BORN: 23rd May 1972
Burak was born in Istanbul, he has an older sister called Senem. After completing primary and secondary school he studied mathematics for 4 years in Istanbul. And also studied English. He then attended Istanbul University and graduated from the Faculty of Economics Department in 1995.
He was granted an MBA when leaving the university at the European University of Montreux in Switzerland. However, he couldn’t settle there and returned to Istanbul. At this time he also started to do some modelling work. During 1994 he won The Best Model of Turkey competition, he came 4th in the Manhunt International competition in Australia in 1995 but won the best Photo model. His modelling work continued right up until 2003 doing various catwalk shows, magazine articles and commercials. He worked with different fashion designers and agents for over 8 years.
In 2009 he commenced his acting career with the series Zehirli Cicek. He has appeared in a few movies but mainly TV series including, Yeniden Calikusu where he played the part of Kamran ( before Mr Ozivit ). Kizim Nerde, Yer Gok Ask, Ask Ekmek Hayaller, and more recently in Dirilis Ertugrul as Kayqubad II.
In 2001 he married Sema Simsek a model and TV actress they had a son in 2008 but divorced in 2007. He currently is engaged to a Greek DJ Lia Papadaki isi and has been since 2013. In 2008 he bought a farm in Guneyli Village, Canakkale and lives there when not filming.
Burak is active on Instagram and has 99k followers. Great images of his family and some extremely nice modelling shots.
Burak is talented, good looking and has amazing eyes, all the qualities of a great actor.