Demet Akbağ – Biography, Height, Life Story, TV Series

Demet Akbağ (born 23 December 1959) is a Turkish theatre and film actress. Her maternal family is of Turkmen descent. Her paternal family is of Kurdish descent. Her father’s religion is Alevism.

NameDemet Akbağ
Date of Birth23 December 1959
Birth PlaceDenizli, Turkey
CollegeIstanbul Municipal Conservatory
Years active1983–present
Currently DatingSingle

Demet Akbağ Biography

Demet Akbağ was born on 23 December 1959 in Denizli as the third child of Benan and Oktay İybar. Her family was in Denizli at the time because of the duty of her grandfather as the head of the justice department in the city. Her father was a journalist and photographer. She has two elder siblings, Sedef and Kemal. As her parents separated when she was 13, she and her mother and grandmother moved to Istanbul in 1972.

She later enrolled in the Istanbul Girls High School, and as her parents got separated she started attending the Erenköy Girls High School and finished her education there. After finishing high school in 1982, she entered Istanbul Municipal Conservatory and completed school in four years. Her first marriage, when she was 21, lasted four years. She started her professional career first in theatre in the early 1980s and then in television from 1987 onwards. That same year, she was chosen as the TV Star of The Year by Turkey’s Association of Magazine Reporters.

Akbağ has been awarded numerous prizes, including the Golden and Sadri Alisik Best Character Actor for her role in Vizontele, the Afife Jale Best Female Actor for Sen Hiç Ateşböceği Gördün mü?, the Golden Butterfly for Tersine Dünya in 1993, the Ismail Dumbullu (the first actress to get this prize after Suna Pekuysal) in 1995, the Golden Butterfly – Best Comedy Star of The Year in 1996, 1997 and 1998, and the MGD-Comedy Artist Award in both 1996 and 1997.

She has also worked with the BKM Actors since their career starts and performed various leading roles in television including Bir Demet Tiyatro and Ölümsüz Aşk, in theatrical plays including Otogargara, Sen Hiç Ateşböceği Gördün mü?, and Bana Bir Şeyler Oluyor, as well as in movies including Where’s Firuze?, Eyyvah Eyvah, Eyyvah Eyvah 2, and Eyyvah Eyvah 3. She played in “Kış Uykusu” which won Cannes Award, with Haluk Bilginer for many times.

Movies And TV Series


1986Perihan AblaNesrin
1991Varsayalım İsmailZarife
1995Bir Demet TiyatroLütfiye Çıtır Fıdıllıoğlu, Züleyha, Feriştah
1995Bir Demet KahkahaDemet
2000Bir Demet Yerli FilmHerself
2001Şen Kahkahalar
2003Ölümsüz AşkSuna
2004Sevinçli HallerEvinç
2006Bir Demet TiyatroLütfiye Çıtır, Feriştah, Orkide, Züleyha
2007–2008Elveda RumeliHüsniye
2008-2011Sen HarikasınHarika
2011İstanbul’un Altınlarıİsmet Azmarazlı
2013Fırıldak AilesiSeslendirme
2016–2018Demet Akbağ ile Çok AramızdaSunucu
2019Çok Güzel Hareketler 2Lütfiye Çıtır / Feriştah (guest)
2020Menajerimi AraKendisi
2020–2021AkrepPerihan Emgen
2022Demet Akbağ ile Güldürme BeniSunucu


1986DavacıDursun’s wife
1987HomotiZeynep Erez
1993Tersine DünyaBitirim Leyla
2000VizonteleSıti Ana
2004Neredesin FiruzeFiruze
2003Vizontele TuubaSıti Ana
2005Organize İşlerNuran Ocak
2005The Net 2.0Dr. Kavak
2008O… ÇocuklarıMehtap Anne
2010Eyyvah EyvahFiruzan
2011Eyyvah Eyvah 2Firuzan
2011Kurtuluş Son DurakVartanuş
2012Hükümet KadınXate
2013Hükümet Kadın 2Xate
2014Eyyvah Eyvah 3Firuzan
2014Kış UykusuNecla
2015Niyazi Gül DörtnalaSultan Şahmerdan
2015Nadide HayatNadide
2018Görevimiz TatilTürkan Mutlu
20209 Kere LeylaLeyla

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Demet Akbağ Age?

Demet Akbağ is 62 years old as of 2022.

Demet Akbağ Height?

Demet Akbağ is 5’9″ tall.

Demet Akbağ Weight?

Demet Akbağ’s weight is 60 kg.

Demet Akbağ Boyfriend, Relationship & Love Affair?

According to our records, Demet Akbag is possibly single.

She first wedded İskender Akbağ in the year 1981. The couple was not happy and the duo got separated after four years in 1984. It was the time when she was 21 years old and wedded to him.

Later, she married again with Saim Arpat in the year 1986, but unfortunately, the second marriage also didn’t go well and they got divorced in the same year.

After some time, she got married to Zafer Cika in the year 1999 and they are living a happy and successful married life together. Zafer Çika died in a traffic accident that occurred in the Güzelbahçe district of İzmir in 2019 while cruising to Çeşme.

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