The golden age of Turkish TV series introduces us to a lot of new talents. So, Şükrü Özyıldız is one of the newborn stars of Turkish television. However, he hasn’t stopped as a “newborn” star, but he has increasingly grown his fame both in Turkey and the world. As a diligent actor, he always intended to improve himself and so this is where he is! With his latest project, Akıncı (The Raider), it seems that we will keep talking his name a lot…
Who is Şükrü Özyıldız?
The handsome Turkish actor was born on the 18th of February 1988 in Izmir. He was born to a Rum mother and a Turkish father and has a little sister. The actor studied Marine Mechanical Engineering at Istanbul University. However, he quit during his first year and studied Business Administration at Aegean University. During his education, he attended to Erasmus program and went to Portugal.
Did He Really Attend Cage Fighting?
Yes, he did! Şükrü Özyıldız was interested in martial arts since his childhood and he attended cage fights for some time. While living abroad, he started to take acting lessons and decided to be an actor. He returned to Turkey and continued to attend acting lessons.
He started to act in stages and commercials. As for television, “Derin Sular” (Deep Waters) Turkish TV series was the first project for him on TV. After this series, he boomed of his career with the drama “Benim Hala Umudum Var” (I Still Have A Hope). In this series, he acted along with beautiful actress Gizem Karaca. His first movie “Neva” was shot in 2013.
In the same year, Şükrü Özyıldız starred in a big TV series project “Şeref Meselesi” (A Matter of Honor). In the series, the handsome actor shared the leading role with Kerem Bursin. This new TV series increased the actor’s popularity among the whole country and the series was later exported to the Middle Eastern countries. This was going to bring him international popularity in a silver spoon…
The Private Life of Şükrü Özyıldız
The handsome actor is a total “Don Juan” (Click here to see what and who Don Juan is). Throughout his career, the actor has been with many names from Show Biz.
Between 2015-2017, The famous actor was in a relationship with another famous Turkish actress Şükran Ovalı. The two had met on the set of Şeref Meselesi (A Matter of Honor) TV series. However, a jealousy crisis did cost a break of their love affair.
In 2018, the actor was engaged to the stylist Rabia Yaman, with whom he had been together for 2 years. However, after some time of the engagement, the two broke up.
Later on, he began a relationship with Huri Murphy, with whom Şükrü Özyıldız shared the stage in the musical Alice in Wonderland. She is a well-educated and professional dancer on an international scale. By the way, the actor won the GQ Men of the Year 2020 Award with his performance at the Alice in Wonderland musical. Therefore, he deserved this success with his great efforts that mean success is not a coincidence!
After this relationship ended, his name frequently came together with the beautiful Turkish actress Hande Doğandemir.
Şükrü Özyıldız is 1.85 meters in height and 80 kg weight. His zodiac sign, on the other hand, is Aquarius.
Şükrü Özyıldız on Social Media
The actor is quite an active social media user. Moreover, he has a great number of fans and followers on social media. Below, you can find his official social media accounts to follow him and know the latest news about him.