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Demet Özdemir is undoubtedly a beauty that catches the eye at first glance. Over the last decade, the former Turkish dancer-turned-actress has made quite a tremendous shift from an aspiring entertainer into one of the most sought-after TV stars in her country.

Boasting millions of social media followers and an impressive portfolio, her popularity surge created heightened exposure of her personal life to the public eye. Particularly, her high-profile divorce from a prominent Turkish singer injected a sense of mystery and curiosity among her fans.

Demet Özdemir’s biography

Demet Özdemir is a famous Turkish actress and former dancer. She was born on February 26, 1992, and hails from Izmit. She has two older siblings. Her parents got divorced and when she was seven years old, she moved to Istanbul, Turkey, with her mother and siblings. She experienced the 1999 Izmit earthquake.

Her appearances in TV series, including “Erkenci Kuş”, “Love Tactics” and “Adm Farah”, have earned her recognition. She is recognised for both her entertaining dance videos and her outstanding performances.

Even though Özdemir is known for acting, she revealed in a 2020 interview that acting wasn’t her “first love.” Instead, she has been passionate about dancing since she was fifteen. She received training in dancing, but she does not think that dancing will be her only job in the future.

Although the talented actress is originally from Turkey, her ancestral roots also trace back to Bulgaria. She stands at an impressive 5 feet 7 inches tall and falls under the Pisces Zodiac sign, according to her date of birth. Her grandma relocated from Bulgaria to Turkey as she was part of a group of Turkish people who lived there. Later, her grandma and brother went on to live in Germany.

Özdemir lost her grandma in October 2022.

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Demet Özdemir’s career

Demet Özdemir in a white dress

At first, Özdemir started as a backup dancer and was part of a dance group, Efes Kızları. She even appeared in a music video for Mustafa Sandal.

Her first acting role was in a fantasy series called Sana Bir Sır Vereceğim, where she played the character “Aylin”. This made her popular among young viewers, even though the show wasn’t widely known among adults.

She then appeared as “Ayla” in the historical television series, Kurt Seyit ve Ura. During her early career, she also appeared as a character in the film Tut Sözünü playing a character named after her real birth name, Demet. Also, She acted alongside Yusuf Çim in the TV series Çilek Kokusu (2015).

In 2016, Özdemir secured her first major role in a romantic comedy series, No 309, which received immense praise from viewers in Turkey and other countries like Spain, Romania and Hungary. Additionally, she starred in the dance-comedy, Sen Kiminle Dans Ediyorsun.

Together with Can Yaman, Özdemir starred in the Turkish romantic comedy series Erkenci Kuş (Daydreamer) and starred as “Sanem” between 2018 and 2019.

She won the “Best Actress” prize at the 2019 Murex d’Or competition in Lebanon.

Aside from being on screen, the actress has attracted the attention of brands through her work. In 2019, Özdemir became a brand ambassador for Pantene Turkey.

Again, Özdemir found herself a spot as the main character in the Doduun Ev Kaderindir (My Home, My Destiny) series, which ran from 2019 to 2021 and was based on a book. Additionally, she had significant roles in the Netflix films Aşk Taktikleri” and “Aşk Taktikleri 2.

She received the title of “Best Actress in a Romantic-Comedy TV Series” at the Pantene Golden Butterfly Awards for her role in Daydreamer (2018).

Outside of film, the actress has been involved in activism and charity work. She has shown care and concern for the children impacted by the Syrian refugee crisis, as evidenced by her social media posts.

Demet Özdemir’s movies

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Özdemir has appeared in several films and sitcoms, According to information from her official IMDb profile, here are some of the projects that the actress has been featured in:

  1. Sana Bir Sır Vereceğim (2013) – In this series, Özdemir played the role of “Aylin Gündoğdu”. The show follows the life of Aylin, who possesses unique electric powers, and her journey to unravel the mysteries surrounding her abilities.
  2. Kurt Seyit ve Şura (2014) – In this series, Özdemir portrayed the character “Alina (Alya) Baronez”. The series is based on a true story and revolves around the love story between a Turkish officer and a Russian aristocrat during the early 20th century.
  3. Çilek Kokusu (2015) – Özdemir took on the main role of “Aslı Koçer” in this series. The story revolves around Aslı’s life as a young woman working in a bakery while navigating love and relationships.
  4. Tut Sözünü (2015) – In this movie, Özdemir played the main role of “Demet”.
  5. No:309 (2016–2017) – In this romantic comedy series, Özdemir starred as “Lale Yenilmez”. The story revolves around Lale and Onur, who initially pretend to be engaged for various reasons but end up falling in love.
  6. Sen Kiminle Dans Ediyorsun (2017) – In this movie, Özdemir took on the role of “Aysel”.
  7. Erkenci Kuş (2018–2019) – This romantic comedy series featured Özdemir as “Sanem Aydın”, the main character. The story follows Sanem’s journey as she unexpectedly becomes entangled in a love story while pursuing her dreams.

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Demet Özdemir’s net worth

Demet Özdemir in a boat on the sea

According to reports, Özdemir is said to have a net worth of $1 million-$5 million. She earns a living from her work as an actress, as well as from partnerships and ambassadorial deals. 

Demet Özdemir’s family

Özdemir grew up in Turkey and was born into a family of five. She has two older siblings: Volkan and Derya Özdemir. Özdemir’s parents separated when she was seven years old and this forced the actress to move to Istanbul with her mother, who raised her and her siblings as a single parent.

Özdemir had previously been rumoured to have romantic links with actor Can Yaman. However, the stunning actress disclosed the nature of her connection with her fellow artist and co-star, adding that they are just friends and that their friendship is wonderful. She added that their journey together was wonderful throughout the series Erkenci Kus (The Early Bird), wishing him a rich and ambitious career.

On August 28, 2022, Özdemir got married to musician and actor Oğuzhan Koç However, their union was shortlived as the couple publicly declared their intention to divorce in April 2023. The process was finalised on May 8, 2023, ten months after they said their vows.

Demet Özdemir wedding

Demet Özdemir’s age

Özdemir was born on February 26, 1992. She is 31 years old as of 2023.

Demet Özdemir now

Demet Özdemir is now officially divorced from her ex-husband and is currently single. She is a regular on Instagram, boasting a total of 16.1 million followers on her verified account.

Photos source: Instagram/Demetozdemir/

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