Celebrities in Turkey

Yunus Nadi Abalioglu journalist
Sait Faik Abasiyanik writer
Daron Acemoglu economist
Peker Acikalin actor
Hadise Acikgoz singer
Adnan Adivar politician, writer, historian, professor
Halide Edip Adivar novelist, political leader
Cem Adrian singer, songwriter, producer, director
Gullu Agop theater director
Zeynep Ahunbay scholar of antiquities
Omer Lutfi Akad film director
Lutfi Akadli judge, former president Constitutional Court of Turkey
Haluk Akakce artist
Besim Omer Akalin scientist
Demet Akalin singer
Tarik Akan actor, producer
Funda Akar musician
Nasuh Akar Olympic medalist, wrestler
Zeki Akar judge
Baris Akarsu musician
Ezel Akay actor, producer, screen playwright
Demet Akbag actress
Humeyra Akbay actress, singer, composer, lyricist
Taner Akcam historian, sociologist
Burak Akcapar diplomat, scholar
Halit Akcatepe actor
Sitki Akcatepe actor
Ali Akemir professor
Azra Akin actress, former Miss World
Filiz Akin actress
Sunay Akin poet, writer, television host, journalist
Deniz Akkaya actress
Metin Akpinar actor
Necil Kazim Akses composer
Mehmet Aksoy sculptor
Muammer Aksoy politician, columnist, intellectual, academic
Sezen Aksu singer, songwriter
Irsadi Aksun professor
Derya Aktop boxer
Derya Alabora actress
Memet Ali Alabora actor
Mazhar Alanson musician
Zeki Alasya actor, director
Aysegul Aldinc singer, actress
Ceyda Ales actress
Ayla Algan actress, singer
Sadri Alisik actor
Ahmet Alkan economist
Cetin Altan writer, journalist, politician
Halil Altindere artist
Mustafa Altioklar director, producer, screenwriter
Emre Altug singer, songwriter, actor
Albert Jean Amateau rabbi, social activist, lawyer
Ihsan Oktay Anar writer, illustrator, academic, translator
Melih Cevdet Anday poet, writer
Esref Apak Olympic medalist, hammer thrower
Mujde Ar actress
Zafer Aracagok composer
Emre Araci music historian, conductor, composer
Oguz Aral cartoonist
Avni Arbas artist
Engin Ardic writer, journalist
Bulent Arel composer
Burak Arikan artist
Meltem Arikan novelist, playwright
Cuneyt Arkin actor, director, producer
Ayse Arman journalist, columnist
Aytac Arman actor
Sadri Maksudi Arsal statesman, scholar, translator
Osman Arslan judge, president court of Cassation Turkey
Goksel Arsoy actor
Sedat Artuc Olympic medalist, weightlifter
Omer Asan photographer, writer
Ezgi Asarogul actress
Duygu Asena journalist, author
Hatice Aslan actress
Mehmet Aslantug actor
Tomur Atagok painter, professor
Hande Ataizi actress
Ruzen Atakan painter
Abdullah Atalar scientist, academic
Bulent Atalay author, scientist, artist
Kutlug Ataman filmmaker, artist
Vildan Atasever actress
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk army officer, revolutionary statesman, former president, founder of the Republic of Turkey
Oguz Atay novelist, engineer
Celal Atik Olympic medalist, wrestler
Ismet Atli Olympic medalist, wrestler
Sedef Avci actress
Nazmi Avluca Olympic medalist, wrestler
Hulya Avsar actress, talk show host, singer
Mehmet Aydin philosopher
Kazim Ayvaz Olympic medalist, wrestler
Ali Babacan politician
Selda Bagcan singer, guitarist
Aykut Barka scientist
Serpil Barlas musician
Tunic Basaran screenwriter, director, producer, actor
Pelin Batu actress
Enis Batur poet, essayist, novelist, author
Celal Bayar politician, statesman, former president
Deniz Baykal politician
Bedri Baykam artist
Turhan Baytop botanist
Beduk musician
Hulusi Behcet scientist
Doga Bekleriz model, actress
Ilhan Berk poet
Turgut Berkes musician, painter, writer
Semiha Berksoy opera singer
Erdal Besikcioglu actor
Bulent Bezduz tenor
Haluk Bilginer actor
