Meryem Uzerli (Meriem Sarah Userli) has become a worldwide star after being selected for the Hürrem Sultan(Roxelena) role.
She was a modest actress until fame knocked her door. A cast search led her to become one of the most popular actress in recent years.
Meryem Uzerli’s Biography
Who İs Meryem Uzerli
Meryem Uzerli was born in Kassel – Germany. She was the 4th child of her family. His family was formed by a Turkish father and a German mother.
In her early childhood the family was moved to Hamburg and Meryem Uzerli started to take acting lessons. From 2000 until 2003, she studied acting at the Frese acting studio in Hamburg and took part in minor parts in several German productions. Until the cast selection of Magnificent Century(Muhteşem Yüzyıl) she was working as an actress in Germany and she was far away from the fame when she has now.
The turning point of Meryem Uzerli’s life is the cast selection of the Turkish tv series “Muhteşem Yüzyıl – Magnificent Century”. The selection took eight long months. Just like Hürrem Sultan’s challenge to be the one for Magnificent Süleyman, Meryem Uzerli worked hard to get the role by showing her talent over the other candidates.
After the announcement of the results of this important selection. Meryem Uzerli was called from Turkey. With a brave decision, she left her life and family in Germany and moved to Turkey.
Besides having a Turkish father, Meryem Uzerli, unfortunately, could not speak Turkish very well. Just like Hürrem Sultan she started to learn Turkish. Her accent was a key point of the realism of her role. And she performed the role very well.
In the year of 2011, Meryem Uzerli won the best woman actress award for two times and in 2012 she won best woman drama actress award.
In her private life, she enjoys riding, swimming and basketball. Also she likes walking in the famous streets of İstanbul as Nişantaşı and Etiler. Her favorite sports team is Galatsaray, her favorite foods are sphagetti and kebab, deserts are sütlaç and muhallebi, her favorite colors are blue and red.
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Meryem Uzerli is World’s 6th Most Beautiful Woman
Meryem Uzerli takes 6th place in the world’s most beautiful women list in a survey of USA’s famous online newspaper Huffington Post.
The question of the survey was “Who is the world’s most beautiful women?” and there were more than four million attendees and they voted for the most powerful, smart, attractive, popular, and beautiful women. Monica Belluci, who had been on 4th place in last year’s survey, take first place this year.
Meryem Uzerli has taken 6th place in this year’s survey. Meryem Uzerli placed after Monica Bellucci, Kate Upton, Angelina Jolie, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and Irina Shayk.
Meryem Uzerli is followed by worldwide stars like Charlize Theron, Rihanna, Scarlet Johansson, Megan Fox, Adriana Lima, Jessica Alba, and Anne Hathaway.
It seems that, Meryem Uzerli’s popularity is still very strong and her fans really love her.