Cansu Dere Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Cansu Dere Quick Info
Height5 ft 10¾ in
Weight56 kg
Date of BirthOctober 14, 1980
Zodiac SignLibra
BoyfriendUnknown

Cansu Dere started her career by competing in the Miss Turkey beauty competition. Although she wasn’t able to win the pageant, she managed to finish as a runner-up. Her participation in the competition gave her the necessary exposure and within a couple of years, she had started appearing in movies and TV shows. In 2005, she earned her big breakthrough as she was cast in the lead role in the TV show, Sila. She hasn’t looked back ever since and has garnered a huge fan base.

Born Name

Cansu Dere

Nick Name

Cansu

Cansu Dere as seen in September 2013
Cansu Dere as seen in September 2013 (Ali Vatansever / Vimeo / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Ankara, Turkey

Residence

She is based in Istanbul, Turkey.

Nationality

Turkish

Education

Cansu Dere went to Istanbul University and graduated with a degree in Archaeology.

Occupation

Actress, Model, Presenter

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Arda Dere (Brother)

Manager

Cansu Dere’s personal team takes care of her management and representation.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 10¾ in or 179.5 cm

Weight

56 kg or 123.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Cansu Dere has dated –

  1. Okan Bayülgen (2000-2002) – In 2000, Cansu started going out with actor and comedian, Okan Bayülgen. Their relationship lasted for about 1 and a half years. It was claimed that he had started seeing singer Deniz Seki, which effectively ended his relationship with Cansu. However, some sources even contended that he was, in fact, dating Seki, when Dere came along and he had simply gone back to his old partner.
  2. Gökhan Özoğuz (2004-2005) – Cansu was first linked with Gökhan Özoğuz, the lead vocalist of Turkish ska-punk band, Athena, towards the end of 2004. It was reported that they were spotted on a romantic date in Arnavutköy neighborhood of Istanbul. Then, in March 2005, they were again spotted together while holidaying in Madrid.
  3. Cem Yılmaz (2003-2009) – As per reports, Dere started going out with comedian and filmmaker, Cem Yılmaz, in 2003. They got engaged in 2006. However, they didn’t get married and decided to end their relationship in 2009.
  4. Cem Aydin (2012) – Cansu Dere was reported to be dating actor Cem Aydin, in 2012. However, their affair seems to have lasted only for a few months.
  5. Engin Akyürek (2018) – In January 2018, the Turkish media reported that Dere was having a secret affair with actor Engin Akyürek. It was claimed that they had been seeing each other for quite some time and for the sake of secrecy, they avoided going on dates and preferred to meet at his house in Anatolia.
  6. Metin Akdülger (2018) – In May 2018, it was revealed that Dere was dating actor Metin Akdülger. They had met through their mutual friend and were even featured together on the cover of the L’Officiel Turkiye. Dere, herself, sort of confirmed their relationship by putting a heart emoji in the caption of the Instagram post of the magazine cover.
Cansu Dere in a selfie with some kids in Bali, Indonesia in June 2017
Cansu Dere in a selfie with some kids in Bali, Indonesia in June 2017 (Cansu Dere / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Middle Eastern

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Beautiful Round Eyes

Brand Endorsements

Cansu Dere has appeared in the TV commercials for the following brands –

  • Loreal
  • YKM
  • Opet

In 2005, she was also featured in a print advert for Hotiç, along with Mehmet Gunsur.

She has also used her social media activity to promote various products and brands such as Direct Message beachwear.

Cansu Dere in Jamaica in June 2018
Cansu Dere in Jamaica in June 2018 (Cansu Dere / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Being cast in the lead role in the TV drama series, Anne. Both her acting and the show were highly praised by the critics.
  • Having played an important role in the comedy-drama movie, El Yazısı
  • Being cast as the female lead in the crime drama TV series, Ezel

First Film

In 2006, she made her theatrical film debut in the action movie, Son Osmanlı Yandım Ali.

First TV Show

In 2003, Cansu Dere made her first TV show appearance in the thriller adventure series, Alacakaranlik.

Cansu Dere practising at the Bujin fight club
Cansu Dere practicing at the Bujin fight club (Cansu Dere / Instagram)

Cansu Dere Facts

  1. In 2000, she finished as the 3rd runner-up in the Miss Turkey beauty pageant.
  2. After completing her university studies, she decided to give acting a try and started her career in 2003.
  3. She got her first big breakthrough in 2005 when she was cast in the title role in the romantic TV series, Sıla.
  4. Cansu Dere further cemented her status as the next big star with her work in the Turkish action movie, Son Osmanlı Yandım Ali.
  5. She has managed to create a strong social media presence and has garnered over 1.5 million followers on her official Instagram account.
  6. Follow Cansu Dere on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Featured Image by Cansu Dere / Instagram

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