Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ is a Turkish actor, model and a formal basketball player who is considered as one of the highest paid actors in Turkey. Tatlıtuğ was born on October 27, 1983 in Adana, Turkey to parents Erdem and Nurten Tatlıtuğ. He started his career in modeling in 2002 and started acting by acting in the Turkish TV series Gumus as Mehmet Şadoğlu. This got him the exposure and he was invited to many shows and festivals throughout the Middle East. He is a critically acclaimed actor gathering praise from the likes of James Cameron. He has appeared in TV series such as Menekşe ile Halil, Aşk-ı Memnu, Cesur ve Güzel etc. He is considered as the Turkish Brad Pitt.

Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ

Before Fame:
Tatlıtuğ used to play basketball as a professional basketball player in Istanbul until he had to stop playing after a dislocation of his leg.

Family/ Relationships

Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ Parents/Ethnicity/Religion

His parents are Erdem and Nurten Tatlıtuğ. He also has a sister named Melisa Tatlıtuğ and a brother, Cem Tatlitug.

Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ Affair/Girlfriend/Married

Tatlıtuğ was in a relationship with a French woman named Florence Eugene but they ended their relationship and Tatlıtuğ got with Basak Dizer. He had also dated dil Firat, Meltem Cumbul, Azra Akin before. Tatlıtuğ and Dizer started their relationship in 2013 and got married in Ferbruary 2016. The couple is very happy together and when asked about plans for children, Tatlıtuğ said it would happen, God willing. For more information, contact him on twitter and Instagram.

Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ
  • Nicknames: Turkish Brad Pitt
  • Birthday: October 27, 1983
  • Age: 34
  • Birthplace: Adana, Turkey
  • Current Residence: Turkey
  • Education: Istanbul Kultur University
  • Profession: Actor, Model
  • Nationality: Turkish
  • Ethnicity/Race: Caucasian, Middle Eastern
  • Religion: Islam           
  • Zodiac: Scorpio          
  • Spouse/Wife: Basak Dizer
  • Children: None
  • Net Worth: USD 1 million


  • Height: 6′ 1½” (1.87 m)
  • Weight: 73 kg
  • Feet Size: 11 US
  • Dress Size: N/A
  • Shoe Size: 11 US
  • Chest Size: N/A
  • Biceps: N/A
  • Body Type: Athletic
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • His father is Albanian from the city of Pristina.
  • He became the youngest Goodwill Ambassador to UNICEF in 2011.
  • He is known as Turkish Brad Pitt.
  • His name translates to Pride in English.
  • He moved to Istanbul for treatment of his father.

Memorable Quotes:

This is not an order you give. There is no such thing as going by blond, brunette, red-haired or blue-eyed. You are automatically drawn to someone whose spirit and soul attracts you.