Today, we will introduce you to the accomplished Turkish actor Engin Öztürk. The Turkish actor Öztürk is one of the most talented, handsome, elegant, and likable in Turkey. Öztürk has got millions of fans both in Turkey and abroad through his character, talent, and of course, his attractiveness.
How we know and hear of him is mainly through his TV series, dramas, and films in which he has starred so far. Namely, the gifted Turkish actor comes to the fore with his works instead of his private life and flashy sensational news.
Well, you may want to know who is Engin Öztürk. How old is the Turkish actor Öztürk and where is he from? In which TV series and dramas has the Turkish actor Öztürk starred so far? Is Engin Öztürk married or not? These are only a couple of questions we refer to, but you will find more information in this post than you are possibly looking for…
Who is Engin Öztürk?
The 35-year-old Turkish actor Öztürk was born on 28 September 1986 in Eskişehir. The family of the Turkish actor Öztürk is a Turkish immigrant in the war. So, Engin Öztürk’s father’s side is of Turkish origin and they immigrated from Bulgaria. As for his maternal family, they are Ottoman Turks from Thessaloniki and they immigrated from there (today’s Greece).
The Painful Loss of Engin Akyürek
In March 2017, the talented Turkish actor Öztürk lost his sister. Engin Öztürk’s sister Berrin Öztürk passed away in consequence of a heart attack. She was a lawyer and was living in Antalya.
The talented and handsome Turkish actor Engin Öztürk played volleyball for 8 years, after graduating from Eskişehir Fatih Anatolian High School.
What was Engin Öztürk’s Job Before Being an Actor?
The father of the Turkish actor was in the Turkish army. So, following his father, Engin Öztürk chose his father’s profession and entered the Izmir Air Petty Officer Vocational High School. So, the actor graduated from that school in 2005. However, Öztürk gave up being a soldier.
Thus, Öztürk decided to study theatre and graduated theatre department of Hacettepe University. In order to follow his own dreams, the actor left his home city Eskişehir and moved to Ankara in 2008. After 4 years, Öztürk completed his Bachelor’s degree in 2012.
Step by Step: Engin Öztürk’s Career
Turkish actor Öztürk entered the Air Petty Officer Vocational School in 2003 and graduated in 2005. However, Engin Öztürk later realized that the military profession was not suitable for him. Therefore, he entered the conservatory. His interest in theater, however, comes from the theater branch he entered at the Air Petty Officer Vocational School.
How did the Career of Engin Öztürk Begin?
In 2020, Öztürk auditioned for the phenomenal Turkish TV series Fatmagül’ün Suçu Ne? (What is Fatmagül’s Fault). So, he became successful and was selected for one of the lead roles. In this series, Engin Öztürk played the character of Selim Yaşaran in Kanal D television. The series brought Engin Öztürk wide popularity both in Turkey and Arab countries.
Engin Öztürk Keeps up with the Behzat Ç. Legend
The Turkish actor has maintained his performance and kept gaining acceleration with the legendary Turkish detective series Behzat Ç.: Bir Ankara Polisiyesi (Behzat Ç.: An Ankara Detective Story). The person who made it possible for the actor to star in this series was the veteran Turkish actor Erdal Beşikçioğlu. The actor was the owner of the pub where Engin Akyürek was both working as a performer and also as a barman. So, in this Turkish detective story, Engin Öztürk starred along with the master Turkish actor Erdal Beşikçioğlu and he starred as Komiser Emre (Police Commissioner Emre).
Great Debut with Muhteşem Yüzyıl (Magnificent Century)
In addition, he played the role of Şehzade Selim (Sultan Selim) in the Muhteşem Yüzyıl (Magnificent Century) series broadcast on Star TV. This historical drama became a big hit in its own period and was one of the most successful and popular Turkish series ever in the world. As for Engin Akyürek, the actor proved his talent once again and maintained to increase his success and popularity.
The Growing Performance of Engin Öztürk
The Turkish actor Öztürk played the role of Yusuf, who studied interior design and became a carpenter, in the TV series Hatırla Gönül, broadcast on Star TV. Then, a year later, the actor played the character of Kerem Özkan in the TV series Yüksek Sosyete (High Society), which came to an end in December 2016.
