One of the Most Popular Turkish Actresses of Recent Years | Öykü Karayel

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Recently, every single person in Turkey has been whispering to each other about a new Turkish original series on Netflix. This impressive series is Ethos (“Bir Başkadır” in Turkish.) However, a “name”, in particular, comes thousands of steps further among all others. So, please stand up and salute this warm, talented, and exquisite Turkish actress Öykü Karayel.

Though she is not a new brand in the Turkish entertainment sector, she made quite a fame thanks to the latest project she got involved in. Yet, you will probably remember her from Kuzey Güney (2011) Turkish TV drama. In the series, she had played along with eminent Turkish actors, such as Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ and  Buğra Gülsoy. However, this is completely something else! But, let’s skip this exciting new Turkish series on Netflix to another article and get to know about this sensational Turkish actress.

The actress had made a great debut with her role in Kuzey Güney (2011) Turkish TV series
The actress had made a great debut with her role in Kuzey Güney (2011) Turkish TV series

Who is Öykü Karayel?

Even though she is one of the most popular celebrities and talents in Turkey, you wouldn’t believe that when you stalk her Instagram account. It seems that she doesn’t care about fame, being popular, etc. at all! She is just an ordinary person with a bunny, cute, and funny pictures. When you get lost inside her profile, you get the idea that as if you knew her for a lifetime! (And now how lucky you are that you get the chance to know her!)

Öykü Karayel acted as a member of a lower class Anatolian family in Ethos (Bir Başkadır) on Netflix
Öykü Karayel acted as a member of a lower class Anatolian family in Ethos (Bir Başkadır) on Netflix

But ok! You all deserve to know her. Who is Öykü Karayel? How old is she? Where is she from? Does she have a boyfriend or even is she married? What about her zodiac, weight, and height? Calm down! Take a seat and scroll down the page. You are about to get all the answers!

Only 30 Years Old and Reach Such a Success?

The beautiful actress was born on August 20, 1990, in Istanbul. Öykü Karayel graduated from Çemberlitaş Girls High School. Funnily, she has a twin sister named Ezgi. After receiving a short period of training at Kenter Theater, she entered the Theater Department of the State Conservatory of Istanbul University in 2007. While she was still a conservatory student, she played the lead character of Ayşe in the theatre Güzel Şeyler Bizim Tarafta.

Öykü Karayel acted as Dilruba Sultan in Magnificent Century-Kösem
Öykü Karayel acted as Dilruba Sultan in Magnificent Century-Kösem

Her performance in a play at Theatre Krek drew great attention of the screenwriter Ece Yörenç. Moreover, at the time, she was searching for a new player for the TV series Kuzey Güney to play the character Cemre. So, the screenwriter chose Öykü Karayel for the role. At the end of June 2017, she started acting in a TV series called Kalp Atışı playing the role of Eylül Erdem. Meanwhile, while at the Conservatory, she went to London to study theater with a five-month exchange program.

The actress is a true travel enthusiast
The actress is a true travel enthusiast

Increasingly Continuing Success

Öykü Karayel was starred in the Turkish history-drama Muhtesem Yuzyil: Kosem (Magnificent Century: Kösem). She also took part in a Turkish film in the year 2015 by the name Nausea (Bulanti in Turkish). This was a story based on the life of Ahmet who has to struggle with the loss of his beloved wife and son. Öykü played a key role in the film that had Zeki Demirkubuz (he was also director of the movie), Sebnem Hassanisoughi, and Öykü in the lead roles.

Öykü Karayel in Nausea (Bulantı)
Öykü Karayel in Nausea (Bulantı)

A Versatile Figure Unusual on Turkish TV

Apart from all the credits we are dying to give her, Öykü Karayel is also a certified underwater diving expert. What’s more, the actress is fond of dancing and spending time with her family. She is also a travel enthusiast and is famous among her co-stars as a warm person. Indeed, she is more than that: The warmest!

As to Private Life of Öykü Karayel

Different than other Turkish celebrities, the actress has a unique lifestyle we are unfamiliar with as not-popular common-people! She lives her private life in a way that’s away from eyes, cameras! Let’s say she is not the type who likes showing off!

Öykü Karayel (L) and her husband Can Bonomo
Öykü Karayel (L) and her husband Can Bonomo

The actress married Can Bonomo, another warm and talented famous name who is a Turkish singer and composer. The couple married on July 11, 2018, and happily maintaining their marriage without sensation. Plus, she is 3 months pregnant and expecting a baby…

Öykü Karayel is 1.63 meters tall, and 51 kilos. Her zodiac sign, on the other hand, is Virgo.

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