Ali F. Bilir poet, author, critic
Melis Birkan actress
Taner Birsel actor
Osman Birsen finance civil servant
Merve Bolugur actress
Ekrem Bora actor
Behice Boran politician, author, sociologist
Haldun Boysan actor
Murat Boz singer, songwriter
Gulsen Bubikoglu actress
Orkut Buyukkokten software engineer
Faruk Nafiz Camlibel poet, author, politician
Sibel Can singer
Edip Cansever poet
Nurcan Carkci boxer
Peride Celal author
Katip Celebi scholar, historian, geographer
Ismail Cemlpekci politician, journalist, statesman
Emre Cetin photographer
Hikmet Cetin politician
Sinan Cetin actor, film director, producer
Yavuz Cetin musician
Ozgur Cevik singer, actor
Nuri Bilge Ceylan photographer, film director
Ali Ekber Cicek musician
Tansu Ciller former prime minister, economist
Kenan Coban actor
Nevin Cokay painter
Adnan Coker artist
Emin Colasan columnist, writer
Nusret Colpan painter, architect, miniaturist
Ozlem Conker actress
Samru Cortoglu judge, chief justice Turkish council of state
Gurkan Coskun painter
Meltem Cumbul actress
Mustafa Dagistanli Olympic medalist, wrestler
Fazil Husnu Daglarca poet
Murat Dalkilic singer
Yasemin Dalkilic free diver
Vedat Ali Dalokay architect
Aylin Dasdelen weightlifter
Ahmet Davutoglu politician
Gulsen Degener billiards player
Zeynep Degirmencioglu actress
Ekin Deligoz politician
Evrim Demirel composer
Suleyman Demirel former prime minister, former president
Demir Demirkan musician
Zeki Demirkubuz film director
Rauf Denktas politician
Cansu Dere actress
Yetkin Dikinciler actress
Ayla Dikmen singer
Savas Dincel actor
Abidin Dino painter
Ahmet Muhip Diranas poet
Huseyin Dirioz ambassador
Ahmed Dogan human rights activist
Burhan Dogancay artist
Sinem Dogu hockey player
Kenan Dogulu musician
Haldun Dormen theater and film director
Belgin Doruk actress
Nurduran Duman poet
Nukhet Duru singer
Arzu Ece singer
Bulent Ecevit former prime minister
Baki Suha Ediboglu poet
Ahmed Resmi Efendi statesman
Hoca Sadeddin Efendi historian
Sibel Egeman singer
Ertem Egilmez film director
Melih Ekener actor
Cansel Elcin actor
Naz Elmas actress
Emrah (Emrah Ipek) singer
Yunus Emre poet
Esin Engin musician
Ahmet Enunlu bodybuilder
Ismail Enver (Envar Pasha) military officer
Osman Nuri Eralp microbiologist
Necmettin Erbakan engineer, politician, former prime minister
Mehmet Ali Erbil comedian, actor, talk show host
Sevinc Erbulak actress
Candan Ercetin singer
Reha Erdem film director
Nehir Erdogan actress
Recep Tayyip Erdogan politician
Selim Erdogan poet
Yilmaz Erdogan filmmaker
Nese Erdok painter
John Eren politician
Sertab Erener singer
Gulben Ergen singer
Halit Ergenc actor
Haydar Ergulen poet
Genco Erkal actor
Oner Erkan actor
Yasar Erkan Olympic medalist, wrestler
Ece Erken actress
Ulvi Cemal Erkin composer
Fatih Erkoc musician
Hasibe Erkoc boxer
Metin Erksan film director
Didem Erol actress
Seyhan Erozcelik poet
Neset Ertas singer
Mehmet Erte poet
Munir Ertegun diplomat
Muhsin Ertugrul actor
Ibrahim Hakki Erzurumi philosopher
Aydin Esen jazz musician
Itir Esen actress
Esmeray singer
Yonca Evcimik singer, actress
Erol Evgin singer
Kenan Evren former president
Bedri Rahmi Eyuboglu painter
Molla Semseddin Fenari Islamic theologian
Sebnem Ferah singer
Idil Firat actress
Tardu Flordun actor
Erol Gelenbe scientist
Hazan Gemici Olympic medalist, wrestler
Orhan Gencebay musician
Leyla Gencer opera singer
Erkan Genis artist
Fatma Girik actress
Coskun Gogen actor
Bahadir Gokay painter
Sahan Gokbakar comedian
Goksel singer
Gul Golge actress
Aysen Gruda actress
Abdullah Gul president
Muammer Guler politician
