Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu — The Young and Talented Turkish Actor of “Rise of Empires: Ottoman”

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Most of you have met Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu with his withstanding role in “Rise of Empires: Ottoman“. The series is a Netflix production and its genre is documentary series. We shared a detailed article about this mind-blowing historical series last week. If you wish to learn more about it, you can just like here. Because the main aim of today’s article is to introduce you to this splendid Turkish actor who has already gained a great success in spite of his young age.

You all probably met Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu with his withstanding role in "Rise of Empires: Ottoman".
You all probably met Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu with his withstanding role in “Rise of Empires: Ottoman“.

Who is Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu?

The young actor was born on 1 March 1994 in Istanbul. The background of the 26-year-old actor fundamentally relies on the theatre stage. Therefore, he is basically a stage actor! So, this explains where his talent in acting comes from.

Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu accomplished his primary and secondary education in Istanbul. He took part as a swimmer in Fenerbahçe Sports Club in the same year when he finished high school. As for his higher education, Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu graduated from Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory. His department was the acting department.

Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu was born on 1 March 1994 in Istanbul.
Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu was born on 1 March 1994 in Istanbul.

Before his first debut on TV, he had already been acted in many and various theatre plays. Furthermore, he kept his own self-improvement in the field of acting. For this purpose, he attended the theatre courses in some countries, such as Poland and India. At the same time, he began to make trainees in the field of modern dances, too. Afterwards, he returned to Turkey and here, he took part in theatre play named “Teatr Andra” in which, many theatre masters take place, as well.

The First Debut of Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu: Adı Efsane Turkish TV Series

In 2017, Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu made his first debut on TV with a Turkish TV drama. In this TV show, Adı Efsane – The Legend, he acted as the leading role and played as Hakan Şahin. The series was released on Turkish broadcaster Kanal D and it lasted for 29 episodes, 1 season. It was such a big opportunity for the young actor that he played along with master actors and actresses, such as Erdal Beşikçioğlu and Gökçe Bahadır.

The Turkish actor Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu studied in Ankara State Conservatory at Hacettepe University.
The Turkish actor Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu studied in Ankara State Conservatory at Hacettepe University.

Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu’s Second Series: Hakan: The Protector

A year later, the young and successful Turkish actor played in the first Netflix original series of Turkey: Hakan: Muhafız – The Protector. However, this time he was playing as a supporting character as Emir. Though, it was a huge opportunity for him as he would never able to imagine in his life. Because, thanks to this role in Hakan: Muhafız – The Protector, he proved his talent in acting. Moreover, he was able to show himself in front of the world via Netflix. So, he did benefit from this chance as best as anyone might do. Then his success in The Protector brought him another prestigious project: Rise of Empires: Ottoman.

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The Man of Challenging Projects: Rise of Empires: Ottoman

As for the latest work of Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu, we come across with a world-famous series of Netflix. The promising young actress acted as Sultan Mehmed (Mehmed the Conqueror), as the dominant of the Ottoman Empire. The story of the series turns around the taking over the dominance of Istanbul (Constantinople) and the ruthless war between the Ottoman army and the Byzantine.

Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu ranked the 114th among more than 11 million actors and actresses from all around the world.
Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu ranked the 114th among more than 11 million actors and actresses from all around the world.

He is awarded in “The Most Succesful Rising Generation Artist Category” in the 21st Afife Jale Theatre Awards. He obtained this award with Troas theatre play.

In the meantime, according to the IMDb Starmetre, which was declared on February 3rd, Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu made his name written amongst world-stars. He ranked the 114th among more than 11 million actors and actresses from all around the world. And indeed, he ranked the first among Turkish players. He also ranked 4th on the list of “The best Turkish players of all time”, according to the IMDb ranking.

Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu on Social Media

The young and talented Turkish actor Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu is not as active as any other Turkish celebrity on social media. Nevertheless, you can follow him through the following links below in order to feel much closer to him!

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