The Turkish Actress with an Extraordinary Life Story: Nilperi Şahinkaya
A polyglot and a world citizen. The extraordinary, unusual life of a Turkish actress, Nilperi Şahinkaya, will completely amaze you as did it to us! The beautiful, talented, charming actress is really a world citizen. Because until she settled in Turkey, the actress visited and lived in many parts of the world. Indeed, she is originally from Dakar, Senegal. But we will come to that later!
The actress, whose life extends from Senegal to France, from Switzerland to Turkey, will surprise you. She is young, talented, kind, bold, especially that she is, and is the type of bold role, too. So, let’s try to figure out who is Nilperi Şahinkaya? Her life, age, career, and everything.
Who is Nilperi Şahinkaya?
So, Nilperi Şahinkaya was born on February 23, 1988, in Dakar, Senegal. Since her father, Salim Levent Şahinkaya, was an ambassador, she received her primary education in Paris. Then, as for her secondary education, it was in Bern. Following the divorce of her parents, she settled in Ankara in 2003 together with her mother. Thus, she graduated from Charles de Gaulle French High School in 2006. Later on, the beautiful actress of present studied at Bilkent University Faculty of Music and Performing Arts between 2006-2010.
First Acting Performance on TV
Nilperi Şahinkaya, who had her first acting experience with the “Deniz Yıldızı” series. In this TV drama, she played a role during her school years, starred in the TV series Kayıp (Lost) in 2013. She starred along with Mete Horozoğlu, Aslı Enver, İlker Kaleli, Kaan Taşaner, Dolunay Soysert, Kürşat Alnıçık, Menderes Samancılar. In the 2013-2014 season, she took stage in “Kim Korkar Hain Kurttan?” (Who’s Afraid of the Treacherous Wolf?) theatre play. There, she acted with Zerrin Tekindor, Haluk Bilginer, Tardu Flordun and Şükrü Özyıldız in the theater play. Nilperi Şahinkaya shared the lead roles with Dağhan Külegeç, Özge Gürel and Serkan Çayoğlu in the TV series “Kiraz Mevsimi” (Cherry Season) in 2014.
In 2017, she took a role in the movie “Deli Ask” (Crazy Love). Then, she gave life to the character of “Melisa” in the Turkish Vampire series published on the internet called “Yaşayamayanlar” (Those Who Don’t Live), which was aired in 2018. Nilperi Şahinkaya also took part in projects such as Karakomik Films 1, Kuzgun (The Raven), Ditto, and most recently, Yeni Hayat. The actress can speak German, French, Italian, and English.
Nilperi Şakinkaya’s Physical Features
What is Nilperi Şakinkaya’s height? What is Nilperi Şakinkaya’s weight? Moreover, what is Nilperi Şakinkaya’s zodiac sign? So, the actress is 1.67 meters tall and 54 kilograms. The zodiac sign of the young actress, on the other hand, is Pisces.
The Private Life of The Turkish Actress
Let’s now dig into the private life of the actress. Nilperi Şahşnkaya is not the one who appears on the celebrity news with her private life and nightlife. On the contrary, she has quite a smooth, calm, and out-of-eyes type of living with her boyfriend.
The actress has been together with Emre Yusufi for 2 years. The two have an out-of-eyes type of relationship with mutual respect. As for her boyfriend, Emre Yusufi, he is a talented and gifted sculptor who loves what he does.
Awards The Actress Received
- Tevfik d’Or Theater Festival, Best Supporting Actress Award (2005)
- Avignon Theater Festival Special Invitation (2005)
- Tevfik d’Or Theater Festival, French Ambassador Special Award (2006)
- 24. Sadri Alışık Theater and Cinema Actor Award, Most Successful Actress of the Year in a Supporting Role, “Kalp” (Heart), (2019)
The List of TV Series and Feature Films that Nilperi Şahinkaya Starred
2020 – Yeni Hayat (New Life) (as Nevin) (TV Series)
In 2019 – Karakomik Filmler 1 (as Jaclyn) (Feature Film)
2019 – Aynen Aynen (as Nil) (TV Series)
In 2019 – Kuzgun (The Raven) (as Güneş) (TV Series)
2018 – Yaşamayanlar (Those Who Don’t Live) (as Melisa) (TV Series)
In 2017 – Deli Aşk (Crazy Love) (as Melodi) (Feature Film)
2017 – Benim Babam Bir Melek (Sandra) (TV Film)
In 2016 – N’olur Ayrılalım (as Temmuz) (TV Series)
2016 – Bu Şehir Arkandan Gelecek (as Aslı) (TV Series)
In 2014-2015 – Kiraz Mevsimi (as Şeyma) (TV Series)
2013 – Kayıp (as Defne/Sedef) (TV Series)
In2010-2012 – Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki (as Mesude) (TV Series)
2009 – Deniz Yıldızı (as Hande) (TV Series)
Nilperi Şahinkaya Instagram, Twitter, and More
The accomplished actress and Turkish celebrity have more than 1.2M followers on Instagram. So, for those who wish to monitor her more closely, here are her social media accounts:
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