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Tolga Saritas: A Popular Turkish Actor or A Promising Musician?

The famous Turkish actor Tolga Saritas has been recently one of the most active careers on Turkish television. The actor, who has been actively taking part in Turkish TV series and dramas since 2009, has been lately on the agenda with his influential role in Arıza. The series is a modern-day’s taxi driver story and the actor is the taxi driver. With his role as Ali Rıza, the actor has been drawing great attention.

Tolga Saritas and Ayça Ayşin Turan are sharing the leading roles in Arıza
Tolga Saritas and Ayça Ayşin Turan are sharing the leading roles in Arıza

So, let’s get to look at him much closer. Who is Tolga Saritas? Is he married or in a relationship? What awards did he receive? What was the series that made him the most famous?

Who is Tolga Saritas?

The handsome Turkish actor is quite young actually in comparison to his already-successful career. The Turkish actor was born on 30 May 1991. Though his roots rely on Sivas, a central Anatolian city, the actor was born grew in Istanbul. The actor turned to act after his high school education. Saritas took part in various plays at Esenyurt Municipal Theater and Theater Zeytindalı and shone in a short time. Now, let’s get to look at Tolga Saritas a bit much closer…

The actor grew his fame in Turkey with his role in Söz (The Oath) series
The actor grew his fame in Turkey with his role in Söz (The Oath) series

The Family of the Actor

His father is a textile businessman and his mother is a housewife. So, Tolga Sarıtaş, who has two brothers named Berfin and Gencay, is originally from Sivas. Afterward, completing his high school education at Halil Akkant High School, Sarıtaş took part in various theater plays at Esenyurt Municipal Theater and Theater Zeytindalı. Meanwhile, the actor is still studying at the Open University, Department of Business Administration.

Tolga Saritas in Güneş'in Kızları (The Daughters of Sun), 2015
Tolga Saritas in Güneş’in Kızları (The Daughters of Sun), 2015

A Musical Background

On the other hand, the attractive actor has quite a musical background. He appeared on the stage as a drummer and guitarist in a band called Omega for a while. By the way, the actor has also been learning how to play bağlama, a traditional stringed musical instrument.

In addition to his career in acting, the actor is also interested in playing guitar, drums, and bağlama
In addition to his career in acting, the actor is also interested in playing guitar, drums, and bağlama

The First Debut on the Stage for Tolga Saritas

Tolga Saritas appeared before the audience on the big screen in 2009 with the movie Bahtı Kara as a supporting actor. One of the most important milestones of his acting career was The Magnificent Century, a world-famous historical Turkish drama. In this series, the actor acted as Prince Cihangir. Thus, with this role, he became one of the most popular Turkish actors. Afterward, the actor received many offers from different series, dramas, and films.

Tolga Saritas made her most important debut in The Magnificent Century, a phenomenon Turkish historical drama
Tolga Saritas made her most important debut in The Magnificent Century, a phenomenon Turkish historical drama

Söz” (The Oath) Turkish TV Drama: The Climax in Tolga Saritas’ Career

Tolga Sarıtaş took place as the leading actor in the most ambitious series of 2015, Güneşin Kızları (The Daughters of the Sun). Later, he played the character of Lieutenant Yavuz in the highly acclaimed series Söz, broadcast on Star TV. What’s more, despite his young age, the actor crowned his success in acting with various awards.

Tolga Saritas as Lieutenant Yavuz in Söz (The Oath) Turkish TV series
Tolga Saritas as Lieutenant Yavuz in Söz (The Oath) Turkish TV series

The First Turkish Jury Member at the International Emmy Awards!

In addition to the various awards he won, he was the first Turkish actor who became a jury member at the International Emmy Awards. Thus, he became a final jury and determined the “Best Actress” category in 2019 and the “Best Actor” category in 2020.

Physical Appearance of Tolga Saritas

As for the out looking of the actor, the first thing to notice about him that he has a quite well-shaped body. So, the actor is now 30 years old and he is 1.77 meters tall, and 75 kilograms. His zodiac sign, on the other hand, is Gemini.

Tolga Saritas, 30, is a popular actor of the recent years
Tolga Saritas, 30, is a popular actor of the recent years

A Surprising Talent of Tolga Saritas: To Make “Kisir”

Recently, magazines viewed the famous actor in Etiler. Thereupon, the actor said, “I took a short vacation in Çeşme, now it’s time to work.” Stating that during the pandemic period, he made a lot of kisir at home. Saritas also said, “I have improved myself very much about making kisir. I can say that I am very assertive.” (By the way, you only need to click here to learn what is kisir and how to cook it in your home).

Does Tolga Saritas Have a Relationship?

Tolga Saritas, who has been in love with the fashion designer Zeynep Mayruk from Izmir, broke the rule. Sarıtaş shared a picture taken with his lover to his fans in the new year. Actor Tolga Saritas, who played the leading role in the ‘Fault’ series, shared this frame with his lover with the note “Good Years”.

Tolga Sarıtaş and his lover Zeynep Mayruk
Tolga Sarıtaş and his lover Zeynep Mayruk

This post of the actor excited his fans. The reason is that Tolga Sarıtaş and Zeynep Mayruk could be engaged in 2021 as they’ve been together for a year and a half. It is said that the couple can take a serious step and get engaged this year.

Who is Zeynep Mayruk?

Zeynep Mayruk was born in Izmir in 1989. She took her first fashion class at Saint Charles High School, in Chicago. After graduating from his school, she returned to Turkey in 2006. Later on, she continued her education at Izmir University of Economics Faculty of Fine Arts in the Fashion Design department. She graduated from this department in 2012.

Tolga Saritas has a very active acting career
Tolga Saritas has a very active acting career

After graduating from the Izmir University of Economics in 2012, she continued her academic life in London Central Saint Martins. There, she completed 6 different certificate programs. In 2013, Zeynep Mayruk created the Zeynep Mayruk brand under her own name.

Tolga Saritas on Social Media

The popular actor doesn’t use his social media accounts actively. So, that is the reason why his followers so amazed that he shared a picture with his lover. Yet, although he does not use his accounts that much, he has 5.4M followers on Instagram! That is huge! As for Twitter, he nearly has 390K followers, which is also a massive number. So, we can deduce that how famous and popular the actor is in Turkey!

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2 Comments

  1. why didn’t you guys mention Tolga Sarıtaş’s first nomination at the best actor category at international emmy awards in in addition to that his parting first jury member one year earlier …that was very important for his career.he was the youngest Turkish male actor (27) to be nominated at such a prestigious award. this is your bad indeed..👎👎👎👎

  2. Hi! Thank you for notifying us. You are completely right to complain about, as a matter of fact, we have had this information and to be honest, we are quite proud of it on behalf of the actor, Tolga Sarıtaş. But somehow, we missed out on this information to add to the content. In sum, you consider it done and thanks again for your attention, we appreciate it!

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