Engin Akyürek is a Turkish actor. As a TV actor, his most notable roles include the show Fatmagül’ün Suçu Ne?, Sancar Efeoğlu in Sefirin Kızı, and Ömer Demir in Kara Para Aşk. Akyürek started his acting career in 2004 and quickly established himself as a television star.
Engin Akyürek's Net Worth
As of 2022, Engin Akyürek's net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
Source(s) of Fame
Date of Birth
October 12, 1981
Place of Birth
Akyürek began acting in school plays at an early age, eventually moving to television after he finished his education. He received no formal training impacting but showed an interest immolate and dramas while still a child.
Akyürek attended Ankara University in Turkey and graduated with a BA in history. After he graduated from university, he signed up for a popular TV contest for acting. In the contest he was considered one of the most likely to win alongside Beren Sarat, a female actress who eventually became famous as a TV actor.
Akyürek’s father works for the federal government and his mother is a homemaker. He attended Ankara University where he graduated in 2002 with a BA in languages and history.
After he won an acting contest on Turkish TV, Akyürek appeared in a supporting role in a TV series called Yabanci Damat. The show aired from 2004-2007 and was produced by Durul Taylan and Yagmur Taylan.
While on the show, Akyürek worked with multiple Turkish actors and appeared in all 106 episodes.
In 2010 he appeared in a TV show called Fatmagül’ün Suçu Ne?, which deals with issues surrounding sexual abuse. The show attempts to address societal responses to rape victims and the challenges of preventing such abuses.
Akyürek received an offer for his first leading role on a film called Bir Bulut Olsam. His portrayal of the character Mustafa Bulut earned him critical acclaim and helped to bring attention to the movie.
He later transitioned to television and became the lead actor on a show called Kara Para Aşk. He plays a character named Omar Demir and his performance earned him a Best Actor award at the Seoul International Drama Awards in 2015.
Akyürek was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2015 for his role as Omar on the TV drama Kara Para Aşk.
Apart from his TV work, Akyürek has starred in multiple film projects. His first appearance in the big screen was a film called Kader which he plays the character Cevat.
His performance in Kader led to an award for Most Promising Actor. Another notable film role was a film called Bi Küçük Eylül Meselesi (2014).
Akyürek is married and lives with his family in Ankara, Turkey.
Akyürek is active on instagram where he engages with fans while also discussing various film and television projects. He has 664,000 followers on instagram.
Engyn Akyürek is a Turkish actor with a net worth of $2 million. He has appeared in multiple TV dramas, films, and theater productions. His most notable TV appearances include shows like Fatmagül’ün Suçu Ne?, Sefirin Kızı, and Kara Para Aşk. He is the recipient of a Best Actor award for his performance in Kara Para Aşk. Akyürek is one of the highest-paid actors in Turkey.