The Turkish actor Can Yaman is definitely one of the sexiest men in Turkey recently. The handsome Turkish actor became so popular in recent years due to his role in the new TV series Erkenci Kuş (Early Bird, also known as Daydreamer). The actor and his colleague Demet Ozdemir, with whom the actor shared the lead role, gained recognition and fame all over the world. Especially in Italy and Spain, the Turkish actor’s fans spread all over the world. hen things go so fast for him, that Can Yaman moved to Italy and became a worldwide star. Let’s dive into Can Yaman’s biography. Note that this is the most detailed article about Can Yaman and includes the latest news about him.
Turkish television screens have great actors, such as Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ, Kenan İmirzalıoğlu, Engin Akyürek, etc. At first look, Can Yaman is a mixture of the best-looking Turkish actors. He has a body like Kivanc Tatlitug, tough eyes like Kenan Imirzalioglu and romance like Engin Akyurek. Yet, Yaman differs from others in the fact that he combines all those features in one flesh…
So, let’s get to know the Turkish actor Can Yaman even more and much closer…
Who is the Turkish Actor Can Yaman?
Well, first of all, the Turkish actor Can Yaman was born on 8 November 1989 in Istanbul, Turkey. Can Yaman was born in Istanbul, Turkey, and he has Albanian family roots and they are also based in Kosovo. He studied at Bilfen College for the first and middle school, then studied at the Italian High School. As an only child, Yaman grew up in Suadiye, Istanbul.
The Turkish actor Can Yaman graduated from high school as a top student. After graduating from high school, Can Yaman went to America in the student exchange program. He lived a year in Ohio and had an education there. Well, then, he graduated from the Law Department of Yeditepe University in 2012. He is the nephew of football coach Fuat Yaman. As for his real profession, the Turkish actor Can Yaman is a lawyer.
The Turkish actor Can Yaman’s parents divorced when he was 5 years old. So, he was raised by his grandmother. His father’s name is Güven Yaman and his mother’s name is Güldam Can. His grandmother is Macedonian and his grandfather is of Yugoslav origin.
What About After the University?
After graduating from the Faculty of Law, Can Yaman worked as a one-year apprentice attorney at the beginning of 2014 at a world-renowned corporate company called Price Waterhouse Coopers. Well, he stepped into acting with the insistence of his environment and studied acting at Cüneyt Sayıl’s acting school.
Can Yaman’s hobbies and interests
Can Yaman has many abilities in addition to his talent in acting. Well, first of all, Yaman is a licensed basketball player. But what is more, he is also interested in Football, Guitar, Piano, Drum, Table Tennis, Rafting, and Badminton. Furthermore, the he is a polyglot! The actor is able to speak Turkish, Laz, Italian, English, as well as German.
The Career of the Turkish Actor Can Yaman
As for Can Yaman’s first acting experience, it was in 2014 with the film Gönül İşleri (Love Affairs). The director of the series was Türkan Derya. In his other works, he starred alongside successful actors such as Bennu Yıldırım, Selma Ergeç, Timuçin Esen, Sinem Kobal, Fırat Çelik and Sezai Aydın.
So, in 2015, he starred in the famous Turkish TV series İnadına Aşk (Love Out-of-Spite). Well, in this Turkish romantic comedy, Can Yaman shared the lead role along with Açelya Topaloğlu. The series was directed by four famous directors as Yusuf Ömer Sinav, Rasit Çelikezer, Mustafa Sevki Dogan, and Osman Sınav.
A Must-Have Lead Role of Turkish Romantic Comedies!
In 2016, Can Yaman starred in Hangimiz Sevmedik (which of Us Din not Love?) and played as Tarık. In this romantic comedy, the Turkish actor starred along with Selen Soyder, Cengiz Bozkurt, Altan Erkekli, Gul Onat, Bulent Sakrak, Mehtap Bayri, Deniz Oral, and Veysel Diker.
Then, in 2017, Yaman also appeared in the television series Dolunay (Full Moon) (aired on Star TV). In the summer of 2018, the Turkish actor Can Yaman starred in the television series Erkenci Kus (Early Bird, aka Daydreamer) with Demet Ozdemir. The series became so famous that it was aired in so many countries all over the world and brought the duo huge fame and recognition in the world.
