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Overview (3)

Born in Istanbul, Turkey
Birth NameHatice Tuba Büyüküstün
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born on July 5 in Istanbul, Tuba majored in Costume & Design at the Mimar Sinan University of the Fine Arts from where she graduated in the year of 2004. This year also brought along her first acting gig as she starred in the successful TV show, 'Cemberimde Gül Oya', portraying the character of 'Zarife'. This was her first acting experience and a strong start to a successful acting career. The following year she was awarded 'Best Actress' in the 'Republic of Serbia and Montenegro International TV Festival' for her portrayal of 'Gülizar', in the TV movie, 'Gülizar'.

In 2005, Tuba starred in the TV series; 'Ihlamurlar Altinda', in which she gave life to the character 'Filiz'. This show became enormously successful not only in Turkey, but in many Middle Eastern countries. Between 2007 and 2009, Tuba portrayed the leading character of 'Asiye' in the hit TV show, 'Asi. 'Asi' was later nominated 'Best Soap Opera' at the '51 Monte Carlo Television Festival'. She went on to act in a number of highly successful TV shows such as; 'Gonülcelen', '20 Minutes', 'Black Money Love', and currently, 'The Brave and the Beautiful'. The movies she starred in are; 'Sinav' (Omer Faruk Sorak), 'My Father and My Son' (Cagan Irmak), 'Ask Your Heart' (Yusuf Kurcenli), 'Memories of the Wind' (Ozcan Alper), 'Tight Dress' (Hiner Saleem). Movies Tuba is in that are currently in post-production are; 'More' (Onur Saylak) and 'Istanbul Red' (Ferzan Ozpetek) . Her authentic and captivating performances in all of her movies and TV shows have earned Tuba her unique place in the acting world as well as allowing her to reach out to large masses of viewers all over the world, especially in Turkey and the Middle Eastern Region.

With her performance as 'Melek', in '20 Minutes' (2013), Tuba was nominated 'Best Actress' at the '42 International Emmy Awards', which makes her the first ever 'EMMY' nominee to come out of Turkey. Tuba has also won the 'Best Actress Award' at the '14th International Giuseppe Sciacca Awards' held in Vatican City.

Tuba is also a 'UNICEF National Goodwill Ambassador' who works as an advocate for Children's Rights.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Yasemin Ozbudun Talent Management

Spouse (1)

Onur Saylak (28 July 2011 - 2017) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

Trivia (6)

Studied costume design and set decoration at the Mimar Sinan University (Istanbul, Turkey) where she also graduated. While studying she started getting involved in commercials before turning to television and films.
Her hobbies are painting, horse riding, sculpting, driving cars and skiing.
Married Onur Saylak, her co-star from Asi and Gönülcelen, in Paris. She is mother of twins Toprak and Maya.
In 2014, she began co-starring with Engin Akyurek in the series Kara Para Ask.
After studying set and costume design at Istanbul's Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, she made her television debut in a Turkish Channel D series called Sultan Makami.
In the summer of 2011, she married fellow television actor Onur Saylak. The couple welcomed twin daughters in early 2012.

Personal Quotes (15)

I have enough intelligence to realize that beauty alone is nothing at all, and has no value!
It is difficult to differentiate because every time. I create a new character for each role. I play and they are all a part of me. I appreciate and enjoy each of my roles because I love what I do. So, whenever I have a script, I study it deeply before I play a role.
When someone falls in love, there are no longer the specifications of the man of his dreams and the features set out in his mind and the ones he wanted in his partner in life. It is just love, and nothing else.
I live my private life in a normal way and usually I enjoy moments of relax by reading books, cooking and I love to spend most of time with my family, my friends and my relatives.
Adherence to the values I was raised with. But sometimes I feel I make some mistakes. We are human and we all make mistakes. We are not infallible.
In fact, I have never dreamt of becoming an actress. As a kid, I thought about a different job every week. One week I dreamt of becoming a doctor, another week engineer...but becoming an artist was anything but a dream for me. But apparently the fate decided otherwise and it just happened.
I adore designing everything that is new in this life. And, I still wish to act on stage, as well as to design the stage and its decoration.
I'm not successful in breaking relationships. I just had relationships if i really love and because of this it was always difficult for me. The break was difficult, it didn't matter which part wanted to end the relationship.
We have not get married secretly, but we have just wanted to celebrate the wedding with relatives and family.
There is no need to become a singer since there are so many talented and professional singers who have wonderful voices.
A man has already seduced me. Honestly the smile is one of the first things which attract me to a man.
There is no justification for any plastic surgeries except in the case of deformities, as for all the rest, I am totally against it. I cannot find any justification for those who resort to it. I still consider that the greatest grace is that I am at peace with my body and my soul. I repeat my advice to everyone that they also have to be at peace with their bodies and their souls.
Simplicity and spontaneity mainly, and I think that the combination of both them together is the secret of authentic beauty and elegance.
During the marriage ceremony we weren't an actor and an actress but just a man and a woman.
If I haven't been actress I would have exercised in the area of my specialization the design. But I adore performing roles in series. Honestly , I am very happy because I became an actress.

Salary (1)

Cesur Ve Güzel (2016) 120,000 TL (per episode)

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