Oyku Karayel Biography
Oyku Karayel Biography

Who is Oyku Karayel? [Biography and Facts]

Oyku Karayel is a Turkish theater, movie, and tv series actress. She was born on 20 August 1990. She was born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey. She studied at Cemberlitas High School. While she was studying in high school, she was interested in acting. She performed in various school plays during the high school year.

Her childhood dream was to become an actress. After graduating from high school, she started to take acting lessons at the Kenter Theater to pursue her dreams. In 2007, Oyku went to Istanbul University to study at the State Conservatory Theater Department.

 Oyku’s first professional acting performance was with the Ayse character in the theater play “Guzel Seyler Bizim Tarafta”. She won the Young Talent Award from the Theater Critics Association at the 16th Sadri Alisik Cinema and Theater Awards. 

She starred as Cemre Cayak in the popular Turkish tv series “Kuzey Guney”. In this series, she shared the leading role with successful actors such as Kivanc Tatlitug, Bugra Gulsoy, and Merve Bolugur. With this role, she became well known and she fascinated the Turkish audience with her amazing performance.

Oyku Karayel has won various awards including the 53rd Antalya International Film Festival, Kristal Ekran Rewards, Academy Quality Awards, and 86th Izmir International Film Festival in the category of Best Actress. After her astonishing performance in the Kuzey Guney tv series and she drawn to the attention of producers and she has become one of the rising stars of the Turkish movie and tv series industry.

In 2020, the beautiful actress played the character of Meryem in the Netflix Turkey project “Ethos” more popularly known as “Bir Baskadir”. The series became one of the most-watched tv series on the Netflix platform. Ethos has become so popular not only in Turkey but also in the international area. 

Oyku Karayel’s last tv series project was “Kaderimin Oyunu”. In this series, she plays the character of Asiye Yilmaz. Unfortunately, this series did not last long and it made the finale on the 26th episode. 

Oyku Karayel is married to famous Turkish pop singer Can Bonomo. The couple got married in 2018 and they have a son. 

Movies and Tv Series:

  • Beni Unutma, Tv series, 2008
  • Kuzey Guney, Tv series, 2011-2013
  • Kara Para Ask, Tv series, 2014-2015
  • Bulantı, Movie, 2015
  • Toz, Movie, 2015
  • Ise Yarar Bir Sey, Movie, 2017
  • Put Seylere, Movie, 2018
  • Kalp Atisi, Tv series, 2018
  • Muhtesem Ikili, Tv series, 2018-2019
  • Bir Baskadir(Ethos), Tv series, 2020
  • Kaderimin Oyunu, Tv series, 2021-today

Social Media Accounts:

The beautiful and successful actress does not have an official Twitter account but she has an Instagram account. Currently, Oyku Karayel has around 2.7 million followers on Instagram. She usually shares pictures from her work and family life.

Instagram: @imoykukarayel

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