Born: May 31st 1987

Status: In a relationship

Serkan Çayoğlu was born on May 31st 1987 in Germany. His family is Turkish but live in Germany. Serkan has a twin brother. Serkan grew up and completed his studied in Germany and did modelling on the side. He studied and graduated from the Economics Department at the University of Erlangen Nuremberg. While he was studying, he participated in theatre plays and enjoyed it very much. He began to develop his love for acting. After graduation from university, he had work opportunities in Germany, he put those aside and decided to go to Turkey to pursue acting.

In Turkey, he took several acting classes and participated in workshops too. In 2012 he appeared briefly as a guest in the popular series Kuzey Güney. In 2014, his acting career officially began, he had a supporting role in the series Zeytin Tepesi. His acting career kicked off successfully when he acted in his first leading role in the romantic-comedy series Kiraz Mevsimi (2014-2015). Serkan played the male main character ‘Ayaz’. That was the first series that I watched him act in. I really liked him in that series and his acting was good. In season 2 his acting was a lot better than in season 1. He gained lots of recognition and fans from the time he began acting in Kiraz Mevsimi. That series opened a lot of opportunities for him and he was nominated several times and won awards too. A year later he landed a leading role in the series Hayatımın Aşkı (2016), he acted alongside Hande Doğandemir. Over the years, he continues to improve and gets better and better with his acting.

His recent project was a leading role in the action mini-series Börü (2018). He played the character of ‘Kaya’. Serkan became a well-known actor for his role in Börü. It was a completely different role that he played in comparison to his previous roles. It was very different but his performance was incredible. There was a film, the Börü film premiered in theatres in December 2018.

For his role in Kiraz Mevsimi, he was nominated four times. In 2015, he won two awards for ‘Best New Actor’. In 2016, he won the award for ‘Best Series Actor’. In 2016 for his role in Hayatımın Aşkı, he was nominated for Best Comedy Actor at the Pantene Golden Butterfly Awards.

Serkan is in a relationship with actress Özge Gürel. They have been dating for a few years. In 2014, they met while acting together in the series Kiraz Mevsimi. From on-screen to off-screen love. They are very good together, Serkan and Özge complement each other very well.

Other than acting, Serkan also does modelling. He started modelling in Germany when he was a student. His hobbies include travelling, kickboxing, and loves cooking. He is a big fan of the Turkish football team (Beşiktaş). He enjoys going to the matches and cheering for his favourite team. He loves animals, he has a dog and cats. He is active on social media. Serkan has 2.8 million followers on Instagram.

In August 2018 it was announced that Serkan will be the leading actor in a new police drama series. In January 2019 he will be starring in ‘Halka’, he will be the main character ‘Cihangir’ and will act alongside Kaan Yıldırım and Hande Erçel. The series will premiere on Tuesday, January 15th on TRT1. Serkan is a great and skilled actor. I enjoy his acting. I am looking forward to watching him in Halka, I’m very curious about his character. Wishing him the best of luck in Halka and in his future projects.

Written By: Raghad A.K



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