The Turkish Actor Can Yaman is Starring as “Mr. Wrong“
The Turkish actor Can Υaman played the lead role of Özgür Atasoy in the Turkish romantic comedy series Bay Yanlış (Mr. Wrong). Gold Film was the producer of the series. While Deniz Yorulmazer takes on the directing of the series, Aslı Zengin and Banu Zengin Tak are the screenwriters of the series.
The series Bay Yanlış (Mr. Wrong) premiered on FOX in June 2020. For this series, Can Yaman was nominated for Best Actor in Foreign Series at LATAM PRODU 2020 Awards. The series, however,
Can Yaman’s Filmography
- 2014-2015 — Gönül İşleri (Love Affairs) (as Bedir) (TV Series)
- 2015 — İnadına Aşk (Love Out-of-Spite) (as Yalın Aras) (TV Series)
- 2016 — Hangimiz Sevmedik (Which of Us did not Love?) (as Tarık Çam) (TV Series)
- 2017 — Dolunay (Full Moon) (as Ferit) (TV Series)
- 2018 — Erkenci Kuş (Early Bird, also known as Daydreamer (as Can Divit) (TV Series)
- 2020 — Bay Yanlış (Mr. Wrong) (as Özgür Atasoy) (TV Series)
- 2021 — Che Dio ci aiuti (as Gino) (Italian TV Series)
- 2021 — Viola come il Mare (as Francesco Demir) (Italian TV Series)
- 2022 — El Turco (as El Turco) (Italian TV Series)
Plays Which Can Yaman Took Part
- Sahte Gelin (False Bride)
- Ay Işığında Şamata (Noisy in the Moonlight)
- Mavi Oyunu (Blue Game)
- Haybeden Gerçek Üstü Konuşmalar (Surreal Conversations from Buckshee)
- Göcekler Göğerince
The Awards Turkish Actor Can Yaman Received and Nominated
- 2017 — Nominated – Golden Butterfly – Best Romantic Comedy Actor (Dolunay/Half Moon)
- 2017 — Nominated – Golden Butterfly – Best TV Couple (Dolunay/Half Moon; shared with Özge Gürel)
- 2018 — Won – Golden Butterfly – Best Romantic Comedy Actor (Erkenci Kuş/Early Bird, also known as Daydreamer)
- 2018 — Nominated – Golden Butterfly – Best TV Couple (Erkenci Kuş/Early Bird, also known as Daydreamer; shared with Demet Özdemir)
- 2019 — Nominated – Golden Butterfly – Best Actor in a Romantic Comedy Series (Erkenci Kuş/Early Bird, also known as Daydreamer)
- 2019 — Nominated – Golden Butterfly – Best TV Couple (Erkenci Kuş/Early Bird, also known as Daydreamer; shared with Demet Özdemir)
- 2019 — Won – Golden Star – Best TV Series Actor (Erkenci Kuş/Early Bird)
- 2019 — Won – Murex d’Or – Best Foreign Actor (Erkenci Kuş/Early Bird)
- 2019 — Won – E! News TV – Top Leading Man (Erkenci Kuş/Early Bird)
- 2020 — Nominated – PRODU Awards – Best Actor in Foreign Series – Talento (Bay Yanlış/Mr. Wrong)
- 2021 — Won – Filming Italy Best Movie Award 2021 – TV Personality of the Year 2021
- 2021 — Nominated – Golden Butterfly – Best Actor in a Romantic Comedy Series for series (Bay Yanlis/Mr. Wrong)
- 2022 — Won – Monte Carlo Film Festival of Comedie – Social Responsibility Award (Charity)
- 2022 — Won – Filming Italy Sardegna 2022 Creativity Award (Charity)
Physical Appearance of the Turkish Actor Can Yaman
As for the out looking of the actor, the first thing to notice about him is that he has quite a distinctive out. So, the actor is 32 years old and he is 1.83 meters tall, and 70 kilograms. Yaman’s body measurements are Chest: 112 cm, Waist: 91 cm and Biceps: 16cm his hair colour is brown, eye color is brown. If some wonders, his shoe size is 46 EU, which makes him sad for shopping and he needs to order custom shoes. The zodiac sign of Can Yaman is a Scorpion, do you think he reflects his zodiac sign? Just keep in mind that he was interested in a variety of different kinds of sports. And he is doing body-building on a regular basis.
