Gülse Birsel

Gülse Birsel (born 11 March 1971) is a Turkish actress, screenwriter, and columnist. She is known for hit sitcom series, Avrupa Yakası, Yalan Dünya.

NameGülse Birsel
Date of Birth11 March 1971
Birth Placeİstanbul, Turkey
EducationMaster’s degree in cinema
CollegeColumbia University
Years active1992-present
Currently DatingMarried (Murat Birsel)

Gülse Birsel was born on 11 March 1971 in Istanbul as the third child of Gültekin and Semiha Şener. Her father was a lawyer, while her mother was a housewife. Her name was chosen from the first syllables of the names of her mother and father. Her elder brother Bozkurt is five years her senior, while her elder sister Dilek is three years older than her. Her older brother is an ophthalmologist and a former national volleyball player.

She finished her secondary education at Beyoğlu Anadolu High School. She thought of acting as a profession until the end of high school. However, with the wish of her family, she first studied at Boğaziçi University, Department of Economics. Between 1994 and 1996, she completed her MFA at Columbia University.

During her second year attending university, Gülse Birsel started working for Aktüel magazine. Upon returning to Turkey in 1996, she started working at ATV, writing the foreign news bulletins for three months. A year later she was appointed editor-in-chief of Esquire Turkey magazine. From December 1997 to 2003, she was editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar Turkey. From 2001-2002 she worked as a columnist for Sabah newspaper.

During this period, she also worked as a general coordinator in FHM, Gezi, Harper’s Bazaar, and House Beautiful. In March 2002, she made her television debut on ATV’s g.a.g… In March 2003, she published the scenario for g.a.g. together with the articles she had previously written in a book titled Gayet Ciddiyim. Until March 2004, she served as the presenter and writer of g.a.g…

In March 2003, with Levent Özdilek, she played a leading role in ATV’s series Eyvah! Eski Kocam, but the show was canceled after the first episode. In February 2004, she started working as both an actress and a scenarist for ATV’s series Avrupa Yakası. She shared the leading role with Gazanfer Özcan, Hümeyra and Ata Demirer. In May 2004, her second book Hâlâ Ciddiyim was published. She made her cinematic debut in 2005, with the movie Hırsız Var!. Her third book, Yolculuk Nereye Hemşerim? was released in August 2005. In April 2008, she carried the 2008 Summer Olympics torch in Istanbul. In 2009, she appeared in her first cinematic role in the movie 7 Kocalı Hürmüz.

Avrupa Yakası ended in June 2009. Birsel’s fourth book Velev ki Ciddiyim! was released in December 2009, followed by her fifth book Yazlık in June 2011. In January 2012, she began working as an actress and scenarist on Kanal D’s series Yalan Dünya, which lasted for four seasons. She shared the leading role with Altan Erkekli, Füsun Demirel and Olgun Şimşek. In Mart 2013, she started working as a columnist for Hürriyet. In 2015, she became one of the judges on TV8’s contest Komedi Türkiye. Her sixth book, Memleketi Ben Kurtaracağım! was released in November 2015.

Her first feature film, Aile Arasında, in which she served as both a scenarist and actress was released in December 2017. In February 2018, she started working as a scenarist and lead actress on Star TV’s comedy series Jet Sosyete. In October 2019, Birsel announced her resignation from her post as a columnist for the Hürriyet newspaper.

Movies And TV Series


2003Eyvah! Eski KocamNilüferLeading
2004–09Avrupa YakasıAslı SütçüoğluLeading role
2009Ah KalbimSupporting role
2012–14Yalan DünyaDeniz AlsancakLeading role
2015Komedi TürkiyeHerselfJudge
2018–20Jet SosyeteGizem ÖzpamukLeading role


2004Hırsız Var!Binnur Ersöz
20097 Kocalı HürmüzSafinaz
2017Aile ArasındaMihriban

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Gülse Birsel Age?

Gülse Birsel is 51 years old as of 2022.

Gülse Birsel Height?

Gülse Birsel is 5’7″ tall.

Gülse Birsel Weight?

Gülse Birsel’s weight is 55 kg.

Gülse Birsel Boyfriend, Relationship & Love Affair?

Gülse Birsel married journalist and television personality Murat Birsel, a relative of Salah Birsel, whom she met through Ayşe Arman in Cannes, France, in August 1999, a year later.

Birsel, who stated that she is not suitable to be a mother, has no children. She lives with her husband in Nişantaşı. He lost his mother, Semiha Şener, in August 2014.

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