Engin Akyürek Net Worth, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography

Engin Akyürek Net Worth, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography
Engin Akyürek Net Worth, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography

Engin Akyürek is a Turkish actor, screenwriter and author. Akyürek began his acting career in the year 2004. Having starred in many critically acclaimed series and movies, Akyürek is regarded as one of Turkey’s most successful and highest paid actors. Akyürek received no official schooling for acting, stage or screen.

Although Akyürek has no formal training in acting, he has starred in a number of successful series and movies. His natural talent and good looks have made him one of the most popular actors in Turkey. He is also one of the highest paid actors in the country.

Engin Akyürek Net Worth, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography

  • Real Name – Engin Akyürek
  • Profession – Actor, Screenwriter, and Author
  • Net Worth – $2 Million
  • Date of Birth – 12 October 1981
  • Place of Birth – Ankara, Turkey
  • Nationality – Turkish
  • Marital Status – Married to Neslihan Atagül (m. 2017)
  • Height – 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m)
  • Weight – 78 kg (172 lbs)
  • Eye Color – Brown
  • Hair Color – Black
  • Zodiac Sign – Libra
  • Hometown – Ankara, Turkey
  • School – Not Known
  • College – Not Known
  • Qualification – Not Known
  • Religion – Muslim
  • Siblings – Not Known

ENGIN AKYÜREK Early Life & Career

Engin Akyürek was born on 12 October 1981, in Ankara, Turkey. He is the only child of his parents and grew up in a middle-class family. His father was a government employee and his mother was a housewife.Akyürek completed his primary and secondary education from Ankara. After that, he enrolled at the prestigious ‘Middle East Technical University’ to study mechanical engineering but dropped out after one semester.After working various odd jobs, Akyürek finally decided to pursue his passion for acting and made his acting debut in 2004 with the Turkish TV series ‘Gümü? Delikanl?s?’. The show was a huge success and helped him gain popularity. He then appeared in a number of successful series like ‘Sevilen Diziler’, ‘A?k-? Memnu’, ‘Fatmagül’ün Suçu Ne?’, and ‘Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki’.

He made his big-screen debut with the 2010 film ‘Kelebek Etkisi’. The movie was a commercial success and helped him gain further popularity. He has since appeared in films like ‘Veda’, ‘Benim Dünyam’, and ‘Sen Anlat Karanl?k’.Akyürek is not only an actor but also a successful screenwriter and author. He has written the scripts for the TV series ‘Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki’, ‘Sevdam Alabora’, and ‘Güzel K?zlar Tarihi’. He has also authored two books, ‘Hayat Bilgisi’ and ‘Yalan Dolan ve Ben’.

ENGIN AKYÜREK Achievements

Engin Akyürek is one of the most popular and highest-paid actors in Turkey. He has starred in a number of successful TV series and films. He has also won several awards for his work, including the ‘Best Actor’ award at the ‘6th Magazin Dergileri Awards’.


Engin Akyürek is married to Turkish actress Neslihan Atagül. The couple got married in 2017. They have a son named Yusuf Engin born in 2019.


  • Hobbies – Watching movies, Travelling
  • Favorite Actor– Tom Hanks
  • Favorite Actress– Julia Roberts
  • Favorite Place– Istanbul (Turkey), Los Angeles (US)
  • Favorite Color– Blue, Black


 In 2016, Engin Akyürek was accused of plagiarism by Turkish writer Ay?e Kulin. Kulin claimed that Akyürek’s book ‘Hayat Bilgisi’ was copied from her own book ‘A?k ve Lahana Dolmas?’. However, the matter was later resolved when Akyürek apologized to Kulin.

Some Lesser Known Facts About ENGIN AKYÜREK

  • He doesn’t smoke or drink alcohol.
  • Akyürek is the only child of his parents.
  • He started his career as a model.
  • In 2008, he was voted as the “Sexiest Man in Turkey.”
  • He doesn’t like to talk about his personal life in public.
  • He loves to play basketball and football.
  • He is a dog person and has 2 dogs named Maya and Boncuk.

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