One of the leading Turkish actresses, Esra Bilgiç, doesn’t have many striking TV series in her career. Yet, she is already a world-famous Turkish celebrity and has a wide range of fan base from all around the world. Ms. Bilgiç, you mostly know her as “Halime Sultan” from Diriliş: Ertuğrul (Resurrection: Ertugrul), looks gorgeous with her radiant beauty, too.
The actress became one of Turkey’s most famous actresses with her first TV series. Well, it was Turkey’s Game of Thrones that brought her a big reputation. But apparently, she seems to grow this fame even bigger in the years to come…
Who is Esra Bilgiç?
Esra Bilgiç, who was born in Ankara on October 14, 1992, first studied Archeology at Hacettepe University. And then, she started the Department of International Relations at the prestigious Bilkent University. Her first role in her acting career was in the TV series Diriliş: Ertuğrul (Resurrection: Ertugrul).
The historical Turkish drama was broadcast on TRT1 screens, and soon after, it became a phenomenon both in Turkey and the world. The TV series starred some prestigious names such as Engin Altan Düzyatan, Kaan Taşaner, Osman Soykut, Hülya Darcan, Hande Subaşı.
Esra Bilgiç aka Halime Hatun
Esra Bilgiç gave life to the character of Ertuğrul Gazi’s wife Halime Hatun in this series. The character is also the mother of Osman I, the founder of the Ottoman Empire. The actress played the role of Derya in the TV series Bir Umut Yeter (One Hope Enough). The Turkish drama was directed by Yusuf Pirhasan and written by Melis Civelek, which was broadcast on Kanal D screens.
Another Important Debut on TV: Ramo
Esra Bilgiç’s other important debut on TV was with Ramo, a Turkish TV drama in the action genre. The series premiered in 2019 and ended in 2021. The series lasted for 40 episodes and the actress shared the leading roles with the leading Turkish actor Murat Yıldırım.
In the series, the beautiful actress acted as Sibel, a brave woman who can do anything for her pride and her love.
In 2021, around September or October, the actress will appear on TV with a brand-new assertive production: Kanunsuz Topraklar (Shady Lands). The Turkish TV series draws great attention as it is a huge production. The filming of the series still continues in Turkey’s Zonguldak, then it will continue in Istanbul.
The story of the series revolves around a desperate love between a mine coal owner’s daughter Gülfem (Esra Bilgiç) and a man who works for the mine, Davut (Uğur Güneş). We will be watching the attractive actress with a new and assertive production in the following months.
The Silver Screen: Adanış-Kutsal Kavga (Dedication: Holy Fighting)
“Devotees” is a group that was organized to protect an important secret that the Turks conquered after conquering Istanbul. The devotees engage in a tough fight against the dark forces struggling to capture this secret.
The movie premiered on 27 March 2020, and in the film, Esra Bilgiç starred along with the eminent Turkish actors İsmail Filiz, and Baki İlhan. The actress acted as Cemre Haznedar.
Esra Bilgiç’s Private Life
In 2014, Bilgiç began dating a professional Turkish football player, Gökhan Töre. The couple got married on 21 October 2017 and divorced on 17 June 2019. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and First Lady Emine Erdoğan also attended at Esra Bilgiç’s wedding.
Esra Bilgiç’s Physical Features
What is Esra Bilgiç’s height? What is Esra Bilgiç’s weight? Moreover, what is Esra Bilgiç’s zodiac sign? So, the 29-year-old actress Esra Bilgiç is 1.77 meters tall and 50 kilograms. The zodiac sign of the young actress, on the other hand, is Libra.
Esra Bilgiç Instagram, Twitter, and More
The accomplished actress and Turkish celebrity have more than 6.1M followers on Instagram. As for Twitter, at the moment, the actress has more than 293.9K followers. So, for those who wish to monitor her more closely, here is her official Instagram account which she uses actively.
Outside of Turkey, Esra Bilgiç has seen wide popularity in the world. However, among all countries in the world, Pakistan comes first. Therefore, her wide popularity in this country is leading her to become the brand ambassador of the Pakistani cricket team Peshawar Zalmi. But she is also the brand face of consumer electronics company QMobile and mobile network provider Jazz in 2020.
Awards and Nominations
- Social Awareness Awards: Best Actress in a TV Series (Won)
- Anatolia Media Awards: Best TV Series Actress of the Year (Won)
- Turkey Youth Awards: Best TV Series Actress of the Year (Nominee)
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