical TV drama Muhteşem Yüzyıl: Kösem – Magnificent Century: Kösem.

Between 2015 and 2016, Beren Saat starred as the titular character in the historical drama series Muhteşem Yüzyıl: Kösem. So, she was said to be receiving 90,000 per episode. 

Beren Saat as Benefactress

Beren Saat has participated in many social projects. In 2011, she became the face of deodorant brand Rexona and donated all 100.000 TL that she had earned to “Mor Çatı” (Purple Shelter). By the way, it is a women’s shelter foundation in Turkey. A year later, she designed some T-shirts for Elle magazine with her face on their covers. Most of the money that was earned from selling the T-shirts in NetWork stores was donated to Nar Taneleri Projesi (“Pomegranate Seeds Project“). This project, on the other hand, is a charity which educates young orphan girls aged between 18 and 24.

So, in December 2013, the actress appeared on a calendar. Trendus.com was the maker and designer of this calendar. There was a girl suffering from leukaemia with Snow White costume on its cover. The money that was earned by selling these calendars was donated to “Health and Education Foundation for Children with Leukemia”. Later on, Beren Saat went in front of the camera for a video supporting a project. The organizer was the European Union and Afghanistan’s Ministry of Health for women’s healthy childbirth in Afghanistan.

Is Beren Saat Married?

Here’s another most anticipated question about Beren Saat’s private life! As for the answer, yes, she is married. Beren Saat has been in a relationship with Kenan Doğulu since February 2012. By the way, Kenan Doğulu is the leading Turkish pop music singer. Beren Saat and Kenan Dogulu engaged on 23 February 2014 in Istanbul and married on 29 July 2014 at Los Angeles, USA.

The lovely couple Kenan Doğulu and Beren Saat.
The lovely couple Kenan Doğulu and Beren Saat.

The Latest Project of Beren Saat: Atiye – The Gift Netflix Original!

As we get closer to the end of our article, we must say a couple of things about the second Turkish original series on Netflix. First of all, the first season of the series was aired on 27 December 2019. Secondly, the first season lasted for 8 episodes and you won’t able to stop yourself watching all the episodes in a row. So finally, the series has gained great success from now. The audiences have already begun waiting for the new season.

The success of Atiye - The Gift Netflix original series turned social media upside down!
The success of AtiyeThe Gift Netflix original series turned social media upside down!

On the other hand, in addition to the success of the series, Beren Saat showed a great performance in Atiye – The Gift internet series.

Beren Saat on Social Media

Beren Saat is a true influencer on social media with more than 4 million followers on Instagram. Moreover, she also has 286 K followers on Twitter. Besides, with more than 6.5 Mn followers on Facebook, she is quite effective on social media. However, Beren Saat mostly uses her social media accounts in accordance with, instead of daily picture shares.

If you want to know the latest news about her, you can follow Beren Saat via the links below:

So, Beren Saat is now 36 years old and she is 1.64 meters tall. Her weight is, on the other hand, 53 kilos and her zodiac sign is Pisces. And for your private ear, she carries the whole features of her zodiac!

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