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Miray Akay: 18 Years of Acting Career Despite 21 Years of Life

Imagine a budding actress who packed a long and successful career into her relatively short life. Do you have anyone in your mind? No? Let us help you… Miray Akay, the 21-year-old Turkish-Ukrainian actress has packed 18 years of acting career into her 21 years of life, which means she has been around since she was 3!

With her latest appearance on TV, “Bir Zamanlar Kıbrıs” (Once Upon a Time in Cyprus), she came to the fore once again. We are not even mentioning her natural and attractive beauty… So, let’s get to know this young beautiful actress.

Miray Akay is a 21-year-old Turkish-Ukrainian actress
Miray Akay is a 21-year-old Turkish-Ukrainian actress

Who is Miray Akay?

The attractive Turkish actress Miray Akay was born on 17 July 2000. She is a half Ukrainian and half Turkish actress. One of the projects that made her popular on TV was Bizim Hikaye (Our Story), a popular Turkish TV drama, where she appeared as Zeynep Elibol.

Earlier in Miray Akay’s Life

First of all, the original name of the actress is Myroslava Kosteva Akay. The attractive actress was born on 17 July 2000 in Ukraine to a Turkish father and a Ukrainian mother. She has an elder sister born in 1993 and a younger brother born in 2002.

Miray Akay is 1.65 meters tall and 52 kilograms
Miray Akay is 1.65 meters tall and 52 kilograms

So, Miray Akay had her primary and secondary education at Istanbul Bahçelievler Ali Haydar School. Later on, she attended Mimar Sinan Fine Arts High School. The most interesting information about her is probably that she started acting at the age of three. During all those times, she has worked in various commercials and clips.

Miray Akay’s Career with Full of Success

Miray Akay started her acting career in 2010. She actress made her first debut with the TV series Bitmeyen Şarkı (Endless Song). In the same year, she acted in the series Türkmali (Turkish Commodity). Then, in 2012, she joined the cast of Çıplak Gerçek (Naked Truth) and portrayed the character, Selin.

Miray Akay, Burcu Özberk, and Hande Erçel in Güneş'in Kızları (Güneş's Daughters)
Miray Akay, Burcu Özberk, and Hande Erçel in Güneş’in Kızları (Güneş’s Daughters)

Huge Production on the Silver Screen

In the same year, she acted in the film Eve Dönüş: Sarıkamış 1915 (The Long Way Home). In this film, the actress starred as Nihan. Then, in 2013, she played the character of Duru Halaskar in the series 20 Dakika (20 Minutes). Simultaneously, she took place in two films: she played the role of Deniz in the film Balık (Fish). Also, in Halam Geldi (My Aunt Is Here), the actress portrayed the character Reyhan.

The First Best Actress Award

The actress shared the Best Actress award with Jale Arıkan for her roles in Halam Geldi (My Aunt Is Here) and Eve Dönüş: Sarıkamış 1915 (The Long Way Home) at the 2014 Frankfurt Turkish Film Festival. Furthermore, the film “My Aunt Is Here” received the Social Responsibility Award at the 2013 Golden Orange.

The actress has been in the business since she was 3
The actress has been in the business since she was 3

In 2013, she depicted the character of Mediha’s sister in the film Kelebeğin Rüyası (Butterfly’s Dream). The movie became Turkey’s Oscar nominee, which was definitely a huge success. The next year, she depicted the character of Gülten in the series Benim Adım Gültepe. In 2015, she portrayed the character of Peri Yılmaz in the series Güneşin Kızları (Gunes’s Daughtes). The actress shared the leading role along with actresses Burcu Özberk and Hande Erçel.

How Productive Can a Person Ever Be? The Answer Is Miray Akay!

The two has been together since 2015 and broke up after they got engaged
The two has been together since 2015 and broke up after they got engaged

In 2017, she appeared as Nazlı in the series Dayan Yüregim (Hold on My Heart). A year later, in 2018, she starred as Zeynep in the series Bizim Hikaye (Our Story). The broadcaster of the series was FOX TV. Also in 2018, she appeared in the series Servet. Currently, she has starred in the series Bir Zamanlar Kıbrıs (Once Upon A Time in Cyprus). In this Turkish TV drama, she portrays the character of Pembe, the story is set in the year 1963.

Who is Miray Akay Admire of?

The Turkish-Ukrainian actress Miray Akay is admiring the world-famous American actress Jennifer Lawrence. She even states that if she goes to the US someday, she would like to meet her in person.

Miray Akay is admire of the world-famous American actress Jennifer Lawrence
Miray Akay is admiring of the world-famous American actress Jennifer Lawrence

The actress also sees the TV series “20 Minutes” as the turning point of her career. The actress respects a lot the eminent Turkish actress Tuba Büyüküstün, whom she acted alongside in “20 Minutes”.

Miray Akay and Tuba Büyüküstün starred together in 20 Dakika (20 Minutes) Turkish TV drama
Miray Akay and Tuba Büyüküstün starred together in 20 Dakika (20 Minutes) Turkish TV drama

Miray Akay’s Private Life

The 21-year-old Turkish actress Miray Akay had been dating Atilla Doğukan, who is also an actor. The two had been dating for four years. And interestingly, despite their young age, the couple got engaged on 17 June 2019. However, as a result of some unknown problems, the couple decided to break up afterward.

Miray Akay and Atilla Doğukan Türkyılmaz got engaged in 2019
Miray Akay and Atilla Doğukan Türkyılmaz got engaged in 2019

Physical Features of Miray Akay

What is Miray Akay’s height? What is Miray Akay’s weight? Moreover, what is Miray Akay’s zodiac sign? So, the 21-year-old actress Miray Akay is 1.65 meters tall and 52 kilograms. The zodiac sign of the young actress, on the other hand, is Cancer.

Miray Akay Instagram, Twitter, and More

While the actress has more than a million followers on Instagram, she is not as popular on Twitter as she is on Instagram. So, as for Twitter, right now she has a bit more than 4K followers there. It is likely because she is not as active on Twitter as she is on Instagram. Although she has joined Twitter in 2013, she has only 57 tweets. However, on the contrary to Twitter, she has 267 posts on Instagram.

The original name of the actress is Myroslava Kosteva Akay
The original name of the actress is Myroslava Kosteva Akay

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