Hatice Guleryuz artist
Gulsen singer
Ragip Gumuspala politician
Damla Gunay archer
Izzet Gunay actor
Ebgin Gunaydin actor
Erol Gunaydin actor
Ebru Gundes singer
Burcu Gunes singer
Salih Guney actor
Yilmaz Guney film director
Asli Gungor singer
Mehmet Gunsur actor
Resat Nuri Guntekin novelist
Nazmi Ziya Guran painter
Seden Gurel singer
Mehmet Gureli writer
Senay Gurler actress
Adburrahman Nafiz Gurman former general
Muslum Gurses singer
Feza Gursey mathematician
Ismail Hacioglu actor
Fikret Hakan actor
Tunc Hamarat chess player
Osman Hamdi statesman
Hayati Hamzaoglu actor
Hepsi music group
Nazim Hikmet poet
Oktay Rifat Horozcu writer
Humeyra actress
Ediz Hun actor
Cemal Hunal actor
Masatoshi Gunduz Ikeda mathematician
Hulya Vurnal Ikizgul artist
Rifat Ilgaz poet
Attila Ilhan poet
Colpan Ilhan actress
Marsel Ilhan tennis player
Mufid Ilhan politician
Baki Ilkin diplomat
Tunch Ilkin football player, sports broadcaster
Ersan Ilyasova basketball player
Kenan Imirzalioglu actor
Cetin Inanc film director
Kadir Inanir actor
Turker Inanoglu screenwriter, film director, producer
Sabit Ince poet
Erdal Inonu politician
Ismet Inonu former prime minister, former president
Cagan Irmak film director
Mehmet Ali Irtemcelik former ambassador
Hasim Iscan politician
Nejet Isler actor
Izel singer
Remzi Aydin Jonturk director, producer, screenwriter
Kadri of Pergamon linguist
Sabri Kalic film director
Ercument Kalmik artist
Orhan Veli Kanik poet
Hamit Kaplan Olympic medalist, weightlifter
Yildiz Kaplan actress
Semih Kaplanoglu playwright
Cem Karaca musician
Tamer Karadagli actor
Ismail Hakki Karadayi former commander Turkish Armed Forces
Tugba Karademir figure skater
Pelin Karahan actress
Nil Karaibrahimgil singer
Sezai Karakoc poet
Mimar Kasemi architect
Omer Kavur director
Binnur Kaya actress
Hazal Kaya actress
Sumeyra Kaya boxer
Aysun Kayaci actress
Kayahan singer
Levent Kazak screenwriter
Omer Ali Kazma artist
Necdet Kent former diplomat
Yildiz Kenter actress
Gokhan Keser actor
Hakki Keskin politician
Kemal Kilicdaroglu politician
Guven Kirac actor
Gokhan Kirdar musician
Ahmet Kirecci Olympic medalist, wrestler
Mahsun Kirmizigul singer
Alp Kirsan actor
Tevfik Kis Olympic medalist, wrestler
Huseyin Kivrikoglu former commander Turkish Armed Forces
Fikret Kizilok musician
Hulya Kocyigit actress
Basak Koklykaya actress
Fusun Koksal composer
Pinar Koksal composer
Zeynep Koltuk actress
Erkin Koray musician
Fahri Koruturk former president
Isik Kosaner former military general
Yasemin Kozanoglu actress
Cagla Kubat actress
Cengiz Kucukayvaz actor
Cahit Kulebi poet
Zeki Kuneralp former diplomat
Arda Kural actor
Tuncel Kurtiz actor
Fikret Kuskan actor
Burak Kut singer
Halil Kut former governor, military commander
Onat Kutlar writer
Perran Kutman actress
Begum Kutuk actress
Abdulcelil Levni painter
Zulfu Livaneli musician
Baris Manco singer
Janet Akyuz Mattei astronomer
Ferit Melen former prime minister
Adnan Menderes former prime minister
Ilham Mimaroglu musician
Ahmed Dede Muneccimbasi astronomer
Zeki Muren singer
Mustafa Naima historian
Leyla Neyzi anthropologist
Nez (Nezihe Kalkan) dancer, singer
Mert Ocal model, actor
Abdullah Ocalan politician
Songul Oden actress
Sukru Ali Ogel former director intelligence agency
Yaman Okay actor
Tankut Oktem sculptor
Zeki Okten film director
Zuhal Olcay actress
Salih Omurtak former military general
Arzum Onanactress
Bulent Oran screenwriter
Aykut Oray actor
Mehmet Kazim Orbay former general, former senator
Serdar Ortac singer
Bulent Ortacgil singer
Mehmet Oz cardiac surgeon, television host (born in U.S.A.)