Private Life of the Turkish Actor Can Yaman
The Turkish actor Can Yaman is not only one of the most popular Turkish actors but also one of the most popular ones in Europe. Therefore, the actor’s private life and love affairs draw great attention. Quick answer: Can Yaman is not married, he doesn’t have a wife or kids yet…
A long time ago, Can Yaman was with Açelya Topaloğlu, his spouse from the TV series İnadına Aşk (Love Out-of-Spite). The harmony of the two in the series caused love to gossip and then, they turned into reality, the couple dated for a year between 2015 – 2016.
Afterward, Can Yaman started a relationship with Bestemsu Özdemir, which lasted a year between 2016-2017. The Turkish actor Can Yaman was not used to prefer to live his private life in front of cameras, but after gaining popularity, especially in Italy we now see more of his private life.
The Most Popular Love Affair in Its Time: Demet Özdemir and Can Yaman
During the shot of one of the most successful Turkish romantic comedies Erkenci Kuş (Daydreamer), the two leading actors Can Yaman and Demet Özdemir were the target of love rumors. The reason why such rumors expanded so fast was because of the nonnegligible harmony between the two and the intense love scenes of the duo.
Well, one way or another, the gossip turned into reality, and during and after the series, Can Yaman and Demet Özdemir started a relationship. It became a hit and the most popular celebrity news in 2019 and 2020. However, after a short period of time, the couple broke up and set sail for new loves.
The Turkish Actor Can Yaman and the Italian Sports Reporter Diletta Leotta
At the beginning of 2021, last year, a new love claim fell on the agenda like a bomb! Diletta Leotta, one of the sexiest women and sports reporters, and the Turkish actor Can Yaman sailed on a new journey together!
Following his settlement in Italy for various projects including TV series, feature films, and commercial films, Can Yaman enlarged his popularity in the country where he had already had. So, the two were caught together by Italian paparazzi in Rome, and then they had to confirm that they are together.
However, Diletta Leotta cheated Can Yaman with an American businessman. Thus, the relationship between the two came to an end. Following the publication of the photo on the cover of the magazine, many began to wonder if the couple’s relationship was only a public relations stunt…
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The Turkish Actor Can Yaman Keep Preferring Italian Women to Turkish Women!
A new love claim is on the air about the Turkish actor Can Yaman. Yaman had broken up with the Italian sports announcer Diletta Leotta. Italian journalists and paparazzi claimed that Yaman, who left Italian sports announcer Diletta Leotta in October 2021, became close to his co-star in his new project. Here are the details about Can Yaman’s new lover…
The Turkish actor Can Yaman is among the most popular names of recent times. So, the loneliness of the actor did not last long. The name Yaman and his partner in the “Violet Like the Sea” project, Francesca Chillemi are very popular together nowadays. As we stated above, Can Yaman’s separation from his Italian lover Diletta Leotta kept busy celebrity news for quite a long time.
“Violet Like the Sea”
Can Yaman and his Italian lover Diletta Leotta had a sensational love affair. But the couple quietly broke up in October last year. After this development, Italian journalists claimed that Can Yaman became close with his partner in the “Violet Like the Sea” project, Francesca Chillemi. It is already a matter of curiosity how Can Yaman will respond to this love claim.
Who is Francesca Chillemi?
Many authorities describe Francesca Chillemi as one of the most beautiful women in Italy. So, the Turkish actor Can Yaman and Francesca Chillemi share the lead roles in the TV series “Violet Like the Sea”.
What is the Story of “Violet Like the Sea”?
Violet Vitale (played by Francesca Chillemi) is a stunning and captivating woman. She has always worked in the fashion industry as a journalist. Violet returns from Paris to Palermo one day, equipped solely with hope and faith. Her return to her hometown is motivated by her desire to find the father she never knew.
On the other hand, Francesco Demir (played by Can Yaman) is a charismatic and intriguing man. He’s a great investigator with little faith in humanity, the exact opposite of Violet in that regard. Demir is a very intelligent employee who is also impulsive and prone to breaking norms.
