Engin Akyürek is a Turkish actor born on October 12, 1981. He grew up in Ankara, Turkey, and later moved to Istanbul to attend university. Akyürek graduated from the Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences at Anadolu University.
Akyürek began his career as a model and later transitioned into acting. He made his acting debut in 2004 in the TV series "Bir Bulut Olsam" and later gained widespread recognition for his role as "Kerim Ilgaz" in the TV series "Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne?".
In addition to his successful TV career, Akyürek has also starred in several films including "Bir Baba Hindu", "Sadece Sen", and "Organize İşler 2: Sazan Sarmalı".
Akyürek has received numerous awards for his performances including the Golden Butterfly Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for "Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne?" and the Sadri Alışık Theatre and Cinema Awards for Best Actor for his role in "Kara Para Aşk".
Aside from acting, Akyürek is also known for his charitable work. He has supported several organizations including the Foundation for Children with Leukemia and the Turkish Education Volunteers Foundation.
Engin Akyürek's talent, hard work, and dedication have made him one of the most successful actors in Turkey.