Can Yaman (born 8 November 1989) is a Turkish actor. He received a Golden Butterfly Award for Best Actor in a Romantic Comedy in 2018 for his role in Erkenci Kuş as well as Murex d’Or in 2019. In 2020, he received an international PRODU2020 nomination, and in 2021 Nomination for Best Actor in a Romantic Comedy at Golden Butterfly Awards for his role in the series Mr. Wrong (Turkish: Bay Yanlış). Yaman starred in the TV shows Gönül İşleri, İnadına Aşk, Hangimiz Sevmedik, Dolunay. He also won the 7th GQ Men of the Year 2019 award.
|Date of Birth||8th Nov 1989|
|Birth Place||Istanbul, Turkey|
|Education||Liceo Italiano di Istanbul|
Yaman was born on 8 November 1989 in Istanbul, Turkey. His paternal grandfather is Kosovo-Albanian from Kosovo. His paternal grandmother is Albanian from North Macedonia. He is the nephew of football coach Fuat Yaman. From an early age, Yaman’s grandmothers were involved hands-on in his upbringing and care due to financial difficulties which his parents experienced. Yaman’s parents divorced when he was five years old.
The court found Can Yaman guilty due to an incident during which he insulted and threw a glass at Selen Soyder, his co-star in the 2016 series Hangimiz Sevmedik.
Yaman studied at Bilfen Kolej for first and middle school, then studied at the Liceo Italiano di Istanbul, where he finished as a top student with the highest grade since the existence of the educational establishment. Yaman is fluent in five languages: Turkish, Italian, English, German, and Spanish. In 2012, he graduated from the Law Department of Yeditepe University and began working at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he met his current law firm partners.
By the time he was 24, Yaman was working in mergers and acquisitions and writing articles for the tax section of Dunya newspaper. As he was finding success in the corporate law sector, he was also realizing that corporate life was not for him. Yaman told Hello! Magazine in 2018, “I felt like having an open view but sitting in an office and wearing a suit bothered me a lot. When they gave me an annual leave, I left without coming back. It was on TV that my colleagues saw me next.” While on summer leave from work, Yaman traveled to Bodrum where he met his eventual and current acting managers, Cuneyt Sayil and Ilker Bilgi.
Can Yaman started his career in Gönül İşleri in 2014. In 2015, he starred in İnadına Aşk and starred in Hangimiz Sevmedik in 2016. The breakthrough of his career came in 2017 with the series Dolunay.
From 2018 to 2019, he played one of the lead roles “Can Divit” in the Turkish romantic comedy series Erkenci Kuş (Daydreamer) opposite Demet Özdemir. He received several acting national awards and nominations including the international Murex d’Or award for this series.
Can Υaman play the lead role of Özgür Atasoy in the Turkish short series Bay Yanlış (Mr. Wrong). The series is produced by Gold Film, directed by Deniz Yorulmazer, with a script by Aslı Zengin and Banu Zengin Tak. It premiered on FOX in June 2020. For this series Can Yaman was nominated for Best Actor in Foreign Series at LATAM PRODU 2020 Awards
In 2020 Can Yaman signed a contract to star as a lead in the reboot of 80’s cult series Sandokan. The international series is titled Sandokan and Marianna and it is in the pre-production stages. The shooting of the series was supposed to have started in 2021 but was postponed due to a pandemic in 2022. The series is planned for 5 seasons. Scott Rosenbaum is tasked with script writing and David Petrarca was put forward as director for the series.
In 2021 Can Yaman received an award of TV Personality of the Year at 78th International Venice Film Festival.
In 2021-2022 Can Yaman play the lead male role of Francesco Demir in 12 episodes Italian series “Viola Come Il Mare” (Purple like the sea) which is based on a book called Conosci l’estate? (Do you know the summer?) written by Simona Tanzini. The series was produced by Lux Vide/Fremantle in collaboration with RTI for Canale 5. The series is directed by Italian director Francesco Vicario. Francesca Chillemi took on the female lead role of Viola Vitale. The series will air in primetime on Canale 5 in autumn 2022. In this series, Can Yaman performed all in the Italian language without a need for dubbing. The series is scheduled to have several seasons.
2022 – It has been announced that Can Yaman will take a lead role in historical series called “El Turco” (The Turk) which will be produced by leading Turkish production house Ay Yapim for Disney Plus. The series is a half-fictional, half-true story. The script will be adapted from the novel “El Turco” by Orhan Yeniaras by Kerem Deren and directed by Uluc Bayraktar. It is an international project which is about the Ottoman raider “El Turco” settling in the Italian village of Moena after the 2nd Siege of Vienna and liberating the village from the feudal lords.
2022 – Can Yaman received an Award for his charitable initiatives from the Monte-Carlo Film Festival of Comedie.
2022 – Can Yaman received an Award for Creativity for his work for his charitable organization Can Yaman For Children from Filming Italy Sardegna Festival.
Movies And TV Series
|2014||Gönül İşleri||Bedir Kocadağ||Leading role|
|2015–2016||İnadına Aşk||Yalın Aras||Leading role|
|2016–2017||Hangimiz Sevmedik||Tarık Çam||Leading role|
|2017||Dolunay||Ferit Aslan||Leading role|
|2018–2019||Erkenci Kuş||Can Divit||Leading role|
|2020||Bay Yanlış||Özgür Atasoy||Leading role|
|2021||Che Dio ci Aiuti||Gino||Guest role|
|2022||Viola Come il Mare||Francesco Demir||Leading role|
Can Yaman Images Gallery
Can Yaman Age?
Can Yaman is 32 years old as of 2022.
Can Yaman Height?
Can Yaman is 6’1″ tall.
Can Yaman Weight?
Can Yaman’s weight is 75 kg.
Can Yaman Girlfriend, Relationship & Love Affair?
According to our records, Can Yaman is possibly single.
Can Yaman has been in relationships with Bestemsu Özdemir (2017) and Diletta Leotta.
Can Yaman and Bestemsu Ozdemir lived together for a short time. According to the news of the magazine, the duo, who made their first appearance at a venue, got engaged after a while. However, they later separated.
Can Yaman‘s last known relationship is with Diletta Leotta. The two have been spotted together many times, including vacationing in Turkey. Even their families met each other. Although the allegations of Leotta‘s cheating came to the fore many times, Can Yaman did not confirm this.