Öztürk Joins Netflix with Hakan Muhafız (The Protector)
Between 2018-2020, Engin Öztürk played the character of Levent Topal in the first Turkish series on Netflix, Hakan: Muhafız (The Protector). Thus, the famous actor took part in a Netflix project for the first time.
In 2019, Engin Öztürk played in the series Yüzleşme (Confrontation) and the movie Biz Böyleyiz (The Way We Are), which was released on February 21, 2020.
Engin Öztürk’s Second Work on Netflix: 50 M2
The famous Turkish actor Engin Öztürk played in the drama 50m2 series, which started broadcasting on Netflix in 2021.
Afterward, he played the character of Barış Tunahan in the TV series Doğduğun Ev Kaderindir (My Home My Destiny). In the series, the Turkish actor shared the lead role with the world-famous Turkish actress Demet Özdemir.
TV Series and Dramas Starring Engin Öztürk
TV Series & Drama
- Fatmagül’ün Suçu Ne? (What’s Fatmagül’s Fault?) – as Selim Yaşaran – 2010–2012 – Leading Role
- Behzat Ç. Bir Ankara Polisiyesi (Behzat Ç.: An Ankara Detective Story) – as Emre – 2012–2013 – Leading Role
- Muhteşem Yüzyıl (Magnificent Century) – as Şehzade Selim – 2013–2014 – Leading Role
- Hayat Yolunda — as Cem Korcan – 2014–2015 – Leading Role
- Hatırla Gönül — as Yusuf Özkara – 2015 – Leading Role
- Yüksek Sosyete (High Sociery) — as Kerem Özkan – 2016 – Leading Role
- Diriliş: Ertuğrul (Resurrection: Ertugrul) — as Günalp Bey – 2018 – Leading Role
- Yüzleşme (Confrontation) — as Ömer – 2019 – Leading Role
- Doğduğun Ev Kaderindir (My Home My Destiny) — as Barış – 2020–2021 – Leading Role
- Annenin Sırrıdır Çocuk (The Child is the Mother’s Secret) — as Sadun Kenan – 2022– Leading role
- Hakan: Muhafız (The Protector) — as Levent – 2019–2020 – Leading Role / Netflix
- 50M2 — as Gölge / Adem – 2021 – Leading Role / Netflix
- Çanakkale Yolun Sonu (Gallipoli: End of the Road) – as Mustafa Kemal Atatürk -2013
- Biz Böyleyiz (The Way We Are) – as Gökçe – 2020
Private Life of Engin Öztürk
The handsome Turkish actor Engin Öztürk doesn’t come to the fore much with his private life. Even though he has had relationships with several popular names, Öztürk mostly keeps her private life out of sight. Yet, here we have listed some of the names with which Engin Öztürk had a relationship.
Once the actor was with Türkü Turan, a talented Turkish actress. Their relationship was so popular in 2010, however, their relationship didn’t last so long and the couple broke up.
Another popular Turkish actress Hande Doğandemir was another name who dated Engin Öztürk for a while. However, this relationship didn’t last so long either and after a short coupling in 2014, the two broke up.
Engin Öztürk started dating Fenerbahce manager Önder Fırat’s daughter İdil Fırat with Sibel İdil Kerimoğlu in July 2015. The lovers put an end to their 8-month relationship in 2016.
Physical Features of Engin Öztürk
What is Engin Öztürk‘s height? What is Engin Öztürk‘s weight? Moreover, what is Engin Öztürk‘s zodiac sign? So, the 35-year-old Turkish actor Engin Öztürk is 1.90 meters tall and 84 kilograms. As for the zodiac sign of the actor, Öztürk is a Libra person.
So, Engin Öztürk’s eye color is light blue and his hair color is blond.
Engin Öztürk Instagram, Twitter, and More
So, the handsome and talented Turkish actor has more than 1.4M followers on Instagram. As for Twitter, at the moment, the successful Turkish actor has 91.7K followers. So, for those who wish to monitor him more closely on social media, here is his official social media account:
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