Turkish actor and model Burak Deniz is well-known for his roles in Turkish films and television shows. His most well-known performance was as Murat Sarslmaz in the 2016 television series “Aşk Laftan Anlamaz” (Pyaar Lafzon Mein Kahan in Urdu).
In Istanbul, Turkey, on February 17, 1991, Burak Deniz was born. As of the year 2023, he will be 32 years old. He was raised in Zmit and went to 50 Yl Cumhuriyet Primary School there. He received his diploma from Turkey’s Gazi Anatolian High School in Ankara. Later, he pursued a degree in art history at Turkey’s Anakkale Onsekiz Mart University.
|Height (approx.):||5′ 10″|
|Weight (approx.):||70 kg|
|Body Measurements (approx.):||Chest: 42 inches, Waist: 32 inches, Biceps: 16 inches|
Siblings and Parents
Teoman Deniz, his father, passed away in 2020. He is his parents’ lone kid.
He is not wed.
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While filming the TV show “Tatl Küçük Yalanclar” in 2015, he began dating Turkish beauty and actress Büşra Develi. The pair split up in 2018 after over three years of dating.
He began dating Turkish actress Didem Soydan in 2020. However, after over a year of dating, the pair split up in 2021.
After they were seen holding hands during Burak’s 31st birthday party in 2022, suspicions about his connection with Turkish dietitian and world-record-holding freediver Ahika Ercümen began to circulate.
With the release of the 2018 movie “Arada,” Burak Deniz made his acting debut as Ozan, a punk kid.
He portrayed Semih in the Netflix movie “Kal” that was released in 2022.
In the 2011 television series “Kolej Günlüü,” Burak Deniz made his acting debut as Onur, a minor character.
He portrayed Aras in the television series “Medcezir” in 2015. The popular American TV show “The O.C.” is adapted for the series. He had an appearance in the TV show Tatl Küçük Yalanclar, which is based on the American programme “Pretty Little Liars,” that same year.
He became well-known after starring as Murat Sarslmaz opposite Hande Erçel in the 2016 television series “Aşk Laftan Anlamaz.” Pyaar Lafzon Mein Kahan is the name of the series’ popular Urdu adaptation, which is watched widely in Pakistan and India.
‘Sultan’ (2012), ‘Kaçak’ (2013), and ‘Bizim Hikaye’ (2017) are a few of Burak Deniz’s other well-known TV shows.
Burak Deniz costarred with Dilan içek Deniz in the Turkish web series “Yarm Kalan Aşklar” in 2020.
He portrayed Asaf in the 2022 version of the Italian online series “The Ignorant Angels” on Disney+. He had an appearance in the 2023 Netflix release of the Turkish online series “ahmaran.”
Controversy Nilperi Şahinkaya Dispute
At the Sheraton Hotel in Adana, Turkey, in September 2022, Burak Deniz got into a fight with Turkish actress Nilperi Ahinkkaya and her boyfriend Emre Yusufi. According to some sources, Nilperi ahinkaya visited the city to attend the Golden Boll Film Festival, while Burak Deniz was in the city for the filming of the TV show “ahmeran.”
Burak Deniz allegedly went to Nilperi Ahinkaya’s table and began swearing and yelling at them since he was extremely intoxicated and noticed that she was there with her partner and friends. Later, the actress declared that she will sue Burak Deniz for his inappropriate attitude.
The actor later issued an apology for his behaviour, publishing the following statement to his social media accounts:
“I’d like to share with you my statement on the matter, which has been making headlines since last Friday and has given rise to several accusations.
I want to express my sincere regret for the incident I had with Nilperi Ahinkkaya, her partner Emre Yusufi, and her friend Deniz Aknc in the hotel where we were staying before the festival, which caused me to hurt my friends in a way I did not intend. I tried to contact them directly, both through my manager and myself, to apologise promptly and in person the next morning after a fairly difficult night, but I was unable.
In addition to my behaviour not setting an example for society, I would like to apologise to Nilperi Ahinkaya and her friends as well as to everyone else who witnessed the incident that evening. I would also like to reiterate how sorry I am for bringing up such a sensitive topic in public.”
After this incident, a Turkish journalist by the name of Bersin claimed that Burak needed to receive alcoholism treatment because he had previously misbehaved when intoxicated multiple times. He stated in an interview that Burak Deniz once struck a postman on his bike while driving inebriated. He stated:
“Alcoholism should be treated in Burak Deniz. The occurrence involving alcohol is not new. He had previously hit the postman with his bike while driving a car while intoxicated.”
- He was nominated in 2017 for the Turkey Youth Awards’ ‘Best TV Actor’ prize for his portrayal in the TV show ‘Aşk Laftan Anlamaz’ (2016).
- For his work in the TV show “Aşk Laftan Anlamaz,” he was nominated for the Pantene Golden Butterfly Awards’ 2017 “Best Romantic Comedy Actor” honour.
- For his work in the TV show “Bizim Hikaye” (2017), he was nominated in 2018 for the Pantene Golden Butterfly Awards’ “Best TV Couple” and “Best Performance by an Actor” prizes.
- At the “6th GQ Men of the Year Awards” in 2018, he took up the “Rising Player of the Year” honour.
- For his work in the TV show “Maraşl” (2021), he received a nomination at the PRODU Awards in 2022 for “Best Actor in Foreign Series.”
- During a high school acting workshop, Burak Deniz was seen by a Turkish director named Gökçe Doruk Erte, which led to the start of his acting career.
- He admitted in an interview that he enjoys playing evil characters.
- Due to Burak’s absence from his father’s funeral in zmit in 2020, there were rumours that he and his father were at odds. The actor then emphasised in an interview that there was more of a timing issue than a problem with his father. He stated:
“Only a scheduling conflict prevented me from making it to the funeral. I did not have an issue with my father, as stated.”
- Deniz was invited to the Valentino fashion presentation during Paris Fashion Week in March 2023 as a special guest.
- He travelled to India for the first time on May 4, 2023, to attend the 23rd FICCI Frames in Mumbai, where he met the Bollywood actors Anil Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur. He praised Aamir Khan in an interview given during the event, saying,
“Who doesn’t love Aamir Khan, in my opinion? He is an actor, but he also engages in a variety of other pursuits. He is the best actor in the world and very stunning! He is well respected by me.”
- He also paid a visit to the ISKCON temple in Mumbai while he was in India, posting pictures online. In an interview, while admiring Indian culture, he expressed his fascination with it and want to learn more about it. He stated:
“Considering that I am familiar with and adore every aspect of your culture, I wish I had visited India sooner. I am very familiar with it and eager to learn more.”
- He admitted in an interview that he enjoys watching English web series. Additionally, he listed some of his fave web programmes, including Sherlock, Mozart in the Jungle, and Game of Thrones.
- Numerous publications, including amdan, Esquire Turkey, Hello!, Based Istanbul, Episode Yerli, Cosmopolitan, and GQ, have featured Burak Deniz on their covers.
- He represents the Head & Shoulders Shampoo brand in Turkey. He frequently promotes the shampoo on social media.
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