Mehmet Akif Alakurt is one of the most handsome actors on Turkish television. He was born on 23 July 1979 in İstanbul. After graduating from high school he became a model in 1998. He was young and has a fit body and his height(1.90) which was his greatest advantage to became famous.
In 2001, he was selected the Best Model of Turkey 2001 and the same year he was also awarded as the Best Model of The World 2001.
Becoming the world’s best model opened the gates of the magical world of television and he first appeared in the tv series Kırık Ayna(Broken Mirror) in 2002. He continued his television career with Metro Palace, Zeytin Dalı and finally starred in 2006 in Hacı tv series.
Hacı was his first great project and he performed very well in this series and this success lead him greater products.
In 2006 he was starred in famous tv series Sıla as the character Boran Ağa with Cansu Dere(Sıla). This series gave him a huge fanbase also this series gave him international fame. In 2008 he starred in the tv series Adanalı and his success was remarkable.
After having a break, he returned the screens in 2011 with the series Reis. In 2013 he starred in the television series “Fatih(Conquereror) as the might Ottoman Emperor Fatih Sultan Mehmet.
Besides tv projects, Mehmet Akif Alakurt had a great modelling career, he was worked with a lot of worldwide brands like Lacoste etc.
He likes sports and works hard to keep his body good-looking. Also, he enjoys tasting great foods.
He dated Azerbaijani actress Leyla Başak from the Sıla tv series for 1 year. Mehmet Akif Alakurt currently has a relationship with Tuğçe Vargın and the couple is making marriage plans in 2014.
He has 1.90 in height and has 93 kgs weight.