Halil Turgut Ozal former prime minister, former president
Setenay Ozbek artist, writer
Ozge Ozberk actress
Gazanfer Ozcan actor
Gamze Ozcelik actress
Yaprak Ozdemiroglu actress
Ismet Ozel poet
Ali Ozgenturk film director
Serkan Ozkaya artist
Hilmi Ozkok former chief of staff
Munir Ozkul actor
Ferzan Ozpetek film director
Yigit Ozsener actor
Ismail Ogan Olympic medalist, wrestler
Mehmet Oktav Olympic medalist, wrestler
Mehmet Okur basketball player
Sibel Ozkan Olympic medalist, weightlifter
Sebnem Paker singer
Ahmet Cevdet Pasha statesman
Djemal Pasha politician
Seker Ahmed Pasha painter
Sokollu Mehmed Pasha statesman
Talaat Pasha politician
Ibrahim Pecevi historian
Ajda Pekkan singer
Halit Refig film director
Hoca Ali Riza painter
Rafet El Roman singer, songwriter
Aliye Rona actress
Beren Saat actress
Ibrahim Safi painter
Arif Sag singer
Taner Sagir Olympic medalist, weightlifter
Emre Sahin director
Sevval Sam singer, actress
Aziz Sancar scientist
Mustafa Sandal singer
Sanizade historian
Serenay Sarikaya actress
Asik Veysel Satiroglu minstrel, poet
Fikret Mualla Saygi painter
Aydin Sayili historian
Emel Sayin singer
Seda Sayan singer
Fikret Mualla Saygi painter
Tolgahan Sayisman actor
Leyla Saz composer
Osman Fahir Seden film director
Deniz Seki singer
Mustafa Selaniki scholar
Munir Nurettin Selcuk tenor
Timur Selcuk singer
Sener Sen actor
Muzeyyen Senar classical music performer
Abdullatif Sener politician
Aydan Sener actress
Celal Sengor geologist
Hulya Senyurt Olympic medalist, judoka
Sureyya Serdengeti economist
Ozturk Serengil actor
Seren Serengil actress
Asik Mahzuni Serif musician
Mumtaz Sevinc actor
Tim Seyfi actor
Ahmet Necdet Sezer former president
Safak Sezer actor
Serif Sezer actress
Zeki Sezer politician
Mimar Sinan architect
Oktay Sinanoglu chemist
Osman Sinav film director, producer, screenwriter
Osman Sirin judge
Bahattin Sofuoglu motorcycle racer
Kenan Sofuoglu motorcycle racer
Sinan Sofuoglu motorcycle racer
Kamil Sonad sculptor
Cahide Sonku actress
Sebnem Sonmez actress
Turkan Soray actress
Ferdi Sabit Soyer former prime minister
Sevil Soyer artist
Dolunay Soysert actress
Ruhi Su opera singer
Cevdat Sunay former president
Cemal Sureya poet
Naim Talu former prime minister
Asli Tandogan actress
Emre Taner former chief government intelligence
Seyyal Taner singer
Bahri Tanrikulu Olympic medalist, taekwondo
Turgay Tanulku actor
Cahit Sitki Taranci poet
Tarkan singer
Kivanc Tatlitug actor
Ferdi Tayfur singer
Ahmet Mumtaz Taylan actor
Nurcan Taylan Olympic medalist, weightlifter
Vedat Tek architect
Kerim Tekin singer
Neyzen Tevfik poet
Kartal Tibet actor
Yildiz Tilbe singer
Zeki Velidi Togan historian
Kerem Topuz director
Hamide Bikcin Tosun Olympic medalist, taekwondo
Tulay Tugcu politician
Sali Turan painter
Yavuz Turgul director
Dogan Turkmen ambassador
Hedo Turkoglu basketball player
Serhat Tutumler actor
Sinan Tuzcu actor
Sibel Tuzun singer
Berrak Tuzunatac actress
Selahattin Ulkumen diplomat
Memduh Un director
Tuba Unsal actress
Oktay Urkal boxer
Binnaz Uslu track runner
Ilhan Usmanbas composer
Yasemin Ustalar female boxer
Faut Uzkinay director
Ahmet Uzumcu diplomat
Levent Uzumcu actor
Musa Uzunlar actor
Selma Yagci boxer
Okan Yalabik actor
Abdurrahman Yalcinkaya judge
Ahmet Yalcinkaya poet
Semsi Yarali boxer
Gazi Yasargil medical scientist
Serhan Yavas actor
Gonul Yazar actress
Ercan Yazgan comedian
Muhammed Hamdi Yazir theologian
Hamza Yerlikaya Olympic medalist, wrestler
Tamer Yigit actor
Cemal Yildirim philosopher
Murat Yildirim actor
Cem Yilmaz comedian
Durmas Yilmaz economist
Mesut Yilmaz former prime minister
Atif Yilmaz film director, producer, screenwriter
Namik Yolga diplomat
Dervis Zaim filmmaker
Zara singer
Cahit Zarifoglu poet, writer
Princess Fahrelnissa Zeid artist
Zeynep musician
Fatin Rustu Zorlu diplomat