More Details on the Series “Viola come il Mare”
The Turkish actor Can Yaman portrayed Francesco Demir in the 12-episode Italian series “Viola Come Il Mare” (Purple Like the Sea) in 2021-2022. The series is based on Simona Tanzini’s novel Conosci l’estate? (Do You Know the Summer?) Lux Vide/Fremantle collaborated with RTI to produce the series for Canale 5.
The series is directed by the Italian director Francesco Vicario. Francesca Chillemi is the female lead of Viola Vitale. In autumn 2022, the series will premiere on Canale 5 in primetime. The actor Can Yaman performed in this series entirely in Italian, with no need for dubbing. There will be multiple seasons to the show.
Can Yaman the “El Turco“
The Turkish actor Can Yaman has been cast as the lead in the historical series “El Turco” (The Turk). The series will be produced by the prominent Turkish production firm Ay Yapim for Disney Plus in 2022. So, half of the series is made up of fiction, and the other half is based on a true story.
Well, Uluc Bayraktar will helm the film. The series, on the other hand, is an adaptation of the novel “El Turco” written by Orhan Yeniaras and Kerem Deren. As for the story of the series, the Ottoman raider “El Turco” arrived in the Italian village of Moena following the 2nd Siege of Vienna. And then, he is rescuing the village from feudal lords is the subject of this international initiative.
In December 2020, he made an agreement with Lux vide, an Italian production company. The agreement was for a series called Sandokan, in which the hero of the novel a legendary pirate will be told. The Turkish actor Can Yaman was a guest on RTL radio with the owner of the company, Luca Bernabei. In the program, they announced that they agreed on a new series project.
Why do Italians Love Can Yaman So Much?
First of all, it is totally true that Italian people, young Italian women, in particular, love Can Yaman so much. They even adore him! One reason is of course the impressive out-looking of the Turkish actor.
Another reason why Italian people love Can Yaman in this country is that he speaks Italian very well and perfectly. He has already graduated from the Italian High School in Istanbul. For Can Yaman, the Italian television world uses the phrases “Bello, Bravo, Brillante, Intelligente”, that is, “Handsome, Successful, Shiny and Smart”.
When the Italians purchased and started broadcasting the TV series Erkenci Kuş (Daydreamer), Can Yaman left many Italian actors behind and became an iconic figure in this country.
Turkish Actor Can Yaman on Social Media
The accomplished Turkish actor is a popular account holder on social media! The world-famous Turkish actor Can Yaman has more than 9.6 million followers on Instagram. Moreover, Yaman has more than 750 posts on Instagram, which means he is an active user of his account. But these are small and maybe unimportant details. As for Twitter, the Turkish actor Can Yaman has 17K followers. However, the Turkish actor doesn’t use his Twitter account actively.
So, below, you’ll see some useful links, by which you can track him, follow him, and show him your admiration.
Criticism of Can Yaman
In an interview, Yaman said: “If Demet had been a bit snobbish, we would never have been compatible. For example, I had a problem with Selen Soyder, my partner in the TV series Hangimiz Sevmedik? (Which One of Us Didn’t Love?). That’s why the lead couples need to have a high libido. I always say that the actors are divided into two: those with libido and those without libido. The audience should ask, ‘Are they really making love? Aren’t they making love?’ If you can’t get the audience to ask, it won’t work.” said. After the interview, many celebrities hardly criticized the actor.
In a later interview, Can Yaman stated that he was misunderstood and wanted to use the word libido in a much different, broader, and more comprehensive sense, but the subject was drawn to different places.
Back Room Statement
In June 2020, the Turkish actor Can Yaman joined a TV program in Spain. In the program, a young female audience asked a question to the world-famous Turkish actor. She asked Can Yaman that “Can you tell us something that will prove that Can Yaman is from this world?”
So, upon this question, Can Yaman’s answer was “Let’s go to the back room.” Following this question, a lot of colleagues of the actor in Turkey acrimoniously criticized the Turkish actor Can Yaman. Well, the actor, on the other hand, in the face of this answer, said that his answer was a “completely instantaneous joke”.